Rhys Ifans

Actor, Celebrity

1967 –

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Who is Rhys Ifans?

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. Ifans also has a recurring role as Mycroft Holmes on the CBS series Elementary. Ifans gained fame in the United States as a footballer turned American football player with a gambling addiction, Nigel Gruff, in the 2000 film The Replacements.

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Born
Jul 22, 1967
Haverfordwest
Also known as
  • Rhys Owain Evans
  • Rhys Evans
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Welsh people
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Scottish Academy
  • Ysgol Maes Garmon
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama
    ( - 1997)

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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