Cary Elwes is an English-American actor and voice actor, best 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.
He also appeared in box office hits such as Days of Thunder, Hot Shots!, Twister, Liar, Liar and New Year’s Eve. He has had recurring roles in television series such as The X-Files playing Brad Follmer and Psych playing Pierre Despereaux. Elwes was selected to appear as Henry Detmer in the pilot episode of NBC’s Wonder Woman, however, the show was never picked up for a series. Elwes played the young Pope John Paul II in the 2005 CBS television film Pope John Paul II.
He has provided voice work for characters in film and television animations such as Quest for Camelot, Pinky and The Brain, Batman Beyond, and the English versions of the Studio Ghibli films Porco Rosso, Whisper of the Heart and The Cat Returns. In 2009, he appeared in Robert Zemeckis’s motion capture adaption of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. In 2011 he also appeared in Steven Spielberg’s motion capture adaptation of Belgian artist Hergé’s popular comic strip The Adventures of Tintin.
In 2014, Elwes began playing CIA Director Hugh Ashmeade, in the second season of the BYUtv series Granite Flats.