Saving Faces Patron Jonathan Pryce receives Knighthood

All of us at Saving Faces are incredibly proud that Patron Jonathan Pryce has been awarded a Knighthood for services to Drama and Charity by Her Majesty the Queen.

Jonathan Pryce is known for his performances on stage and screen, recently being nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Pope Francis in the Netflix film The Two Popes. He has received many accolades including Olivier and Tony Awards and has recently won the Actor award at BAFTA Cymru.

Sir Jonathan Pryce OBE with Saving Faces Founder and
Chief Executive Professor Iain Hutchison

On screen he has starred in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and Game of Thrones as The High Sparrow and on stage has appeared in Macbeth, King Leer and Glengarry Glen Ross. He will portray Prince Philip in the final two series of The Crown. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honours.

In response to his Knighthood he stated “After almost 50 years as an actor I am proud to think that the work and ideals that I have shared with my friends and colleagues is being honoured in this way.”


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