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Paul Rhys


Paul Rhys was born on 19 December 1963 in Neath, Wales. He has said that seeing the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever was what first got him interested in becoming an actor. During his time at RADA Rhys was cast as Dean Sharp in Julien Temple's 1986 film Absolute Beginners. In the early 1990s he played 2 brothers in Hollywood biopics: Theo Van Gogh ... See full bio »

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Known For

Chaplin
Chaplin Sydney Chaplin
(1992)
Da Vinci's Demons
Da Vinci's Demons Vlad the Impaler
(2013-2015)
Vincent & Theo
Vincent & Theo Theo Van Gogh
(1990)
Victoria
Victoria Sir John Conroy
(2016)

Filmography

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 2013-2015 Da Vinci's Demons (TV Series)
Vlad the Impaler
- La Confessione Della Macchina (2015) ... Vlad the Impaler
- Angelus Iratissimus (2015) ... Vlad the Impaler
- Ira Deorum (2015) ... Vlad the Impaler
- The Devil (2013) ... Vlad the Impaler
 2015 Casanova (TV Movie)
Comte De St Germain
 2011 Eliminate: Archie Cookson
Archie Cookson
 2011 Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series)
Compeyson / Denby
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Compeyson
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Denby
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Compeyson
 2011 Moving On (TV Series)
Andy
- Donor (2011) ... Andy
 2010 New Tricks (TV Series)
Sebastian Carter
- Dead Man Talking (2010) ... Sebastian Carter
 2010 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Lewis Pritchard
- The Blue Geranium (2010) ... Lewis Pritchard
 2010 Luther (TV Series)
Lucien Burgess
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Lucien Burgess
 2010 Being Human (TV Series)
Ivan
- Damage (2010) ... Ivan
- In the Morning (2010) ... Ivan
- Educating Creature (2010) ... Ivan
- Cure and Contagion (2010) ... Ivan
 2009 The Queen (TV Series)
Prince Charles
 2008 MI-5 (TV Series)
Alexis Meynell
- Episode #7.5 (2008) ... Alexis Meynell
 2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Robin Upward
- Mrs McGinty's Dead (2008) ... Robin Upward
 2008 Bonekickers (TV Series)
Edward Laygass
- Army of God (2008) ... Edward Laygass
 2007 Unknown Things
Hoogstraten
 2006 The Ten Commandments (TV Mini-Series)
Ramses
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Ramses
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Ramses
 2005 Murder in Rome (TV Movie)
Cicero
 2005 Hellraiser: Deader (Video)
Winter
 2005 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Cicero
- Murder in Rome (2005) ... Cicero
 2003 The Deal (TV Movie)
Peter Mandelson
 2003 Y Mabinogi
Lord Pwyll (voice)
 2003 Vacuum (Short)
Adam
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Matthew Hopkins
- Echoes (2003) ... Matthew Hopkins
 2002 The Lives of Animals (TV Movie)
John
 2002 I Saw You (TV Series)
Ben Walters
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Ben Walters
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Ben Walters
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Ben Walters
 2002 Food of Love
Richard Kennington
 2001 The Innocent (TV Movie)
David Pastorov
 2000 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series)
Nikolai
- Part 3 (2000) ... Nikolai
- Part 2 (2000) ... Nikolai
- Part 1 (2000) ... Nikolai
 2000 I Saw You (TV Movie)
Ben Walters
 1999 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
David Lack
- Wings of Angels (1999) ... David Lack
 1999 Love Lies Bleeding
Jonathan
 1994-1998 Performance (TV Series)
Edgar / Christopher
- King Lear (1998) ... Edgar
- A Summer Day's Dream (1994) ... Christopher
 1996 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Sam Wicks
- Job Satisfaction (1996) ... Sam Wicks
 1995 The Haunting of Helen Walker (TV Movie)
Edward Goffe
 1995 Ghosts (TV Series)
Capt Peter Buckle
- Blood and Water (1995) ... Capt Peter Buckle
 1994 The Healer (TV Movie)
Dr. John Lassiter
 1994 Nina Takes a Lover
Photographer
 1993 Mystery!: Gallowglass (TV Mini-Series)
Sandor
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Sandor
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Sandor
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Sandor
 1992 Chillers (TV Series)
Adam Marshall
- A Bird Poised to Fly (1992) ... Adam Marshall
 1992 Rebecca's Daughters
Anthony Raine
 1991 Becoming Colette
Chapo
 1990 Opium Eaters (TV Movie)
Thomas De Quincey
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Amable Massis
- 102 Boulevard Haussmann (1990) ... Amable Massis
 1989 Spirit
Douglas Rimmer
 1989 The Heroes (TV Movie)
Ivan Lyon
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
Hugh MacKessac
 1987 Little Dorrit
Bright Young Gentleman
 1987 My Family and Other Animals (TV Mini-Series)
George
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... George
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... George
 1987 Lionheart
Mayor of the Underground City
 1987 The Spirit (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1986 Absolute Beginners
Dean Swift
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Polydore in Otway's "The Orphan" - Greenwich Theatre, London (1986). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Trivia:

Parents are Kathryn Ivory, Irish-Welsh and Richard Charles Rhys, Welsh. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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