Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce (born John Price; 1 June 1947) is a Welsh actor and singer.wikipedia
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Brazil (1985 film)

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His breakthrough screen performance was in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film Brazil. After appearing mostly in films, such as the Ian McEwan-scripted The Ploughman's Lunch, and Martin Luther, Heretic (both also 1983), he achieved a breakthrough with his role as the subdued protagonist Sam Lowry in the Terry Gilliam film, Brazil (1985).
The film stars Jonathan Pryce and features Robert De Niro, Kim Greist, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Bob Hoskins and Ian Holm.

Evita (1996 film)

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Critically lauded for his versatility, Pryce has participated in big-budget films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as independent films including Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World, and The Wife.
Directed by Alan Parker, and written by Parker and Oliver Stone, Evita stars Madonna as Eva, Jonathan Pryce as Eva's husband Juan Perón, and Antonio Banderas as Ché, an everyman who acts as the film's narrator.

The Wife (2017 film)

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Critically lauded for his versatility, Pryce has participated in big-budget films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as independent films including Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World, and The Wife.
It stars Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Christian Slater, and follows a woman who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her narcissistic husband, who is set to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Bruce Payne

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Others included Bruce Payne, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Anton Lesser, Kenneth Branagh and Fiona Shaw.
Others included Jonathan Pryce, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Anton Lesser, Kenneth Branagh, and Fiona Shaw.

Comedians (play)

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His career in theatre has also been prolific, and he has won two Tony Awards—the first in 1977 for his Broadway debut in Comedians, the second for his 1991 role as The Engineer in the musical Miss Saigon. After the Everyman, Pryce joined the director Sir Richard Eyre at the Nottingham Playhouse and starred in the Trevor Griffiths play Comedians in a role specially written for his talents, Gethin Price.
The cast included Jonathan Pryce as the main character, Gethin Price, Stephen Rea and the comedian and music hall performer Jimmy Jewel as the teacher.

Carrington (film)

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Critically lauded for his versatility, Pryce has participated in big-budget films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as independent films including Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World, and The Wife.
The film, starring Emma Thompson in the title role, focuses on her unusual relationship with the author Lytton Strachey, played by Jonathan Pryce, as well as with other members of the Bloomsbury Group.

Kate Fahy

After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and meeting his longtime girlfriend, English actress Kate Fahy, in 1974, he began his career as a stage actor in the 1970s.
Later on she joined the Everyman Theatre Liverpool Company, where she met actor Jonathan Pryce.

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Others included Bruce Payne, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Anton Lesser, Kenneth Branagh and Fiona Shaw.
Others included Jonathan Pryce, Bruce Payne, Alan Rickman, Anton Lesser, Kenneth Branagh, Imelda Staunton and Fiona Shaw.

The Age of Innocence (1993 film)

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Critically lauded for his versatility, Pryce has participated in big-budget films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as independent films including Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World, and The Wife.

Game of Thrones

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Initially in 2015, Pryce was a guest actor in the HBO series Game of Thrones as the High Sparrow before becoming a main cast member in 2016.
The High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce) is the capital's religious leader.

Glengarry Glen Ross (film)

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Critically lauded for his versatility, Pryce has participated in big-budget films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as independent films including Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World, and The Wife.

Miss Saigon

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His career in theatre has also been prolific, and he has won two Tony Awards—the first in 1977 for his Broadway debut in Comedians, the second for his 1991 role as The Engineer in the musical Miss Saigon.
The Engineer was originated by Jonathan Pryce, who also won the Laurence Olivier Award and Tony Award for the role.

Breaking Glass

Around the same time, in 1980, he also appeared in the film Breaking Glass.
Breaking Glass is a 1980 British film starring Hazel O'Connor, Phil Daniels and Jonathan Pryce.

Martin Luther, Heretic

After appearing mostly in films, such as the Ian McEwan-scripted The Ploughman's Lunch, and Martin Luther, Heretic (both also 1983), he achieved a breakthrough with his role as the subdued protagonist Sam Lowry in the Terry Gilliam film, Brazil (1985).
It starred Jonathan Pryce as Martin Luther.

