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Jonathan Pryce

From Holywell to Hollywood Jonathan Pryce, CBE is a critically acclaimed and award winning actor from North Wales. Renowned for his immense versatility and powerful presence he has transcended the industry, effortlessly moving between Hollywood studio films and the classical West End to bold independent cinema and the broadway musical. He has ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Brazil Sam Lowry
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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Tomorrow Never Dies Elliot Carver


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 2016/IV The Healer (completed)
 2016 To Walk Invisible (TV Movie) (post-production)
Patrick Brontë
 2016 Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary
The Engineer (finale)
 2016/III One Last Dance (Short)
 2016 The White King
Colonel Fitz
 2015 Narcopolis
Yuri Sidorov
 2015 Dough
Nat Dayan
 2015 Woman in Gold
Chief Justice Rehnquist
 2014 The Salvation
Mayor Nathan Keane
 2014 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
Mr. Pugh
 2012 Dark Blood
Harry Fletcher
 2011 City State
 2009 Echelon Conspiracy
 2008 My Zinc Bed (TV Movie)
Victor Quinn
 2008 Leatherheads
CC Frazier
 2007 Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (TV Movie)
Sherlock Holmes
 2007 HR (TV Movie)
 2007 The Moon and the Stars
James Clavel / Scarpia
 2006 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Governor Weatherby Swann (uncredited)
 2006 Renaissance
Paul Dellenbach (voice)
 2005 Brothers of the Head
Henry Couling
 2004 De-Lovely
 2003 Blooper Reel (Video short)
Governor Weatherby Swann (uncredited)
 2002 Mad Dogs
Supreme Being
 2002 Unconditional Love
Victor Fox
 2002 Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (TV Movie)
Master Schoenmacker
 2001 Very Annie Mary
Jack Pugh
 2000 Taliesin Jones
Tal's Dad
 2000 The Suicide Club
 1999 Deceit
 1997 Into the Unknown (TV Series)
Narrator (1997)
 1997 David (TV Movie)
 1994 A Troll in Central Park
Alan (voice, as Jonathon Price)
 1994 Shopping
 1994 Great Moments in Aviation
Duncan Stewart
 1994 Deadly Advice
Dr. Ted Philips
 1994 A Business Affair
Alec Bolton
 1993 The Age of Innocence
 1993 Thicker Than Water (TV Movie)
 1993 Mr. Wroe's Virgins (TV Mini-Series)
John Wroe
- Martha's Story (1993) ... John Wroe
- Hannah's Story (1993) ... John Wroe
- Joanna's Story (1993) ... John Wroe
- Leah's Story (1993) ... John Wroe
 1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7.
Trilby (voice)
 1992 A Child's Garden of Verses (TV Movie)
Narrator / Father (voice)
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
William Wallace
- The Man from the Pru (1990) ... William Wallace
 1990 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
- Food (1990) ... King
 1989 The Rachel Papers
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
- The Three Ravens (1988) ... King
 1988 Consuming Passions
 1988 Tickets for the Titanic (TV Series)
Rev Richard Hopkins
- Everyone a Winner (1988) ... Rev Richard Hopkins
 1987 Man on Fire
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
 1985 Brazil
Sam Lowry
 1983 Praying Mantis (TV Movie)
Christian Magny
 1983 The Ploughman's Lunch
James Penfield
 1982 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Fr. Pawlak
 1982 Murder Is Easy (TV Movie)
Mr. Ellsworthy
 1981 Theatre Box (TV Series)
- School for Clowns (1981) ... Drippens
 1981 Timon of Athens (TV Movie)
 1981 Loophole
 1980 Spine Chillers (TV Series)
Read by
- The Hounds of Fate (1980) ... Read by
- Gabriel-Ernest (1980) ... Read by
- The Penance (1980) ... Read by
- Sredni-Vashtar (1980) ... Read by
- The Music on the Hill (1980) ... Read by
 1980 Breaking Glass
 1980 The Day Christ Died (TV Movie)
 1975-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Gethin Price / Tommy
- Comedians (1979) ... Gethin Price
- The Death of a Young, Young Man (1975) ... Tommy
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- For Tea on Sunday (1978) ... Nicholas
 1977 Chalk and Cheese (TV Series)
Dave Finn
- Pilot (1977) ... Dave Finn
 1977 Spasms (TV Movie)
Dave Finn
 1977 After the Boom Was Over (TV Movie)
Mr. Ambrose
 1977 The Sound of Laughter (TV Series)
Mr. Ambrose
- After the Boom Was Over (1977) ... Mr. Ambrose
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Joseph Manasse
 1976 Bill Brand (TV Mini-Series)
Jamie Finn
- It Is the People Who Create (1976) ... Jamie Finn
 1976 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Play Things (1976) ... Playleader
 1975 Daft As a Brush (TV Movie)
 1972 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Fire and Brimstone (1972) ... Police Constable
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Other Works:

: Played Dimetos in "Dimetos" play by Athol Fugard (Donmar Warehouse, London, England, UK). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jonathon Price | Johnathan Pryce


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I'll read a book every now and then, but unlike most of my friends I don't always have one on the go. See more »


Became an Associate Member of RADA. See more »

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