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The Tudors, Match Point, Elvis, Velvet Goldmine, Bend It Like Beckham
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers (full name Jonathan Michael Francis O’Keeffe) was born on July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland. He was born to parents Geraldine Meyers and John O’Keeffe who was a musician. He suffered from serious heart ailment at the time of his birth but recovered and had a troubled upbringing.
After the divorce of his parents when he was 3, he was raised by his mother. He was also dropped from school when he was 16 years old.
Following some rough time, he was selected to cast in the movie War of the Buttons (1994) but didn’t manage to get the role. But that didn’t keep him down. After appearing in an advertisement for Knorr, he got roles in the movie A Man of No Importance (1994) and The Disappearance of Finbar (1996). In the later movie, h
e got a frontline role.
He got a small role in the movie Michael Collins (1996) and then in Velvet Goldmine. His next movies were The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999), The Governess (1998), Titus (1999), Ride With the Devil (1999), Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Vanity Fair (2004) and Alexander (2004).
Other films in which he had odd roles included The Tesseract (2003), Octane (2003) and Match Point (2005).
The variety of roles earned him distinction in the movie industry and for this he was offered the role of Henry VIII in the TV show The Tudors.
Why is he famous?
Jonathan Rhys Meyers is famous as an actor who has acted in movies like Match Point (2005) and in the TV show The Tudors as Henry VIII.
Here is one of his famous quots:
“I find actors who play nasty guys in movies are the nicest guys in real life, and the opposite then goes for heroes.”
- Jonathan Rhys Meyers
- 5` 10" (178 cm) height.
Being born on 07/27, Jonathan Rhys is a leo.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers had studied at (dropout at age 16).
Jonathan Rhys dated Glenda Gilson and amongst other famous relationships was Sasha "cha cha" Seigne.
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Jonathan Michael Francis O`Keeffe
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers (born Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keeffe; 27 July 1977) is an Irish actor. 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 model for several Hugo Boss fragrances advertising campaigns.
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Actor, Model, Producer
Mary Geraldine Meyers O'Keeffe (died 20 November 2007)
Jamie O'Keeffe (younger), Paul O'Keeffe (younger)
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Modeled for the Fall/Winter Collection 2001 for Club Monaco.Com., Worked in Knorr Soup commercial., [Fall/Winter 2006] New face of the Hugo Boss male fragrance 'Hugo', appearing in TV-commercial and ad campaigns. (This marks the first time that Boss uses a celebrity.), Print and TV ads for new Hugo fragrances XX and XY, Versace Fall/Winter 2006-2007 Ad Campaign
Sharon, Maria (half siblings)
Suzy's Field (band) who he recorded the song 'Open Mouth' with on their 2014 album 'Blossom'.
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North Monastery Secondary School (Dropped out at 16)
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