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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 & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man The Lizard / Dr. Curt Connors
(2012)
Notting Hill
Notting Hill Spike
(1999)
Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody Father Nemo
(2009)
Anonymous
Anonymous Earl of Oxford
(2011)

Filmography

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 2015 Len and Company
Len
 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
Galloway
 2014 She's Funny That Way
Seth Gilbert
 2013 Another Me
Don
 2013 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Chris
- 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)
Rhys
 2010 Passion Play
Sam Adamo
 2009 Mr. Nobody
Father Nemo
 2009 Pirate Radio
Gavin
 2008 The Informers
Roger
 2008 A Number (TV Movie)
Salter's Sons
 2008 The Last Word Monologues (TV Series)
Hugh
- Six Days One June (2008) ... Hugh
 2008 Come Here Today (Short)
Alex
 2005/I The Undertaker (Short)
The Undertaker
 2005/II Oasis: The Importance of Being Idle (Video short)
Billy Fisher
 2005 El sueño de una noche de San Juan
Lysander (English version, voice)
 2005 Chromophobia
Colin
 2004 Not Only But Always (TV Movie)
Peter Cook
 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 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
Head Elf (voice)
 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 The Sin Eater (TV Short)
The Sin Eater
 1997 Twin Town
Jeremy Lewis
 1996 Shakespeare Shorts (TV Series)
Macbeth
- Macbeth (1996) ... Macbeth
 1996 Super Furry Animals: Hometown Unicorn (Video short)
Bag Man
 1996 August
Griffiths
 1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
Kevin
- Streetlife (1995) ... Kevin
 1993 Rhag Pob Brad (TV Movie)
Meirion
 1991 Spatz (TV Series)
Dave
- Time and Efficiency (1991) ... Dave
- Star Attraction (1991) ... Dave
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Other Works:

His National Theatre credits include: "Under Milk Wood" by Dylan Thomas and Jonson's "Volpone" (both 1995). 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'm a factory-floor actor. I learn the lines, I get there on time. I don't sit around with other actors and talk about the pain and the magic of acting. I'd rather just go down the pub. That's where the real magic happens. That's often where the ideas take flight. Very underrated, the pub, in terms of the history of creativity. See more »

Trivia:

Has appeared in several rock promos: "Hometown Unicorn" and "God Show Me Magic" by the Super Furry Animals (both 1996), "Mulder and Scully" by Catatonia (1998), "Mama Told Me Not To Come" by Tom Jones and the Stereophonics (2000), and "The Importance of Being Idle" by Oasis (2005). See more »

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Cancer

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