Cary Elwes

British actor and writer

Ivan Simon Cary Elwes (/ˈɛlwɪs/; born 26 October 1962)[1][2] is a British actor and writer.[3][4] He is best known for his leading movie roles as Westley in The Princess Bride (1987), Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), and Dr. Lawrence Gordon in the Saw movie series.

Cary Elwes
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Elwes in 2019
Ivan Simon Cary Elwes

(1962-10-26) 26 October 1962 (age 60)
Alma materSarah Lawrence College
OccupationActor, writer
Years active1979–present
Lisa Marie Kurbikoff (m. 2000)
Parent(s)Dominick Elwes (father)
Elliott Kastner (stepfather)
Tessa Kennedy (mother)
RelativesCassian Elwes (brother)
Damian Elwes (brother)


  1. "The Almanac". UPI. 26 October 2008. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  2. "World Almanac". Kent County Daily Times. 26 October 2010. Today's Birthdays: Cary Elwes
  3. Reilly, Travis (16 January 2015). "Colin Hanks, Johnny Knoxville, Alex Pettyfer Added to 'Elvis & Nixon'". TheWrap. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  4. "Hardcover Nonfiction Books - Best Sellers". The New York Times. 2 November 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2017.