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Rhys Ifans is a Actor British born on 22 july 1967 at Haverfordwest (United-kingdom)

Rhys Ifans

Rhys Ifans
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Birth name Rhys Evans
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 22 july 1967 (52 years) at Haverfordwest (United-kingdom)

Rhys Ifans ([r̥ɨːs ˈivans]; born Rhys Owain Evans; 22 July 1967) is a Welsh actor and musician. He is known for his portrayal of characters such as Spike in Notting Hill, Jed Parry in Enduring Love and Eyeball Paul in Kevin & Perry Go Large. He is also known as a member of the Welsh rock groups Super Furry Animals and The Peth. Ifans also appeared as Xenophilius Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, and as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man. He played Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, in Anonymous. Ifans also has a recurring role as Mycroft Holmes on the CBS series Elementary. Ifans gained fame in the United States for playing Nigel Gruff, a footballer-turned-American football player with a gambling addiction, in the 2000 film The Replacements.

Biography

Ifans's brother, Llŷr Ifans, is also an actor. They starred together in the Welsh produced film Twin Town. Rhys was romantically linked to actress Sienna Miller, and has a swallow tattoo on his right wrist to match hers. In June 2008 it was reported that Miller had ended the relationship with Ifans just a few months after they had become engaged.

During 2011 Comic Con, Ifans was arrested for misdemeanour battery, by San Diego police, after allegedly pushing a guard prior to speaking on a guest panel. In August 2011, the local District Attorney's office announced that Ifans would not be charged due to lack of evidence.

Best films

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
(Actor)
Notting Hill (1999)
(Actor)
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
(Actor)
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
(Actor)
Anonymous (2011)
(Actor)
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
(Actor)

Usually with

Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Kevin Allen
Kevin Allen
(2 films)
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(3 films)
Kathy Burke
Kathy Burke
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Rhys Ifans (51 films)

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Actor

Snowden
Snowden (2016)
, 2h14
Directed by Oliver Stone
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Historical, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about computing, Sécurité informatique, Political films
Actors Shailene Woodley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scott Eastwood, Nicolas Cage, Timothy Olyphant, Logan Marshall-Green
Roles Corbin O'Brian
Rating72% 3.647873.647873.647873.647873.64787
The true story follows Edward Snowden, an American computer professional who leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) to The Guardian in June 2013.
Alice Through the Looking Glass, 1h53
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Time travel films, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Rickman
Roles Zanik Hightopp
Rating62% 3.1070953.1070953.1070953.1070953.107095
Cela fait trois ans que Alice sillonne les mers en tant que capitaine du navire Wonder, le vaisseau de feu son père, le Lord Kingleigh. En 1875, après son retour d'un de ses voyages en Chine, Alice reçoit la visite d'un mystérieux papillon bleu. Elle devine tout de suite qu'il s’agit d'Absolem. Lui faisant confiance, elle le suit, et c'est grâce à lui qu'elle traverse un miroir. De l'autre côté, Absolem fait savoir à Alice que le Chapelier Fou, le grand ami de cette dernière, est en danger. Sans hésiter, Alice rejoint vite la demeure du Chapelier, qu'elle trouve mourant (souffrant de tristesse et d'anxiété en pensant que sa famille est encore vivante). D'après la Reine Blanche, Mirana, le seul moyen de le sauver est de remonter le temps. La mission d’Alice est donc de sauver le Chapelier en sauvant sa famille en essayant de ne pas se faire attraper par le Temps lui-même, qui a collaboré avec la perfide Reine Rouge, Iracebeth, la sœur de Mirana.
She's Funny That Way, 1h33
Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy
Actors Brie Larson, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Imogen Poots, Will Forte, Kathryn Hahn
Roles Seth Gilbert
Rating60% 3.048483.048483.048483.048483.04848
The film centers on a call girl/escort-turned-Broadway-thespian Isabella/Izzy/Glowstick (Imogen Poots) and follows the “recurring intersection between these two facets of her life”.
Madame Bovary, 1h59
Directed by Sophie Barthes
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, Madame Bovary
Actors Mia Wasikowska, Paul Giamatti, Ezra Miller, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Rhys Ifans
Roles Monsieur Lheureux
Rating56% 2.8490952.8490952.8490952.8490952.849095
This “Madame Bovary” begins as teenage Emma (Mia Wasikowska) is packing up her belongings and preparing to leave the convent to marry the man her farmer father has arranged as her husband: country doctor Charles Bovary (Henry Lloyd-Hughes). But life in the small, provincial town of Yonville soon makes her miserable, as she spends her days alone reading or wandering in the garden while Charles tends to patients. Even when he’s home, he’s such a drag that he may as well not even be there.
Len and Company, 1h42
Origin USA
Actors Rhys Ifans, Juno Temple, Jack Kilmer, Keir Gilchrist, Kathryn Hahn
Roles Len

