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Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. He was educated in two Welsh language schools - Ysgol Pentrecelyn, where his mother taught, and Ysgol Maes Garmon. During his childhood, Ifans showed an interest in performing and attended youth acting school. He ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man The Lizard / Dr. Curt Connors
Notting Hill
Notting Hill Spike
Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody Father Nemo
Anonymous Earl of Oxford


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 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass
Zanik Hightopp
 2016 Berlin Station (TV Series)
Hector DeJean
- Just Decisions (2016) ... Hector DeJean
- Lights Don't Run on Loyalty (2016) ... Hector DeJean
- Station to Station (2016) ... Hector DeJean
- False Negative (2016) ... Hector DeJean
- Proof of Life (2016) ... Hector DeJean
 2015 Len and Company
 2015 The Marriage of Reason & Squalor
Helmut Mandragorass / Dr. Algernon Hertz
 2015 Happyish (TV Series)
Jonathan Clow
- Unaired Pilot (2015) ... Jonathan Clow
 2014/I Serena
 2014 She's Funny That Way
Seth Gilbert
 2013 Another Me
 2013 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
- Gifted (2013) ... Chris
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
 2011 Neverland (TV Mini-Series)
Jimmy Hook
- Part 2 (2011) ... Jimmy Hook
- Part 1 (2011) ... Jimmy Hook
 2011 The Organ Grinder's Monkey (Short)
 2010 Passion Play
Sam Adamo
 2009 Mr. Nobody
Father Nemo
 2009 Pirate Radio
 2008 The Informers
 2008 A Number (TV Movie)
Salter's Sons
 2008 The Last Word Monologues (TV Series)
- Six Days One June (2008) ... Hugh
 2008 Come Here Today (Short)
 2006 Garfield 2
McBunny (voice)
 2005/I The Undertaker (Short)
The Undertaker
 2005/II Oasis: The Importance of Being Idle (Video short)
Billy Fisher
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Lysander (English version, voice)
 2005 Chromophobia
 2004 Not Only But Always (TV Movie)
Peter Cook
 2003 Danny Deckchair
Danny Morgan
 2001 The Shipping News
Beaufield Nutbeem
 2001 Formula 51
 2001 Hotel
Trent Stoken
 2000 Kevin & Perry Go Large
Eye Ball Paul
 2000 Love, Honor and Obey
 2000 Rancid Aluminum
Pete Thompson
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
Head Elf (voice)
 1999 You're Dead...
 1999 Janice Beard
 1999 Heart
Alex Madden
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa
Gerry Evans
 1997 The Deadness of Dad (Short)
Dad / Uncle Dai
 1997 The Sin Eater (TV Short)
The Sin Eater
 1997 Twin Town
Jeremy Lewis
 1996 Shakespeare Shorts (TV Series)
- Macbeth (1996) ... Macbeth
 1996 August
 1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
- Streetlife (1995) ... Kevin
 1993 Rhag Pob Brad (TV Movie)
 1991 Spatz (TV Series)
- Time and Efficiency (1991) ... Dave
- Star Attraction (1991) ... Dave
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He acted in Dario Fo's play, "Accidental Death of an Anarchist," at the Donmar Theatre in London, England with Desmond Barrit, Adrian Scarborough, and Emma Amos in the cast. See more »

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6 Interviews | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[on working with a stellar cast in Anonymous (2011)] You'd think that a cast of that stature would be intimidating, and it was quite the opposite. I felt so safe. And we all know each other. We know what it is to be underpaid and worked to the bone. So it was just a luxury from beginning to end. See more »


Won a scholarship to Guildhall School of Music & Drama and graduated in 1997. See more »

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