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Jonathan Pryce

 
Date Of Birth:
June 01, 1947 (75)
Birth Place:
Holywell, WALES
Bio:
Jonathan Pryce is a Welsh actor. His work in theatre includes an award-winning performance in the title role of the Royal Court Theatre's Hamlet. His theatre career continued with Comedians on Broadway for which he earned a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a PlayHe later received a Tony Award ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 01, 1947 (75)

Birth Place: Holywell, WALES

Bio:
Jonathan Pryce is a Welsh actor. His work in theatre includes an award-winning performance in the title role of the Royal Court Theatre's Hamlet. His theatre career continued with Comedians on Broadway for which he earned a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a PlayHe later received a Tony Award ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2019
Performer
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 0
Andre
  [London]
Pre-West End Tour, 2018
Andre
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Lawrence Jameson [Replacement]
Lawrence [Replacement]
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2001
Professor Henry Higgins
  [West End]
London Revival, 1994
Fagin
  [West End]
London Concert Revival, 1992
Guido Contini
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1991
The Engineer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1989
The Engineer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
The Fool
  [Broadway]
1976
Gethin Price

Photos

Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for t Photo

Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for the MTC production of "The Height Of The Storm" at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 24, 2019 in New York City.

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Broadway Opening Night Theatre Marquee for the MTC  production of  "The Height Of The Photo

Broadway Opening Night Theatre Marquee for the MTC production of "The Height Of The Storm" starring Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 24, 2019 in New York City.

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Date:
12/28/2019
Jonathan Pryce  Photo

Jonathan Pryce

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Date:
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Jonathan Pryce  Photo

Jonathan Pryce

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Jonathan Pryce Photo

Jonathan Pryce

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2019
Performer

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 0
Andre

  [London]
Pre-West End Tour, 2018
Andre

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Lawrence Jameson [Replacement]

Lawrence [Replacement]

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2001
Professor Henry Higgins

  [West End]
London Revival, 1994
Fagin

  [West End]
London Concert Revival, 1992
Guido Contini

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1991
The Engineer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1989
The Engineer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
The Fool

  [Broadway]
1976
Gethin Price

Jonathan Pryce Biography

Jonathan Pryce is a Welsh actor. His work in theatre includes an award-winning performance in the title role of the Royal Court Theatre's Hamlet. His theatre career continued with Comedians on Broadway for which he earned a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a PlayHe later received a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as The Engineer in the musical Miss Saigon

His breakthrough screen performance was in Terry Gilliam's satirical dystopian black comedy film Brazil. Pryce has appeared in films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as independent films such as Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World, and The Wife. In 2019, he earned his first Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Pope Francis in The Two Popes.

Pryce is also well known for portraying the role of High Sparrow in the HBO series Game of Thrones and Sir Stuart Strange in the series Taboo. In August 2020, it was announced that he would succeed Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip in the final two seasons of the award-winning Netflix historical drama series The Crown.

Jonathan Pryce Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jonathan Pryce, The Height of the Storm
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actor in a Play Gold Star
Jonathan Pryce, The Height of the Storm
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Actor
Jonathan PryceThe Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
 
Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment
Jonathan Pryce, My Fair Lady
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Actor in a Musical
Jonathan Pryce, Oliver!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Jonathan Pryce, Miss Saigon
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1991 - Best Actor - Musical Gold Star
Jonathan Pryce , Miss Saigon
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Jonathan Pryce , Miss Saigon
 
Olivier Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Jonathan Pryce, Miss Saigon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Jonathan Pryce, Accidental Death of an Anarchist
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Actor of the Year in a Revival Gold Star
Jonathan PryceHamlet
 
Olivier Awards - 1979 - Actor of the Year in a Revival
Jonathan PryceThe Taming Of The Shrew
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Jonathan Pryce, Comedians
 
Theatre World Awards - 1977 - Performance Gold Star
Jonathan Pryce, Comedians
 
Tony Awards - 1977 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Jonathan Pryce , Comedians

Jonathan Pryce News

Review: THE TWO POPES, Rose Theatre Photo Review: THE TWO POPES, Rose Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 14, 2022

Anthony McCarten's thoughtful and witty play is now revived at Kingston’s Rose Theatre in a production that deftly combines solemnity with fun in portraying the fictional relationship between Pope Benedict and Pope Francis.

