Guy Pearce Biography
Birthday: October 5, 1967 (Libra)
Born In: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Guy Edward Pearce is an Australian actor and singer. Starting his career in the Australian entertainment industry, Pearce has emerged as one of the most successful expatriates to Hollywood alongside Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, and Chris Hemsworth. Born in England, he relocated to Australia with his family when he was three years old. He developed a passion for performing at a young age and started appearing in theatre productions while he was still in school. In 1986, Pearce made his screen debut in Network Ten’s soap opera ‘Neighbours’, playing the role of Mike Young. He debuted on the big screen four years later in the musical drama ‘Heaven Tonight’. In the next few years, Pearce established himself in the Australian entertainment industry before being cast in his first Hollywood project, Curtis Hanson’s neo-noir crime film, ‘L.A. Confidential’. He subsequently appeared in films, such as ‘Memento’, ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’, ‘The King's Speech’, ‘Prometheus’, and ‘Iron Man 3’. He has been nominated for Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and AACTA Awards and won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for his portrayal of Monty Beragon in HBO’s miniseries ‘Mildred Pierce’.