Jonathan Pryce CBE (born John Price; 1 June 1947) is a Welsh character actor. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Pryce began his career as a stage actor in the early 1970s. His work in theatre, including an award-winning performance in the title role of the Royal Court Theatre's Hamlet, led to several supporting roles in film and television. His breakthrough screen performance was in Terry Gilliam's 1985 film Brazil. Critically lauded for his versatility, Pryce has appeared in big-budget films including Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as independent films such as Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Carrington, The New World and The Wife. In 2019, Pryce earned his first Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Pope Francis in The Two Popes.