When Jonathan met Kate 43 years ago when they worked together at Liverpool’s Everyman theatre, both of them were happily married. But just two weeks later both of them broke off their respective marriages and decided to be together. However it took 43 years for the couple to tie the wedding knot.
Let’s get to know who Jonathan and Kate are! Jonathan Pryce is a critically acclaimed, award winning actor from north Wales. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art he began his career as a stage actor in 1970s. His work in theatre, including an award-winning performance in the title role of the Royal Court Theatre's Hamlet, led to several supporting roles in film and television. He made his breakthrough screen performance in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film Brazil. He has been a part of big screen since then. He has acted in the movies like Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies, Pirates of the Carribean, The New World ,GI Joe:The Rise of Cobra, GI Joe :Retaliation, Glengarry Glen Ross ,Carrington. His career in theatre has also been prolific, and he has won two Tony Awards—the first in 1977 for his Broadway debut in Comedians, the second for his 1991 role as The Engineer in the musical Miss Saigon. Beginning in 2015, Pryce became a guest actor on the HBO series Game of Thrones as the high sparrow.
Katherine Fahy is an English stage and film actress from Birmingham. She studied drama at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and then joined its Young Vic Theatre Company. Later on, she joined the Everyman Theatre Liverpool Company where she met Jonathan Pryce. Fahy has done a lot of TV shows till date.
Jonathan and Kate have three children, Patrick, 26, Gabriel, 22, and Phoebe, 19.The couple has been together for 43 years without any intention of getting married. The actor himself said once that marriage was ‘not necessary’ for them. It seems like their bond was so strong that it could last forever without having to enter the institution of marriage. However as per the recent news the couple got married in secret.
What does this marriage indicate? Is he showing appreciation towards his wife for her 43 yearlong commitment or has the actor finally understood the importance of sacred marriage vows and decided to get married for that sake is not yet spoken about. Some news has also speculated that marriage after being in a long, long relationship has something to do with avoiding inheritance tax. Well that is not a bad idea after all.
What matters is that the 68 year old actor, who has 6 feet long height Jonathan Pryce has finally said the marriage vows and Kate has finally got the long awaited wedding band from the father of her children and love of her life.
The actor has an estimated net worth of $5 million