It’s Lee Pace’s birthday today and we should all celebrate, because it’s Lee Pace and just about anyone and everyone loves this talented man! He’s one of the best actors in the business who continues to deliver in every role he tackles. He is perhaps best known as Ned in the beloved show Pushing Daisies and in Soldier’s Girl as Calpernia Addams a transgender woman dating an Army man. He’s got an awesome resume with many memorable roles and this year he’s starring as Ronan the Accuser in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and it’s sure to be another awesome role!! Recently he has also been in the Hobbit films: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and this years The Hobbit: There and Back Again out in theaters in December. He was also in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 and made quite an impression as a vampire.
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Now try and resist the urge you suddenly have to watch Pushing Daisies. It’s a great show that should still be on TV and continue to go on for 50 seasons. Okay, maybe not that much…but still it’s such a great show. Leave your happy birthdays and favorite Lee Pace films or TV shows in the comments section below!
Some fun facts about him:
1. He did his own singing in Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
2. He lost 25 pounds for his role in Soldier’s Girl
3. His dad, an oilman, made his family move around a lot
4. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Juilliard
5. He and Matt Bomer went to the same high school