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Rhys Ifans

Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. He was educated in two Welsh language schools - Ysgol Pentrecelyn, where his mother taught, and Ysgol Maes Garmon. During his childhood, Ifans showed an interest in performing and attended youth acting school. He went on to train at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.Ifans made his small screen debut as the host of Welsh children's TV show, Stwnsh. Various roles in theater and Welsh language television also followed. His breakthrough on the big screen came in the British hit Twin Town (1997), where he acting alongside his younger brother Llyr Ifans. More film success followed, notably as Hugh Grant's scruffy housemate in Notting Hill (1999). Other projects include Les moissons d'Irlande (1998) , Little Nicky (2000), Enduring Love (2004), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012).In 2004, he played iconic British comedian Peter Cook in the TV film Not Only But Always (2004). His performance earned him an Emmy nomination and a BAFTA award for Best Actor.


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Born:
Jul 22, 1967 In Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
7
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Series Happyish 2015-04-26

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Happyish
Poster of Elementary
Poster of Neverland
Poster of The Daily Show
Filmography
Happyish Unknown 2015-04-26
Elementary Unknown 2012-09-27
Neverland Jimmy Hook 2 episodes, 2011 2011-12-04
Annually Retentive Unknown 2006-07-11
Trial & Retribution Unknown 1997-10-19
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25