Guy Pearce Height Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Family, Net Worth – Guy Pearce is an English-born Australian actor. He is known for having starred in the role of Mike Young in the Australian television series Neighbours and in films such as The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994), L.A. Confidential (1997), Memento (2000), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), The Road (2009), The King’s Speech (2010), Prometheus (2012), and Iron Man 3 (2013).
NameGuy PearceNicknameGuyBirth / Real NameGuy Edward PearceProfessionActor, musicianDate of BirthThursday 5th of October 1967Age (as of 2021)53 years oldBirth PlaceEly, Cambridgeshire, England, UKCurrently Living InMelbourne, AustraliaNationalityAustralianZodiac / Star SignLibraProfessional debutNeighbours, Australian soap opera in 1985Net worth$16 millionSalaryUnknownSchoolGeelong College, Geelong, VictoriaCollegeGeelong College, Geelong, VictoriaEducational QualificationUnknownFatherStuart PearceMotherAnne PickeringReligionUnknownMarital StatusUnmarriedRelationshipKate Mestitz -married in March 1997 and ended in October 2015, Carice van Houten 2015WifeNoneChildrenMonte Pearce
Career and Lifestyle Info:
Pearce transitioned to television when he was cast in the Australian soap opera Neighbours in 1985, playing the role of Mike Young for several years. Pearce also found roles in other television series such as Home and Away (1988) and Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (1993). Making his film debut in 1990, Guy Pearce appeared in the film, “Heaven Tonight”. The following year, he appeared in the film, “Hunting”. His other film includes “Dating the Enemy” in 1996 and “Flynn” in 1997.
Pearce portrayed pop artist Andy Warhol in Factory Girl and Harry Houdini in Death Defying Acts. He also appeared in The Road and in Bedtime Stories with Adam Sandler. Pearce continues to perform in Australian films, such as The Hard Word (2002) and The Proposition (2005), written by fellow Australian Nick Cave.
In January 2009, Pearce returned to the stage after a seven-year absence. He performed in the Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of Poor Boy, a play with music, co-written by Matt Cameron and Tim Finn. In 2010, he appeared as David Prince of Wales, who became King Edward VIII, in The King’s Speech. He is the eponymous lead in the Australian TV miniseries Jack Irish, an adaptation of the detective novels of author Peter Temple broadcast on the ABC network in 2012. In May 2012, Pearce was cast to star in David Michôd’s The Rover. In 2013, Pearce played the villain character Aldrich Killian in Iron Man 3.
His blockbuster films includes more than a dozen films. Guy has also starred in hit films such as “The Hurt Locker” in 2009, “The King’s Speech” in 2010, “The Animal Kingdom” in 2010, “Lawless” in 2012 along with Tom Hardy, Prometheus in 2012, Breathe In in 2012, Iron Man 3 in 2013 along with Robert Downey Jr., “Brimstone” in 2016 along with Dakota Fanning and Kit Harrington.
Height Meters (approx.)180 cm, 1.8 mHeight Feet/Inches (approx.)5 feet 10 inchesWeight in Kg (approx.)69 kgWeight in Pounds (approx.)153 lbsEye ColorBlueHair ColorLight brownChest in Inches39 InchesBiceps in Inches14 InchesWaist in Inches33 InchesSocial MediaFacebookUnknownInstagramUnknownTwittertwitter.com/theguypearceGoogle+UnknownWebsitewww.guypearce.netLanguagesEnglishHobbies UnknownFavourite FoodUnknownFavourite ActorUnknownFavourite ActressUnknownFavourite DirectorUnknownFavorite movieThe Elephant Man (1980)Favorite ColorUnknownFavorite SingerUnknownFeet/Shoe Size10 USSmokingNoDrinkingUnknown
Most known for playing the role of Mike from Neighbours, an Australian soap opera.
Family and Personal Info:
Pearce was born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK His mother, Anne Pickering, was a schoolteacher specialising in needlework and home economics. His father, Stuart Pearce, was a New Zealand–born RAF Squadron leader and a Hawker Siddeley Harrier test pilot. When Pearce was three years old, his father took the job of Chief Test pilot for the Australian Government Aircraft Factories, relocating the family to Geelong, Victoria where his mother taught at Matthew Flinders Girls High school. When Pearce was age 8, his father died in an accident at Avalon Airport while taking off in an extended-range version of the GAF Nomad.
Pearce attended Geelong College, a local private school, and was a member of the Geelong Society of Dramatic Arts (GSODA) Junior Players. At the age of 16, he was a competitive amateur bodybuilder, leading to the title of Junior Mr. Victoria. He also took part in fencing. He lived in Box Hill North, Victoria in the late 1980s while working on the Australian drama series Neighbours. Pearce starred in several theatre productions when he was young. At 17 years of age, while still at school at Geelong College, he landed his first film role; a part in “Life and Study at University”, a promotion for university study produced and directed by Peter Lane of Deakin University.
Pearce married his childhood sweetheart, psychologist Kate Mestitz, in March 1997. In October 2015, Pearce confirmed he and Mestitz had ended their marriage after 18 years. Pearce and his actress girlfriend Carice van Houten had their first child, son Monte, in August 2016.
He supports a number of charitable organisations for many causes such as animal rights, animal welfare and protecting the Earth’s ecology.