Monday 5 October 2020

Lee Pace

Lee Grinner Pace, the American actor, was born on 25th March 1979, at Oklahoma, U.S. He is the son of Charlotte, a school teacher, and James Roy Pace, an engineer. Pace joined the Juilliard School’s Drama Division, and played in several plays including Romeo and Juliet, Richard II, And Julius Caesar. 

Pace starred in a number of off-Broadway plays after graduation, and has earned award nominations for the Lucille Lortel Award two times. Later in 2011, he made his Broadway debut through The Normal Heart. His movie debut was in the 2003 film Soldier’s Girl. He received several awards including Golden Globe for his performance in that film. 

He got prominence for his roles as Thranduil the Elvenking in the Hobbit trilogy, and as Joe MacMilan in the AMC period drama series Halt and Catch Fire. He also played a notable role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Ronan the Accuser. He first did the role in the Guardians of the Galaxy, and later in Captain Marvel. He has received several awards including an Emmy Award nomination.

Lee Pace Religion

He has English, Scottish, German, Welsh ancestry. Lee Pace is identified as of Christian religion. However, he has not expressed anything related to his faith or spirituality. He seems to be the kind of celebrity who likes to keep the events of his life as a secret. 

Lee Pace Political Views

Pace identifies himself as gay and supports the LGBT community. He is kind of liberal in political matters. Similar to the religious details, Pace’s political views too are king of unknown, as he has not stated anything about the current political situation of his country. He seems to be not a participant in political campaigns either. 

Therefore, it is safe to assume that Lee Pace does not likes sharing his views on politics with the public. 

Who is he dating?

The sexual orientation of Pace remained as unknown, until his co-star in The Hobbit franchise, Ian McKellen has once stated that he is a gay. But this topic still remains under dispute, as Pace has not addressed the statement. He has admitted that he has dated both men and women. Pace has stated in an interview that he is proud to be identified as gay.

Pace was in a relationship with the famous American casting director James Calleri for a period of three years, ie, from 2002 to 2005. He started dating the American film and television director Jason Moore in 2005. But the couple got separated in the year 2006. The American actor was in a relationship with Laura Donnelly from 2015 to 2016. Currently. Pace is known to be single.

Lee Pace Hobbies

Lee Pace has an unusual hobby of keeping odd accessories of his characters. He has the prosthetic elf ear and the elven-sword from The Hobbit trilogy film. He later stated in an interview that the ears are kept inside a book, and the sword is in his umbrella stand. He also loves going skydiving. 

Interesting Facts

    • He was listed in ‘100 Sexiest Movie Stars’ by the Empire Magazine in 2013.