Guy Pearce Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Mar, 2021
Facts of Guy Pearce
Date of Birth: 1967 , October-5
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Guy Pearce
Birth Name Guy Edward Pearce
Nick Name Mike from Neighbours
Father Stuart Pearce
Mother Anne Cocking
Nationality Australian, British, New Zealand
Birth Place/City Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Profession Actor, Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Net Worth $20 Million
Girlfriend Carice van Houten
Married Kate Mestitz (March 15, 1997 - 2015) ( separated)
Children 1
Education Geelong College
Awards Primetime Emmy Award, Faro Island Film Festival Award, Gold Derby Award, Golden Schmoes Award, Gotham Award, Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award, New York International Independent Film & Video Festival Award, San Diego Film Critics Society Award, Santa Barbara International Film Festival Award, Screen Actors Guild Award
Online Presence Twitter
Movies L.A. Confidential, Rules of Engagement, Memento, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Proposition, Death Defying Acts, The Hurt Locker, The King's Speech, Prometheus, Iron Man 3, The Rover, Alien: Covenant, Bloodshot
TV Show Neighbours, Home and Away, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga, Mildred Pierce, When We Rise, The Innocents, A Christmas Carol, Mare of Easttown
Sisters 1
Albums Broken Bones (2014), The Nomad (2018)
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Guy Pearce is a British-Australian actor, singer-songwriter, and musician. He has appeared in such movies as Memento, The Hurt Locker, The King's Speech, Prometheus, Iron Man 3, and Alien: Covenant; and such TV series as Neighbours, Home and Away, and Mildred Pierce.

How Old Is Guy Pearce? What Is His Height?

Guy Pearce was born Guy Edward Pearce on October 5, 1967, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, to test pilot Stuart Pearce and schoolteacher Anne Cocking. He is 53 years old at the time of this writing and stands at5 feet 10¼ inches (1.79 meters). 

His family moved to Australia and settled in Geelong, Victoria when he was three. He went on to study at  Geelong College and was a competitive amateur bodybuilder in his teens, winning the title of Junior Mr. Victoria.  

Who is Guy Pearce's Wife? Does He Have Children?

Guy Pearce married his childhood sweetheart, Kate Mestitz, a psychologist, on March 15, 1997. After 18 years together, they became legally separated in 2015.   

Guy Pearce and Carice van Houten SOURCE: Pinterest

Pearce has been in a relationship with Game of Thrones actress Carice van Houten since 2015, whom he met on-set of filming the 2015 Western Brimstone. Their son, Monte Pearce (born on August 29, 2016). 

Career and Net Worth   

Guy Pearce began his professional acting career in 1986 as Mike Young in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. He went on to appear in a total of 451 episodes during his three years on-set.

To a lesser extent, he had recurring roles as David Croft in another Australian soap opera, Home and Away, and played Rob McGregor in the Australian adventure drama series Snowy River: The McGregor Saga

He made his feature film debut in Heaven Tonight (1990) and made an international breakthrough with his role as drag queen Adam / Felicia in the Australian road comedy The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

His first international movie role was Ed Exley in 1997's L.A. Confidential. He led Christopher Nolan's Oscar-nominated 2000 neo-noir psychological thriller Memento as Leonard Shelby

Guy Pearce in Memento SOURCE: IMDb

Since then, Pearce has starred in several blockbuster movies including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Hurt Locker, The King's Speech, Prometheus, Iron Man 3, The Rover, Alien: Covenant, and Bloodshot.  

On television, Pearce is most known for his Emmy Award-winning turn as Monty Beragon in the HBO drama miniseries Mildred Pierce.  

In recent years, he has been seen as Cleve Jones in the ABC docudrama miniseries When We Rise, Halvorson in the Netflix supernatural drama series The Innocents, Ebenezer Scrooge in the BBC One dark fantasy series A Christmas Carol. He will star as Richard Ryan in the upcoming HBO limited series Mare of Easttown set to premiere on April 18, 2021.  

According to, Guy Pearce has a net worth of $20 million as of March 2021.