Lee Pace

Actor
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Born: 03/24/1979 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

Halt & Catch Fire 2013 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

The Mindy Project 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 (Movie)

Ronan (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Prisoner of War 2014 (Movie)

Bo (Actor)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014 (Movie)

Thranduil (Actor)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2013 (Movie)

Thranduil (Actor)

30 Beats 2012 (Movie)

Matt (Actor)

Lincoln 2012 (Movie)

Fernando Wood (Actor)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 (Movie)

Thranduil (Actor)

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part Two 2012 (Movie)

Garrett (Actor)

Ceremony 2011 (Movie)

Whit Coutell (Actor)

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part One 2011 (Movie)

Garrett (Actor)

Marmaduke 2010 (Movie)

Phil Winslow (Actor)

The Resident 2010 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

When in Rome 2010 (Movie)

Brady Sacks (Actor)

A Single Man 2009 (Movie)

Grant (Actor)

Pushing Daisies 2007 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day 2008 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

Possession 2008 (Movie)

Roman (Actor)

The Fall 2008 (Movie)

Roy Walker/Black Bandit (Actor)

Infamous 2006 (Movie)

Dick Hickock (Actor)

The Good Shepherd 2006 (Movie)

Richard Hayes (Actor)

White Countess 2005 (Movie)

Crane (Actor)

Wonderfalls 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Soldier's Girl (TV Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School

New York , New York

Klein High School

Klein , Texas

Alley Theatre

Houston , Texas
Temporarily quit high school to attend

Milestones

2014

Cast as Ronan the Accuser in "Guardians of the Galaxy"

2013

Reprises Thranduil in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

2012

Played politician Fernando Wood opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln"

2012

Cast as nomadic vampire Garrett in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2"

2012

Cast as King Thranduil in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien and directed by Peter Jackson

2010

Appeared opposite Kristen Bell and Josh Duhamel in the romantic comedy "When in Rome"

2010

Starred in the live-action film based on the comic strip "Marmaduke," featuring the voice of Owen Wilson as the title character

2009

Appeared opposite Colin Firth in Tom Ford's directorial debut "A Single Man"

2007

Cast in the lead role of Ned on critically acclaimed ABC series "Pushing Daisies"; earned Best Actor Golden Globe (2008) and Emmy (2008) nominations

2006

Delivered substantial role as a killer in Douglas McGrath's "Infamous"

2006

Appeared opposite Matt Damon in the Robert De Niro directed "The Good Shepherd"

2005

Made feature debut in "White Countess"

2005

Landed first regular series role on short-lived Fox series "Wonderfalls," co-created by Bryan Fuller

2004

Made TV debut guest-starring on an episode of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

2004

Played the role of Calpernia Addams, a transgender woman dating Army soldier (Troy Garity) in Showtime's "Soldier's Girl"; received nominations for a Golden Globe for Supporting Actor and an Independent Spirit Award for Male Lead

2004

Acted in Craig Lucas’ off-Broadway production of "Small Tragedy"

2003

Breakout role in "Soldier's Girl"

Acted in productions of "The Spider's Web" and "The Greeks" at Houston's Alley Theatre

Appeared in several Shakespearean roles while attending the Juilliard School

Bonus Trivia

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As a young child, Pace spent several years in Saudi Arabia where his father was in the oil business.

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His classmate at Klein High School was actor Matt Bomer ("Flightplan," 2012)

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His class at Julliard, Group 30, included Anthony Mackie and his "Wonderfalls" co-star, Tracie Thoms.

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Made his Broadway debut in "The Normal Heart" (2011).

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Lost 25 pounds to play Calpernia Addams in "Soldier's Girl."

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Despite his critical acclaim for "Lincoln," Pace was not included among the list of actors nominated for Best Ensemble by the Screen Actors Guild.

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