Guy Pearce Biography (1967-)

Full name, Guy Edward Pearce; born October 5, 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England; immigrated to Australia, c. 1971; son of Stuart (an air force test pilot) and Anne (a teacher; later surname, Cocking) Pearce; married Kate Mestitz, March, 1997. Addresses: Agent: Chris Andrews, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Publicist: KellyBush, I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, musician, songwriter
Birth Details
October 5, 1967
Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Paul Dysart, Heaven Tonight, 1990
  • Friday on My Mind (also known as The Final Stage), 1990
  • Sharp, Hunting, 1991
  • Adam Whitely/Felicia Jollygoodfellow, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Gramercy, 1994
  • Errol Flynn, Flynn, Beyond Distribution Sydney, 1996
  • Brett, Dating the Enemy, 1996
  • Detective Lieutenant Edmund "Ed" Exley, L.A. Confidential, WarnerBros., 1997
  • Jimmy Compton, Woundings, Muse Productions, 1998
  • Drumstrings Casey, A Slipping Down Life, DVC Entertainment, 1999
  • Major Mark Biggs, Rules of Engagement (also known as Les reglesd'engagement and Rules--Sekunden der Entscheidung), Paramount, 1999
  • Captain John Boyd, Ravenous (also known as Voraz), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Leonard Shelby, Memento, Newmarket Film Group, 2001
  • Fernand Mondego, Count of Morcerf, The Count of Monte Cristo (alsoknown as Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo), Buena Vista, 2002
  • Alexander Hartdegen, The Time Machine, DreamWorks/Warner Bros., 2002
  • Dr. Sam Franks, Till Human Voices Wake Us, Paramount Classics, 2002
  • Dale Twentyman, The Hard Word, Lions Gate Films, 2003
  • Two Brothers, Universal, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Mike Young, Neighbours, 10 Network (Australia), c. 1986-1990
  • David Croft, a recurring role, Home and Away, 7 Network (Australia), 1991-1992
  • Rob McGregor, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (also known as Banjo Paterson's The Man from Snowy River), The Family Channel, c. 1993-1996
  • Episodic
  • Constantly upstaged actor, The Late Show, ABC (Australia), 1992
  • The Daily Show, Comedy Central, 1996
  • Himself, The Panel, 10 Network (Australia), 1998
  • Himself, "Memento," Anatomy of a Scene, Sundance Channel, 2001
  • Guest, The View, 2002
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2003
  • Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003
  • Guest, Enough Rope with Andrew Denton, ABC (Australia), 2003
  • Other
  • Daniel Viney and Richard Viney, Halifax f.p.: Deja Vu (movie), 9 Network (Australia), 1997
  • Michael, The Devil Game, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • Face to Face, Melbourne, Australia, 2000
  • Chance Wayne, Sweet Bird of Youth, Victorian Arts Center, Melbourne, 2002
  • Also appeared in productions of I Hate Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream.
  • Major Tours
  • Appeared as Danny Zuko in the musical Grease, Australian cities.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Film-Fest DVD: Issue 1--Sundance, BroadcastDVD, 1999
  • Appeared in the music video "Across the Night" by Silverchair.
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Music
  • Songwriter, Hunting, 1991

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Empire (Australia), May, 2001, pp. 76-80
    • Evening Standard Hot Tickets, September 2, 1999, pp. 2-3
    • Interview, October, 1997, p. 41; April, 2001, p. 104
    • Premiere (England), November, 1997, pp. 70-71
    • Premiere (United States), November, 1997, p. 50; March, 2002, pp.63-65
    • Urban Cinefile, April 6, 2001
    • U.S. News and World Report, September 22, 1997, p. 78

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