Jonathan Rhys-Meyers looks like probably in positions of power, whether to a king of England or King of Rock'n'Roll. Now comes yet another said: that the Prince of Darkness, Dracula.
Jonathan Rhys-Meyers embodied four years the power-mad and lustful King Henry VIII in the historical series "The Tudors". In addition to worldwide fame earned him the role of two Golden Globe nominations. But the depiction of bloodthirsty monarch went to the actor unscathed. He was reportedly difficult to cast off the role again in the evening and to be himself. Even phantom pain plagued him, as his character in the series on the injured leg. Sought comfort the actor burdened with problems again in alcohol, which is also the sudden death of his beloved mother at the start of filming of "The Tudors" is due.
Since then, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers is a frequent guest in rehab and court. Even the Irish IFTA Awards, which was given "The Tudors" ten awards, he missed 2009 because of a drinking binge. A year later he was expelled from the aircraft, because of the actors expressed racist and aggressive behavior down to the day had. Last summer it a drug cocktail to the hospital.
Easy it is for the Irish actor never made. Even his birth was overshadowed by the fact that he with a heart defect and was worried his parents had for him. The next turning point in his life was their separation, when he was three years old. While he and his brother Alan grew up with his mother, his two other brothers lived with his father and grandmother. He also spent time in a home, and flew with 16 years of school, so he was then to be found mainly in billiard halls.
What led to his breakthrough and where we will see JRM future? You'll find out here.