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Overview (1)

Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gwenfair Vaughan is a transatlantic Welsh actress based in New York. Her career encompasses a diverse body of international work, in addition to playing principal roles in award-winning productions. A versatile performer with a gift for comedy and the dramatic, she has played a wide range of characters in television, film, theater and radio.

Gwenfair continues to portray the recurring role of the iconic Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, in the EMMY award-winning Peter Rabbit animation series for the Nickelodeon USA network, a role which she originated as a heartwarming and funny Lancashire hedgehog in 2012. Also cast in the British version of the show for the BBC and ABC Australia networks, she can heard in four seasons of the tales, presently being aired internationally.

She has worked for, and appeared on a number of television networks, including the BBC, ITV, Nickelodeon, S4C, Cartoon Network and ABC Australia. Her extensive television experience includes playing series regular, recurring, and guest roles in multiple seasons on comedy, period and contemporary drama series'.

Her theater work includes playing familiar characters in classical plays, in addition to originating roles in new written work. Having toured internationally, she has performed on stages in New York and London, as well as in U.S and UK regional theater. New York has seen her stage work critically praised, where she is also a company member of the award winning Irish Repertory Theater Company.

Gwenfair has also enjoyed working as a television presenter, a role which has been well suited to her genuine interest in people, natural curiosity, and ability to think on her feet. And no stranger to BBC radio, she continues to be is a regular contributor to BBC Radio Cymru. She has acted in several radio plays, has hosted educational programs, and has narrated a number of factual series. Her adaptable voice has also been heard voicing animation and commercial work for such institutions as The United Nations, Cartoon Network, Bank of America and Alltel.

A graduate of The Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, New York she also has a B.A in Communications and Drama from the University of Wales.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Media Blitz LLC, New York

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Piercing Blue Eyes

Trivia (13)

First language is Welsh.
Star Sign: Scorpio.
Although Gwenfair broke a leg acting in an Off Broadway show in New York, she carried on performing on crutches especially made to match her 19th century costume - the show must go on!.
She has been singing from an early age.
She performed stand-up in a New York benefit to raise money for the Hurricane Katrina appeal.
She learned to sail in Sydney Harbour, Australia and has crewed in point to point sailing races.
Her star sign is Scorpio.
Having studied Shotokan Karate, she has a second brown belt and was taught by the the renowned Japanese Sensei Masao Kawasoe.
An accomplished swimmer, she gained advanced pool and open sea lifesaving qualifications as well as a teaching certificate.
Whilst white water rafting in Queensland Australia, she was thrown overboard and nearly drowned in the rapids.
She studied at The Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, New York, has a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Wales and is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute New York.
When sharing the stage with Oprah Winfrey and Hilary Rodam Clinton at the International EMMYS, she was appointed her own Secret Service Agent to protect her.
On arriving at a guest house in Ireland, Gwenfair had to administer emergency first aid to a small boy who had severed his thumb in a door. The boy's family later informed her, that her actions had made it possible for a surgeon to successfully reattach the little boy's thumb and secure his ability to use his hand.

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