Guy Pearce is more than a devastatingly handsome, imaginary future husband. He is also a beloved Australian acting export who got his big break playing a drag queen in the 1994 cult film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
But his scene-stealing breakout role almost didn’t happen because the director, Stephan Elliot, thought he was too good looking for the part.
More than two decades later Stephan spoke with the Herald Sun, revealing that he initially thought Guy was far too “pretty” to play bad bitch Felicia Jollygoodfellow. BRB, just suffering a minor heart attack. (more…)