Rhys, Matthew 1974–

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RHYS, Matthew 1974–

(Martha D. Runk)


Full name, Matthew Rhys Evans; born November 4, 1974, in Cardiff, Wales; son of Glyn (a headmaster) and Helen (a teacher) Evans. Education: Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Act, 1993–96. Religion: Methodist.

Addresses: Agent—Peters, Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34-43 Russell St., London, WC2B 5HA United Kingdom.

Career: Actor. National Youth Theatre of Wales, member, 1991.

Awards, Honors: Film Award, best actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Welsh), 1998; First recipient of the Lady Rothermere Award.


Film Appearances:

Boyo, House of America, First Division, 1996.

(Uncredited) Elizabeth (also known as Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen), 1998.

Demetrius, Titus, Paramount, 1999.

Ray Smith, Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?, 1999.

Sean McCardle, Heart, Feature Film, 1999.

Carl, Sorted, A Plus Entertainment, 2000.

Frank, Peaches, Optimum Releasing, 2000.

Jonathan, The Testimony of Taliesin Jones (also known as Taliesin Jones), Impact Entertainment, 2000.

Darren Daniels, Tabloid, 2001.

Nob, Very Annie Mary (also known as Annie-Mary a la folie!), Empire Pictures, 2001.

Eddie, Shooters, 2002.

Strang, The Abduction Club, A-Film Distribution, 2002.

Doc Fairweather, Deathwatch, Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Voice of Lleu Llaw Gyffes, Y Mabinogi (also known as Otherworld; animated), Miracle Communications, 2003.

Dal: Yma/Nawr (also known as Still: Here/Now), S4C International, 2004.

Nick Edwards, Fakers, ContentFilms International, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Steve Higson, Backup, BBC (England), 1997.

Alfie Haines, P.O.W., ITV (England), 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Sam Markham, Greenstone, Odyssey Network (renamed Hallmark Channel), 1999.

Matthew Bishop, Metropolis, Granada (England), 2000.

Edward Malone, The Lost World (also known as Die vergessene welt), BBC (England) and Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Justin Price, Columbo: Columbo Likes the Nightlife, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice, "King Death" and "Nations," A History of Britain (documentary), BBC (England) and History Channel, 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jimmy McDevitt, Violent Crime, CBS, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut) Cardiff East, 1997.

Nick, Grace Note, Old Vic Theatre, Peter's Hall, London, 1997.

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate, Gielgud Theatre, London, 2000.

Tiny, The Associate, Lyttleton Loft, Royal National Theatre, London, 2002.

Romeo and Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, 2004–2005.