Rhys Ifans

Actor + Musician
Born Jul 22, 1967
Age 47
Hometown Haverfordwest
Net Worth $12.5 Million
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Nationality British
Other Names Reese Ee-vans
Eye Color Blue

Rhys Ifans is a Welsh actor and musician. He is known for his portrayal of characters such as Spike in Notting Hill and Jed Parry in Enduring Love and 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 will appear as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard in the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man. He played Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, in Anonymous.… Read More

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    Yahoo News - Aug 14, 2013
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1967 Birth Ifans was born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, in 1967, the son of Beti Wyn (née Davies), a nursery school teacher, and Eirwyn Evans, a primary school teacher. … Read More


1990 22 Years Old In 1990, Ifans presented Stwnsh (Welsh for "Mash"), an anarchic children's quiz programme. … Read More


2002 34 Years Old In 2002 he gained some controversy in the British media for his alleged support of Welsh nationalist group Meibion Glyndŵr, a militant group who burnt more than a hundred empty, second homes in the Welsh heartlands in the 1980s. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Ifans won a BAFTA for his portrayal of comedian Peter Cook in the TV film Not Only But Always.
2006 38 Years Old In December 2006, he returned to the London stage in Michael Grandage's production Don Juan In Soho at the Donmar Warehouse (run ended 10 February 2007). … Read More
2007 39 Years Old On 16 July 2007, he received an Honorary Fellowship from Bangor University in north Wales, for services to the film industry. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old …  In June 2008 it was reported that Miller had ended the relationship with Ifans just a few months after they had become engaged.
2009 41 Years Old Ifans revealed on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, on 27 March 2009, that he would appear in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. … Read More
2010 42 Years Old On 11 October 2010, the Associated Press confirmed that Ifans would portray the villain in the Spider-Man reboot movie, The Amazing Spider-Man.
2011 43 Years Old 1 More Event
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.
2012 44 Years Old In September 2012 Rhys accepted the honour of being President of the newly formed Living Paths Society, which was formed to further and develop the Welsh language Wikipedia: Wicipedia Cymraeg.
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