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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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 2014/I Serena
 2014 She's Funny That Way
Seth Gilbert
 2013 Another Me
 2010 Passion Play
Sam Adamo
 2009 Mr. Nobody
Father Nemo
 2009 Pirate Radio
 2008 The Informers
 2006 Garfield 2
McBunny (voice)
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Lysander (English version, voice)
 2005 Chromophobia
 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 You're Dead...
 1999 Janice Beard
 1999 Heart
Alex Madden
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa
Gerry Evans
 1997 Twin Town
Jeremy Lewis
 1996 August
 1995 Streetlife
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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 »

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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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Notting Hill (1999) was at once a set of wings and a ball and chain. See more »


Has performed at the National Theatre and the Royal Exchange, Manchester. See more »

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