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Lee Pace Biography

Birth Name:
Lee Grinner Pace
Birth Place:
Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States

Fast Facts

  • Spent part of his childhood in Saudi Arabia, where his father was working for a petroleum company
  • Appeared in the off-Broadway production The Credeaux Canvas opposite It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Glenn Howerton
  • Was nominated for a Best Male Lead Independent Spirit Award for Soldier's Girl (2004)
  • Prior to Pushing Daisies, worked with executive producer Bryan Fuller on the Fox series Wonderfalls
  • Made his Broadway debut in The Normal Heart in 2011


  • 2008Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2004Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated