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Production: 'The Dinner' (See all 3 roles)

Lester Burnham (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "The Dinner," a film adaptation from "American Beauty" for NYU. Synopsis: "Lester (the father), is having a day dream talking how he loses his job with Carolyn (his wife) a...more

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Male, ages 32-50, Caucasian, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race

Role Description

Lester Burnham: (Lead) a sexually frustrated man who is separated from his wife but still living with her, done with being pushed around by his controlling wife and his employer, after years of depression he finally quit his job and blackmails his employer for $60,000, his biggest dream is to defeat his wife and prove to the others that he does not want to be treated as a loser anymore, now it is the time for him to make the decision.