He’s been the King of England and the King of rock ‘n roll in his various acting gigs. Now Jonathan Rhys Meyers has taken on a new role, that of client for ICM Partners, as the Irish-born actor has signed with the talent and literary agency for representation.
Rhys Meyers first gained praise for his performance in the Todd Haynes’ 1998 film Velvet Goldmine, which gained him a London Film Critics Circle Award. He went on to star in Gurdinder Chadha’s hit Bend It Like Beckham in 2002.
Other notable roles include his Golden Globe-winning portrayal of Elvis Presley in the CBS miniseries, Elvis; starring in the 2006 J.J. Abram’s Mission Impossible III, and his iconic portrayal of King Henry VIII in the Showtime series The Tudors, for which he received two Golden Globes nominations for Best Actor in a TV series.
Most recently, he can be seen in the fifth season of the History Channel series Vikings as well as Harald Zwart’s World War II thriller 12th Man. Rhys Meyers is currently shooting the independent thriller Wake Up.
Rhys Meyers is also repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.