Rhys Ifans stars in "Elementary" on CBS is the recurring role of Sherlock Holmes' older brother, Mycroft Holmes.

On the big screen, Ifans recently starred in "The Amazing Spider-Man," opposite Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, "The Five-Year Engagement," alongside Jason Segel and Emily Blunt, and Roland Emmerich's "Anonymous," opposite Vanessa Redgrave, as Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, who some believe is the true author of William Shakespeare's plays. Ifans also starred as Captain James Hook in Syfy's Peter Pan miniseries "Neverland."

Rhys Ifans is one of Britain's finest contemporary actors. He was born and raised in Wales, attending youth acting schools at Theatre Clwyd, Mold, and appeared in many Welsh language television programs before embarking on his film career.
His breakout performance came in 1999 in Roger Michell's "Notting Hill," opposite Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. Prior to that, Ifans starred in Charles McDougall's "Heart," Kevin Allen's "Twin Town" (along side his brother Llyr Evans), Anthony Hopkins' "August" and Karl Francis' "Streetlife."
Since 1999, Ifans has appeared in more than 20 films, including Andy Hurst's "You're Dead"; Clare Kilner's "Janice Beard 45wpm"; Edward Thomas' "Rancid Aluminium"; Dominic Anciano's "Love," "Honour and Obey"; Ed Bye's "Kevin and Perry Go Large"; Howard Deutch's "The Replacements"; Steven Brill's "Little Nicky"; Michel Gondry's "Human Nature"; Ronny Yu's "Formula 51"; Mike Figgis' "Hotel"; Lasse Hallström's "The Shipping News"; and Shane Meadows' "Once Upon aTime in the Midlands."
More recently, Ifans starred in Noah Baumbach's "Greenberg," with Ben Stiller; Gregor Jordan's "Informers"; Jaco van Dormael's "Mr. Nobody"; Jeff Balsmeyer's "Danny Deckchair"; Shekhar Kapur's "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"; Peter Webber's "Hannibal Rising"; Francesca Joseph's "Four Last Songs"; Martha Fiennes' "Chromophobia"; Roger Michell's "Enduring Love," which earned him a nomination for Best British Actor Award by Empire magazine; and Mira Nair's "Vanity Fair."
On television, he played the role of Peter Cook in Terry Johnson's "Not Only but Always," for which he won the BAFTA for Best Actor. He also appeared in "Shakespeare Shorts"; "Trial and Retribution"; "The Two Franks"; "Judas and the Gimp"; "Night Shift"; "Spatz"; "Burning Love"; and "Review." In 2005, Ifans made a guest appearance for the rock band Oasis in the video for their single "The Importance of Being Idle," for which he accepted their award for Video of the Year at the 2005/6 NME Awards. He also starred in James Macdonald's "A Number."
In the theater, he has appeared at the Donmar Warehouse in Robert Delamere's "Accidental Death of an Anarchist," Patrick Marber's "Don Juan in Soho," and Michael Sheen's "Bad Finger"; at the National Theatre in Matthew Warchus' "Volpone" and Roger Michell's "Under Milk Wood"; at the Duke of York Theatre in Hettie MacDonald's "Beautiful Thing"; at the Royal Court Theatre in James MacDonald's "Thyesters"; and at the Royal Exchange in Braham Murray's "Smoke" and Ronald Harwood's "Poison Pen."
Ifans has recently been seen as DJ Gavin in the film "Pirate Radio," a comedy about a pirate radio station in the North Sea, alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman and directed by Richard Curtis; and in Noah Baumbach's "Greenberg," alongside Ben Stiller.
Ifans' latest roles saw him play Howard Marks, Britain's most notorious drug dealer in "Mr. Nice" and Xenophillius Lovegood, Luna Lovegood's father and the editor of The Quibbler, in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," directed by David Yates.
His latest projects include "Passion Play," also starring Bill Murray, Mickey Rourke and Megan Fox, "The Organ Grinder's Monkey," directed by the Chapman brothers, and "Neverland," playing Captain Hook alongside Anna Friel and Bob Hoskins.
Most recently, Ifans landed the lead role of the villain in "The Amazing Spider-Man," propelling his career to new heights.
Ifans has just wrapped filming "5 Year Engagement," a comedy charting the ups and downs of a couple's relationship, produced by Judd Apatow, also starring Jason Segel and Emily Blunt.


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Age: 50 years old
Birthday: July 22, 1967
Height: 6' 2"
Full Name / Real Name: Rhys Evans
Birthplace: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK

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