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Ivan Simon Cary Elwes was born in Westminster, London, England on October 26, 1962. He is known professionally as Cary Elwes, an English actor and voice actor. Elwes attended Harrow School in London and then the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. In 1981 he came to the USA to study acting at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. While living in New York, Elwes studied acting at both the Actors Studio and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He is known for his roles as Westley in The Princess Bride, Arthur Holmwood in Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula, Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Garrett in Quest for Camelot, and Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter. Elwes also appeared in box office hits: Days of Thunder, Hot Shots!, Twister, Liar, Liar and New Year's Eve. In October 2014, Elwes' memoir of the making of The Princess Bride, entitled As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride, made the New York Times Bestseller list. The book is filled with stories, photographs, and interviews with the costars of the popular film. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (Narrator, some editions) 6,436 copies, 97 reviews
The Princess Bride [1987 film] (Actor) 1,718 copies, 14 reviews
Bram Stoker's Dracula [1992 film] (Actor) 436 copies, 5 reviews
Twister [1996 film] (Actor) 425 copies, 2 reviews
Robin Hood: Men in Tights [1993 film] (Actor) 388 copies, 3 reviews
Ella Enchanted [2004 film] 333 copies, 1 review
Glory [1989 film] (Actor) 240 copies, 1 review
Disney's A Christmas Carol [2009 film] (Voice) 195 copies, 5 reviews
Saw [2004 film] (Actor) 184 copies, 2 reviews
Kiss the Girls [1997 film] (Actor) 175 copies, 1 review
Liar Liar [1997 film] (Actor) 165 copies, 1 review
The Cat Returns [2002 film] (Actor, some editions) 159 copies, 4 reviews
Hot Shots! [1991 film] (Actor) 138 copies, 1 review
Shadow of the Vampire [2000 film] (Actor) 87 copies, 3 reviews
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