CHILDHOOD of Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Jonathan Rhys Meyers (born Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keeffe) was born July 27, 1977 in the Irish capital Dublin. The baby was born with an incurable heart disease and the first seven months of life spent in the hard struggle for their lives. Parents immediately dubbed the baby, because they were afraid that he would not live long. At the age of three years, Jonathan lost his father - parents divorced and his mother was left alone with four children. His childhood was not unclouded: constantly ran out of the house, went badly, for which he was ousted in sixteen years. Since then, the educational period in his life ended forever. True, he has worked on the farm, but it lasted a very short period of time, and the employee, Jonathan was not the most diligent.

Career
After expulsion from school, Jonathan was invited to audition in the movie "War of the buttons," but casting has not passed, and instead the role in the film, she starred in commercials soup noodles. In 1994 he begins his film career start with a small role in the film "Love without a name." At the same time there is an alias, and the actor - Rhys Meyers, for which was chosen mother's maiden name. Over the next two years, Jonathan participated in the shooting of several paintings: the title role in the film "The Disappearance of Finbar," the role of the killer in the drama "Michael Collins" role in the horror film "The language-killer" and a couple of scenes in the film "Samson and Delilah" . Work on these paintings brought the actor not only experience, but also provided an opportunity to see the world, which later helped him play a number of different characters.

Fame came to the actor with films "Velvet Goldmine" in 1998. Taking the performance image of the British musician David Bowie, Jonathan brilliantly plays the role of rock star Brian Slade. All vocal actor played himself, as had quite a good vocal. Bisexuality image and uninhibited style of play in explicit scenes made several controversial image of the actor, but at the same time - very popular. As a result - a nomination from the British Guild of Film Critics as the best debutant in English movies. What follows is a series of kinopostanovok which goes to rent, with varying success. The most prominent of them became film "Ride with the Devil" and the comedy "Bend It Like Beckham" in 2002. In 2003, Jonathan was withdrawn in bright telepostanovke "The Lion in Winter," which won the "Golden Globe" and "Emmy". It is noteworthy that the project was directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. Next comes the mini-series "Elvis," where the actor once again got the role of a rock star, which in 2005 brought him a nomination for the "Emmy" award and the "Golden Globe". Rhys Meyers also costarred in the acclaimed films "Alexander," which was poorly received by the public and critics, resulting in a failure at the box office. This setback did not break the actor, rather the opposite - he went on to attend the audition and to try a different role.

Career peak
Out on the big screens films of Woody Allen's "Match Point" in 2005, it produces an unprecedented furore and Jonathan brings real glory. The film participated in the official program of the Cannes festival, gets high marks critics and collects in the world hire about 100 million dollars. Leading actors (himself Rhys Meyers and Scarlett Johansson) is also worthy of individual compliments. Since then, the role of Rhys Meyers to a new level, as exemplified by the participation in the high-budget film "Mission Impossible 3" and the already vast army of fans Myers increased significantly.

In 2007, the role of the musician Louis Connolly in the film "August Rush" also finds the approval of critics. After the release of the tape called it a modern interpretation of "Oliver Twist." However, the English audience did not share their enthusiasm, and in the wider circles of Britain won fame pornographic motion picture film. A few years later, Jonathan is removed in another film "From Paris with Love" with John Travolta. One of the last major projects the actor is starring role in the television series "The Tudors," which tells the story of the British royal court. In 2012, goes to rent the painting "Love", followed by the autumn of the same film "City of Bones" - the famous film adaptation of the bestselling Cassandra Clare. In late January 2013 in Hungary, begin shooting the TV series Dracula, where Myers got the lead role.

PROBLEMS of Jonathan Rhys Meyers in his personal life
Despite the fame, Jonathan Rhys Meyers has never suffered from a stellar disease. According to the actor, the person should be judged by the quality of its work, rather than by brand of clothing or the vehicle model. Even as a public person, Jonathan often feel insecure and worried about what will think about it around. But contrary to their beliefs in life, Rhys-Meyers is known not only as a talented actor, but also as a person with a drinking problem, because of which he repeatedly had to be treated at a rehabilitation center. In the period from 2005 to 2010 he got to the hospital four times and several times was involved in a drunken brawl on board the aircraft. In one such incident he was blacklisted airline United Airlines, which means a total ban on the use of the services of the carrier.

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In June 2011, Jonathan was hospitalized again after a failed suicide attempt. Neighbors found him unconscious at his home in London and just called an ambulance, so the actor was able to save. Actor for 7 years, was in a serious relationship with Reena Hammer, heir to the famous cosmetics company, and even in 2009, made her an offer. However, in 2011 they separated. As written in his Hummer revelations, the reason was physical violence and a tendency to alcoholism. However, among the fans of Rhys Meyers such a theory was not confirmed.

After parting with Jonathan Rina some time appeared in public, but in the end of 2012, presented to the public his new passion - Victoria Keon-Cohen, who is a famous Australian model and Myers found that to this day.

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