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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 & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Byrd and the Bees (announced)
Gavin McDermott
 2015 Damascus Cover (post-production)
Ari Ben-Sion / Hans Hoffmann
 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 Movie)
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 | 12 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:

[on working with Victoria Smurfit in Dracula (2013)] There was a moment where we came up close and I ripped her top open and in return Victoria just walloped me right in the face! For a second I was stunned at how vicious she had been but it really adds to the scene. See more »

Trivia:

Is good friends with Cillian Murphy who is one of his favorite actors. See more »

Trademark:

His sense of fashion

Nickname:

Jonny See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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New pictures of him looking really bad on dailymail.com. mikema74
I feel bad for him/ he's looking a lot better now- 27th may connorpwebb
2015 should be a good year kathysoukup
What happened? ashhaha44
Sooo... Dracula! What did you think? EmpireRecrDs1020
Would make an EXCELLENT Dr. Stephen Strange westcottjohn
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