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Phillip Rhys

Birth name:
Phillip Rhys
Date of Birth:
14 June 1972 London, England, UK
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Phillip Rhys was born the second of three boys in South London. After graduating from Westminster College he spent a year living and working in Paris. He then returned to London to study acting with Marianna Hill at The Lee Strasberg Institute and later with Jeffrey Tambor and Milton Katselas at The Beverly Hills Playhouse in Los Angeles.Phillip is credited for his pivotal roles in the Emmy Award-winning series, 24 (2001), FX's Golden Globe winning "Nip/Tuck" (2003) and BBC's post apocalyptic drama "Survivors" (2008). On "24", Phillip received a SAG Ensemble Nomination for his portrayal of a young businessman named Reza Naiyeer who was to be married to Marie Warner, played by Laura Harris. On "Nip/Tuck" (2003) Rhys played Jude Sawyer, a medical student who became infatuated with Julia McNamara, (Joely Richardson. Prior to these projects, Rhys spent nine months in Shanghai, China shooting "Flatland" (2002) with Dennis Hopper and produced by Academy Award Winner Al Ruddy ("Million Dollar Baby" and "The Godfather"). "Flatland" was the first US Television show to be shot entirely in Mainland China. Other credits include: Rodrigo García's Fathers and Sons (2005) (TV) with Ron Eldard, the war drama "Woundings" with Ray Winstone and 'Guy Pearce (I)' and the Sundance Film Festival entry Kill the Man (1999) with Luke Wilson. To younger audiences Phillip is best-known for his portrayal of intergalactic rock star Proto Zoa in the "Zenon" Disney movies.Upcoming films include Wilde Salome (2010) directed by and starring Academy Award Winner Al Pacino, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011) directed by Steven Spielberg and The Space Between (2010) starring Academy Award nominee Melissa Leo.Rhys has also been involved in various after school and non-profit organizations over the years, including volunteering for E.S.L. Educational Programs for Adults.
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