A withdrawn music producer’s life is disrupted when his son and his protege come to his house unannounced and unexpectedly.
Serena
Serena (2014)
, 1h49
Directed by Susanne Bier
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry
Actors Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones, Sean Harris, David Dencik
Roles Galloway
Rating54% 2.7027252.7027252.7027252.7027252.702725
In Depression-era North Carolina, George Pemberton struggles to maintain the future of his timber empire. His life becomes more complicated after his wife, Serena, learns that she cannot ever bear children after she suffers a miscarriage with their first child.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, 2h22
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about computing, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Shailene Woodley, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore
Rating65% 3.2980853.2980853.2980853.2980853.298085
OsCorp scientist Richard Parker records a video message to explain his disappearance. Later, he and his wife, Mary, are aboard a private jet hijacked by a man sent to assassinate Richard. The plane crashes, killing both Richard and Mary, after he uploads the video.
Another Me
Another Me (2013)
, 1h26
Directed by Isabel Coixet
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller
Actors Sophie Turner, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Claire Forlani, Rhys Ifans, Ivana Baquero, Géraldine Chaplin
Roles Don Delussey, Fay's father
Rating47% 2.351512.351512.351512.351512.35151
While on vacation Fay's father (Rhys Ifans) is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Returning to school Fay (Sophie Turner) is cast in the school production of Macbeth as Lady Macbeth with her crush, Drew (Gregg Sulkin) cast in the title role. During the first rehearsal Fay is nervous and keeps forgetting her lines. Her teacher, John (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) advises her to look at Roman Polanski's 1971 version of Macbeth for inspiration. Fay goes to the school library to pick up a copy and while there is terrified as lights begin to flicker on and off and she hears the sound of someone chasing her. Shortly after she runs off she is found by a group of her friends who have seen and heard nothing.
The Amazing Spider-Man, 2h16
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about computing, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, L'enfance marginalisée, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Films about school violence
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Campbell Scott, Denis Leary, Irrfan Khan
Roles Dr. Curt Connors / The Lizard
Rating68% 3.4459753.4459753.4459753.4459753.445975
A young Peter Parker discovers his father Richard Parker's study has been burgled. Gathering up hidden documents, Peter's parents take him to the home of his Aunt May and Uncle Ben, then mysteriously depart.
The Five-Year Engagement, 2h4
Directed by Nicholas Stoller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Rhys Ifans, Jacki Weaver
Roles Winton Childs
Rating61% 3.097833.097833.097833.097833.09783
Tom Solomon (Jason Segel), a sous chef at a fancy restaurant, and Violet Barnes (Emily Blunt), a psychology PhD graduate, are a happy couple in San Francisco who get engaged a year after they began dating. Their nuptials get interrupted when Tom's best friend Alex Eilhauer (Chris Pratt) gets Violet's sister Suzie (Alison Brie) pregnant at Tom and Violet's engagement party and the two marry before Tom and Violet. Their nuptials get further delayed when Violet gets accepted into the University of Michigan's post-doctorate in psychology program which lasts two years. Tom agrees to move with her and delay their wedding until then. However, when he tells his boss, he becomes disheartened when she states she was planning on making him head chef at a new restaurant in town.
Anonymous
Anonymous (2011)
, 2h10
Directed by Roland Emmerich
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Political films, Alternate history films, Films about royalty
Actors Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Xavier Samuel, Sebastian Armesto
Roles Edward de Vere
Rating68% 3.4473.4473.4473.4473.447
After a monologue delivered by Derek Jacobi, the film opens in 1603, with Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, ordering a desperate search for a trove of manuscripts. Ben Jonson, who has the manuscripts, flees down the streets of London and into the theatre known as The Rose. Hot on his heels, the soldiers who have been sent to arrest Jonson, break down the doors and intentionally set the theatre alight. Successive flashbacks cast us back five and then forty years, as the film evokes the reputed life of Edward de Vere from childhood through to his entanglement in an insurrection, and later on to his deathbed.
Passion Play, 1h34
Directed by Mitch Glazer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Romance
Actors Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, Rhys Ifans, Bill Murray, Kelly Lynch, Bud Cort
Roles Sam
Rating48% 2.401572.401572.401572.401572.40157
Nate (Mickey Rourke), a small-time jazz musician and recovering heroin addict, is clearly a hard-luck case. After a performance one night, he is mugged and bound. He awakens to find himself in a vehicle and being driven out into the desert, but he is helpless to do anything about it. His assailant then walks Nate away from the car, and is about to kill him, but instead the assailant is shot dead by a band of Native Americans, and Nate is left unharmed. Nate wanders around in the desert and climbs a mountain, where he looks down upon a carnival and sideshow. He walks through the carnival, asking the owner to use a telephone, and he wanders among the fire eaters, sword swallowers, and other performers. Nate finds himself drawn to the exotic beauty of Lily (Megan Fox), a freak performer who has wings on her back. Lily is cold and dismissive, but it dawns on her that this gentle giant may well be her ticket to a better life. The sideshow owner (Rhys Ifans) attempts to kill Nate, but Lily rescues him by stealing a truck, and together they flee to the city.
Neverland (miniseries), 2h41
Directed by Nick Willing
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, Charles Dance, Q'orianka Kilcher, Bob Hoskins, Charlie Rowe
Roles James Hook
Rating64% 3.247563.247563.247563.247563.24756
Part 1 In London, England 1906, orphan Peter Pan (Charlie Rowe) is one of a gang of juvenile street thieves assembled by arch crook and ace fencer James "Jimmy" Hook (Rhys Ifans). When Jimmy proposes the risky, but well worth it, job of Harbottle's Jewelry and Antiques, the ever-willing-to-please Peter talks the other boys into attempting the heist, despite their original protests, however their arguments had caused Jimmy to change his mind, stating that they weren't ready and he didn't want them to get caught and thrown in prison. Peter, wanting to prove to Jimmy both that they were ready and that he was old enough to become Jimmy's partner, convinced the other boys to join him in robbing Harbottle's that night, though he neglected to mention that Jimmy had explicitly told him not to.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, 2h26
Directed by David Yates
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Transport films, Harry Potter, Films about dragons, Ghost films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Felton
Roles Xenophilius Lovegood
Rating77% 3.851253.851253.851253.851253.85125
The Minister of Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour, addresses the wizarding media, stating that the Ministry would remain strong even as Lord Voldemort gains strength. Harry, Ron and Hermione prepare for a journey to find and destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes, with Harry watching Dursleys depart and Hermione wiping her parent's memories of her.