Rhys Ifans


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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 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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The Amazing Spider-Man The Lizard / Dr. Curt Connors
(2012)
Notting Hill Spike
(1999)
Anonymous Earl of Oxford
(2011)

Filmography

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 2022 House of the Dragon (TV Series) (filming)
Otto Hightower
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Otto Hightower
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Otto Hightower
- Episode #1.10 ... Otto Hightower
- Episode #1.9 ... Otto Hightower
- Episode #1.8 ... Otto Hightower
 2021 The King's Man (completed)
Grigori Rasputin
 2021 Temple (TV Mini Series)
Gubby
- Episode #2.7 (2021) ... Gubby
- Episode #2.6 (2021) ... Gubby
- Episode #2.5 (2021) ... Gubby
- Episode #2.3 (2021) ... Gubby
- Episode #2.2 (2021) ... Gubby
 2021 The Phantom of the Open
Lambert
 2021 La Cha Cha
Jeremiah
 2020 Misbehaviour
Eric Morley
 2019 Anna and Kiko (Short)
Kiko (voice)
 2016-2019 Berlin Station (TV Series)
Hector DeJean
- Book of the Fallen (2019) ... Hector DeJean
- The Green Dacha (2019) ... Hector DeJean
- The Eye Fears When It Is Done to See (2019) ... Hector DeJean
- In Cold Hell (2019) ... Hector DeJean
- The Dream of the Four Policemen (2019) ... Hector DeJean
 2019 Official Secrets
Ed Vulliamy
 2018 The Parting Glass
Karl
 2017/XI Last Call
Dylan Thomas
 2016 Snowden
Corbin O'Brian
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass
Zanik Hightopp
 2015 Len and Company
Len
 2015 Under Milk Wood
Captain Cat
 2015 The Marriage of Reason & Squalor
Helmut Mandragorass / Dr. Algernon Hertz
 2014/I Serena
Galloway
 2014 Madame Bovary
Monsieur Lheureux
 2014 She's Funny That Way
Seth Gilbert
 2013-2014 Elementary (TV Series)
Mycroft Holmes
- The Grand Experiment (2014) ... Mycroft Holmes
- Art in the Blood (2014) ... Mycroft Holmes
- Paint It Black (2014) ... Mycroft Holmes
- The Man with the Twisted Lip (2014) ... Mycroft Holmes
- Blood Is Thicker (2013) ... Mycroft Holmes
 2013 Another Me
Don / Fay's father
 2013 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Chris
- Gifted (2013) ... Chris
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
Gitanas
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man
The Lizard / Dr. Curt Connors
 2012 The Five-Year Engagement
Winton Childs
 2011 Neverland (TV Mini Series)
Jimmy Hook
- Part 2 (2011) ... Jimmy Hook
- Part 1 (2011) ... Jimmy Hook
 2011/I Anonymous
Earl of Oxford
 2011 The Organ Grinder's Monkey (Short)
Rhys
 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Xenophilius Lovegood
 2010 Passion Play
Sam Adamo
 2010 Nanny McPhee Returns
Phil Green
 2010 Mr. Nice
Howard Marks
 2010 Greenberg
Ivan Schrank
 2009 Mr. Nobody
Father Nemo
 2009 The Boat That Rocked
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
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Robert Reston
 2007 Annually Retentive (TV Series)
Rhys Ifans
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... Rhys Ifans
 2007 Hannibal Rising
Vladis Grutas
 2007 Four Last Songs
Dickie
 2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
McBunny (voice)
 2005/I The Undertaker (Short)
The Undertaker
 2005/I Oasis: The Importance of Being Idle (Music Video)
Billy Fisher
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Lysander (English version, voice)
 2005 Chromophobia
Colin
 2004 Not Only But Always (TV Movie)
Peter Cook
 2004 Enduring Love
Jed
 2004 Vanity Fair
William Dobbin
 2003 Danny Deckchair
Danny Morgan
 2001 The Shipping News
Beaufield Nutbeem
 2001 Formula 51
Iki
 2001 Christmas Carol: The Movie
Bob Cratchit (voice)
 2001 Hotel
Trent Stoken
 2001 Human Nature
Puff
 2000 Little Nicky
Adrian
 2000 The Replacements
Nigel Gruff
 2000 Kevin & Perry Go Large
Eye Ball Paul
 2000 Love, Honor and Obey
Matthew
 2000 Rancid Aluminum
Pete Thompson
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Movie)
Head Elf (voice)
 1999 You're Dead...
Eddie
 1999 Janice Beard
Sean
 1999 Heart
Alex / Tess' lover
 1999 Notting Hill
Spike
 1998 The Deadness of Dad (Short)
Dad / Uncle Dai
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa
Gerry Evans
 1997 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Michael Dunn
- Trial & Retribution I - Part Two (1997) ... Michael Dunn
- Trial & Retribution I - Part One (1997) ... Michael Dunn
 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 (Music Video)
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
 1989 Slac yn Dynn (TV Series)
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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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Parents:

Evans, Eirwyn | Evans (Davies), Beti Wyn

Relatives:

Llyr Ifans (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

[on whether he has reservations about Shakepeare's genius] I'm a British actor, so of course you suckle on the milk of William Shakespeare from the moment that you decide to act. But no, I'll say the body of evidence to prove that William Shakespeare from Stratford wrote all of these works is flimsy. See more »

Trivia:

Both parents were teachers. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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