Jonathan Pryce Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jonathan Pryce Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight82 kg
Date of Birth
Zodiac SignGemini
SpouseKate Fahy

Jonathan Pryce is an English actor who is known for his performance in several theatre and stage plays. His critically acclaimed role was as Sam Lowry in the 1985 British-American cult film Brazil. Pryce has appeared in movies like Evita (1996), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The New World (2005), GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), and GI Joe: Retaliation (2013). In 2015, Pryce had a guest appearance as High Sparrow on the HBO series Game of Thrones and eventually became a lead cast member in 2016.

Born Name

John Price

Nick Name

Jonathon Pryce

Jonathan Pryce at the Cannes Film Festival as seen in May 2018
Jonathan Pryce at the Cannes Film Festival as seen in May 2018 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Carmel, Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom


London, England, United Kingdom




Jonathan Pryce went to Holywell Grammar School and at the age of 16, attended an art college. He later joined Edge Hill College in Ormskirk to be a teacher before entering the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.


Actor, Singer


  • Father – Isaac Price (Former coal miner and a grocery shop owner)
  • Mother – Margaret Ellen (née Williams)
  • Siblings – He has 2 older sisters.
  • Others – Isaac Price (Paternal Grandfather), Hanabella (Paternal Grandmother)


Jonathan Pryce is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.










6 ft or 183 cm


82 kg or 181 lbs

Jonathan Pryce and Rossy de Palma as seen in May 2018
Jonathan Pryce and Rossy de Palma as seen in May 2018 (Jonathan Pryce / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jonathan Pryce has dated –

  1. Kate Fahy (1972-Present) – Jonathan Pryce and actress Kate Fahy met in 1972 at Everyman Theatre and began dating after a few days. The couple later got engaged and have 3 children, Patrick (b. 1983), Gabriel (b. 1986), and Phoebe (b. 1990). Pryce and Fahy tied the knot in 2015 after a long term relationship of almost 43 years.

Race / Ethnicity


Jonathan has Welsh ancestry.

Hair Color

Salt and pepper

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sculpted Nose
  • Tall height
Jonathan Pryce at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014
Jonathan Pryce at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014 (PunkToad / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Brand Endorsements

Jonathan Pryce appeared in a TV commercial for Nissan‘s luxury car division in America, Infiniti automobiles in 1994.

Best Known For

  • Playing in the title role of Hamlet at the Royal Court Theatre
  • Enacting Mr. Dark in the 1983 film Something Wicked This Way Comes

As a Singer

He provided his vocals in numerous songs like She Is A Diamond and On The Balcony Of The Casa Rosada in the soundtrack of the musical film, Evita in 1996.

First Film

Jonathan Pryce made his theatrical film debut in the 1976 drama film Voyage of the Damned as Joseph Manasse.

First TV Show

Pryce made his first TV show appearance in 1972 on the sci-fi series, Doomwatch as a police constable.

Jonathan Pryce Favorite Things

  • Writer – Philip Roth
  • Monument – St Peter’s in Rome

SourceThe Telegraph, IMDb

Jonathan Pryce during an interview in October 2019
Jonathan Pryce during an interview in October 2019 (HeyUGuys / YouTube)

Jonathan Pryce Facts

  1. He was raised in a small village named Carmel in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom.
  2. Jonathan started his stage career in 1970.
  3. He joined an arts college to pursue his coaching to become a teacher at the age of 16.
  4. Pryce wanted to become an artist, especially, a painter.
  5. During the late 1970s, Johnathan served as an artistic director of the Liverpool Everyman.
  6. On December 12, 2006, Pryce received an honorary doctorate from The University of Liverpool.
  7. He earned Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2009 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services to Drama.
  8. Jonathan was considered for a role in the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).
  9. He was also considered for the roles of Col. Colin Caine, Dr. Armstrong, Dr. Bukovsky, and Roger Derebridge in Lifeforce (1985).
  10. He considers himself as an actor rather than a star.
  11. Jonathan worked in the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1978 to 1987.
  12. Jonathan Pryce doesn’t have any verified social media account.

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