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Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce was born John Price on June 1, 1947, in Holywell, Wales. His father, Isaac Price, was a coal miner who died in 1976. His mother, Margaret Ellen (née Williams), was a retail cashier. He left home at age 16 to attend an art school, where he became interested in drama. At some point, he changed the spelling of his last name from Price ... See full bio »
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 2015 Dough (post-production)
  The White King (post-production)
Colonel Fitz
 2015 Narcopolis
 2015 Woman in Gold
Chief Justice Rehnquist
 2014 The Salvation
Mayor Nathan Keane
 2012 Dark Blood
Harry Fletcher
 2011 City State
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
U.S. President
 2009 Echelon Conspiracy
 2008 Leatherheads
CC Frazier
 2007 The Moon and the Stars
James Clavel / Scarpia
 2006 Renaissance
Paul Dellenbach (voice)
 2005 Brothers of the Head
Henry Couling
 2004 De-Lovely
 2002 Mad Dogs
Supreme Being
 2002 Unconditional Love
Victor Fox
 2001 Very Annie Mary
Jack Pugh
 2000 Taliesin Jones
Tal's Dad
 2000 The Suicide Club
 1999 Deceit
 1994 A Troll in Central Park
Alan (voice, as Jonathon Price)
 1994 Shopping
 1994 Deadly Advice
Dr. Ted Philips
 1994 A Business Affair
Alec Bolton
 1993 The Age of Innocence
 1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7.
Trilby (voice)
 1989 The Rachel Papers
 1988 Consuming Passions
 1987 Man on Fire
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
 1985 Brazil
Sam Lowry
 1983 The Ploughman's Lunch
James Penfield
 1981 Loophole
 1980 Breaking Glass
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Joseph Manasse
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The fool in "The Accidental Death of an Anarchist" by Dario Fo - Belasco Theatre, NYC (1984). See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Jonathon Price | Johnathan Pryce


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I know people whose entire lives are ruined by fame. If you make yourself exclusive, people want to break that down, but if you go about doing your shopping, no one bugs you. See more »


Was the artistic director of the Liverpool Everyman, during the seventies. See more »

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