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Jonathan Pryce


From Holywell to Hollywood, Jonathan Pryce, CBE is a critically acclaimed and award winning actor from North Wales, internationally regarded as one of the greatest on both stage and screen. Renowned for his immense versatility and powerful presence he has transcended the industry, effortlessly moving between Hollywood studio films and the ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Tomorrow Never Dies
Tomorrow Never Dies Elliot Carver
(1997)
Glengarry Glen Ross
Glengarry Glen Ross James Lingk
(1992)
Brazil
Brazil Sam Lowry
(1985)

Filmography

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 2018 The Pope (filming)
Pope Francis
 2018 To Provide All People (TV Movie) (post-production)
Retired Neurosurgeon
 2018/VII Run (Short)
Dr. Amadi
 2018 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Don Quixote
 2017 The Man Who Invented Christmas
Mr. John Dickens
 2017/I The Wife
Joe Castleman
 2017 Taboo (TV Series)
Sir Stuart Strange
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... Sir Stuart Strange
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Sir Stuart Strange
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Sir Stuart Strange
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Sir Stuart Strange
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Sir Stuart Strange
 2017 The Healer
Raymond Heacock
 2016 To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters (TV Movie)
Patrick Brontë
 2016 Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary
The Engineer (finale)
 2016/III One Last Dance (Short)
John
 2015-2016 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
High Sparrow
- The Winds of Winter (2016) ... High Sparrow
- The Broken Man (2016) ... High Sparrow
- Blood of My Blood (2016) ... High Sparrow
- Book of the Stranger (2016) ... High Sparrow
- Oathbreaker (2016) ... High Sparrow
 2016 The White King
Colonel Fitz
 2015 Narcopolis
Yuri Sidorov
 2015 Dough
Nat Dayan
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini-Series)
Cardinal Wolsey
- Crows (2015) ... Cardinal Wolsey
- Anna Regina (2015) ... Cardinal Wolsey
- Entirely Beloved (2015) ... Cardinal Wolsey
- Three Card Trick (2015) ... Cardinal Wolsey
 2015 Woman in Gold
Chief Justice Rehnquist
 2014 The Salvation
Mayor Nathan Keane
 2014 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
Mr. Pugh
 2014 Listen Up Philip
Ike Zimmerman
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
President
 2012 Dark Blood
Harry Fletcher
 2011 Borgríki
Jimmy
 2011 Hysteria
Dr. Robert Dalrymple
 2009 Cranford (TV Series)
Mr Buxton
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
U.S. President
 2009 Echelon Conspiracy
Mueller
 2008 Bedtime Stories
Marty Bronson
 2008 Clone (TV Series)
Dr. Victor Blenkinsop
- The Librarian (2008) ... Dr. Victor Blenkinsop
- Dude (2008) ... Dr. Victor Blenkinsop
- The Ian Cam (2008) ... Dr. Victor Blenkinsop
- The Line (2008) ... Dr. Victor Blenkinsop
- Albert (2008) ... Dr. Victor Blenkinsop
 2008 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Video Game)
Field Marshall Robert Bingham
 2008 My Zinc Bed (TV Movie)
Victor Quinn
 2008 Leatherheads
CC Frazier
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Governor Weatherby Swann
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (Video Game)
Governor Weatherby Swann (voice)
 2007 Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (TV Movie)
Sherlock Holmes
 2007 HR (TV Movie)
Peter
 2007 The Moon and the Stars
James Clavel / Scarpia
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Governor Weatherby Swann
 2006 Renaissance
Paul Dellenbach (voice)
 2005 The New World
King James
 2005 Brothers of the Head
Henry Couling
 2005 The Brothers Grimm
Delatombe
 2004 De-Lovely
Gabe
 2003 What a Girl Wants
Alistair Payne
 2002 Mad Dogs
Supreme Being
 2002 Unconditional Love
Victor Fox
 2002 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Master Schoenmacker
- Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (2002) ... Master Schoenmacker
 2001 The Affair of the Necklace
Cardinal Louis de Rohan
 2001 Victoria & Albert (TV Movie)
King Leopold I of Belgium
 2001 Bride of the Wind
Gustav Mahler
 2001 Very Annie Mary
Jack Pugh
 2000 Taliesin Jones
Tal's Dad
 2000 The Suicide Club
Bourne
 1999 Stigmata
Cardinal Daniel Houseman
 1999 Il gioco
Mark
 1998 Ronin
Seamus O'Rourke
 1997 Into the Unknown (TV Series)
Narrator (1997)
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
Elliot Carver
 1997 Behind the Lines
Capt. William Rivers
 1997 David (TV Mini-Series)
Saul
 1996 Evita
Juan Perón
 1995 Carrington
Lytton Strachey
 1994 A Troll in Central Park
Alan (voice, as Jonathon Price)
 1994 Shopping
Conway
 1994 Great Moments in Aviation
Duncan Stewart
 1994 Deadly Advice
Dr. Ted Philips
 1994 A Business Affair
Alec Bolton
 1993 The Age of Innocence
Rivière
 1993 Thicker Than Water (TV Movie)
Sam
 1993 Barbarians at the Gate (TV Movie)
Henry Kravis
 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 Glengarry Glen Ross
James Lingk
 1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7.
Trilby (voice)
 1992 A Child's Garden of Verses (TV Movie)
Narrator / Father (voice)
 1991 Selling Hitler (TV Mini-Series)
Gerd Heidemann
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Gerd Heidemann
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Gerd Heidemann
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Gerd Heidemann
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Gerd Heidemann
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Gerd Heidemann
 1990 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
King
- Food (1990) ... King
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
William Wallace
- The Man from the Pru (1990) ... William Wallace
 1989 The Rachel Papers
Norman
 1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
King
- The Three Ravens (1988) ... King
 1988 Consuming Passions
Mr. Farris
 1988 Tickets for the Titanic (TV Series)
Rev Richard Hopkins
- Everyone a Winner (1988) ... Rev Richard Hopkins
 1987 Man on Fire
Michael
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
Jack
 1986 Haunted Honeymoon
Charles
 1985 The Doctor and the Devils
Robert Fallon
 1985 Brazil
Sam Lowry
 1983 Martin Luther, Heretic (TV Movie)
Martin Luther
 1983 The Ploughman's Lunch
James Penfield
 1982 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Fr. Pawlak
 1982 Praying Mantis (TV Movie)
Christian Magny
 1982 Murder Is Easy (TV Movie)
Mr. Ellsworthy
 1981 Theatre Box (TV Series)
Drippens
- School for Clowns (1981) ... Drippens
 1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore (TV Series)
Roger Flower
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... Roger Flower
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Roger Flower
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Roger Flower
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Roger Flower
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Roger Flower
 1981 Timon of Athens (TV Movie)
Timon
 1981 Loophole
Taylor
 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
Ken
 1980 The Day Christ Died (TV Movie)
Herod
 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)
Nicholas
- 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)
Playleader
- Play Things (1976) ... Playleader
 1975 Daft As a Brush (TV Movie)
Donald
 1972 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Fire and Brimstone (1972) ... Police Constable
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Other Works:

He acted in Michael Frayn's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Michael Gambon, Greta Scacchi, Imelda Staunton, and Rachel Kempson in the cast. Michael Blakemore was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jonathon Price | Johnathan Pryce

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Performed in plays for the Royal Shakespeare Company, in the period 1978 to 1987. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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