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Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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Born: July 27, 1977 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: Cast ...
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Grew up in Cork, Ireland; discovered by Hubbard Casting in a pool hall there
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Unsuccessfully auditioned for the lead in the feature "The War of the Buttons"
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First professional work, landed role in a Knorr soup commercial
1994:
Made feature debut in a bit role in "A Man of No Importance"
1996:
First significant part, Finbar in "The Disappearance of Finbar"
1996:
Landed pivotal role as the assassin in Neil Jordan's "Michael Collins"
1996:
Appeared in the quirky fantasy-comedy "The Killer Tongue"
1996:
Portrayed the young Samson in the TNT TV-movie "Samson and Delilah"
1997:
Co-starred with Matthew Modine in "The Maker"; aired on HBO in the USA
1997:
Played Kevin Boyle, the leader of a gang that bullies Brad Renfro, in "Telling Lies in America"
1998:
Appeared in the British TV-movie "The Tribe"
1998:
Filmed "B. Monkey," starring as the twisted boyfriend of Rupert Everett's Paul
1998:
Had featured role as the lovestruck teenage son of a wealthy British family in the 19th Century-set drama "The Governess"
1998:
Starred as fictional glam-rock icon Brian Slade in Todd Haynes' "Velvet Goldmine"; also performed songs for the soundtrack
1999:
Played the younger incarnation of Julian Sands' documentary filmmaker in Mike Figgis' "The Loss of Sexual Innocence"
1999:
Cast by Ang Lee in the Civil War drama "Ride With the Devil," playing a ruthless killer
1999:
Featured alongside Jessica Lange in "Titus," famed theater director Julie Taymor's feature directorial debut
2002:
Had featured role in the A&E miniseries version of "The Magnificent Ambersons"
2002:
Starred as the coach of a girls football (soccer) team in "Bend It Like Beckham" opposite Parminder Nagra and Keira Knightley
2003:
Cast in the feature based on the best selling novel "Prozac Nation"
2004:
Starred opposite Clive Owen in "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"
2004:
Co-starred with Colin Farrell in Oliver Stone's "Alexander"
2005:
Portrayed American icon Elvis Presley in the CBS TV movie "Elvis"; earned an Emmy nomination for Best Actor
2005:
Played a former tennis pro opposite Scarlett Johansson in Woody Allen's "Match Point"
2006:
Cast in the J.J. Abrams-helmed "Mission: Impossible III" opposite Tom Cruise
2007:
Cast as Henry VIII on the Showtime series "The Tudors"; earned Golden Globe (2008, 2009) nominations for Best Actor in a Drama Series
2007:
Co-starred with Jonathan Keri Russell and Freddie Highmore in the child-prodigy drama "August Rush"
2010:
Co-starred with John Travolta in "From Paris with Love"; co-written by Luc Besson
2012:
Cast in the period drama "Albert Nobbs" opposite Glenn Close

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