Friel has been in a relationship with the 46-year old Welsh actor Rhys Ifans – most famous for his role as Hugh Grant’s eccentric housemate Spike in Notting Hill – for three years, after they met filming Peter Pan miniseries Neverland. I hope I will be.” She says Rhys is “brilliant” with Gracie, who is showing she’s inherited the performer gene by joining film, drama and music clubs at school.Meanwhile, Friel is busy renovating a property down the road which will give them a little more space and is currently clearing out her “absurdly” overstuffed wardrobe.Childhood: Rhys Ifans was born in Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire, Wales, to Beti Wyn and Eurwyn Evans.Both of his parents were teachers: his mother at a nursery and his father at a primary school.I have always wondered how sane, pretty women manage to kiss a man who looks like a pig. We think they will cheat on us as soon as our back is turned. Back in my early 30s, after my then Italian fiancé ran off with my best friend I felt unattractive and frumpy. Just like a blind man learns to develop his other senses, the ugly man relies less on his looks and heightens his other traits.Yet for some reason we girls insist on believing that if he is a beast there is bound to be some kind of wonderful beauty lurking beneath his pockmarked face. Roger would stroke my hair and tell me I was the most beautiful woman he’d ever met.It runs until January 20, with further casting to be announced.-- out amid new revelations about her alleged 2005 affair with James Bond actor Daniel Craig -- the British beauty says she nearly ruined her professional life by not "behaving the way you should" in her personal life. I burnt a lot of bridges," the star tells the magazine of letting her rocky relationships in the early 2000s overshadow her acting resume.
Directed by Old Vic artistic director Matthew Warchus, the production has design by Rob Howell, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker and music by Christopher Nightingale.
So Sienna Miller is a lucky girl to be dating lanky lover Rhys Ifans.
Marry an ugly man and he will never tell you your bum looks big or turn his head to gawp at prettier women. Because he is so grateful that you even look in his direction. According to scientists at the University of Tennessee, if you choose a facially challenged male then you are going to have a happy life.
"And I think it paved the way for both of us to have great futures with no animosity or drama. And I'm great friends with him and with his children. Just huge love and respect for all of them." (The actor has three kids from his marriage to Sadie Frost, and a daughter from a relationship with model Samantha Burke.) PHOTOS: Hollywood's friendliest exes These days, the 32-year-old actress is happily engaged to actor Tom Sturridge, with whom she has a daughter, Marlowe, 18 months. He's the perfect balance to my lunacy, which makes him sound really boring, but he's not, at all. It's not easy, of course, but we're a family and I love that.
Anna Friel has spoken about her love for Cate Blanchett. I think Blanchett,” she tells this month's In Style magazine.