Guy Pearce reveals Kate Winslet is a Neighbors superfan and would sing her iconic Australian soap theme song to her on the set of their new crime series
Guy Pearce first wowed fans as mysterious Ramsey Street idiot Mike Young on Neighbors.
And this week, he revealed that his Oscar-winning co-star, Kate Winslet, is a superfan of the show and will sing the iconic theme song from the Australian long-running soap to him on the set of their new show.
The 53-year-old told the Sydney Morning Herald on Wednesday that Kate, 45, enjoyed serenading him with the song on the set of their new HBO series, Mare of Easttown.
This is when the co-stars become good friends! Guy Pearce has revealed that Neighbors super fan Kate Winslet will perform the theme song for him on the iconic Australian soap opera on the set of their crime drama, Mare of Easttown.
Guy, who also shares the same October 5 birthday as Kate, said: ‘She (Kate) was a Neighbors fan when she was 11 so there’s that connection as well. ”
He shared, “ She enjoys singing the Neighbors theme to me quite regularly. It gets old but you think, “Well, if anyone wants to sing this to me, it’s good if it’s you!”
The Australian-born actor was 18 and had just graduated from high school when he started filming his scenes for Neighbors.
Soap star days: The Australian-born actor was 18 and had just graduated from high school when he started filming his scenes for Neighbors as mysterious idiot Mike Young
Co-stars: Guy also praised the actress by noting the great chemistry they share on the set of Mare of Easttown (pictured)
He starred alongside Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan, who played series powerhouse couple Charlene Mitchell and Scott Robinson.
Guy also praised Kate by noting the great chemistry they share on the set of their new HBO crime series Mare of Easttown.
He also spoke fondly of his warm personality off-screen, especially when discussing their respective family lives.
Sharing tips: Guy also spoke fondly about his warm personality off-screen, especially when talking about their respective family lives.
He said they were talking about parenthood. Guy is the father of son Monte, whom he shares with Dutch actress Carice van Houten.
It comes after Guy admitted that being a father in his 50s has its challenges.
He candidly told Who magazine on Thursday: “ Having a young child at the age of 53 is a lot. ”
Fatherhood: Guy Pearce admitted this week that having a “young child at the age of 53 is a lot”. The former Neighbors star is a passionate father to a four-year-old son named Monte whom he shares with his partner, Dutch actress Carice van Houten, 44 (pictured)
“ But I’m focused on spending all the time I can with him and being the best dad I can be, ” the Melbourne-raised star added.
Guy Pearce and his partner Carice welcomed their son Monte in 2016.
They started dating a few months after he split from Guy’s ex-wife Kate Mestitz in 2015.
Shock breakup: Guy and Carice started dating a few months after they split from Guy’s ex-wife Kate Mestitz (pictured) in 2015. In 2018, Guy revealed in Andrew Denton’s interview that it was Kate who had decided to end their 18-year marriage when the couple broke up