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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)

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 2017 Damascus Cover (completed)
Ari Ben-Sion / Hans Hoffmann
  12th Man (filming)
Kurt Stage
 2016 London Town
Joe Strummer
 2015 Stonewall
Trevor
 2013 Another Me
John
 2010 6 Souls
David / Adam / Wesley
 2008 A Film with Me in It
Pierce 2
 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)
 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 his role in The Tudors (2007)) I based him on what I would do myself if I had absolute power at 28, 29 years old. I didn't have the physicality of "Henry", you know? And so I had to do it all internally. I had to create this incredibly strong, powerful man without being sort of like 6' 4" and 300 pounds. I had to make his intellect bigger than anybody else's. I had to make his ambition bigger... See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

His sense of fashion

Nickname:

Jonny See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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