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Rhys Ifans

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 & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Marriage of Reason & Squalor (TV Series)
Helmut Mandragorass / Dr. Algernon Hertz
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Helmut Mandragorass / Dr. Algernon Hertz
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Helmut Mandragorass / Dr. Algernon Hertz
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Helmut Mandragorass / Dr. Algernon Hertz
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... 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 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 Streetlife
 1993 Rhag Pob Brad (TV Movie)
 1991 Spatz (TV Series)
- Time and Efficiency (1991) ... Dave
- Star Attraction (1991) ... Dave
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(January 1995-March 1995; April 1995-February 1996) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in William Shakespeare's plays, "Richard II, "The Merry Wives of Windsor;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind ... 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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'I work hard and I party hard. When I go to work, I know what I am doing and I do it to the best of my abilities. When I party, I take exactly the same rule book with me. Except I might turn up later and outstay my welcome. I really don't know why that interests anybody, given that most of the population behaves in exactly the same way. See more »


Name is pronounced Reese Ee-vans. See more »

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