Jonathan Rhys-Meyers Biography (1977-)

Original name, Jonathan Michael Francis Myers; July 27, 1977 in Dublin, Ireland; raised in County Cork, Ireland; father, a musician. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, Oxford House, 76 Oxford St., London W1N OAX, England; United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., #500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Birth Details
Dublin, Ireland

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • (As Jonathan Rhys-Myer) First young man, A Man of No Importance, Sony Pictures Classics, 1994
  • (As Jonathan Rhys Myers) Collins's assassin, Michael Collins, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Rudolph, La lengua asesina (also known as The Killer Tongue), Lola Films/Spice Factory/Noel Gay Motion Picture Co., 1996
  • Finbar Flynn, The Disappearance of Finbar (also known as Naer Finbar foersvann), Buena Vista, 1996
  • Josh Minnell, The Maker, Maker Productions, 1997
  • (As Jonathan Rhys Meyers) Kevin Boyle, Telling Lies in America, Banner Pictures, 1997
  • Brian Slade, Velvet Goldmine, Miramax, 1998
  • Henry Cavendish, The Governess, Sony Pictures Classics, 1998
  • Nic at age 16, The Loss of Sexual Innocence, Sony Pictures Classics, 1998
  • Bruno, B. Monkey (also known as B. Monkey--una donna da salvare), Miramax, 1998
  • Pitt Mackeson, Ride with the Devil (also known as Civil Warand To Live On), Universal, 1999
  • Chiron, Titus, Clear Blue Sky Productions, 1999
  • Mark Wraith, Happy Now, 2001
  • Noah, Prozac Nation, 2001
  • Joe, Bend It Like Beckham (also known as Kick It Like Beckham), 2002
  • Alan, Tangled, 2002
  • Chamberlain, The Emperor's Wife, 2003
  • The father, Octane, 2003
  • Davey, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Adam, The Tribe, BBC, 1998
  • George Amberson Minafer, The Magnificent Ambersons, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Samson at fourteen, Samson and Delilah (also known as Sansone eDalila), 1996
  • Steerpike, Gormenghast, BBC2 and BBC America, 2000

Further Reference


    • Interview, December, 1998, p. 102
    • New York Times, September 13, 1998, p. 70

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