5 Best of Jonathan Rhys Meyers


Henry VII in The Tudors (2007)


This Showtime drama focuses on the early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40-year reign (1509-1547) of England. The series looks at Henry's famous female companions like Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn and delves into his relationships with important figures like Sir Thomas More, Cardinal Wolsey (head of the Catholic Church of England during its break with Rome) and Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, who was Henry's best friend and unofficial adviser.








Louis in August Rush (2007)


Lyla and Louis, a singer and a musician, fall in love, but are soon compelled to separate. Lyla is forced to give up her newborn but unknown to her, he grows up to become a musical genius.












Dracula in Dracula (2013)

An American entrepreneur who claims to bring modern science to Victorian society in reality hopes to seek revenge from the people who ruined his life centuries ago.











Chris Wilton in Match Point (2005)


Chris, a former tennis player, looks for work as an instructor. He meets Tom Hewett, a wealthy young man whose sister Chloe fall in love with Chris. But Chris has his eye on Tom's fiancée Nola.

The film is a debate with Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, which Wilton is seen reading early on, identifying him with the anti-hero Raskolnikov.









David in Shelter / 6 Souls (2010)


Dr. Cara Harding is a dedicated psychiatrist skeptical about the nature of certain afflictions, especially Multiple Personality Disorder. Her skepticism starts to give way when her father, Dr. Harding, introduces her to a patient named Adam who consistently assumes the personalities of murder victims. Cara's work with Adam puts her and her daughter Sammy at risk of becoming victims themselves.





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