Matthew Rhys Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

24th June 2013

Quote: "I have been in quite a few (sex scenes). The thought of Margaret Thatcher usually does it for me, in terms of never getting excited. In (1999 movie) Titus, there was an orgy scene where we had an Italian women's gymnastic team - naked - moving around on top of us. Mrs. Thatcher played an integral part in that scene." Welsh actor Matthew Rhys conjures up an image of Britain's former prime minister whenever he has to film sex scenes.

15th September 2010

Fact: Welsh singer Duffy is to make her acting debut in upcoming movie PATAGONIA alongside BROTHERS AND SISTERS actor Matthew Rhys. Director Marc Evans reveals, "When she saw the script she fell in love with the character Sissy. She is a sort of Welsh Marilyn Monroe character."

27th June 2008

Fact: THE EDGE OF LOVE star Matthew Rhys has been made a member of Wales' Gorsedd of Bards. The honour is bestowed on poets, writers, musicians and artists who have made a distinguished contribution to the Welsh language and culture.

25th June 2008

Quote: "Ioan had a futon and I had a mattress and the sheets would occasionally get changed, and though we had girlfriends, they'd never stay over for some bizarre reason." Actor Matthew Rhys explains how him and pal Ioan Gruffudd had a hard time keeping company when the two shared a flat in London.

9th May 2008

Quote: "(Executive Producer) Ken Olin shouted once, 'Cut. Can you not sound like you're from Middle Earth." BROTHERS + SISTERS star Matthew Rhys often has difficulty dropping his Welsh accent on the set of the hit U.S. drama.

5th December 2007

Quote: "The village idiot pub on Melrose Avenue. They do bangers and mash and have beer on tap." Actor Matthew Rhys reveals the Los Angeles hang-out where he feels most at home.

24th July 2007

Quote: "I'd go with Beckham." Matthew Rhys on who he would like his gay character KEVIN on TV show BROTHERS + SISTERS to do a love scene with.

2nd April 2007

Fact: Lindsay Lohan and Keira Knightley are to play love rivals in a new biopic about Welsh poet DYLAN THOMAS. Matthew Rhys will play Thomas in the film, THE BEST TIME OF OUR LIVES, which will start shooting in May (07).

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