Rhys Ifans

Welsh Actor
Born Jul 22, 1967

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 as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man. He played Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, in Anonymous.… Read More

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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 Ifans appeared in many Welsh-language television programmes before embarking on his film career, as well as performing at the Royal National Theatre, London and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. In 1990, he presented Stwnsh (Welsh for "Mash"), an anarchic children's quiz programme. … Read More


2000 32 Years Old He narrated the children's animated series Sali Mali for S4C in 2000. … Read More
2002 34 Years Old In 2002 Ifans gained some controversy, reported in the British media, for his alleged support of Welsh nationalist group Meibion Glyndŵr, a militant group which burnt more than 100 empty second homes in the Welsh heartlands in the 1980s. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old In 2005, Ifans made a guest appearance for the rock band Oasis in the video for their single "The Importance of Being Idle," for which he accepted their award for Video of the Year at the 2006 NME Awards. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old Rhys was romantically linked to actress Sienna Miller. In June 2008 it was reported that Miller had ended the relationship with Ifans a few months after they had become engaged.
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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, Ifans became patron of the Welsh-language Wikipedia (Wicipedia Cymraeg), together with The Most Reverend Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales. … Read More
2015 47 Years Old In 2015, Ifans starred with Jennifer Aniston in She's Funny That Way, directed by Peter Bogdanovich. … Read More
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