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Guy Edward Pearce was born 5 October, 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, UK to Anne (Pickering) and Stuart Graham Pearce. His father was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to English and Scottish parents, while Guy's mother is English. Pearce and his family initially traveled to Australia for two years, after his father was offered the position of Chief ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Memento Leonard
L.A. Confidential
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 Aldrich Killian
The Hurt Locker
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 2015 Equals
 2015 Holding the Man
Dick Conigrave
 2015 Results
 2014 The Rover
 2013 Hateship Loveship
 2012 Lockout
 2010 Animal Kingdom
Detective Senior Sgt Nathan Leckie
 2009/I The Road
 2009 In Her Skin
Mr. Barber
 2004 Two Brothers
Aidan McRory
 2002 Till Human Voices Wake Us
Dr. Sam Franks
 2002 The Hard Word
Dale Twentyman
 2000 Memento
 1998 Woundings
Jimmy Compton
 1996 Dating the Enemy
 1991 Hunting
 1990 Heaven Tonight
Paul Dysart
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Appears in Silverchair's "Across the night" music video. See more »

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7 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 10¼" (1.79 m)

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[1997, on playing "Ed Exley" in L.A. Confidential (1997)] To contain everything like Ed does, and keep it really still, is difficult. Ed suffers from pent-up emotions. I felt like I was a block of wood sometimes. I was desperate to see the dailies. I don't know whether I should be giving away my acting insecurities, but I always find it difficult to have faith in what I do. See more »


Turned down the title role in Daredevil (2003). See more »


Often plays smart but arrogant characters

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