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Pearce in MEMENTO.
About Guy Pearce (1967 – )
Guy Pearce was born on October 5, 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, son of Anne and Stuart Graham Pierce. His family moved to Australia when Guy was just three years old because his father took a job with the Austrailian government, becoming the Chief test pilot. Unfortunately, five years later Guy's father died in a aircraft test flight. His mother, Anne, became a single parent, working as a school teacher to support Guy and his sister.
Guy developed a passion for both music and acting early in his life. Guy joined a local theatrical group when he was eleven, where he acted in some amateur theater productions of THE KING AND I, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, and THE WIZARD OF OZ.
Guy won the "Mr. Junior Victoria" body building competition.
His first acting job was in the 1986 television series NEIGHBORS, at the age of sixteen.
In 1990, at the age of 20, Guy made his film debut in HEAVEN TONIGHT, that tells the story of the complicated relationship between a father and son, both musicians.
His break-though role where he was first appreciated as an actor, was his performance as Ed Exley, in the powerhouse 1997 film, L.A. CONFIDENTIAL.
Guy gave other outstanding performances in such blockbuster films as MEMENTO;(2000), THE HARD WORD;(2002), THE PROPOSITION;(2005), DEATH DEFYING ACTS;(2007), THE HURT LOCKER;(2008), BEDTIME STORIES;(2008), and ANIMAL KINGDOM;(2010).
Guy Pearce is best known for his roles in MEMENTO and in LA CONFIDENTIAL.
Guy Pearce was ranked #17 in E's Most Sexiest Men in Entertainment 2002, and again in 2003 ranked #20.
Guy was superb in his portrayal of King Edward V111 in the academy award Best Picture winner, THE KING'S SPEECH;(2010) .
Guy has done terrific acting in television projects as well. Pierce won a Best Supporting Actor Primetime Emmy for his performance in the 2011 TV Mini-Series, MILDRED PIERCE. He also was honored with a Golden Globe nomination as well.
Gu Pierce has also had a music career. Pearce has written hundreds of songs, several of his songs were featured in the 1991 movie HUNTING. In addition to singing, Guy Pearce can play the guitar, saxophone, and play the piano.
Guy Pierce found the love of his life, Kate Mestitz and they were married on March 15th, 1997.
Guy Pearce's notable movie credits include...
THE ROVER (2014)
HATESHIP LOVESHIP (2013)
IRON MAN 3 (2013)
THE HARD WORD (2012)
SEEKING JUSTICE (2011)
33 POSTCARDS (2011)
THE KING'S SPEECH(2010)
DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK (2010)
IN HER SKIN (2009)
BEDTIME STORIES (2008)
THE HURT LOCKER (2008)
WINGED CREATURES (2006)
DEATH DEFYING ACTS (2007)
FACTORY GIRL (2006)
FIRST SNOW (2006)
THE PROPOSITION (2005)
TWO BROTHERS (2004)
TILL HUMAN VOICES WAKE US (2002)
THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO (2002)
THE TIME MACHINE (2002)
THE HARD WORD (2002)
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (2000)
A SLIPPING-DOWN LIFE (1999)
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (1997)
DATING THE ENEMY (1996)
THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT (1994)
FRIDAY ON MY MIND (1990)
Guy Pearce's notable television credits include...
JACK IRISH:DEAD POINT (TV MOVIE 2014)
JACK IRISH:BAD DEBTS (TV MOVIE 2012)
JACK IRISH: BLACK TIDE (TV MOVIE 2012)
MILDRED PIERCE (TV MINI-SERIES 2011)
SNOWY RIVER: THE MCGREGOR SAGA (TV SERIES 1994-1996)
THE LATE SHOW (TV SERIES - ONE Episode- skit of up-staged actor 1992)
HOME AND AWAY (TV SERIES 1991)
NEIGHBOURS (TV SERIES - Mike Young-444 episodes 1986-2005)
Guy Pearce in LA CONFIDENTIAL.