Paul Rhys is a Welsh actor. He debuted in the 1986 British movie Absolute Beginners. He went on to appear in the films Lionheart and Little Dorrit. In the 1990s, he first appeared in the movies Rebecca’s Daughters and Nina Takes a Lover. At the same time, he also portrayed Sydney Chaplin in the 1992 biographical film Chaplin. His next film role came many years later in the movie Love Lies Bleeding. He continued his work in the cinema the following decade. This time, he had performances in From Hell, Food of Love, and The Deal. In the 2010s, he portrayed Leonardo da Vinci on Borgia, Vlad the Impaler on Da Vinci’s Demons, and Sir John Conroy on Victoria.