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Ivan Simon Cary Elwes

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: London,England
Immediate Family:

Son of Dominic Elwes and Tessa Georgina Elwes
Husband of <private> Kurbikoff
Father of Minor Child
Brother of <private> Elwes; <private> Elwes and ivan simon cary (actor) elwes

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Cary Elwes

Ivan Simon Cary Elwes (born 26 October 1962), known professionally as Cary Elwes, is an English actor. The son of Dominick Elwes and Tessa Georgina Kennedy, Elwes acted in off-Broadway plays during college and moved to the United States in the early 1980s. He is known for his role as Westley in the cult classic The Princess Bride and for his role as Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw.

He has also appeared in box office successful films such as Days of Thunder, Hot Shots!, Twister, Liar, Liar and No Strings Attached. He has had recurring roles in television series such as The X-Files playing Brad Follmer.

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Cary Elwes's Timeline

October 26, 1962
June 27, 1990
Age 27

Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, Caroline Williams, and Michael Rooker. The film also features appearances by real life NASCAR racers, such as Rusty Wallace, Neil Bonnett, and Harry Gant. Commentator Dr. Jerry Punch, of ESPN, has a cameo appearance, as does co-producer Don Simpson.