Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Actor + Model
Born Jul 28, 1977

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is an Irish actor and model. He is best known for his roles in the films Velvet Goldmine, Mission Impossible III, Bend It Like Beckham, Match Point and his television roles as Elvis Presley in the biographical miniseries Elvis, which earned him a Golden Globe for Best Actor, and as King Henry VIII in the historical drama The Tudors. He has been the face of several advertising campaigns for Hugo Boss fragrances.… Read More

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  • Review: Growing Up Fast In ‘London Town’ Amid Punk And Thatcherism
    NYTimes - Oct 06, 2016
  • 'dracula's' Jonathan Rhys Meyers Joins Roland Emmerich's 'stonewall'
    Yahoo News - Jun 03, 2014
  • People's Choice Awards 2014: See The Complete List Of Tv, Movie, And Music Winners
    US Magazine - Jan 09, 2014
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    Huffington Post - Nov 27, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jonathan Rhys Meyers.


1977 Birth He was born 27 July 1977 in Dublin, Ireland, to Geraldine (née Myers; 1957–2007) and folk musician John O'Keeffe. … Read More


1996 18 Years Old In 1996, he appeared in Michael Collins, as the title character's ambusher.


1999 21 Years Old In 1999, he appeared in Ride with the Devil as psychopathic guerrilla fighter Pitt Mackeson. … Read More
2004 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He co-starred in 2004 in Oliver Stone's epic Alexander. … Read More
2006 28 Years Old In 2006, he appeared in Mission: Impossible III. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old In the 2007 music drama August Rush, he performed on-screen as singer-songwriter Louis Connelly and is credited for four songs on the soundtrack – "Break", "Moondance", "Something Inside", and "This Time". … Read More


2008 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2008, he became a celebrity ambassador for the Cork-based charitable organisation The Hope Foundation.
2013 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Meyers was cast as Dracula, in NBC's television series Dracula alongside Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Jessica De Gouw.
2014 36 Years Old On October 23, 2014 he received The Irish Post Legend Award at the London Hilton on Park Lane in recognition of his remarkable achievements in Film & Television over the previous twenty years.
2015 37 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Meyers appeared in the 2015 film Stonewall, directed by Roland Emmerich.
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