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Rhys, Jean

(Encyclopedia) Rhys, Jean rēs [key], pseud. of Ella Gwendoline Rees Williams, 1894–1979, English novelist, b. Dominica. Her novels written in the 1930s mercilessly exploit her…

Matthew Rhys

Matthew Rhys is a Welsh actor known for his roles in the American televisions shows Brothers & Sisters and The Americans. Rhys got his acting training as a student at the Royal Academy of…

Rhys ap Gruffydd

(Encyclopedia) Rhys ap Gruffydd rēs äp grĭf´ĭᵺ [key], 1132?–1197, ruler of South Wales and, after the death (1170) of Owain Gwynedd , leader of the Welsh princes. The failure (…

Jean

(Encyclopedia) Jean zhäN [key], 1921–, grand duke of Luxembourg (1964–2000); son of Charlotte , grand duchess of Luxembourg, and Felix, prince of Bourbon-Parma. He fought with…

Jonathan Rhys-Meyers

Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers played King Henry VIII in four seasons of the history-is-sexy series The Tudors (2007-2010). On the big screen, his breakout leading role opposite Scarlett Johansson…

Wyclef Jean

Name at birth: Nel Ust Wycliffe JeanWyclef Jean is the rapper and former member of the Fugees who ran for president of Haiti in 2010. Wyclef Jean was born in Haiti and lived there until age 9, when…

Jean Chretien

Jean Chretien was first elected to Canada's House of Commons in 1963, beginning a stretch of nearly 30 years of unbroken service in government posts. From 1986-1990 he practiced law privately, but…

Jean Dujardin

Jean Dujardin is the actor who was a big star in France before he won an Oscar for The Artist and became a big star everywhere else. Jean Dujardin first rose to fame in Paris, on the strength of a…

Wyclef Jean

The Ecleftic - 2 Sides II a BookColumbia He may still be trying to shake the aura of The Fugees, but out on his own, Wyclef Jean has now crafted two very impressive solo albums. On this, his…