Cary Elwes (Actor) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Cary Elwes

Biography / Wiki

An English actor Cary Elwes is noted for his villainous roles. He has established his name and fame through brilliant performances in movies such as ‘The Princess Bride’ and ‘Robin Hood: Men in Tights’. He is fortunate to belong to a British family that has produced many eminent personalities.

After his elementary education, he migrated to the USA, where he resumed his lessons in acting and theatre. He has played various leading roles in different movies as well as TV series. Apart from acting, he is also involved in politics for causes he believes in, such as protecting the environment and helping Native American people.

Height / Weight / Age

Cary Elwes is 183 cm and in feet inches, his height is 6’0” tall. He is a stunning actor who weighs 74 kg in Kilograms or 163 lbs in Pounds. He has turned 60 years old. He has sharp grey color eyes and tiny and spooky blonde color hair.

His body measurements are as follows 42 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. His biceps size is 13.5 inches whereas his shoe size is 10 (US).

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Cary Elwes is $6 million USD approximately.

Education / Family

Born on October 26, 1962, Cary Elwes is a native of London and belongs to an illustrious family. He is the youngest son of Dominic Elwes, a portrait painter while his mother, Tessa Kennedy, is a noted interior designer.

He was raised along with his elder brothers Cassian Elwes, a film producer, and Damian Elwes, a reputed artist. When he was six years old, his parents divorced and hence he partly lived in Spain with his father and in London with his father.

In 1975, his father committed suicide and he was sent to a boarding school Harrow School for a high school education. Before moving to the USA, he also attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. In the USA, he went to Sarah Lawrence College in New York, to study acting, philosophy, and history.


Cary Elwes

Real name Ivan Simon Cary Elwes
Birth Place Westminster, London, England
Date Of Birth October 26, 1962
Age 60 Years
Height In centimeters – 183 cm

In feet inches – 6’0”

Weight In kilograms – 74 kg

In pounds – 163 lbs

Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Actor


Zodiac sign Scorpio
School Harrow School
College London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

Sarah Lawrence College

Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality British
Home Town London, England
Debut Film – Yesterday’s Hero (1979)
Fathers Name Dominic Elwes
Mothers Name Tessa Kennedy


Cary Elwes's parents
Cary Elwes’s parents

Brothers Cassian Elwes

Damian Elwes

Cary Elwes with his brothers
Cary Elwes with his brothers

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

Before starting his professional career, Cary Elwes did odd jobs and gave several auditions. In 1979, he had commenced his career as a production assistant and appeared as Disco Dancer in ‘Yesterday’s Hero’. He made his acting debut in 1984 in the movie ‘Another Country’, where he portrayed the character of James Harcourt, a gay student.

He got his first substantial role in a costume drama romance film called ‘Lady Jane’.  He continued to work steadily and appeared on the big and small screens. In 1996, he made his TV debut appearing as David Lookner in the ‘Wait Out’ episode of the NBC production ‘Seinfeld’.

Gradually, he emerged as a busy television star, appearing in several series as well as television films. He was seen in ‘X-File’ for six episodes. He was featured in the film “Saw” which was made with a budget of $1 million, grossing over $100 million worldwide. In the romantic comedy “New Year’s Eve” he worked opposite Robert de Niro and Halle Berry.

He was also involved in voice-over work in films and TV animation such as Quest for Camelot, Pinky and The Brain, and Batman Beyond. Gradually, he started getting detached from the film industry and focused on politics and philanthropic activities.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Carly Elwes is married to his long-time girlfriend Lisa Marie Kurbikoff who is a photographer. They had met in 1991 at a chili cook-off in Malibu and got married in 2000. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Dominique Elwes.

Girlfriends Lisa Marie Kuribkoff
Marital Status Married
Wife Lisa Marie Kuribkoff


Cary Elwes with his wife
Cary Elwes with his wife

Children Daughter – Dominique Elwes


Cary Elwes with his kids
Cary Elwes with his kids

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you the list of Cary Elwes’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Tom Cruise
Favorite Actress Emma Watson
Favorite Food Mexican dish
Favorite Destinations Malaysia
Favorite Color(s) Black

Cary Elwes

Some Interesting Facts About Cary Elwes

  • Cary Elwes is a certified horseman.
  • At school, he was a projectionist.
  • Being a part of the SAW panel, he had attended Texas Frightmare Weekend in 2011.
  • He belongs to multiracial descent i.e. Scottish, Serbian, Croatian, English, and Irish.
  • He studied ae Sarah Lawrence with Julie Bavasso.
  • His stepfather is Elliott Kastner and his stepsiblings are Dilon and Milica.
  • He was never enrolled in denominational schools.
  • He was an altar boy at Westminster Cathedral.
  • His parents eloped to get married in Havana, Cuba.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @caryelwes
  2. Twitter@Cary_Elwes
  3. Facebook @CaryElwes
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