This day 27th of July Jonathan Rhys Meyers is celebrating his 43 birthday. An Irish actor who got a big popularity after starring in Henry VIII in the TV program The Tudors.
On this day we want to share the most exciting movies with his acting to enjoy his brilliant work on a screen. And here are his most remarkable roles.
Jonathan had a leading role in the biographical drama “Velvet Goldmine”. A story tells about the life and destiny of a musician with a very provocative reputation of Brian Slade. Drugs, alcohol, sex, and homosexuality – all this was so naturally transmitted to Rhys Meyers that many fans actually thought that he is a real gay.
Jonathan was nominated for the best role of the year. Rhys Meyers grew up in a cramped apartment and spent his money from the first film to buy a big house for his mom.
Jonathan is in Woody Allen’s drama Match Point. The story is familiar to Dostoevsky’s novel “Crime and Punishment”. Unlike Raskolnikov, Jonathan’s character tries to conceal his crime, and he succeeds eventually. The performance of Rhys Meyers and Scarlett Johansson gave the film worldwide fame and a profit of $ 78 million.
It’s a famous and legendary Tudor series. The plot tells about the biography of the legendary King of England, Henry VIII, who was the 2nd representative of the Tudor dynasty. The story of his personal life was tragic since no woman could give him an heir to the throne who would succeed his father.
Thus, the daughters of King Mary and Elizabeth became deeply involved in the history of England as true rulers. The series featured four seasons in which actors Henry Cavill, James Frain, Natalie Dormer and Maria Doyle Kennedy played.
Thriller Shelter with Jonathan and Julianne Moore. In this film, Rhys Meyers played for the first time a mentally unstable patient who communicates with another world with many personalities which become part of his life.
His quite opposite actor’s role from the previous movie, in the thrilling plot of cult director Luc Besson “From Paris with love.” Jonathan played a CIA undercover agent who enters the mafia revolution along with John Travolta.
The picture takes you to the prewar time, the story is about love, relationship, passion which is very similar to the power of an infinite love and relationship between Tristan and Isolde and Romeo and Juliet.
The movie based on historical events, was adapted from a book by Jan Baalsrud. The 12th Man highlights the efforts of those who helped Baalsrud escape, which is consistent with Baalsrud’s own statements about the courage of the local population. The action also describes the pursuit of Baalsrud from the point of view of the SD (from german Sicherheitsdienst des Reichsführers-SS Security Service or SD) leadership and shows the cat-and-mouse escape between storm leader Kurt Stage and Baalsrud.
Criminal action movie by Alexander Chernyaev. After a car accident when another vehicle forced him to leave the street, the man wakes up with amnesia while finding a body in the trunk of his car, the fifth victim of a serial killer who is detaining the area. Is he a serial killer? Is he guilty? To find out the truth you have to watch it.
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