Cary Elwes (born October 26, 1962) is an English Actor, Writer, Activist, and Model Westminster, England. He is best remembered for his movies such as “The Princess Bride”, “Saw”, “Robin Hood: Men in Tights”, “Kiss the Girls”, “The Jungle Book”, and “Glory”.
Cary landed on the English shows The Art of More, Strange Things (Season 3) and The X-Files. On the other hand, his journey into the film world started in 1979. Cary luckily bagged his first disco dancer role in Yesterday’ Hero.
Soon, he became successful from Another Country film by Marek Kanievska. The movie released on the big screens in 1984. Furthermore, he portrayed the role of James Harcourt (Gay Student). In 1996, he offered his debut television show named Seinfeld.
He acted in David Lookner role during The Wait Out episode. Elwes did voiceovers for Batman Beyond, Pinky and the Brain and Hercules. During 2019, he signed two TV series Stranger Things and The Marvelous Mrs. Maise!
Early Life, Parents, Brothers & Profile
Actor Cary Elwes was born on the 26th of October 1962 (age 56 years old, as in 2019) in Westminster, London (England). He is the younger son of his father Dominic Elwes (Portrait Painter). Furthermore, Cary’s mother is Tessa Kennedy (Interior Designer and Socialite).
His parents separated when his age was just 4 years old. Cary’s two elder brothers are Cassian Elwes (Film Producer) and Damian Elwes (Artist). Simon Elwes was his paternal grandfather and a painter.
However, when Cary was 13 years old, his dad committed suicide. Elwes belongs to the multiracial ethnicity (Scottish, Serbian, Croatian, Irish and English).
He followed the Roman Catholic rituals. Apart from that, Cary educated at the Harrow School. His full name is Ivan Simon Cary Elwes. He joined the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Additionally, Cary relocated to the United States in 1981.
He took admission at the Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville (New York). Meanwhile, he learned the acting skills at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute and The Actors Studio. His mentor in the institute was Charles Laughton.
Wedding, Spouse & Children
His encounter with his beautiful partner Lisa Marie Kurbikoff happened in Malibu, California. Later on, he proposed Lisa to be his girlfriend. They engaged in the year 1997 and then married in 2000.
Cary’s spouse is a professional photographer. Lisa’s daughter is Dominique Elwes (born in 2007). Currently, they are living in Los Angeles, California (United States).
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Ivan Simon Cary Elwes.|
|Nick name||Cary Elwes.|
|Profession||Writer, Actor & Activist.|
|Famous for||His films like The Princess Bride & Saw.|
|Age (As of 2019)||56 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||October 26, 1962.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Westminster, London (England).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||Multiracial Descent (Scottish, Serbian, Croatian, Irish and English).|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|House In||Los Angeles, California (USA).|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/caryelwes (109K followers).
Twitter: twitter.com/cary_elwes (77.6K followers).
Facebook: facebook.com/caryelwes (165,380 likes).
|Films||1. Yesterday's Hero (1979).
2. Another Country (1984).
3. Lady Jane (1986).
4. The Princess Bride (1987).
5. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993).
6. The Jungle Book (1994).
7. American Crime (2004).
8. A Christmas Carol (2009).
9. Saw 3D (2010).
10. Billionaire Boys Club (2018).
|Television Shows||1. Seinfeld (1996).
2. Pinky and the Brain (1998).
3. The X-Files (2001-02).
4. Factory Girl (2006).
5. Psych (2009-14).
6. The Art of More (2015-16).
7. Life in Pieces (2016-17).
8. Workaholics (2017).
9. André the Giant (2018).
10. Stranger Things (2019).
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6'.
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 74 Kg.
Pounds: 163 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||10.|
|Parents||Father: Dominic Elwes (Portrait Painter).
Mother: Tessa Kennedy (Interior Designer and Socialite).
|Siblings||Brother: Cassian Elwes (Film Producer) and Damian Elwes (Artist).
|Famous Relatives||Grandparents: Simon Elwes (Painter).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married Since 2000.|
|Dating History?||In a relationship with Lisa Marie Kurbikoff.|
|Girlfriend||Lisa Marie Kurbikoff.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Lisa Marie Kurbikoff (Photographer).|
|Daughter||Dominique Elwes (born in 2007).|
|Highest Qualification||Degree in Acting & Drama.|
|Alma Mater.||1. London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
2. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville (New York).
3. Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.
4. The Actors Studio.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Malaysia.|
|Love to do||Traveling & Reading Stories.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Dishes.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$6 Million US Dollars.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Living in his house in Los Angeles.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Cary Elwes
- Wikipedia: Actor Cary was a production assistant in the films Superman and Absolution.
- Furthermore, he also did an Off-Broadway play The Exonerated in New York (2003).
- He joined the star cast in the motion capture of Charles Dickens book The Christmas Carol in 2009.
- Interestingly, he played around five roles.
- Money Factor: Now, his calculated net worth is $8 million US Dollars. He primarily generates income by his films, books, theater plays, and television shows. Apart from that, he invested money in the different business ventures of the UK and USA.
- Physique Details: Cary Elwes’ height stands at 6 feet 0 inch tall (183 cm). His body is lean athletic and weight is around 74 Kg (163 lbs).
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- Lisa Marie Kurbikoff’s husband filed a case against the Evolution Entertainment Company. Earlier, the producers promised to pay him one percent of the net profits of Saw film. Later on, the case settled out of the court. He got a character role in Saw 3D movie.
- He also wrote the screenplay of Elvis & Nixon (2014) related to the White House Meeting of 1970. In addition to this, Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon were in lead roles.