Jonathan Pryce

Birth Place: Holywell, WALES

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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.

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Jonathan Pryce 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


Jonathan Pryce Movies

[1980]Breaking Glass Ken

[1981]Loophole Taylor

[1983]The Ploughman's Lunch James Penfield

[1983]Something Wicked This Way Comes Mr. Dark

[1985]Brazil Sam Lowry

[1985]The Doctor and the Devils Robert Fallon

[1986]Jumpin' Jack Flash Jack

[1986]Haunted Honeymoon Charles

[1987]Man on Fire Michael

[1988]Consuming Passions Mr. Farris

[1988]The Adventures of Baron Munchausen The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson

[1989]The Rachel Papers Norman

[1992]Freddie as F.R.O.7. Trilby

[1992]Glengarry Glen Ross James Lingk

[1993]The Age of Innocence Rivière

[1994]A Troll in Central Park Alan, Jonathon Price

[1994]Deadly Advice Dr. Ted Philips

[1994]Great Moments in Aviation Duncan Stewart

[1994]Shopping Conway

[1994]A Business Affair Alec Bolton

[1995]Carrington Lytton Strachey

[1996]Evita Juan Perón

[1997]Tomorrow Never Dies Elliot Carver

[1997]Behind the Lines Captain William Rivers

[1998]Ronin Seamus O Rourke

[1999]Deceit Mark

[1999]Stigmata Cardinal Daniel Houseman

[1999]The Book That Wrote Itself Mr. Pryce

[2000]Taliesin Jones Tal's Dad

[2000]The Suicide Club Bourne

[2001]Bride of the Wind Gustav Mahler

[2001]The Affair of the Necklace Cardinal Louis de Rohan

[2001]Very Annie Mary Jack Pugh

[2002]Mad Dogs Supreme Being

[2002]Unconditional Love Victor Fox

[2003]Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Governor Weatherby Swann

[2003]What a Girl Wants Alistair Payne

[2004]De-Lovely Gabe

[2005]Brothers of the Head Henry Couling

[2005]The New World King James

[2005]The Brothers Grimm Delatombe

[2006]Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Governor Weatherby Swann

[2006]Renaissance Paul Dellenbach

[2007]The Moon and the Stars James Clavel, Scarpia

[2007]Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Governor Weatherby Swann

[2008]Bedtime Stories Marty Bronson

[2008]Leatherheads CC Frazier

[2009]G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra U.S. President

[2009]Echelon Conspiracy Mueller

[2011]City State Jimmy

[2011]Hysteria Dr. Robert Dalrymple

[2012]Dark Blood Harry Fletcher

[2013]G.I. Joe: Retaliation President

[2014]The Salvation Mayor Nathan Keane

[2014]Listen Up Philip Ike Zimmerman

[2015]Narcopolis Yuri Sidorov

[2015]Dough Nat Dayan

[2015]Woman in Gold Chief Justice Rehnquist

[2016]The Merchant of Venice Shylock

[2016]Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary The Engineer finale

[2016]The White King Colonel Fitz

[2017]The Wife Joe Ctleman

[2017]The Ghost and the Whale Whale

[2017]The Man Who Invented Christmas Mr. John Dickens

[2018]The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Don Quixote

[2019]The Two Popes Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis

[2022]Scrooge: A Christmas Carol Jacob Marley

[2022]Save the Cinema Mr Morgan

[2022]All the Old Knives Bill Compton


Jonathan Pryce TV Shows

Game of Thrones High Sparrow

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THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For SAG Awards - Full List of Nominations!

This morning, nominees for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced. Check out the full list of nominations, which include Danielle Brooks, Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Hannah Waddingham, the cast of The Gilded Age, and more.

Photo: MISS SAIGON Stars Lea Salonga and Jonathan Pryce Reunite At OLD FRIENDS in the West End

Hey, old friend! Tony and Olivier Award-winner Lea Salonga got a special visitor backstage as her former Miss Saigon co-star, Jonathan Pryce, stopped by Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends!

Apple TV+ Renews SLOW HORSES For Season Five

Apple TV+ announced a fifth season for the broadly acclaimed, darkly comedic spy drama “Slow Horses,” following its season three finale. The five-time BAFTA Award-nominated series stars Academy Award winner Gary Oldman, who was recently honored with a Golden Globe nomination for his outstanding performance as the irascible Jackson Lamb.

WOLF HALL Series Adds Harriet Walter & Timothy Spall

Harriet Walter and Timothy Spall will join Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Jonathan Pryce, Kate Phillips and Lilit Lesser in the upcoming sequel to PBS' Emmy-nominated Wolf Hall miniseries. Walter will be playing Lady Margaret Pole, alongside Spall as the Duke of Norfolk.

Video: Watch the Final Trailer For THE CROWN With Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II

Netflix released the video trailer for Season 6 Part 2 of The Crown, previewing what will be the conclusion of Peter Morgan’s epic, award-winning drama. These final 6 episodes, which premiere on Netflix on December 14th, will draw to a close the genre-defining prestige royal saga that has been on screens since 2016.

Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2023 - Where to Watch MAESTRO & More

2023 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and albums to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long. From Bradley Cooper's Maestro to the soundtrack for the new movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!

