Rhys Ifans Biography (1968-)

Name is pronounced "rees eevans"; original name, Rhys Evans; born July 22, 1968, in Rhuthun, Wrexham, Wales; son of Eirwyn (a primary school teacher) andBeti (a nursery school teacher) Evans; brother of Llyr Ifans (an actor). Addresses: Agent: Endeavor, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Gordon and French, 12-13 Poland St., London W1F 8QB, England.; Manager: Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, BeverlyHills, CA 90212.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
July 22, 1968
Rhuthun, Wales, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Griffiths, August, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996
  • Pagan, Darklands, Splendid Films/Victor Films, 1997
  • Jeremy Lewis, Twin Town, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1997
  • The Deadness of Dad, 1997
  • Eddie, You're Dead ... (also known as You Are Dead), Trident Releasing, 1998
  • Gerry Mundy, Dancing at Lughnasa, Sony Pictures Classics, 1998
  • Spike, Notting Hill, Universal, 1999
  • Alex Madden, Heart, Feature Film Company, 1999
  • Sean, Janice Beard: 45 Words Per Minute (also known as Janice Beard), Empire Pictures, 1999
  • Pete Thompson, Rancid Aluminum, Trimark Video, 2000
  • Eyeball Paul, Kevin & Perry Go Large, Paramount Home Video, 2000
  • Nigel "The Leg" Gruff, The Replacements, Warner Bros., 2000
  • Matthew, Love, Honour and Obey (also known as London Dogs,Love Honor and Obey, and Love, Honour & Obey), Keystone Pictures, 2000
  • Adrian, Little Nicky, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • Puff, Human Nature, Fine Line Features, 2001
  • Trent Stoken, Hotel, Innovation Film Group, 2001
  • Voice of Bob Cratchit, Christmas Carol: The Movie (also known as Ein Weihnachtsmaerchen), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 2001
  • Iki, The 51st State (also known as Formula 51 and Formule 51), Screen Gems, 2001
  • Beaufield Nutbeem, The Shipping News, Miramax, 2001
  • Himself, Against the Dying of the Light (documentary short film),2001
  • Himself, Adam Sandler Goes to Hell (documentary), New Line Home Video, 2001
  • Dek, Once upon a Time in the Midlands, Sony Pictures Classics, 2002
  • Danny Morgan, Danny Deckchair, Lions Gate Films, 2003
  • Jed, Enduring Love, 2004
  • Dobbin, Vanity Fair, Gramercy, 2004
  • The Science of Sleep, 2004
  • Also appeared in Jimmy McGovern's Heart.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Spatz, 1990
  • Movies
  • Kevin, Streetlife, BBC, 1995
  • Voice of Head Elf, Hooves of Fire (also known as Robbie the Reindeer in Hooves of Fire), CBS, 1999
  • Title role (The Sin Eater), The Sin Eater, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Michael Dunn, Trial & Retribution, ITV, 1997
  • Specials
  • Himself, The Orange British Academy Film Awards, 2000, 2002
  • Himself, The ELLE Style Awards, 2002
  • Also appeared in Judas and the Gimp.
  • Episodic
  • Himself, TFI Friday, Channel 4, 2000
  • Guest, Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 2001
  • Himself, Johnny Vaughan Tonight, 2002
  • Also appeared as presenter and Macbeth, "Macbeth--The King Is Dead/To Kill the King," Shakespeare Shorts.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Beautiful Thing, West End production, London, 1994
  • Accident Death of an Anarchist, Donmar Warehouse, London, 2003
  • Appeared in Bad Finger, Donmar Warehouse; Volpone and Under Milk Wood, both National Theatre, London.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in "God Show Me Magic" by Super Furry Animals, 1996; "Mulder andScully" by Catatonia, 1998; "Mama Told Me Not to Come" by Tom Jones and theStereophonics, 2000.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Interview, May, 2002, p. 28
    • Newsweek, May 24, 1999, p. 71
    • People Weekly, June 21, 1999, p. 99
    • Video Store, May 9, 1999

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