Guy Pearce

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Guy Pearce

Pearce promoting Lawless at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival
Born Guy Edward Pearce
5 October 1967 (1967-10-05) (age 46)
Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Occupation Actor, musician
Years active 1986–present
Spouse Kate Mestitz (1997–present)

Guy Edward Pearce (born 5 October 1967) is an Anglo-Australian actor. He was born in Ely, Cambridgeshire to a New Zealander father and English mother. He moved to Geelong, Victoria, Australia, when he was three. His television roles include Mike Young in Neighbours from 1986-1989 and Mildred Pierce, for which he won an Emmy Award. His movie roles include: Ed Exley in L.A. Confidential and Leonard Shelby in Memento.

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He has been married to Kate Mestitz, a psychologist, since March 1997.[1] He is a long-standing supporter of the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League.[2] Pearce does not believe in God but believes "we're all connected."[3]

Filmography[change | edit source]

List of film and television credits
Year Title Role Notes
1986–1989 Neighbours Mike Young 496 episodes
1990 Friday on My Mind Frank Howson thriller never released to VHS or DVD as Boulevard Films wound up
1990 Heaven Tonight Paul Dysart
1991 Hunting Sharp
1991–1992 Home and Away David Croft
1994–1996 Snowy River: The McGregor Saga Rob McGregor 65 episodes
Nominated—Logie Award for Most Popular Actor (1996)
1994 Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, TheThe Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adam/Felicia
1996 Dating the Enemy Brett
1997 Devil Game, TheThe Devil Game Michael TV movie
1997 Halifax f.p: Deja Vu Daniel Viney/Richard Viney TV movie
1997 Flynn Errol Flynn
1997 L.A. Confidential Ed Exley Nominated—Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
1998 Woundings Jimmy Compton New York International Independent Film Award for Best Actor
1999 Slipping-Down Life, AA Slipping-Down Life Drumstrings Casey
1999 Ravenous Capt. John Boyd
2000 Rules of Engagement Maj. Mark Biggs
2000 Memento Leonard Shelby Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2002 Count of Monte Cristo, TheThe Count of Monte Cristo Fernand Mondego
2002 Time Machine, TheThe Time Machine Alexander Hartdegen
2002 Hard Word, TheThe Hard Word Dale Nominated—Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor
2002 Till Human Voices Wake Us Dr. Sam Franks
2004 Two Brothers Aidan McRory
2005 Proposition, TheThe Proposition Charlie Burns Nominated—Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Inside Film Award for Best Actor
2006 First Snow Jimmy Starks
2006 Factory Girl Andy Warhol
2007 Death Defying Acts Harry Houdini Nominated—Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
2008 Winged Creatures Dr. Bruce Laraby
2008 Traitor Roy Clayton
2008 Hurt Locker, TheThe Hurt Locker Staff Sergeant Matt Thompson Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast
2008 Bedtime Stories Kendall
2009 I Am You Mr. Barber
2009 Road, TheThe Road The Veteran
2010 Animal Kingdom Det. Nathan Leckie
2010 King's Speech, TheThe King's Speech King Edward VIII Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2011 Mildred Pierce Monty Beragon TV miniseries
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2011 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Alex Hirst
2011 33 Postcards Dean Randall
2011 Seeking Justice Simon
2012 Lockout Marion Snow
2012 Prometheus Peter Weyland
2012 Lawless Deputy Charley Rakes post-production
2012 Jack Irish Jack Irish filming
2013 Iron Man 3 Aldrich Killian[4] filming

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