Rhys Ifans is a Welsh actor. His acting career started in the mid-1990s, appearing in the films Streetlife, August, and Twin Town. He made his TV debut in Trial & Retribution. He later became known for his supporting role in the romantic comedy film Notting Hill. In the 2000s, he starred in the films Love, Honour and Obey, The Replacements, Once Upon a Time in the Midlands, and Enduring Love, among others. He later starred in Hannibal Rising, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, and The Boat That Rocked. In the 2010s, he played Xenophilius Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. He went on to play Dr. Curt Connors / The Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man.