Richard Eyre

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After the Everyman, Pryce joined the director Sir Richard Eyre at the Nottingham Playhouse and starred in the Trevor Griffiths play Comedians in a role specially written for his talents, Gethin Price.
Other than Guys and Dolls, his most noted theatre productions include Hamlet (twice), with Jonathan Pryce at the Royal Court in 1980 and Daniel Day-Lewis in 1989; Richard III with Ian McKellen; King Lear with Ian Holm; Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana and Sweet Bird of Youth; Eduardo De Filippo's Napoli Milionaria and Le Grande Magia; Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman with Paul Scofield, Vanessa Redgrave and Eileen Atkins; Ibsen's Hedda Gabler with Eve Best; and numerous new plays by David Hare, Tom Stoppard, Trevor Griffiths, Howard Brenton, Alan Bennett, Christopher Hampton and Nicholas Wright.

Edge Hill University

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He was educated at Holywell Grammar School (today Holywell High School), and, at the age of 16, he went to art college and then started training to be a teacher at Edge Hill College (now Edge Hill University) in Ormskirk.
McDairmid); Matheson (Thomas Matheson); Smith (Samuel Smith (1836–1906)), Balfour (Alexander Balfour); Sinclair (WP Sinclair); and Sarah Yelf (the first Principal); and Graduates Court, named after alumni: Ainsworth (Joe Ainsworth), Annakin (Ethel Annakin), Maconie (Stuart Maconie), Normanton (Helena Normanton) and Pryce (Jonathan Pryce).

Something Wicked This Way Comes (film)

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In 1983, Pryce played the role of the sinister Mr. Dark in Something Wicked This Way Comes, based on the Ray Bradbury novel of the same title.
It stars Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, and Pam Grier.

The Ploughman's Lunch

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After appearing mostly in films, such as the Ian McEwan-scripted The Ploughman's Lunch, and Martin Luther, Heretic (both also 1983), he achieved a breakthrough with his role as the subdued protagonist Sam Lowry in the Terry Gilliam film, Brazil (1985).
The Ploughman's Lunch is a 1983 British drama film written by Ian McEwan and directed by Richard Eyre which features Jonathan Pryce, Tim Curry, and Rosemary Harris.

The New World (2005 film)

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Critically lauded for his versatility, Pryce has participated in big-budget films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as independent films including Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World, and The Wife.

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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Pryce worked once again with Gilliam in The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), playing "The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson".
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a 1988 adventure fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam and starring John Neville, Sarah Polley, Eric Idle, Jonathan Pryce, Oliver Reed, and Uma Thurman.

Haunted Honeymoon

After Brazil, Pryce appeared in the historical thriller The Doctor and the Devils (also 1985) and then in the Gene Wilder-directed film Haunted Honeymoon (1986).
Haunted Honeymoon is a 1986 American comedy horror film starring Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise and Jonathan Pryce.

Taboo (2017 TV series)

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Since early 2017, he stars in the series Taboo, playing the role of Sir Stuart Strange.

Terry Gilliam

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His breakthrough screen performance was in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film Brazil. After appearing mostly in films, such as the Ian McEwan-scripted The Ploughman's Lunch, and Martin Luther, Heretic (both also 1983), he achieved a breakthrough with his role as the subdued protagonist Sam Lowry in the Terry Gilliam film, Brazil (1985).
In March 2017, filming finally began, with Driver and Jonathan Pryce starring.

The Doctor and the Devils

After Brazil, Pryce appeared in the historical thriller The Doctor and the Devils (also 1985) and then in the Gene Wilder-directed film Haunted Honeymoon (1986).
The film stars Timothy Dalton as Dr. Thomas Rock (a character based on the real-life Dr. Knox, to whom Burke and Hare supplied bodies) and features Jonathan Pryce and Stephen Rea as Fallon and Broom, characters based upon Burke and Hare.

Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

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The production then transferred to London's Old Vic Theatre and in 1976 he reprised the role on Broadway, this time directed by Mike Nichols, for which he won the 1977 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, his first Tony Award.