Rhys Ifans was born on Monday, July 22, 1968 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He is a famous Welsh actor.
Biography and Career:
He is the son of Beti Wyn a nursery school teacher and Eirwyn Evans, a primary school teacher. His first language in school was Welsh. He grew up in Ruthin, in North Wales. He attended a Welsh language secondary school in Flintshire.He acted in many Welsh language television programs before beginning his acting career. He used to sing for the rock band Super Fury Animals.
He became famous world wide because of his role as Spike in the movie Notting Hill in 1999. For this role it is said that he did not wash nor brush his teeth, as he was busy preparing for his role. A few of his other movies are Eyeball Paul in Kevin and Perry Go Large (2000
), Nigel in The Replacements (2000), Iki in the 51st State (2001), William Dobbin in Vanity Fair (2004) and Vladis Grutas in Hannibal Rising (2007). He has also played the role of Danny Morgan in the movie Danny Deckchair in 2003.
He also won the BAFTA award for his performance as a comedian in the television film "Not only But Always" in 2005. He has also performed for the rock band Oasis in the video "The Importance of Being Idle". He also got the Video of the Year NME awards in 2005. He has also many other music videos like "God! Show Me Magic", and "Hometown unicorn" by the Super Furry Animals, "Mulder & Scully" by Catatonia, and "Mama Told Me Not To Come" by Tom Jones and the Stereophonics.
Birth name: Rhys Evans
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
He has a brother Llyr Evans who is also an actor.
Being born on Jul 22, Rhys is a Cancer.
Rhys dated Sienna Miller
and amongst other amorous encounters was Kate Moss
Why do we like Rhys Ifans?
We like him because he is smart and a good actor.
Why is Rhys Ifans Famous?
He is famous because of his comedy role he played in the movie "Not only But Always" for which he also got an award in 2005.
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