Guy Pearce

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Guy Edward Pearce
  • Birth Place: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/05/1967, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Guy Pearce Fast Facts:
  • At the age of 16, won the Junior Mr. Victoria bodybuilding competition.
  • Landed a role on the long-running Australian soap Neighbours soon after graduating from Geelong College.
  • Was nominated for Most Promising Actor at the Chicago Film Critics Awards for his American movie debut, the 1997 crime drama L.A. Confidential.
  • Won Best Actor at the Las Vegas Film Critics Awards and the San Diego Film Critics Awards for the acclaimed 2001 thriller Memento.
  • Returned to the stage after a seven-year absence as the star of Poor Boy, a 2009 Australian play based on the music of fellow Aussie Tim Finn.
  • Spoke at the 2011 dedication ceremony for Colin Firth's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Declined the lead in the 2003 adaptation of Daredevil as he didn't want to play a comic-book superhero, but the role of villainous Aldrich Killian changed his mind and he appeared in Ironman 3 in 2013.
  • Guy Pearce Relationships:
  • Stuart Pearce - Father
  • Tracey Pearce - Sister
  • Kate (Mestitz) Pearce - Wife
  • Anne Pearce - Mother
  • Laurie Cocking - Stepfather
  • Guy Pearce Awards:
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2009 Australian Film Institute Awards: International Award for Best Actor - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Winner
  • 2005 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actor - Nominee
  • 2008 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actor - Nominee
  • 2012 AACTA Awards: Best Lead Actor - Nominee
  • 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee

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