facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines
Victoria Smurfit says clothes help make the woman in 'Dracula'

Victoria Smurfit says clothes help make the woman in 'Dracula'

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Irish actress Victoria Smurfit says the gorgeous clothing and jewelry she wears for NBC's "Dracula" are a tremendous help as she prepares to play a Victorian lady who moonlights as a vampire huntress.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a joy to work with, says co-star

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a joy to work with, says co-star

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Irish actress Victoria Smurfit says sharing the screen with her fellow countryman Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the new NBC series "Dracula" was a joy.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Jonathan Rhys Meyers doesn't believe 'Star Wars' buzz

Jonathan Rhys Meyers doesn't believe 'Star Wars' buzz

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers says "Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams hasn't spoken to him about appearing in the sequel.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 27, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, July 27, 2012.
By United Press International

People in the news

The latest news on today's hottest celebrities ...
By United Press International
Meyers to star in small-screen 'Dracula'

Meyers to star in small-screen 'Dracula'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- NBC and Sky Living say they are working on a co-production of "Dracula," a drama series starring Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Meyers fined for 2009 drunken rampage

Meyers fined for 2009 drunken rampage

PARIS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A French court has fined Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers about $1,300 for threatening to kill three police officers while intoxicated in 2009, officials said.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers allegedly attempts suicide

Jonathan Rhys Meyers allegedly attempts suicide

LONDON, June 30 (UPI) -- Irish-born actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was hospitalized this week after a suspected suicide attempt, Britain's The Sun newspaper reported Thursday.
Meyers heading back to rehab

Meyers heading back to rehab

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- Jonathan Rhys Meyers' publicist has confirmed the Irish actor is again seeking treatment for his addiction to alcohol.
Richardson joins 'Tudors' cast

Richardson joins 'Tudors' cast

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- British film and TV actress Joely Richardson has joined the cast of the drama series, "The Tudors," for its fourth and final season, Showtime announced.
Report: Meyers detained by airport police

Report: Meyers detained by airport police

PARIS, June 24 (UPI) -- Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was handcuffed and questioned after he allegedly, while drunk, challenged police to a fight in a French airport.
'Tudors' to return for 4th, final season

'Tudors' to return for 4th, final season

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Showtime announced Monday it has picked up a fourth season of its drama series "The Tudors," starring Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII.
Lionsgate to distribute 'Love' in 2010

Lionsgate to distribute 'Love' in 2010

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- Lionsgate says it has acquired the North American distribution rights to the EuropaCorp-produced action/thriller "From Paris with Love."
Travolta, Meyers team up for 'Paris'

Travolta, Meyers team up for 'Paris'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers reportedly has signed on to co-star with John Travolta in the French thriller "From Paris with Love."
Prev
Page 1 of 4
Photos
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers arrives at the Rome Film Festival in Rome on October 20, 2007. Meyers is in Rome with his film "August Rush". (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
Wiki

Jonathan Rhys Meyers (born 27 July 1977) is an Irish actor and model.

He is best known for his roles in the films Velvet Goldmine, 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 of several advertising campaigns for Hugo Boss fragrances.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keeffe in Dublin, Ireland, the son of Mary Geraldine Myers and musician John O'Keeffe. His stage name is derived from his mother's maiden name, Meyers. He was raised Roman Catholic by his family. Born in Dublin, he moved to Cork at one year old and was raised there with his three younger brothers named Jamie, Alan and Paul, who are all professional musicians. When he was three, his parents separated. His mother raised Rhys Meyers and his brother Alan while his other two brothers went to live at their grandmother's house with their father. Rhys Meyers attended North Monastery School.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jonathan Rhys Meyers."
Most Popular
1
Hundreds of cats take over island in New York
2
5-year-old girl in Idaho shot dead by another 5-year-old
3
Christina Aguilera poses pregnant, nude for V Magazine
4
Bachmann: Obama wants to use child immigrants for medical experiments
5
Ohio woman allegedly poops in front of Walgreens after being accused of shoplifting
x
Feedback