Cary Elwes

Cary Elwes

Highest Rated: 100% Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)

Lowest Rated: 0% Behaving Badly (2014)

Birthday: Oct 26, 1962

Birthplace: London, England, UK

Revered for his charming lead performance in Rob Reiner's classic fairy tale, "The Princess Bride" (1987), British actor Cary Elwes went on to find success largely in supporting roles in a variety of genres. He showed a career-long interest in period films, donning medieval tights again in the satirical "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" (1993), which solidified his believability as a genuine swashbuckler throwback, a la Errol Flynn. In his higher profile Hollywood work, the actor appeared as Tom Cruise's rival in "Days of the Thunder" (1991) before sending up the action film genre in "Hot Shots" (1991). He supported Jim Carrey in the comedy "Liar Liar" (1997), chased storms in "Twister" (1996), and while he was initially typecast for his dashing, patrician air, Elwes' later career was marked by darker roles in genre material like "The X-Files" (Fox, 1993-2002), "Saw" (2004) and "The Riverman" (A&E, 2004), the latter of which saw him portraying infamous serial killer Ted Bundy. The actor's charm and humor was still on display, however, with animated voice work on the CGI adaptation of "A Christmas Carol" (2009) and a recurring role as the roguish Pierre Despereaux on the TV dramedy "Psych" (USA, 2006-14). By turns dashing, sinister or downright silly, Elwes maintained a well-earned reputation as one of the most dependable and versatile actors of his generation.

