Biography

Paul Rhys (born 19 Docember 1963) is a Welsh television, film and theatre actor. Rhys studied at RADA in London, leaving with the Bancroft Gold Medal in 1987. While there, he obtained his first major screen role, in "Absolute Beginners" (1986). Since then he has seldom been off the stage and screen. His first US exposure was when legendary American film director Robert Altman cast Rhys, who was then still a student, as Theo van Gogh in "Vincent and Theo" opposite Tim Roth as Vincent.

Paul Rhys (born 19 Docember 1963) is a Welsh television, film and theatre actor. Rhys studied at RADA in London, leaving with the Bancroft Gold Medal in 1987. While there, he obtained his first major screen role, in "Absolute Beginners" (1986). Since then he has seldom been off the stage and screen. His first US exposure was when legendary American film director Robert Altman cast Rhys, who was then still a student, as Theo van Gogh in "Vincent and Theo" opposite Tim Roth as Vincent.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1963-12-19

Place of Birth Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Murder in Rome as Cicero
2017 Lore (1 episode) as Philip Smith
2017 Rellik (6 episodes) as Patrick Barker
2016 Victoria (8 episodes) as Sir John Conroy
2015 Casanova (1 episode) as Comte De St Germain as Comte De St Germain
2014 The Assets (8 episodes) as Aldrich Ames
2011 Great Expectations (3 episodes) as Mr. Denby / Compeyson
2011 Borgia (4 episodes)
2011 Eliminate: Archie Cookson as Archie Cookson
2010 When Harvey Met Bob as Paul McCartney
2010 Luther (1 episode)
2009 The Queen (5 episodes)
2009 Moving On (1 episode) as Andy
2009 Being Human (3 episodes)
2008 Mrs McGinty's Dead as Robin Upward
2008 Bonekickers (1 episode)
2008 Murdoch Mysteries (13 episodes) as Dr. Llewllyn Francis
2006 The Ten Commandments as Ramses (2 episodes) as Ramses
2005 Hellraiser: Deader as Winter
2003 The Deal as Peter Mandelson
2002 Food of Love as Richard Kennington
2001 From Hell as Dr. Ferral
2001 The Cazalets (6 episodes) as Rupert Cazalet
2001 The Innocent as David Pastorov
2000 Anna Karenina (4 episodes) as Nikolai
2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (1 episode)
1999 Love Lies Bleeding as Jonathan
1998 King Lear as Edgar
1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (4 episodes) as Charles Stringham
1995 The Haunting of Helen Walker as Edward Goffe
1995 Nina Takes a Lover as Photographer
1995 The Last Machine (5 episodes)
1995 Kavanagh QC (1 episode)
1994 The Healer as Dr. John Lassiter
1993 Gallowglass (3 episodes) as Sandor
1992 Becoming Colette as Chapo
1992 Rebecca's Daughters as Anthony Raine
1992 Chaplin as Sydney Chaplin
1990 Vincent & Theo as Theodore 'Theo' Van Gogh
1990 102 Boulevard Haussmann
1990 Chillers (1 episode)
1988 Tumbledown as Hugh MacKessac
1988 The Heroes as Ivan Lyon
1987 My Family and Other Animals (10 episodes) as George
1987 Lionheart as Mayor of the Underground City
1986 Absolute Beginners as Dean Swift

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