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Birthday: Oct 05, 1967
Place of Birth: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, UK

Guy Pearce

Guy Edward Pearce (born 5 October 1967) is an Australian actor. Born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, and raised in Geelong, he started his career portraying Mike Young in the Australian television series Neighbours. He received international attention for his breakout role in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) and subsequently took starring roles in Curtis Hanson's L.A. Confidential (1997), Christopher Nolan's Memento (2000) and Simon Wells's The Time Machine (2002). Pearce is known for his performances in the film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's The Road (2009), Kathryn Bigelow's war drama The Hurt Locker (2009) and Tom Hooper's historical drama The King's Speech (2010). He has appeared in Ridley Scott's Prometheus (2012), the Marvel action film Iron Man 3 (2013), Alien: Covenant (2017), and the historical biopic Mary Queen of Scots (2018). In Australian cinema, he has appeared in The Proposition (2005), Animal Kingdom (2010), 33 Postcards (2011), The Rover (2014), Holding the Man (2015) and The Wizards of Aus (2016). Since 2012, he has played the title role in the TV adaptations of the Jack Irish stories by Australian crime writer Peter Temple. Pearce starred in Todd Haynes' limited series Mildred Pierce (2011) and the HBO crime miniseries Mare of Easttown. Pearce won a Primetime Emmy Award for Mildred Pierce and has received numerous award nominations including for a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and an Australian Academy Film Award. IndieWire named him one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination. Description above from the Wikipedia article Guy Pearce, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography
Movie Cast Year
Memento Leonard 2000
Two Brothers Aidan McRory 2004
L.A. Confidential Edmund "Ed" Exley 1997
The Time Machine Alexander Hartdegen 2002
Bedtime Stories Kendall 2008
Ravenous Boyd 1999
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adam Whitely / Felicia Jollygoodfellow 1994
Rules of Engagement Maj. Mark Biggs 2000
The Road Veteran 2009
The Count of Monte Cristo Fernand Mondego 2002
The Hurt Locker Sergeant Matt Thompson 2008
Factory Girl Andy Warhol 2006
Traitor Roy Clayton 2008
Death Defying Acts Harry Houdini 2007
Till Human Voices Wake Us Dr. Sam Franks 2002
Animal Kingdom Nathan Leckie 2010
Winged Creatures Dr Bruce Laraby 2009
First Snow Jimmy Starks 2006
Dating the Enemy Brett 1996
The Hard Word Dale 2002
The Proposition Charlie Burns 2005
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Alex Hirst 2010
The King's Speech King Edward VIII 2010
In Her Skin Mr. Barber 2009
A Slipping Down Life Drumstrings Casey 1999
Prometheus Peter Weyland 2012
Lockout Snow 2012
Lawless Charlie Rakes 2012
Seeking Justice Simon 2011
Jack Irish: Bad Debts Jack Irish 2012
Jack Irish: Black Tide Jack Irish 2012
The Rover Eric 2014
33 Postcards Dean Randall 2011
Breathe In Keith Reynolds 2013
The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Self 2012
Hateship Loveship Ken 2014
Woundings Jimmy Compton 1998
Easter Rising Padraig Pearse 1970
Jack Irish: Dead Point Jack Irish 2014
Heaven Tonight Paul Dysart 1990
Hunting Sharp 1991
Flynn Errol Flynn 1993
Results Trevor 2015
Equals Jonas 2015
Genius F. Scott Fitzgerald 2016
Between a Frock and a Hard Place Self 2015
Holding the Man Dick Conigrave 2015
Ladies Please! Self 1994
Brimstone The Reverend 2016
Iron Man 3 Aldrich Killian 2013
Swinging Safari Keith Hall 2018
Spinning Man Evan Birch 2018
Mary Queen of Scots William Cecil 2018
Domino Joe Martin 2019
Donny The Drone Donny (voice) 2017
Lorne Lorne 2016
Poor Boy Danny 1970
Disturbing the Peace Jim Dillon 2020
The Last Vermeer Han van Meegeren 2019
Bloodshot Dr. Emil Harting 2020
The Seventh Day Father Peter 2021
FX's A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge 2019
Zone 414 David Carmichael 2021
Disturbing the Peace: A Small Town Standoff Self (archive footage) 2020
Back to the Outback Frank (voice) 2021
Tom Clancy's Without Remorse Thomas Clay 2021
Memory Vincent Serra 2022
Whatever You Desire: Making 'L.A. Confidential' Self 2008
Sunlight and Shadow: The Visual Style of 'L.A. Confidential' Self 2008
Something Elemental: Making 'The Rover' Self 2014
The Infernal Machine Bruce Cogburn 2022
The Catcher Was a Spy Robert Furman 2018
Alien: Covenant Peter Weyland (uncredited) 2017
Neighbours Made Me a Star Himself 2022
The Brutalist Harrison Lee Van Buren 1970
The Shrouds Maury 2024
The Convert Thomas Munro 2024
Killing Faith Bender 1970
The Devil Game 1970
Sunrise Reynolds 2024
Inside 1970
Scott Matthews - Wait in the Car. Robert 1970
Untitled Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert Sequel Adam Whitely / Felicia Jollygoodfellow 1970
Series Cast Year
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Self 2003
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Self 2001
The Daily Show Self 1996
The Man from Snowy River Rob McGregor 1994
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Self 1992
The View Self 1997
Richard & Judy Self 2001
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Self - Guest 1993
Mildred Pierce Monte Beragon 2011
Jack Irish Jack Irish 2016
The Late Late Show with James Corden Self 2015
When We Rise Cleve Jones 2017
The Wizards of Aus Morgan Wright 2016
The Innocents Halvorson 2018
Neighbours Mike Young 1985
Halifax f.p. Daniel Viney/Richard Viney 1994
Mare of Easttown Richard Ryan 2021
A Spy Among Friends Kim Philby 2022
The Clearing Dr. Bryce Latham 2023
Take 5 with Zan Rowe Self 2022
Going Live! Self 1987
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Graham Norton Show Self 2007
Bony Late Arrival 1992
Sean Saves the World Miles 2013
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