Highest rated movies

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mission: Impossible 7 Unknown (Character) - 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Best Sellers Halpren Nolan (Character) - 2021
28% 57% The Unholy Bishop Gyles (Character) $15.5M 2021
39% 31% Black Christmas Professor Gelson (Character) $10.4M 2019
74% 65% Ghost Light Alex Pankhurst (Character) - 2018
7% 34% Billionaire Boys Club Andy Warhol (Character) - 2018
9% 24% Don't Sleep Dr. Richard Sommers (Character) - 2017
36% 36% Sugar Mountain Jim Huxley (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 32% Indiscretion Jake (Character) - 2016
77% 57% Elvis & Nixon Screenwriter,
Producer
$1M 2016
No Score Yet 50% Elephant Kingdom Rock (Voice) - 2016
30% 36% The Queen of Spain Gary Jones (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 35% Lost & Found John Broman (Character) - 2016
13% 8% A Haunting in Cawdor Lawrence O'Neil (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 50% A Mouse Tale Sir Thaddeus (Voice) - 2015
No Score Yet 47% H8RZ Principal Donato (Character) - 2015
23% 39% Being Charlie David (Character) $11.9K 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beyond Beyond Jonah's Father (Voice) - 2014
0% 29% Behaving Badly Joseph Stevens (Character) - 2014
4% 48% Reach Me Kersey (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 50% A Bit of Bad Luck Brooks (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Horizon Max Hartman (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 24% Teen Lust John (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet She Loves Me Not Brady Olinson (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 19% Anna Nicole E. Pierce (Character) - 2013
100% 93% Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Aquaman (Voice) - 2013
No Score Yet 56% The Citizen Miller (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 29% Armed Response Joshua (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Camilla Dickinson Rafferty Dickinson (Character) - 2012
30% 63% The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure Bobby Wobbly (Character) $1.1M 2012
83% 78% The Story of Luke Paul (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Delhi Safari Sultan / Bee Commander (Voice) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hellgate Jeff Mathews (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 28% Little Murder Barry Fitzgerald (Character) - 2011
7% 45% New Year's Eve Stan's Doctor (Character) $54.5M 2011
49% 51% No Strings Attached Dr. Metzner (Character) $70.6M 2011
No Score Yet 28% As Good as Dead Ethan Belfrage (Character) $1.5K 2010
No Score Yet 17% Flying Lessons Steven Jennings (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 16% Psych:9 Dr. Irvin Clement (Character) - 2010
10% 41% Saw: The Final Chapter Doctor Gordon (Character) $45.7M 2010
No Score Yet 86% Toys in the Attic Sir Handsome (Voice) - 2009
53% 58% Disney's A Christmas Carol Portly Gentleman 1/Dick Wilkins/Mad Fiddler/Guest 2/Businessman 1/ (Voice) $137.9M 2009
13% 23% The Alphabet Killer Capt. Kenneth Shine (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Walk the Talk Erik (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2007
18% 52% Georgia Rule Arnold (Character) $18.9M 2007
94% 90% Whisper of the Heart (Mimi wo sumaseba) (If You Listen Closely) Unknown (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 30% National Lampoon's Pucked Norman (Character) - 2006
13% 36% Edison Reigert (Character) - 2005
80% 75% Neo Ned Dr. Magnuson (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 26% The Riverman Ted Bundy (Character) - 2004
51% 84% Saw Dr. Lawrence Gordon (Character) $650.1K 2004
No Score Yet 19% American Crime Albert Bodine (Character) - 2004
50% 57% Ella Enchanted Prince Regent Edgar (Character) $22.9M 2004
No Score Yet 28% Comic Book Villains Carter (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cat Returns The Baron (Voice) - 2002
75% 51% The Cat's Meow Thomas Ince (Character) $3.2M 2001
No Score Yet 33% Carrera contra el Tiempo Unknown (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 60% Wish You Were Dead Mac "Macbeth" Wilson (Character) - 2000
82% 74% Shadow of the Vampire Fritz Wagner (Character) $8.3M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Race Against Time Burke (Character) - 2000
64% 71% Cradle Will Rock John Houseman (Character) $2.9M 1999
45% 59% Quest for Camelot Garrett (Voice) $22.7M 1998
No Score Yet 87% The Pentagon Wars Colonel James Burton (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 43% The Informant Lt. David Ferris (Character) - 1997
31% 62% Kiss the Girls Detective Nick Ruskin (Character) $60.5M 1997
82% 75% Liar Liar Jerry (Character) $181.4M 1997
60% 58% Twister Dr. Jonas Miller (Character) $241.7M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whisper of the Heart The Baron (Voice) - 1995
80% 55% Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book Captain William Boone (Character) $43.2M 1994
40% 81% Robin Hood: Men in Tights Robin Hood (Character) $35.3M 1993
24% 41% The Crush Nick Eliot (Character) $12.4M 1993
No Score Yet 100% Porco Rosso Curtis (Voice) - 1992
75% 79% Bram Stoker's Dracula Lord Arthur Holmwood (Character) $82M 1992
No Score Yet 22% Leather Jackets Dobbs (Character) - 1991
83% 65% Hot Shots! Lt. Kent Gregory (Character) $68.3M 1991
38% 60% Days of Thunder Russ Wheeler (Character) $80.6M 1990
93% 93% Glory Maj. Cabot Forbes (Character) $25.5M 1989
97% 94% The Princess Bride Westley, aka "The Dread Pirate Roberts" (Character) $26.9M 1987
56% 76% Lady Jane Guilford Dudley (Character) $132K 1986
27% 33% The Bride Josef (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet 25% Oxford Blues Lionel (Character) - 1984
80% 74% Another Country James Harcourt (Character) - 1984

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 61% Family Guy Dr. Watson (Guest Voice) 2021 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Tonight Host 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Tonight Canada Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2019
No Score Yet 87% Life in Pieces Professor Sinclair Wilde (Guest Star) 2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Today Live Guest 2016
30% 67% The Art of More Arthur Davenport (Character) 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sofia the First Basil (Guest Voice) 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Better Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Big Morning Buzz Live Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cosmos Unknown (Guest Voice) 2014
89% 92% Psych Pierre Despereaux (Guest Star) 2014 2012 2009
No Score Yet 84% Perception Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
92% 86% Leverage Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Sidney Truex (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pope John Paul II Unknown (Character) 2005
74% 86% The X-Files Brad Follmer (Guest Star) 2001-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Uprising Unknown (Character) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Visions Unknown (Character) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet From the Earth to the Moon Michael Collins (Character) 1998
89% 93% Seinfeld David (Guest Star) 1996

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