Interview: 'It's Breaking Boundaries': Michael Jibson of STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW on Bringing the Iconic Show to the Stage

Stranger Things: The First Shadow, the eagerly-awaited stage adaptation of the hit Netflix series, is set to open on 16 December at the Phoenix Theatre. The show is set in Hawkins, Indiana in 1959, following characters like Jim Hopper, Bob Newby and Joyce Maldonado “before the world turned upside down.” 

Mark Rylance & Damian Lewis to Lead WOLF HALL Sequel on PBS

Marl Rylance and Damian Lewis are starring in a sequel to PBS' Emmy-nominated miniseries adaptation of Wolf Hall. Rylance and Lewis will reprise their roles as Thomas Cromwell and English King Henry VIII, respectively. Jonathan Pryce, Kate Phillips and Lilit Lesser will also return to their roles for the series.

Video: Apple Drops the SLOW HORSES Season Three Trailer Starring Gary Oldman

The ensemble cast also includes Academy Award-nominee Kristin Scott Thomas, BAFTA Scotland Award-winner Jack Lowden, Saskia Reeves, Rosalind Eleazar, Christopher Chung, Freddie Fox, Chris Reilly, Samuel West, Sophie Okonedo, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Kadiff Kirwan and Academy Award-nominee Jonathan Pryce. Watch the video trailer!

Video: Madonna Performs 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' From EVITA on New Tour

Madonna paid tribute to her role in the film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita during her new 'Celebration World Tour.' While singing 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina,' the production's large screens display photos of the real Evá Peron. Watch a video from the performance and check out all of the upcoming tour dates!

Photos: First Look at the Final Season of THE CROWN With Imelda Staunton & Dominic West

These first four episodes of the final season depict a relationship blossoming between Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed before a fateful car journey has devastating consequences. Check out photos of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Dominic West as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, and more.

Video: Watch Imelda Staunton In THE CROWN Final Season Teaser; Two-Part Season Will Premiere This Year

The 6th season of THE CROWN will close out the genre-defining prestige royal saga that has been on screens since 2016. The 6th season of THE CROWN will close out the genre-defining prestige royal saga that has been on screens since 2016. Watch the video teaser now!

Never Before Seen OF THINGS PAST Starring Michael Moriarty, Louise Caire Clark and Tara Reid to Debut in October

Of Things Past, a truly unique production, over 37 years in the making, at last will be enjoyed by North American viewing audiences beginning October 3rd on Amazon, Vudu and major cable systems' VOD, the announcement was made today by the film's distributor Jerome Courshon, CEO of Lion Heart Distribution.

Exclusive: SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Soundtrack to Be Released on Vinyl With Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley & More

The album contains songs that are performed by the actors from the film including Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley, Fra Fee, Trevor Dion Nicholas and more.  Produced by Timeless Films in association with Axis Studios and directed by Stephen Donnelly, Charles Dickens’ ageless legend is reborn in this musical adaptation of the Christmas story.

YELLOW FACE Comes to Grand Central Art Center

The Wayward Artist presents the Obie Award winning play Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang. Also selected as a “finalist” in the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Yellow Face performances begin Friday, September 15th and run through Sunday, September 24th at the Grand Central Art Center in downtown Santa Ana.

THE CROWN Season Five Sets Blu-Ray & DVD Release

This dramatization tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that shaped her reign. It’s a new decade, and the royal family are facing what may be their biggest challenge yet” proving their continued relevance in ‘90s Britain. As Diana and Charles wage a media war, cracks begin to splinter the royal foundation.

Review: I DUE PAPI Alla Sala Umberto

I DUE PAPI alla SALA UMBERTO UN'IMPORTANTE PAGINA DELLA NOSTRA STORIA RECENTE RIVIVE IN UN OTTIMO ALLESTIMENTO IN SCENA FINO AL 30 APRILE

ASSASSINS, TROUBLE IN MIND & More Set for Lyric Stage 2023/24 Season

Lyric stage has announced its 2023/24 season! See full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Sean McDermott to Perform at Birdland Theater in April

BIRDLAND THEATER will present an evening with Broadway veteran Sean McDermott – star of Falsettos, Starlight Express, Grease, and the original cast of Miss Saigon – on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 PM.

Have the Tony Awards Ever Made Exceptions to Their Rules?

This month, the reader question was: There's a lot of talk about Lea Michele's performance in Funny Girl, and how she won't be eligible for a Tony Award since the show opened last season. Is there any history of Tony Awards rules changes/exceptions in the past?

Jonathan Pryce FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Jonathan Pryce has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Jonathan Pryce has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

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

Jonathan Pryce has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "The Height of the Storm," Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Height of the Storm," Best Actor at the Olivier Awards for "The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?," Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment at the Olivier Awards for "My Fair Lady," and Best Actor in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for "Oliver!" Additionally, Pryce received nominations for Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Miss Saigon," Best Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Miss Saigon," Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Miss Saigon," and Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for "Miss Saigon." He has also been nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Accidental Death of an Anarchist," Actor of the Year in a Revival at the Olivier Awards for both "Hamlet" and "The Taming Of The Shrew," Outstanding Actor - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Comedians," and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Comedians." In addition to these nominations, Pryce has won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for "Comedians."

Jonathan Pryce has won several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable wins include Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Height of the Storm," Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Miss Saigon," Best Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Miss Saigon," Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Miss Saigon," Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for "Miss Saigon," Actor of the Year in a Revival at the Olivier Awards for "Hamlet," Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "Comedians," and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Comedians."

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