The Dirt: Think Mick Mars Looks Familiar? He's Game of Thrones's Worst Villain

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 3/7/2019 | Corinne Sullivan
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We never knew that we needed a Mötley Crüe biopic in our lives, but now that it's happening, it feels so right. Based on Mötley Crüe's bestselling 2001 autobiography The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band, this long-awaited biopic will follow the story of the heavy metal band's rise from obscurity to super stardom and international fame during the course of the 1980s. You may not recognize all of the names of the cast (though you'll definitely know Machine Gun Kelly, who's playing Tommy Lee, and Pete Davidson, who's playing record executive Tom Zutaut), but even if the name Iwan Rheon doesn't sound familiar, you'll recognize plenty of the other shows and movies he's been in.

Thirty-three-year-old Welsh actor Iwan Rheon portrays Mick Mars — lead guitarist of Mötley Crüe — in the film, which makes sense, as the actor has been singing and songwriting since the age of 16. However, he actually got his start in theater, his first starring role being Moritz Stiefel in the London production of Spring Awakening in 2008. For his performance, Rheon won the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical at the 2010 Olivier Awards, and he soon after landed the role of the timid Simon Bellamy on the British sci-fi drama Misfits, his first major TV role. Then, once he'd announced his departure on Twitter at the end of season three, the actor got ready to take on his first film role.

Crime - Drama - Wasteland - Commander - Daniel

After costarring in the 2012 crime drama Wasteland and playing real-life military commander Daniel O'Leary in the 2013 Spanish–Venezuelan historical drama The Liberator, Rheon landed his breakthrough...
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