Actors : Movie, TV and Theatre stars with roots in Wales

Wales has a fine theatrical reputation to live up to with some of the worlds best actors, actress' and screen writers born and bred in this anchient land! Even more suprising is how many Hollywood stars have strong Welsh connections (Tom Cruise has 'Flint' family history). Our Actor's listing includes names that just fill theatres world wide like Christian Bale, Anthony Hopkins, Ioan Gruffudd and for those who remember, the fantastic Richard Burton and a host of stars from the black and white 'silver screen' days right through to the present.

Michael Sheen, actor Port Talbot in Wales

Michael Sheen Actor From Port Talbot, Wales Micheal was actually born in Newport, Wales to Irene and Meyrick. Meyrick worked for British Steel so moving to Baglan, closer to the steel works and Port Talbot was natural. The family now including a younger sister Joanne were always interested in the theatre and took part in local performances. Indeed, his dad Meyrick was a 'Jack Nicholson' look-alike. During his 'teens' Michael was played with the West Glamorgan Youth Theatre and following the National Youth Theatre...

South Wales, Port Talbot, Actor

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Terry Jones, Monty Python star from Colwyn Bay, North Wales

Terry Jones Actor, Writer, Presenter and Python! From Colwyn Bay, Wales Born in Colwyn Bay during WW2 (1st February 1942) Terence Graham Parry Jones found fame and success as an actor, writer, comedian, screenwriter, film director and historian. A member of the Monty Python comedy team first broadcast by the BBC in 1969. Graduating from Oxford University with a degree in English, Terry and writing partner Michael Palin (Oxford students together) wrote and performed for several high-profile...

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Luke Evans

More exceptional talent from Pontypool Another exceptional Welsh actor Luke (George) Evans was born in Pontypool and grew up in Aberbargoed, the son Yvonne and David Evans. At seventeen he moved to Cardiff later winning a scholarship to the London Studio Centre graduating in 2000. Has appeared in various West End theatre productions and many movies already!    


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Rob Brydon, actor from Port Talbot, Wales

Rob Brydon Actor From Port Talbot, Wales Rob appeared in and co-wrote hit BBC series 'Marion and Jeff'. Rob has also hosted his own BBC chat show. Born Baglan in Port Talbot on 3rd May 1965 Robert Brydon Jones accepted his MBE saying it was on behalf of  "short Welshmen everywhere", actually it was a just reward for his excellent work for charities including Tenovus. A comedian, actor, presenter on radio and television. A singer and impressionist. Rob Brydon is another amazing talent from the Port Talbot...

Port Talbot, Actor

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