Friel has been dating Notting Hill star Rhys for two years, and told Easy Living magazine: "I do want another child, but it's not something I want to rush into at his point in my life with Rhys. We've got to do everything - keep working and cope with travelling, and still be a mother."The former Brookside star revealed she stays looking young by drinking juiced raw vegetables and berries every day, and having a procedure called a Vampire Facial, where blood cells are injected into the face.I think he would like his own child, but I'm not sure we're ready yet."She added: "I'm 36. But she admitted she does drink and Ifans loves to cook for her.The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry him... “So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Tuesday, Rhys Ifans’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 50-year-old actor was tying the knot. He is known for his portrayal of characters such as Spike in Notting Hill, Jed Parry in Enduring Love, and Eyeball Paul in Kevin & Perry Go Large.
The 36-year-old actress - who stars opposite Steve Coogan in the forthcoming film about porn baron Paul Raymond, The Look Of Love - already has a seven-year-old daughter Gracie from her 10 year relationship with Harry Potter star David Thewlis.
Ifans gained fame in the United States and received his primary education at Ysgol Pentrecelyn.
Ifans appeared as Xenophilius Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, and as Dr. He played Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, in Anonymous.
Ifans also has a recurring role as Mycroft Holmes in the CBS series Elementary.
Speaking about her relationship with the Welsh hellraiser she said: "Of course we go out together - but you don't really see us pictured together.We try not to make anything public because it can make relationships harder.