Born on July 27, 1977
From Dublin, Ireland
Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as "King Henry VIII"
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.
|Golden Globe (2009)||Nominated||Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama|
|Golden Globe (2008)||Nominated||Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama|