Cary Elwes Height Weight Age Shoe Size

Ivan Simon Cary Elwes was born in Westminster, London, England, on October 26, 1962, is an English actor. Young Cary Elwes began his professional acting career in 1979. He made big screen debut in drama film Yesterday's Hero (1979) in role as Disco Dancer. He got his television debut in NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1996) in episode "The Wait Out", in role as David Lookner. Cary's breakthrough performance came as Westley / Dread Pirate Roberts / The Man in Black in fantasy romance film The Princess Bride (1987).

How tall is Cary Elwes and what is his weight? Cary Elwes's height is 5' 11" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 180.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 163 іn pоunds or 74 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 61 years old. His shoe size is 11 US | 44 EU.

Cary Elwes

Cary Elwes
Photo: Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Birth Date

October 26, 1962


61 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 11 in | 180.5 cm

Net Worth

$6 Million


74 kg | 163 lbs

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU

Best Movies

He played Dr. Lawrence Gordon in the Saw film series:

Saw (2004), for which he was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Frightened Performance

Saw II (2005)

Saw III (2006)

Saw 3D (2010)

He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Suspense for his role as Det. Nick Ruskin in neo-noir psychological thriller film Kiss the Girls (1997).

He was nominated for the Golden Satellite Award Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television for his role as Lt. Col. James Burton in HBO military comedy film The Pentagon Wars (1998).

Glory (1989) historical war drama as Maj. Cabot Forbes

Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) gothic horror as Lord Arthur Holmwood

Shadow of the Vampire (2000) metafiction horror as Fritz Arno "Fritzy" Wagner

Liar Liar (1997) fantasy comedy as Jerry

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) adventure comedy as Robin Hood

Hot Shots! (1991) comedy as Lt. Kent Gregory

Days of Thunder (1990) sports action drama as Russ Wheeler

Ella Enchanted (2004) fantasy romantic comedy as Sir Edgar

The Chase (1994) action comedy as Steve Horsegroovy

No Strings Attached (2011) romantic comedy as Dr. Steven Metzner

The Cat's Meow (2001) historical drama as Thomas H. Ince

He voiced Bee Commander / Sultan in animated musical comedy film Delhi Safari (2011).

He voiced Orin / Arthur Curry / Aquaman / Emperor Aquaman in animated superhero movie Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013).

He voiced Sir Thaddeus in animated comedy film A Mouse Tale(2015).

He wrote and produced comedy drama film Elvis & Nixon (2016).

Best Sellers (2021) comedy drama as Halpren Nolan

Last Train to Christmas (2021) fantasy comedy drama as Roger Towers

Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre (2023) spy action comedy as Nathan Jasmine

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare (2024) spy action comedy as Brigadier Colin Gubbins

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television for his role as Dr. Fritz Hippler in war drama television miniseries Uprising (2001).

He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role as Mayor Larry Kline in Netflix science fiction horror drama television series Stranger Things (2019).

From the Earth to the Moon (1998) HBO miniseries as Michael Collins

The X-Files (2001-2002) Fox science fiction drama series as FBI Assistant Director Brad Follmer

Granite Flats (2014) drama series as Hugh Ashmead

The Art of More (2015-2016) Crackle drama series as Arthur Davenport

Life in Pieces (2016-2017) CBS sitcom as Professor Sinclair Wilde

Youth & Consequences (2018) YouTube Red comedy drama series as Joel Cutney

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2019) Amazon Prime Video period comedy drama series as Gavin Hawk


Attended Harrow School in London.

Studied at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Studied acting, philosophy and history at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York.

Studied acting at Actors Studio and Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Has two brothers, Damian and Cassian.

Has English, Scottish, Irish, Ashkenazi Jewish and Serbian ancestry.

He is an accomplished horseman.

He voiced The Bard in video game The Bard's Tale (2004).

He voiced Gremlin Gus in video game Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (2012), for which he was nominated for the BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game.

Published his first book "As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride" in 2014.

Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.


He started dating stills photographer Lisa Marie Kurbikoff in 1991, the couple got married in 2000, they have one daughter, Dominique.