Cary Elwes is a writer and actor from England. He is well recognized for his performance as Westley in The Princess Bride (1987). He also portrayed Dr. Lawrence Gordon in the Saw film series and Robin Hood in the Robin Hood film series.
Glory, Hot Shots!, Days of Thunder, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Twister are among his other cinematic roles. He has been in a variety of television shows, including The X-Files, Seinfeld, Psych, Life in Pieces, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Cary Elwes Age
Cary Elwes was born on October 26, 1962, in Westminster, London, United Kingdom. He is 60 years old.
Cary Elwes Height
Cary is of 6 ft/1.83 m Tall.
Cary Elwes Education
He attended Harrow School as well as the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Cary immigrated to the United States in 1981 to study acting at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. During his time there, he studied acting at the Actors Studio and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, both of which were run by Al Pacino’s tutor, Charlie Laughton.
Cary Elwes Family
His parents, Dominic Elwes and Tessa Kennedy, raised him in Westminster, London. Cary’s father was a portrait painter, while his mother was a socialite and interior decorator. He is the brother of filmmakers Cassian Elwes and Milica Kastner, as well as artist Damian Elwes. Cary’s ancestors are English, Irish, Scottish, Croatian-Jewish, and Serbian.
He was raised a Roman Catholic and served as an altar boy at Westminster Cathedral. Cary’s father committed suicide in 1975 when he was 13 years old. He announced on his social media pages in March 2021 that his younger sister Milica had died after suffering from Stage 4 cancer for more than a year.
Cary Elwes Wife
Cary met photographer Lisa Marie Kurbikoff during a chili cook-off in Malibu, California, in 1991, and they married in 1997. They married in 2000 and have one child, Dominique.
Cary Elwes Net Worth
Cary’s amassed net worth is $6 million.
Cary Elwes Career
Cary featured in the 2004 horror-thriller Saw, which grossed more than $100 million worldwide despite a budget of little over $1 million. He returned to the Saw franchise as Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw 3D (2010), the seventh film in the series.
He sued Evolution Entertainment, his management company, and Saw’s producer in August 2005. He said he was guaranteed a minimum of one percent of the film’s net income but did not receive the whole amount. The dispute was resolved out of court. He did not return to the series until 2010 when he appeared in Saw 3D.
He first appeared on television in 1996 as David Lookner on Seinfeld, an American sitcom produced by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld. From July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998, it ran for nine seasons and one hundred and sixty episodes on NBC. It stars Seinfeld as a fictitious version of himself and centers on his personal life with three of his friends.
He played Westley, a stable boy turned swashbuckler, in Rob Reiner’s fantasy comedy The Princess Bride (1987). It was based on William Goldman’s novel of the same name. It was a minor movie office hit, but it gained critical acclaim.
It received a 97% rating on the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes as a consequence of years of reviews. The film has become a cult classic since its premiere on home video and television.
Cary Elwes Movies And TV Show
- 2015–2016 The Art of More
- 2016 Sofia the First
- 2016–2017 Life in Pieces
- 2017 Workaholics
- 2018 Youth & Consequences
- 2018 André the Giant
- 2019 Stranger Things
- 2019 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Gavin Hawk
- 2020 Katy Keene Thirteen: Come Together”
- 2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride