Jonathan Pryce

Biography: Jonathan Pryce was born on 1st June 1947 in Holywell, North Wales, the youngest of three children. His father, Isaac, was a coal miner and passed away in 1976. His mother, Margaret Ellen, was a retail cashier.

As a young child he enjoyed performing in front of his bedroom mirror, pretending to play a guitar. He also entered and won a talent competition, whilst on holiday. His strongest subject at school was art, so he studied to be an art teacher in Liverpool. However, after taking acting classes,he won a place at RADA and when he graduated, he never looked back. He started as artistic director at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool and this was where he met his long-term partner, Kate Fahy in 1974. Many leading roles followed for Jonathan, including a season at the RSC Stratford-Upon-Avon. He made his first film 'Voyage of the Damned 'in 1976 and has been working steadily in TV,film and stage ever since. He has won many awards including 'Best Actor' at the
Jonathan Pryce was born on 1st June 1947 in Holywell, North Wales, the youngest of three children. His father, Isaac, was a coal miner and passed away in 1976. His mother, Margaret Ellen, was a retail cashier.

As a young child he enjoyed performing in front of his bedroom mirror, pretending to play a guitar. He also entered and won a talent competition, whilst on holiday.

His strongest subject at school was art, so he studied to be an art teacher in Liverpool. However, after taking acting classes,he won a place at RADA and when he graduated, he never looked back.

He started as artistic director at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool and this was where he met his long-term partner, Kate Fahy in 1974.

Many leading roles followed for Jonathan, including a season at the RSC Stratford-Upon-Avon.

He made his first film 'Voyage of the Damned 'in 1976 and has been working steadily in TV,film and stage ever since.

He has won many awards including 'Best Actor' at the Cannes Film Festival. He lives in Highgate, North London, with Kate and their three children: Patrick (b. 1983), Gabriel (b. 1986) and Phoebe (b. 1990).
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Jonathan Pryce's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 53
Highest Metascore: 88 Brazil
Lowest Metascore: 26 Echelon Conspiracy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 29
  2. Negative: 7 out of 29
29 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
44 Dough Apr 29, 2016 Nat / Nat Dayan 5.0
51 Woman in Gold Apr 1, 2015 Cast / Principal Cast / Chief Justice William Rehnquist 7.1
41 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Mar 29, 2013 President / U.S. President 5.2
53 Hysteria May 18, 2012 Cast / Dr. Robert Dalrymple 5.9
50 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End May 25, 2007 Governor Weatherby Swann 6.1
57 Renaissance Sep 22, 2006 Paul Dellenbach 8.2
53 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Jul 7, 2006 Governor Weatherby Swann 7.1
53 De-Lovely Jul 2, 2004 Gabe 7.1
41 What a Girl Wants Apr 4, 2003 Alistair Payne 6.8
42 The Affair of the Necklace Nov 30, 2001 Cardinal Louis De Rohan 5.9
52 Tomorrow Never Dies Dec 19, 1997 Elliot Carver 8.0
45 Evita Dec 25, 1996 Juan PerĂ³n 7.9