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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 Snowden (filming)
 2014/I Serena
Galloway
 2013 Another Me
Don
 2011 The Organ Grinder's Monkey (Short)
Rhys
 2010 Passion Play
Sam Adamo
 2009 Mr. Nobody
Father Nemo
 2009 Pirate Radio
Gavin
 2008 The Informers
Roger
 2008 Come Here Today (Short)
Alex
 2006 Garfield 2
McBunny (voice)
 2005/I The Undertaker (Short)
The Undertaker
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Lysander (English version, voice)
 2005 Chromophobia
Colin
 2003 Danny Deckchair
Danny Morgan
 2001 The Shipping News
Beaufield Nutbeem
 2001 Formula 51
Iki
 2001 Hotel
Trent Stoken
 2000 Kevin & Perry Go Large
Eye Ball Paul
 2000 Love, Honor and Obey
Matthew
 2000 Rancid Aluminum
Pete Thompson
 1999 You're Dead...
Eddie
 1999 Janice Beard
Sean
 1999 Heart
Alex Madden
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa
Gerry Evans
 1997 The Deadness of Dad (Short)
Dad / Uncle Dai
 1997 Twin Town
Jeremy Lewis
 1996 August
Griffiths
 1995 Streetlife
Kevin
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Other Works:

Appeared in "Poison Pen", a new play by Ronald Harwood and "Smoke", a new play by Rod Wooden - Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester (1993). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

'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 »

Trivia:

He was a self-described "obsessive fan" of the 'Spider-Man' comics as a child and got the chance to play the villain (The Lizard) in the 2012 reboot The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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