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Homme Numéro

Jonathan Rhys-Meyers By Nathalie Fraser Homme Numéro, Spring n.7 2004 1977, the year punk broke. It’s also the year in which Jonathan Rhys-Meyers was born, so it’s hardly surprising to discover in the attitude of the Irish actor certain basic tenets of the punk ethos, its speed and anger. Jonathan stands out by his refusal to play to type and the nervous intensity of his creative vision. Spotted at the age of fifteen, he rapidly landed a series of increasingly important parts. He’s played a bloodthirsty soldier...

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Irish Independent Weekend

The Rise and Rise of Rhys By John Daly Irish Independent Weekend, February 21, 2004 Jonathan Rhys Meyers, home for a break in his North Cork home, talks to John Daly about good looks and good luck in the movie business…and competing for roles with a Dub called Farrell. It’s pushing on for midday in the quiet north Cork farmhouse as the man who would be Bond stifles a yawn from the previous night’s exertions. Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the Irish actor increasingly rumoured by the Hollywood media...

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Elle

Elle, December 2003 In Octane, Irish actor-cum-stud Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (Bend it Like Beckham, Velvet Goldmine), plays The Father, the leader of a cult that preys on Nat Wilson (Mischa). Bijou claims that she introduced you to mojitos. She did, yeah. And also to black eyes. She gave me a black eye the night before I left. What? Why? Because I didn’t fancy her. She’s a total little minx. And I want you to print that — that I didn’t fancy her and that’s why she gave me a black...

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My oh Meyers! By Caroline Hedley More, November 12-25, 2003 It’s 10:30 am and Jonathan Rhys Meyers is half an hour late. When he finally arrives, he’s feeling rough after a heavy night out — not that you’d know to look at him. The 26-year-old Bend it Like Beckham star from Ireland is even more beautiful in the flesh than he is on screen. After a sobering black coffee, the actor — whose film, Octane, has just been released — perks up and tells us all...

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Dublin Daily

Johnny come early By Erin McCafferty Dublin Daily, May 15, 2003 Cork-born actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has the sensual, androgynous looks of a Calvin Klein model. Erin McCafferty got up close and personal with the movie star. There’s a rumour doing the rounds at the moment that Jonathan Rhys Meyers is set to become the next James Bond. The 25-year-old from Cork thinks that’s hilarious. “I don’t know where that rumour came from,” he laughs. “There is absolutely no truth to it. I have never even been asked to...

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Irish Examiner

Jonathan rides a radio wave By Charlotte Sheridan Irish Examiner, October 4, 2002 Jonathan Rhys Meyers has the world at his feet — he’s only 25 and already has 19 films behind him. So you might be surprised to hear that the globe-trotting actor, made a humble phone call to an RTE producer, expressing his desire to read the short stories of Saki on the radio programme, the Book on One. Producer Seamus Hosey was only too glad to accommodate the Cork-born actor and his dulcet tones...

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Sunday World

Why Rising Irish Hollywood Hunk Has No Time For Movie Stars Sunday World, September 29, 2002 Meyers: I’m Not Playing Fame Game Irish Hollywood heart-throb Jonathan Rhys Meyers has revealed why he won’t be spending time with his new-found movie pals. The Cork actor, who shot to fame as the man who shot Michael Collins in Neil Jordan’s movie, says he couldn’t do his job if he spent his life with other film stars. “What happens to a lot of actors is that they go out and get a...

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Daily Express

Really, I Want to Read You A Story Daily Express, September 21, 2002 When Bend It Like Beckham star Jonathan Rhys Meyers left a message on radio producer Seamus Hosey’s phone asking him to give him a ring, Hosey thought it was a “complete wind-up”. But after a few probing questions he quickly realised that the voice on the other end of the phone line was indeed Jonathan’s. The 25-year-old Irish actor–voted the 34th sexiest man in the world by Cosmopolitan readers–was at home in Cork between roles when...

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Sunday Times

Wilde things By Sasha Slater Sunday Times, Style section, September 1, 2002 The launch party for the latest Britflick was an Oscar performance, says SASHA SLATER The dinner party is dead, it is claimed. We’re too stressed to have a good time, too tired to cook and too busy (and much too politically correct) for spiky conversations. Can this really be true? Is the text-message generation incapable of witty repartee? To celebrate the release of the new Britflick The Importance of Being Earnest, the publicists decided to prove that...

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New Weekly

Jonathan scores again By Tiffany Dunk New Weekly, August 5-9, 2002 Never heard of Jonathan Rhys-Meyers? Thanks to Bend it Like Beckham the Irish actor hopes that will change. He’s played a bisexual glam rocker in Velevt Goldmine, a drug-addled soldier in Ride with the Devil and a warped Shakespearean villain in Titus. And these are some of his less controversial roles. But having got wierdness down to a fine art, spunky 25-year-old Jonathan Rhys-Meyers couldn’t wait to play an ordinary soccer coach named Joe in Bend it Like...

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