Rufus Kampa Joins THE CROWN as Prince William Photo Rufus Kampa Joins THE CROWN as Prince William
by Michael Major - Sep 2, 2022

The season will also feature Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Dominic West as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles, and Jonny Lee Miller as Prime Minister John Major.

IFC to Host DOCUMENTARY NOW…AND FOREVER! Week Photo IFC to Host DOCUMENTARY NOW…AND FOREVER! Week
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2022

Known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries, Documentary Now! Season 53 will debut with a two-episode premiere on Wednesday, October 19 at 10 PM on IFC, and on AMC+ the same day. New episodes will debut weekly on Wednesdays. Starting September 1, AMC+ will be the exclusive home of previous seasons of Documentary Now!.

BREAKING: International Singer-Actor Gerald Santos to Reprise Thuy in MISS SAIGON Den Photo BREAKING: International Singer-Actor Gerald Santos to Reprise Thuy in MISS SAIGON Denmark
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 16, 2022

Singer-actor Gerald Santos, who hails from the Philippines, is poised to revisit his previous role in 'Miss Saigon,' Thuy, in Det Ny Teater’s 2023 production of the mega-musical. The Det Ny Teater is Denmark’s only privately operated theatre, producing Broadway and West End titles since 1994.

MY POLICEMAN Cast to Receive  2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance Photo MY POLICEMAN Cast to Receive 2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

The ensemble cast of My Policeman ‚ÄĒ Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, Gina McKee, Linus Roache, David Dawson, and Rupert Everett ‚ÄĒ will be honoured with the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance.¬†As previously scheduled, My Policeman by director Michael Grandage will have its World Premiere at this year‚Äôs Festival.

Alexander Skarsgård, Nicholas Braun & More Join the 53rd Season of DOCUMENTARY NOW! Photo Alexander Skarsgård, Nicholas Braun & More Join the 53rd Season of DOCUMENTARY NOW!
by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

The two-part, season premiere episode, ‚ÄúSoldier of Illusion,‚ÄĚ written by John Mulaney and starring Alexander Skarsg√•rd (The Northman, Big Little Lies), Nicholas Braun (Succession, Zola) and August Diehl (Inglourious Basterds), was inspired by the Werner Herzog-focused documentary Burden of Dreams.

Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley & More Join Animated A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Netflix Photo Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley & More Join Animated A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Netflix
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022

The film stars Luke Evans (voices Scrooge), Olivia Colman (voices Past), Jessie Buckley (voices Isabel Fezziwig), Johnny Flynn (voices Bob Cratchit), Fra Fee (voices Harry Huffam), Giles Terera (voices Tom Jenkins), Trevor Dion Nicholas (voices Present), James Cosmo (voices Mr Fezziwig), and Jonathan Pryce (voices Jacob Marley).

Review: Theatre Raleigh's YELLOW FACE Photo Review: Theatre Raleigh's YELLOW FACE
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 1, 2022

What did our critic think? Yellow Face follows Asian-American playwright DHH. Fresh off his Tony Award win for M. Butterfly, he leads a protest against the casting of Jonathan Pryce as the Eurasian pimp in the original Broadway production of Miss Saigon, condemning the practice as 'yellowface.' His position soon comes back to haunt him when he mistakes a Caucasian actor, Marcus G. Dahlman, for mixed-race, and casts him as the lead Asian role of his own Broadway-bound comedy, Face Value. When DHH discovers the truth of Marcus' ethnicity, he tries to conceal his blunder to protect his reputation as an Asian-American role model by passing the actor off as a 'Siberian Jew.'

