What happened to Jonathan Rhys Meyers?

New Trailer: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Makes His Return to Screen in ‘Edge of the World’ We last saw Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the period drama Vikings (2017-2019) as Bishop Heahmund. He’s now set to star in a new project, also a period drama, taking on the lead in the forthcoming movie Edge of the World, reports Deadline.

Why did Jonathan Rhys Meyers change his name?

IRISH actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has revealed he changed his surname because he thinks his real name, Johnny O’Keefe, is boring. The 30-year-old Cork star decided to adopt the name Rhys-Meyers at the very beginning of his acting career to make himself sound more interesting.

Who has Jonathan Rhys Meyers dated?

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is engaged to his girlfriend Mara Lane, according to new reports. The 37-year-old actor is said to have popped the question to his film producer love after just seven months of dating.

Is Jonathan Rhys Meyers in jail?

Meyers is due for an arraignment on February 25. Two months before being charged, the Bend It Like Beckham star was arrested following a minor car accident in Malibu. According to arrest documents drawn up in November 2020, bail was set at $5,000 and the Vikings alum was released on citation one day after his arrest.

Why did Jonathan Rhys Meyers refuse to wear a fat suit?

The makers of BBC show The Tudors have said Henry VIII will not gain weight so that he retains his sex appeal. The show’s bosses have said Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who plays Henry in the costume drama will not be required to put on a fat suit to reflect the king’s expanding waistline.

Who is Jonathan Rhys Meyers wife?

Mara Lanem. 2016
Jonathan Rhys Meyers/Wife

Can Jonathan Rhys Meyers really sing?

“I can sing and play guitar, but I have some brothers, and one of them was the drummer in the band, and I played with them for fun,” Rhys Meyers explains.

Is Jonathan Rhys Meyers Irish?

Jonathan Rhys Meyers (born Jonathan Michael Francis O’Keeffe; 27 July 1977) is an Irish actor, model, and musician….

Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Nationality Irish
Education North Monastery Christian Brothers School
Occupation Actor, Singer, Musician and Model
Years active 1994–present

Why did Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Reena Hammer break up?

His addiction was still an acknowledged problem several months later, when his on-off girlfriend Reena Hammer announced: “We’re just taking a break from each other. Part of the reason is that Jonny is dealing with his problems with alcohol.”

Did Jonathan Rhys Meyers gain weight for Tudors?

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a dedicated actor, but he does not plan to gain weight as he portrays Henry VIII as an older man the final season on “The Tudors.” “I suppose I’d like a few extra pounds but, no, I’m not going to turn into the Holbein painting,” said Meyers.

Why did the Tudors get Cancelled?

Series creator and executive producer Michael Hirst explained to reporters in January that the reason was “The collapse of the dollar.” At the time, Hirst said that he and the other producers were hoping to be able to make the fourth season a full 10 episode season and apparently they’ve been successful.

What did Jonathan Rhys Meyers do for a living?

Jonathan Rhys Meyers says he’d rather play villain than James Bond David and Ergen were pulled aside by customs officials after landing and ‘held for eight hours’ before being let go and then arrested as they tried to leave the island days later. David’s family business is the Leventis-David group, which owns the Coca-Cola Hellenic bottling plants.

Who are the parents of Jonathan Rhys Meyers?

Mini Bio (1) Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born Jonathan Michael Meyers on July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland, to Mary Geraldine (Meyers) and John O’Keeffe, a musician.

How did David Rhys Meyers get out of jail?

St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force confirmed David had been charged He was released after paying bail of $30,000 and is due in court Tuesday

Who are some of Jonathan Rhys Meyers favorite actors?

Favorite actors are Joaquin Phoenix and Cillian Murphy. Auditioned for the lead in Tigerland (2000), but lost out to Colin Farrell. He later admitted that Colin was the best choice for the role. The first acting work he did was a commercial at age 15 for which he was paid 500 pounds.