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1. Taron Egerton Taron Egerton Actor, Kingsman: The Secret Service
2. Christian Bale Christian Bale Actor, The Dark Knight Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood...
3. Luke Evans Luke Evans Actor, Dracula Untold Luke George Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales, and grew up in Aberbargoed, in the south of Wales. He is the son of Yvonne (Lewis) and David Evans. He moved to Cardiff at the age 17. He then won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000. He starred in many of London's West End theatre productions...
4. Michael Sheen Michael Sheen Actor, Kingdom of Heaven Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus". Sheen was born in Newport, Wales, the only son of Irene (Thomas) and Meyrick Sheen...
5. Andy Whitfield Andy Whitfield Actor, Gabriel
6. Catherine Zeta-Jones Catherine Zeta-Jones Actress, Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones was born on September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of Patricia (Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory. Her father is of Welsh descent and her mother is of Welsh, English, and Irish ancestry. Her brothers are David Jones (b...
7. Ioan Gruffudd Ioan Gruffudd Actor, Fantastic Four Ioan Gruffudd was born on October 6, 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, UK to educators Gillian (James) and Peter Gruffudd. He has a brother, Alun, who is two years younger and a sister, Siwan, who is seven years younger. He got got his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera People of the Valley. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1992 to 1995...
8. Erin Richards Erin Richards Actress, The Quiet Ones
9. Joseph Morgan Joseph Morgan Actor, Immortals Actor Joseph Morgan was born in London, England but grew up in Swansea, Wales. He was educated at Morriston Comprehensive School. After school he attained a BTEC in Performing Arts at Gorseinon College, Swansea and followed this by moving back to London to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama...
10. Anthony Hopkins Anthony Hopkins Actor, Hannibal Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
11. Matthew Rhys Matthew Rhys Actor, Titus
12. Matt Ryan Matt Ryan Actor, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
13. John Rhys-Davies John Rhys-Davies Actor, Raiders of the Lost Ark Acclaimed Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies was born in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, to Mary Margaretta Phyllis (Jones), a nurse, and Rhys Davies, a mechanical engineer and Colonial Officer. He graduated from the University of East Anglia and is probably best known to film audiences for his roles in the blockbuster hits Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade...
14. Timothy Dalton Timothy Dalton Actor, The Living Daylights At a consistently lean 6' 2", green-eyed Timothy Dalton may very well be one of the last of the dying breed of swashbuckling, classically trained Shakespearean actors who have forged simultaneous successful careers in theater, television and film. He has been comparison-shopped roundly for stepping into roles played by other actors...
15. Eve Myles Eve Myles Actress, Miracle Day: The New World
16. Iwan Rheon Iwan Rheon Actor, Wild Bill
17. Rhys Ifans Rhys Ifans Actor, The Amazing Spider-Man Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. He was educated in two Welsh language schools - Ysgol Pentrecelyn, where his mother taught, and Ysgol Maes Garmon. During his childhood, Ifans showed an interest in performing and attended youth acting school...
18. Aneurin Barnard Aneurin Barnard Actor, Citadel
19. Richard Burton Richard Burton Actor, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Probably more frequently remembered for his turbulent personal life and multiple marriages, Richard Burton was nonetheless one of the great British actors of the post-WWII period. Burton was born Richard Walter Jenkins in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, to Edith Maude (Thomas) and Richard Walter Jenkins, a coal miner...
20. Owain Yeoman Owain Yeoman Actor, Troy Owain Sebastian Yeoman is a Welsh actor born in Oxford, UK to parents Michael and Hilary Yeoman. He has one sister Ailsa. An honors English graduate of Brasenose College (1996-99), Oxford University Owain also graduated from the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London with the distinction...
21. Kirsty Hill Kirsty Hill Actress, Theatre of the Deranged Born in Llanelli, South Wales, Sophie Dee moved to England to attend. school. Later she moved back to Wales to finish secondary school. Upon graduation she held a variety of jobs, ranging from working in a café to door-to-door saleswoman. She eventually became a dancer, specializing in lap dances. This led to her being offered a job as a nude model for the UK newspaper Daily Sport...
22. Honeysuckle Weeks Honeysuckle Weeks Actress, My Brother Tom
23. Tom Cullen Tom Cullen Actor, Weekend
24. Craig Roberts Craig Roberts Actor, Submarine
25. Perdita Weeks Perdita Weeks Actress, As Above, So Below
26. Ian Whyte Ian Whyte Actor, Prometheus Ian Whyte was born in Bangor, North Wales and brought up in Brighton. He received athletic scholarships to Iona College in New York and Clarion University in Pennsylvania as a basketball player and later distinguished himself with 80 caps for England over a nine year international basketball career...
