Rhys Ifans Biography

Birthday: 1967-07-22
Place of Birth: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Wiki Biography: Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Wales, the son of teacher parents. 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 went on to train at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Ifans made his small screen debut as the host of Welsh children's TV show, Stwnsh. Various roles in theater and Welsh language television also followed. His breakthrough on the big screen came in the British hit Twin Town (1997), where he acting alongside his younger brother Llyr Ifans. More film success followed, notably as Hugh Grant's scruffy housemate in Notting Hill (1999). Other projects include Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) , Little Nicky (2000), Enduring Love (2004), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). In 2004, he played iconic British comedian Peter Cook in the TV film Not Only But Always (2004) (TV). His performance earned him an Emmy nomination and a BAFTA award for Best Actor.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Replacements Nigel 'The Leg' Gruff 2000 Comedy
Johnny Vaughan Tonight 2002
Anonymous Earl of Oxford 2011 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Hotel Trent Stoken 1967
The Amazing Spiderman Dr. Curt Connors 1977
August Griffiths 1996 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Twin Town 1997 Comedy, Drama
Dancing at Lughnasa 1998 Drama
Notting Hill Spike 1999 Comedy, Romance
Heart Alex Madden 1999 Drama, Thriller
You're Dead... Eddie 1999 Thriller
Streetlife Kevin 1999 Drama
Kevin & Perry Go Large 2000
Little Nicky Adrian 2000 0, 0
The Replacements Nigel 'The Leg' Gruff 2000 0
Rancid Aluminum Pete Thompson 2000 Comedy, Crime, Drama
Janice Beard Sean 2000 Comedy
The Shipping News 2001 0
Human Nature Puff 2001 0
Christmas Carol: The Movie Bob Cratchit 2001 Animation, Family
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands 2002 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Danny Deckchair 2003 0
Vanity Fair William Dobbin 2004 Drama, Romance
Enduring Love Jed 2004 Drama, Mystery, Romance
Not Only But Always Peter Cook 2004 Drama
El sueño de una noche de San Juan Lysander 2005 Animation, Drama, Romance
Chromophobia 2006 Drama
Elizabeth: The Golden Age 2007 0, 0
Hannibal Rising Vladis Grutas 2007 Crime, Drama, Horror
Four Last Songs Dickie 2007 Comedy, Drama, Music
The Informers 2009 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Mr. Nobody 2009 Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Greenberg Ivan Schrank 2010
Nanny McPhee Returns Phil green 2010
Passion Play Sam 2011
Serena Galloway 2013 Drama
Panda Eyes Don 2013 Mystery, Thriller
Madame Bovary Monsieur Lheureux 2014 Drama
Squirrels to the Nuts Seth Gilbert 2015 Comedy
Under Milk Wood Captain Cat 2015 Drama