Jonathan Pryce as High Sparrow

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Name: Jonathan Pryce

GOT Character Name: High Sparrow

Date of Birth: 1st June 1947

From: Carmel, Flintshire, Wales, UK

Active Since: 1970 – Present

Marital Status: Married

 

 

 

 

About Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce was born on 1st June 1947, in Carmel,Flintshire as a singer and Welsh actor. His Real name was John Pryce, Jonathan Pryce is a stage name. His father, Isaac Price was a coal miner who also ran a small general grocery shop with his wife, Margaret Ellen (Jonathan’s Mother). His father died in 1976. Jonathan Pryce studied at Holywell High School, then he went to Art College at the age of 16. Jonathan Pryce took part in college theater production while studying. After that he went to Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he met Kate Fahy an English actress, later with whom Jonathan got married. While studying in RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), he use to work as a salesman of velvet paintings. Nowadays Jonathan Pryce is well known for the role of High Sparrow in drama series Game of Thrones on HBO networks.

 

Biography of Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce’s career started with the science fiction program, called as Doomwatch (tv series) as Police Constable in 1972. Then he was casted for the role of Donald in Daft As a Brush which is a tv movie in 1975. Jonathan Pryce won Olivier Award in 1980 for his performance in the role of Hamlet at the Royal Court Theater. After some years, Jonathan was appeared in many tv series and movies like The Ploughman’s Lunch, Martin Luther, Heretic and many more. In 1985, Jonathan was appreciated for his acting in Terry Gilliam’s film Brazil for the role as the protagonist Sam Lowry. After that he was appeared in The Doctor and the Devil in 1985 which is a historical thriller.

Jonathan Pryce was also casted in many movies like in Behind the Lines for the role of Capt. William Rivers in 1997, The Suicide Club as Bourne in 2000, Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl as Governor Weatherby Swann in 2003, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest in 2006, Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (tv movies) as Sherlock Holmes in 2007, Clone (tv series) as Dr. Victor Blenkinsop in 2008, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra as U.S. President in 2009, G.I. Joe: Retaliation in 2013, Game of Thrones as High Sparrow in 2015, and now currently he is filming One Last Dance as role of John, which is a Short Film .

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