From an early age, GUY PEARCE was drawn to acting. He first learned his craft as
a member of various theatrical groups in his hometown of Geelong, Victoria in
Australia. Within days of graduating high school, he landed his first
professional acting job on the popular Australian TV show "Neighbours." More
theatre and television roles followed but it wasn't until his remarkable
performance in Stephan Elliott's international cult hit THE ADVENTURES OF
PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, that his talents were truly recognized.
Since then, Pearce has emerged as one of the cinema's most versatile and
respected talents. He stars in Ridley Scott's upcoming epic sci-fi thriller
PROMETHEUS, with Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron and Noomi Rapace. He has
starred in such films as the Oscar-winning L.A. CONFIDENTIAL, MEMENTO, THE COUNT
OF MONTE CRISTO, THE TIME MACHINE, TRAITOR, THE PROPOSITION, FIRST SNOW and
More recently, he appeared in the Oscar-winners THE HURT LOCKER and THE KING'S
SPEECH, as well as DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK, LOCKOUT, and the Australian
crime thriller ANIMAL KINGDOM. In 2011 Pearce won and Emmy┬« award for his
portrayal of Monte Beragon in Todd Haynes' adaptation of ""Mildred Pierce"" for
HBO. He has twice worked with John Hillcoat, on THE PROPOSITION and THE ROAD.
Additional film credits include BEDTIME STORIES, with Adam Sandler; DEATH
DEFYING ACTS, with Catherine Zeta Jones; SEEKING JUSTICE, with Nicholas Cage; 33
POSTCARDS; and IN HER SKIN, alongside Sam Neill and Miranda Otto. He recently
completed writer/director Drake Doremus' next untitled feature, opposite Amy
Ryan and Felicity Jones.
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