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Jonathan Rhys Meyers - 2005 Golden Globe Winner for his role as Elvis Presley Falls Off The Wagon

TMZ  reports that Jonathan Rhys Meyers was hospitalized in London Tuesday night after reportedly attempting to commit suicide by overdosing on pills in his mansion. According to U.K. paper The Sun, paramedics found 33-year-old Meyers "slumped on the floor" ... but he refused treatment for 30 minutes before cops arrived and convinced the actor to go to the hospital. Officials confirm that officers were dispatched to Meyers' home -- but would NOT say if Meyers was trying to take his own life. Meyers -- who has been in and out of rehab FIVE times -- was released from the hospital early Wednesday morning. UPDATE: A source close to Meyers tells TMZ, the actor was NOT trying to kill himself, but had fallen off the wagon. BIM : Meyers is best known to Elvis fans as the lead role in the CBS tv mini series Elvis from 2005. Meyers won a Golden Globe award for Best Actor for his role as Elvis in the mini series. In an interview following the mini series, he was asked about