He played villain Ronan the Accuser in the film Guardians of the Galaxy, and starred as Ned in the ABC series Pushing Daisies Pace was born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, the son of Charlotte (née Kloeckler), a schoolteacher, and James Roy Pace, an engineer.
He has two siblings, a sister named Sally and a younger brother named Willam Pace.
Being a celebrity isn’t an easy job as you are invariably followed by the media and each of your actions is judged.
In this regard, let's talk about Lee Pace who was rumored of being gay after he was spotted spending some fun time with his co-star, Richard Armitage.
April 19, 2011 marked Pace's Broadway debut, when The Normal Heart began its previews; it opened April 27 at the Golden Theatre.
The show ran for a total of 96 performances, with its closing night on July 10, 2011. Pace has been cast as composer Vincenzo Bellini in Golden Age, which began previews November 15, 2012.
In 1997, Pace was accepted by the Juilliard School's Drama Division as a member of Group 30 (1997–2001), which also included actors Anthony Mackie and Tracie Thoms.
While there, he acted in several plays, including Romeo and Juliet as Romeo, Richard II in the title role, and Julius Caesar as Cassius.
He graduated from Juilliard with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
After graduation, Pace starred in several off-Broadway plays, including The Credeaux Canvas and The Fourth Sister.
Pace has been featured in film, stage and television.
He starred as protagonist Joe Mac Millan in AMC's Halt and Catch Fire.
Additionally, the actor portrayed the role of Roy Walker in ‘The Fall,' Garrett the Vampire in the ‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-part 2’ as well as in the ‘Hobbit’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.' His other television works include a child molester in the ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.' In 2010, he was the cast of the unsold HBO pilot, ‘The Miraculous Year,' and in 2014, the actor played the role of Joe Mac Millan in the AMC series, ‘Halt and Catch.’ The award-winning actor, Pace has worked with the famous television channels such as HBO and AMV.