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JONATHAN PRYCE (John Dickens) is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning actor on stage and screen. His diverse film work includes lauded performances in Jack Clayton's Something Wicked This Way Comes, Terry Gilliam's Brazil, James Foley's Glengarry Glen Ross and Christopher Hampton's Carrington, for which Pryce won the Best Actor award at both the Cannes Film Festival and the Evening Standard Awards. Other credits include Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, the Pirates of the Caribbean series and the G.I. Joe films.

Pryce's recent work includes Terry Gilliam's forthcoming The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Bjorn Runge's The Wife, Alex Helfrecht and Jorg Tittel's The White King, Paco Arango's The Healer, Simon Curtis' Woman in Gold and Alex Ross Perry's Listen Up Philip. He will soon begin filming Fernando Meirelles' The Pope, alongside Anthony Hopkins.

Pryce's television work includes the FX drama "Taboo," co-starring Tom Hardy, and Sally Wainwright's one-off film for BBC television, "To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters." His other recent TV roles include Cardinal Wolsey in the award-winning adaptation of Hilary Mantel's "Wolf Hall" and the High Sparrow in the hugely successful HBO series "Game of Thrones." He also starred in "Cranford," for which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama.

Pryce played Shylock in a landmark international theater tour of "The Merchant of Venice," following its critically acclaimed run at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London. His other extensive stage work includes "Comedians" in London and on Broadway, netting Pryce a Tony Award; The Royal Court production of "Hamlet," for which he received an Olivier Award; and "Miss Saigon," in which he starred on both sides of the Atlantic, winning both Olivier and Tony awards. Pryce also gave outstanding performances as Davies in Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker," in both London and New York, and in the title role in "King Lear" at London's Almeida Theatre.

Queen Elizabeth honored Pryce with a CBE in 2009.


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