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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 & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Damascus Cover (post-production)
Ari Ben-Sion / Hans Hoffmann
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Tom Lea
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Tom Lea
 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:

Versace Spring/Summer 2007 Ad Campaign See more »

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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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(On Alexander (2004)) I did it just basically to work with Oliver Stone, but there wasn't enough work in it for me. I shouldn't have done it. I actually made a point of cutting myself out of two major scenes because I didn't want to be backroom dressing. I don't think Oliver really knew what he was taking on. See more »


Close friends with his The Tudors (2007) co-star Annabelle Wallis. See more »


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