Quick update on the Trinity College honor: Jonathan is set to receive the Trinity College Philosophical Society Honorary Patronage award this Satuday in Dublin. No details yet on the exact venue or time for the event. Jonathan is expected to attend to receive this honor in person.
Trinity Society honour actor Meyers September 19, 2008 Hollywood heartthrob Jonathan Rhys Meyers is set to get a royal welcome from Trinity College students in coming weeks. The Philosophical Society is to award its Honorary Patronage to the Cork-born star of The Tudors at a special ceremony. Previous personalities who have been given this honour include US presidential candidate Senator John McCain who came to Trinity in 2006 to answer questions from students. Source: The Press Association
The Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced today. “The Tudors” only received 2 nominations for Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series and Outstanding Costumes For A Series. Funny they were nominated for Outstanding Casting but no actors were recognized for their work on the series. Sadly, even Peter O’Toole got snubbed. What a shame!
For the first time, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the top 10 finalists for Best Drama and Best Comedy series. In previous years, lists would leak based on insider information and speculation. This year, the Academy has officially released the list. “The Tudors” has made it to the top 10 list for Best Drama series for the first time. It was widely known that it did not make the top 10 list last year. This weekend, the top 10 list will be whittled down to...
The 2008 Teen Choice Awards nominees were announced today and “August Rush” received a nod for Choice Movie: Drama. It’s up against “21”, “Into the Wild”, “Step Up 2: The Streets” and “Stop-Loss”. Keri Russell was also nominated for Choice Movie Actress: Drama for her role in “August Rush”. You can vote online at TeenChoiceAwards.com.
Jonathan won and accepted a Best Drama Actor Golden Nymph Award yesterday in Monte Carlo for his work on “The Tudors.” The annual Golden Nymph awards ceremony was held last night and was part of the 48th Monte Carlo Television Festival. The event’s president, Prince Albert of Monaco, was in attendance. He was also recently seen attending the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation Party in London on June 7. Filming for the 3rd season of “The Tudors” is expected to begin in the coming week. Production will again be based in...
Thanks to the Irish Film & Television Network, here’s Jonathan’s acceptance speech at the 5th Annual Irish Film & TV Awards: Also added 13 more images from the awards show to the Gallery.
Jonathan presenting at the Brits (includes Mika’s acceptance speech): And a little more of his backstage interview: Sources: 8theenemy, londonembers, lovevegetables
Jonathan attended the 2008 Brit Awards as a presenter, handing out the award for Best British Breakthrough to Mika, this evening in London at Earls Court. Thanks to Clarissa, here’s a youtube clip of a backstage interview she was able to snag with her cell phone:
“The Tudors” was the big winner at the Irish Film & Television Awards last night and Jonathan won for Best Actor: Tudors and Kings are IFTAs royalty The Irish Film & Television Awards took place in Dublin last night with the series ‘The Tudors’, the Irish-language film ‘Kings’ and ‘Garage’ the big winners at the ceremony. Seven IFTAs for ‘The Tudors’ ‘The Tudors’ was named Best Drama Series/Soap and also dominated the TV acting and technical categories. The series’ star, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, was named Best Actor in a...