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Jonathan Rhys Meyers


Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keefe on July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland, to Mary Geraldine (Meyers) and John O'Keeffe, a musician. He and his family moved to County Cork, Ireland, when the actor was nearly a year old, and then, at the age of 3, his father left the family, leaving his mother to care for Jonny and his 3 ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Match Point
Match Point Chris Wilton
(2005)
Mission: Impossible III
Mission: Impossible III Declan Gormley
(2006)
August Rush
August Rush Louis Connelly
(2007)

Filmography

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 2017 12th Man (filming)
Kurt Stage
 2017 Damascus Cover (post-production)
Ari Ben-Sion / Hans Hoffmann
 2016 London Town
Joe Strummer
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Lea
- Part 4 (2016) ... Tom Lea
- Part 3 (2016) ... Tom Lea
- Part 2 (2016) ... Tom Lea
 2015 Stonewall
Trevor
 2013 Eternal Return (Short)
Narrator
 2013 Another Me
John
 2010 6 Souls
David / Adam / Wesley
 2008 A Film with Me in It
Pierce 2
 2005 Elvis (TV Series)
Elvis Presley
 2003 The Lion in Winter (TV Movie)
Philip
 2003 The Emperor's Wife
Chamberlain
 2003 Octane
The Father
 2003 The Tesseract
Sean
 2001 Tangled
Alan Hammond (as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers)
 2001 Prozac Nation
Noah (as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers)
 2001 Happy Now
Mark Wraith (as Jonathan Rhys Myers)
 2000 Gormenghast (TV Mini-Series)
Steerpike
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Steerpike
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Steerpike
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Steerpike
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Steerpike
 1999 Titus
Chiron
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Pitt Mackeson
 1999 The Loss of Sexual Innocence
Nic, aged 16
 1998 B. Monkey
Bruno
 1998 The Tribe
Adam
 1998 The Governess
Henry Cavendish
 1997 Telling Lies in America
Kevin Boyle
 1997 The Maker
Josh Minnell
 1996 The Disappearance of Finbar
Finbar Flynn
 1996 La lengua asesina
Rudolph
 1996 Michael Collins
Collins' Assassin (as Jonathan Rhys Myers)
 1994 A Man of No Importance
First Young Man (as Jonathan Rhys-Myer)
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Other Works:

Print and TV ads for new Hugo fragrances XX and XY See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 5 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jonathan Rhys Myers | Jonathan Rhys-Meyers | Jonathan Rhys-Myer

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

History has a way of skewing people's view. Playing Henry can be very, very difficult at times but it's also very, very freeing because there's not one person in the world - I don't care how many books they've read - there's not one person in the world who can tell me what Henry talked like, what he walked like, how he behaved himself. Nobody can tell me absolutely that that's the way it was ... See more »

Trivia:

Was offered a part in the hit thriller Gangs of New York (2002) but turned it down because he was too busy. See more »

Trademark:

His sense of fashion

Nickname:

JRM See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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