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Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born 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 younger brothers alone. Rhys Meyers ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Tom Lea
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Tom Lea
 2016 The Rising: 1916 (pre-production)
P. H. Pearse
 2015 Byrd and the Bees (announced)
Gavin McDermott
 2015 Damascus Cover (post-production)
Ari Ben-Sion / Hans Hoffmann
 2015/I Stonewall
 2013 Eternal Return (Short)
 2013 Another Me
 2010 6 Souls
David / Adam / Wesley
 2008 A Film with Me in It
Pierce 2
 2005 Elvis (TV Movie)
Elvis Presley
 2003 The Lion in Winter (TV Movie)
 2003 The Emperor's Wife
 2003 Octane
The Father
 2003 The Tesseract
 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)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Steerpike
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Steerpike
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Steerpike
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Steerpike
 1999 Titus
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Pitt Mackeson
 1999 The Loss of Sexual Innocence
Nic, aged 16
 1998 B. Monkey
 1998 The Tribe
 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
 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 | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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


5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

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Personal Quote:

If there's a good script and a good part, you can be guaranteed that all the best actors in the world are trying to get it. There's no such thing as once you get to a certain stage, everything becomes easy. Everything becomes harder, you want the best roles, the biggest roles. And so does everyone else. See more »


Has played "The King" in several different roles starting with Elvis Presley in the CBS miniseries Elvis (2005) and later portraying King Henry VIII in the Showtime program The Tudors (2007). See more »


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