Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keefe
  • Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/27/1977, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers Fast Facts:
  • Expelled from school for setting a science lab on fire.
  • Discovered at 16 by a casting agent who met him in a pool hall in Cork, Ireland.
  • First acting job was in a soup commercial.
  • Favorite actors are Peter O'Toole, Richard Harris and Richard Burton.
  • Became a celebrity ambassador for the Hope Foundation in 2008.
  • Struggles with alcohol abuse and has been in and out of rehab since 2005.
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers Relationships:
  • Reena Hammer - Significant Other
  • Alan O'Keeffe - Brother
  • Jamie O'Keeffe - Brother
  • Geraldine Myers - Mother
  • Paul O'Keeffe - Brother
  • John O'Keeffe - Father
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers Awards:
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee

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