Tickets Still Available for YELLOW FACE at Theatre Raleigh Photo Tickets Still Available for YELLOW FACE at Theatre Raleigh
by - Jun 17, 2022

Special Offer - Tickets Still Available for Yellow Face at Theatre Raleigh

Theatre Raleigh Presents YELLOW FACE Photo Theatre Raleigh Presents YELLOW FACE
by - Jun 3, 2022

Special Offer - Theatre Raleigh Presents YELLOW FACE

Jonathan Pryce Videos

VIDEO: Regé-Jean Page Sings 'Unchained Melody' in SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Monologue VideoVIDEO: Regé-Jean Page Sings 'Unchained Melody' in SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Monologue
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2021

Regé-Jean Page appeared as host of Saturday Night Live for the first time during last night's episode. Page also showcased his hidden talent - singing! He grabbed a microphone and sang a rendition of Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers.

VIDEO: THE CROWN's Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin Discuss How They Met, Other Roles Th VideoVIDEO: THE CROWN's Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin Discuss How They Met, Other Roles They'd Like to Play, and More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2020

A new video on Netflix's YouTube channel features stars of The Crown's fourth season, Josh O’Connor (Prince Charles) and Emma Corrin (Princess Diana).

VIDEO: The Cast of THE CROWN Takes the Ultimate 1980s Quiz VideoVIDEO: The Cast of THE CROWN Takes the Ultimate 1980s Quiz
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2020

The cast of Netflix's series The Crown took the Ultimate 1980s Quiz for Netflix's YouTube channel.

VIDEO: Jonathan Pryce Talks the Loneliness of Playing the Pope on THE LATE SHOW WITH  VideoVIDEO: Jonathan Pryce Talks the Loneliness of Playing the Pope on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

Jonathan Pryce, who stars alongside Anthony Hopkins in the new Netflix movie 'Two Popes,' says he would not want the job in real life.

VIDEO: Watch Jonathan Pryce Talk About THE TWO POPES on TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Watch Jonathan Pryce Talk About THE TWO POPES on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2019

Actor Jonathan Pryce joins the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss his new Netflix movie, ‚ÄúThe Two Popes,‚ÄĚ in which he plays Pope Francis.

VIDEO: Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins Star in THE TWO POPES Trailer VideoVIDEO: Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins Star in THE TWO POPES Trailer
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Netflix has released a new trailer for The Two Popes, starring Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins.

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM with Jonathan Pryce, Eilee VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM with Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Sep 25, 2019

The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre  was the place to be last night as Florian Zeller's new play, The Height of the Storm officially opened. Translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night), the play features Olivier and Tony Award Winner Jonathan Pryce,  three-time Olivier Award Winner Eileen Atkins, Lucy Cohu, Amanda Drew, James Hillier and Lisa O'Hare.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2019

Get a first look at Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampton (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) and directed by Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Jonathan Kent (Long Day's Journey into Night).

BWW TV: Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins, and More Talk Bringing THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM VideoBWW TV: Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins, and More Talk Bringing THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2019

Two of the greatest actors of their generation come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life, and all of its complexities. The pair, along with the show's creatives, recently met the press, chatting with our own Richard Ridge about the production.

VIDEO: Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce are THE TWO POPES VideoVIDEO: Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce are THE TWO POPES
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for The Two Popes, starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce. From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of ‚ÄúCity of God,‚ÄĚ and three-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years.


Jonathan Pryce Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jonathan Pryce been in?
Jonathan Pryce has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Jonathan Pryce been in?
Jonathan Pryce has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Jonathan Pryce's first West End show?
Jonathan Pryce's first West End show was Miss Saigon which opened in 1989

What awards has Jonathan Pryce been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Height of the Storm , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Height of the Storm , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? , Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for My Fair Lady , Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Oliver! , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Miss Saigon , Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Miss Saigon , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Miss Saigon , Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Miss Saigon , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Accidental Death of an Anarchist , Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for Hamlet , Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for The Taming Of The Shrew , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Comedians Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Comedians and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Comedians .

What awards has Jonathan Pryce won?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Height of the Storm, Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Miss Saigon, Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Miss Saigon , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Miss Saigon, Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Miss Saigon, Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for Hamlet Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Comediansand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Comedians.