Though he has appeared in several TV shows, he is popular from his notable works in the movies. But in 1996, he played the role of Griffiths in the movie “August.” From this movie, he started his career in the film industry.
In 1999, he got a chance to work in the successful movie “Notting Hill” where he portrayed the role of Spike.
He was nominated for BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role from the movie “Notting Hill” in 1999.
From the same movie, he got nominated for Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor as well.
He also got an opportunity to work in the movies like “Nanny Mc Phee and the Big Bang” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1”. Curt Connors in the worldwide successful and popular movie “The Amazing Spider-Man.” Many movies are on pending which are assumed to be a successful one.
Some of them are “She’s Funny That Way,” “Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass” and “Madame Bovary.” Because of his acting skills, he has been nominated for many prestigious awards over time.
He played the role of Robert Reston in the movie “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” in 2007.
Born as Rhys Ifans in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom to Beti-Wyn (née Davies) and Eirwyn Evans, Ifans was raised in middle class family. After being together for about eight months, they got engaged in March of 2008 but this engagement was called off within few months.He was crowned with this award for the first time in 2005 for Best Actor.Edit Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them.Since 2011, he has been dating English actress, Anna Friel.He has never been married and is also not divorced yet. When he was in his school days, he also took several acting classes and in 1990, he also hosted and presented children's quiz programme.