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Award-winning British stage and screen star JONATHAN PRYCE stars as the lead villain -- a worthy successor to Dr

Award-winning British stage and screen star JONATHAN PRYCE stars as the lead villain -- a worthy successor to Dr. No, Goldfinger and Ernst Stavro Blofeld -- Elliot Carver .

Pryce most recently garnered international acclaim for his outstanding portrayal of President Juan Peron in Alan Parker's smash hit musical Evita, opposite Madonna in the title role.

Pryce is currently filming director John Frankenheimer's "Ronin," opposite Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Stellan Skarsgard and Jean Reno, for United Artists. He also completed production on "Gillies McKinnon's Regeneration," portraying Dr. Rivers, which just opened in London to rave reviews.

His numerous, highly-acclaimed performances include his portrayal of Lytton Strachey opposite Emma Thompson in the film "Carrington," directed by Christopher Hampton, for which he won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival 1995, as well performances in Martin Scorsese's "The Age of Innocence;" James Foley's "Glengarry Glen Ross," written by David Mamet, with Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin and Alan Arkin; and Terry Gilliam's provocative, award-winning fable, "Brazil."

Pryce's prior film credits include "Consuming Passions," "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen," "Haunted Honeymoon," "Jumpin' Jack Flash," "The Rachel Papers," "A Business Affair," "Shopping," directed Paul Anderson, "Deadly Advice," "Voyage of the Damned," "Breaking Glass," "Something Wicked This Way Comes," "The Doctor and the Devils," directed by Freddie Francis, and "Ploughman's Lunch."

One of the theatre's most distinguished actors, Pryce was honored with a Tony Award, an Olivier Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his work in the hit musical "Miss Saigon."

Born in North Wales, Pryce studied art prior to winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy for the Dramatic Arts. On graduating he joined the Liverpool Everyman Theatre Company for an eighteen month season. This was followed by a season at the Nottingham Playhouse under the direction of Richard Eyre after which he returned to the Everyman, Liverpool for a season as Artistic Director.

His countless stage appearances include "Comedians" by Trevor Griffiths, in which he starred at London's Old Vic, and subsequently in the New York production directed by Mike Nichols for which Pryce won his first Tony Award; Royal Shakespeare Company productions of "The Taming Of The Shrew," "Antony and Cleopatra" and "Measure For Measure"; "Hamlet" at the Royal Court; "Tally's Folly" at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith opposite Hayley Mills; and "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" on Broadway with Patti LuPone.

In 1985 he appeared alongside Vanessa Redgrave in "The Seagull' at the Queens Theatre, directed by Charles Sturridge. He then rejoined the RSC to play the title role in "Macbeth" with Sinead Cusack, directed by Adrian Noble. In 1988, Pryce starred with Michael Gambon in the West End production of "Uncle Vanya," directed by Michael Blakemore.

The next year he played the lead role of Wallace in the BBC TV play "The Man From The Pru" with Susannah York and Anna Massey, directed by Robert Rohrer, followed by "Miss Saigon" at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for Cameron Mackintosh, for which


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