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Jonathan Rhys Meyers


Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland. 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 grew up with a tumultuous childhood, spending some time in ... See full bio »

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

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 2015 Byrd and the Bees (announced)
Gavin McDermott
 2015 The Secret Scripture (pre-production)
Father Gaunt
 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:

Worked in Knorr Soup commercial. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 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:

A lot of men are very uptight, but I don't distinguish between male and female beauty. Beauty is beauty. See more »

Trivia:

In order to avoid the boyish and somewhat androgynous junkies and weak-willed characters he found himself typecast as, he underwent a fitness regime in 2004 and gained and maintained about 25 extra pounds of muscle, so he can also be considered for more masculine roles. See more »

Trademark:

His sense of fashion

Nickname:

Jon See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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