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  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers companion Reena Hammer broke the news that JRM attempted suicide to UK Tabloids, Newspapers, and the media, claiming he cannot get over her and is obsessed with her.
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers Tried To Commit Suicide in June of 2011.
  • Uncle of his brother's child, Dylan.
  • Longtime companion of heiress Reena Hammer from 2004 to 2006.
  • Choosen by Cosmopolitan Magazine at #34 of the 100 Most Sexy Men In The World. (1998)
  • Has been romantically linked to actresses Toni Collette, Asia Argento, Rachael Leigh Cook and Estella Warren.
  • Resides in London and owns an apartment in Morocco.
  • Bought his mother a home from his first big paycheck.
  • Is a big fan of Bob Marley.
  • Thought of joining the priesthood when he was a kid.
  • The first acting work he did was a commercial at 15 years old for which he was paid 500 pounds.
  • His favorite bands include, Broken Social Scene, Kings of Leon, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
  • Auditioned for the lead in Tigerland, but lost out to Colin Farrell. He later admitted that Colin was the best choice for the role.
  • Favorite actors are Joaquin Phoenix and Cillian Murphy.
  • His mother, Geraldine Meyers, passed away, at age 50, after a sudden illness (November 21, 2007).
  • Arrested at the Dublin airport November 18, 2007 on charges of public drunkenness and breach of the peace.
  • Has played "The King" in several different roles starting with Elvis Presley in the CBS mini-series Elvis (2005) (TV) and later portraying "King Henry VIII" in the Showtime program "The Tudors" (2007).
  • Resides in London and Los Angeles when not filming. Owns an apartment in Morocco and Dublin.
  • Face of the "Versace" men's collection of Autumn/Winter 2006 and Spring 2007 as well as of the new fragrance of "Hugo Boss".
  • Does a superb impression of his Match Point (2005) director Woody Allen
  • In order to avoid the boyish and somewhat androgynous junkies and weak- willed characters he found himself typecast as, he underwent a fitness regime in 2004 and gained and maintained about 25 extra pounds of muscle, so he can also be considered for more masculine roles.
  • Beat out at least 200 actors for the role of Elvis Presley.
  • "Rhys" is pronounced "reese."
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