Guy Pearce is a famous actor and musician known for his roles in films such as Memento, The King’s Speech, Prometheus and Iron Man 3 and in an Australian television series called the Neighbours. Pearce has a net worth of an estimated $8 million.
Pearce was born 5 October 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, UK. His mother was a school teacher, and father was an air force test pilot. His father died when he was little; just three years old. His mother raised him in Geelong, Victoria. He attended his school and college there.
Pearce was interested in acting, so he was involved in a theatre group, while he was studying at school. He acted in several of the stage production. Pearce got a chance for an audition in a film which was titled ‘Life and Study at University’ which was a promotion for Deakin University. His career started when he starred in this movie.
After the film ‘Life and Study at University, ’ he appeared as a cast of the Australian television series ‘Neighbours’ in 1985. Then he starred in other television series which includes Home and Away and Snowy River: The McGregor Saga.
Pearce dragged attention of the audiences towards him with his role in the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Pearce’s performance won many acclaims and nominations. He then never stopped. He starred in movies like Ravenous, L.A. Confidential, The Time Machine, Memento, The Count of Monte Cristo, and Rules of Engagement.
After this movie, he was seen in Bedtime Stories, Factory Girl, The Hard Word, Death Defying Acts, The Proposition, and recently in The King’s Speech and Iron Man 3 where he was the principal villain of the movie.
Apart from movies, he also has an interest in music. He is a musician too. He plays guitar and piano, write songs and arrange them, and sing sings too. He releases his first album ‘Broken Bones’ in November. His first single ‘Storm’ is out. Critics have given good reviews about his first single. You can download it on iTunes and watch the music video on YouTube.
Pearce has also recorded a soundtrack singing and playing guitar by him and covered songs of the famous Vic Chesnutt, Robyn Hitchcock, and Ron Sexsmith.
Pearce has been honored with the prestigious Emmy award for his performance as a supporting actor in the miniseries Mildred Pierce. He has been nominated for several times for roles in Memento, The Hard Word, The Proposition, and 33 postcards.
Guy Pearce, when the series Neighbours came out, was extensively prevalent. Teenage girls were crazy for him. They would just want Pearce’s shirtless look like he appears in the series time to time.
A fan even tried to tear his shirt when he was promoting his series. The tall and handsome Guy is five feet eleven inch. He has maintained his body even at this age, and that is why his height matches the build of his body. He has that gay the charm that makes his personality so gentle and heroic.
Moving on to his personal life, Pearce is married to his long-term girlfriend, Kate Mestitz. They had been dating for long and then tied the knot on March 1997. It has been 17 years since their marriage, and they are still going on and going strong.
Pearce and his wife have set the example of their love and bonding to all the couples these days. This healthy relationship of Pearce and Mestitz has driven away all the rumors about their divorce or any-extra marital affairs.
Pearce has no official Facebook or Twitter page. He is in news but is not in social networking sites. But detail profile on him can be found in Wikipedia and IMDB. Moreover, his pictures can be found all over the net.