Il tient son nom de scène du nom de sa mère, Meyers.
With a flash of his improbably blue-green eyes, he replies in a soft Irish accent, tainted by a slight American intonation. Like them, he delivers edgy, troubled, enigmatic characters with devastating aplomb, because he is edgy, troubled and enigmatic.
Later, in the café at the studio, I ask what all that drama was last year. I’m all over the place, hopeless, like a 16-year-old kid. Of course, as a young Irish actor you’re tarred before you start. His idols are Peter O’Toole, Richard Harris and Richard Burton.
Annie and one of the bridesmaids pick up instant dislike for each other because of the jealousy they bear for each other’s tight tuning with Lillian.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers walks into the Live photo shoot dressed in a pair of snakeskin cowboy boots, jeans, a tight V-necked T-shirt and a deconstructed designer jacket. In April last year, his publicist announced that ‘after a non-stop succession of filming, Jonathan Rhys Meyers has entered an alcohol treatment programme’. Rhys Meyers’s persona of a regal, and perhaps slightly feral, rake makes for a brilliantly paranoid, charismatic and dangerous king of .
Grey himself, Jamie Dornan back in 2003, before starting a romance with Klaxons band-member, James Righton in 2011.