Rhys Ifans

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Rhys Ifans
Ifans in 2011
Rhys Owain Evans

(1967-07-22) 22 July 1967 (age 56)
OccupationActor, musician
Years active1991–present
Partner(s)Anna Friel (2011–2014)
RelativesLlŷr Ifans (brother)

Rhys Ifans (born Rhys Owain Evans; 22 July 1967) is a Welsh actor and musician. In movies, he has played Spike in Notting Hill (1999), Eyeball Paul in Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000), Danny Morgan in Danny Deckchair (2003), Jed Parry in Enduring Love (2004), Xenophilius Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010), Howard Marks in Mr. Nice (2010), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford in Anonymous (2011) and Dr. Curt Connors / The Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021). In 2005, Ifans won a BAFTA Award for his role as Peter Cook in Not Only But Always (2004).[1] He is known on television for roles in Elementary and Berlin Station.

Ifans was born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. He is a native Welsh speaker. His brother is actor Llŷr Ifans. He dated actress Anna Friel between 2011 and 2014.

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  1. Greenstreet, Rosanna (28 September 2019). "Rhys Ifans: 'My best kiss? It was long, slow and forbidden'". The Guardian. Retrieved 6 February 2020.

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