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GUY PEARCE is a multi-award winning actor with a body of work spanning film, television and theatre both in Australia and internationally. Most recently he starred in international box office hit Iron Man 3 alongside Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle.

Pearce's most recent feature drama is Hateship, Loveship, co-starring Kristen Wiig and Jennifer Jason Leigh and set for release later in 2013. He will also feature in Breathe In, co-starring Felicity Jones and Kyle MacLachlan later this year. The film was well received at its premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Pearce starred in 2012's Academy Award-nominated Prometheus alongside Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron and Noomi Rapace, as well as Lawless which co-starred Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Mia Wasikowska and Gary Oldman.

In 2012, Pearce won a Prime Time Emmy Award for most Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for his role in Mildred Pierce. Additionally, he was nominated for a 2012 Golden Globe in the same category for his role.

Pearce won a 2011 Screen Actor's Guild Award for his Best Supporting Actor performance in The King's Speech, in which he starred alongside Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter. The ensemble cast also won the award for most Outstanding Performance by a Cast. Pearce was additionally nominated for a 2011 British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film.

In addition to THE ROVER, Pearce worked with David Michod on Animal Kingdom, for which he was nominated for a 2010 AFI Award and a 2011 Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Pearce starred alongside Jeremy Renner in the 2009 Academy Award-winning and groundbreaking film The Hurt Locker. He additionally starred in 2008's The Road with Viggo Mortensen and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

Other prestigious nominations for Pearce include AFI Award nominations in the Best Actor category for Bedtime Stories in 2009, Death Defying Acts in 2008, and The Proposition in 2005. He was also nominated for an IF Award and a Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor for his role in The Proposition in 2005.

Memento garnered international accolades for Pearce and he won Best Actor at both the 2002 Las Vegas Film Critics Association Awards and San Diego Film Critics Awards, and was also nominated in the same category at each, the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards and the Online Film Critics Society Awards in the same year.

Pearce's critically acclaimed roles in 1996's L.A Confidential and 1994's The Adventures of Priscilla the Queen of the Desert cemented a film career that continues to go from strength to strength.

Pearce's theatre credits include the Melbourne Theatre Company's 2009 production Poor Boy, written by Matt Cameron and Spilt Enz legend Tim Finn, the 2001 MTC Tennessee Williams classic Sweet Bird of Youth and 1993 Australian Shakespeare Company's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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