27. Jonathan Pryce Jonathan Pryce Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Jonathan Pryce was born John Price on June 1, 1947, in Holywell, Wales. His father, Isaac Price, was a coal miner who died in 1976. His mother, Margaret Ellen (née Williams), was a retail cashier. He left home at age 16 to attend an art school, where he became interested in drama. At some point, he changed the spelling of his last name from Price to Pryce...
28. Tom Ellis Tom Ellis Actor, Buffalo Soldiers
29. Aimee-Ffion Edwards Aimee-Ffion Edwards Actress, Episode #2.4
30. Andrew Howard Andrew Howard Actor, Limitless Cardiff/Wales born, Los Angeles living Howard is known mostly for his turn as Gennady in Limitless and Bad Frank Philips in Hatfields and McCoys. Stage roles included Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork Orange, Peer Gynt in Peer Gynt, Orestes in Electra at theatres, including The Royal National Theatre (London) and The Donmar Warehouse (London)...
31. Roger Rees Roger Rees Actor, The Prestige Like a number of British actors of the same generation (John Hurt and Alan Rickman, to name two), Roger Rees was originally trained for the visual arts. He acted in church and Boy Scout stage productions while growing up in London, but studied painting and lithography at the Slade School of Art, and his first paying jobs in show business were as a scenery painter...
32. Amanda Hale Amanda Hale Actress, Bright Star
33. Amy Beth Hayes Amy Beth Hayes Actress, The Entire History of You Amy Beth Hayes was born in Wales and grew up in the North-East of England. As a teenager she was a member of the National Youth Theatre. Amy read English Literature at Keble College, University of Oxford, where she was an active member of OUDS (Oxford University Dramatic Society). After graduating with honours from Oxford she studied acting at London's Central School of Speech and Drama.
34. Rob Brydon Rob Brydon Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
35. Ruth Jones Ruth Jones Writer, Gavin & Stacey Born in Bridgend, South Wales. Attended Porthcawl Comprehensive School. Trained at Warwick University (BA in Drama and Theatre Studies) then actor training at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Television includes Fat Friends series I, II,III,IV, Tales from Pleasure Beach for BBC1, Human Remains for BBC2...
36. Alexandra Roach Alexandra Roach Actress, The Iron Lady Alexandra Roach was born in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire in Wales and was already a veteran of the Welsh television soap 'Pobol Y Cwm' by her early teens. In 2003 whilst studying for her GCSE exams at the local comprehensive school she learned that she had beaten out players in national soaps to win the award for the best juvenile actor in a soap at the Children in Entertainment Awards...
37. Ray Milland Ray Milland Actor, Dial M for Murder Ray Milland became one of Paramount's most bankable and durable stars, under contract from 1934 to 1948, yet little in his early life suggested a career as a motion picture actor. Born in the Welsh town of Neath, Glamorgan, in 1905, he spent his youth in the pursuit of sports. He became an expert rider early on...
38. Desmond Llewelyn Desmond Llewelyn Actor, The World Is Not Enough Desmond Llewelyn was born in South Wales in 1914, the son of a coal mining engineer. In high school, he worked as a stagehand in the school's productions and then picked up sporadic small parts. His family would not give up their effort to prevent him from a life on stage, so an uncle who was a high ranking police officer arranged for Llewelyn to take the department's physical exam...
39. Joanna Page Joanna Page Actress, Love Actually
40. Tom Jones Tom Jones Soundtrack, American Hustle Tom Jones was born Thomas Jones Woodward in Pontypridd, South Wales, to a traditional coal-mining family, the son of Freda (Jones) and Thomas Woodward. His father was of English descent and his mother was of Welsh and English ancestry. He began singing at an early age in church and in the school choir...
41. Richard Brake Richard Brake Actor, Batman Begins
42. Dawn French Dawn French Actress, Coraline
43. Steve Speirs Steve Speirs Actor, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Steve Speirs was born on February 22, 1965 in Troedyrhiw, near Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as Steven Roberts. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and Eragon (2006). He has been married to Joanna since 2012. They have two children. He was previously married to Julia.
44. Paul Rhys Paul Rhys Actor, Chaplin Paul Rhys was born on 19 December 1963 in Neath, Wales. He has said that seeing the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever was what first got him interested in becoming an actor. During his time at RADA Rhys was cast as Dean Sharp in Julien Temple's 1986 film Absolute Beginners. In the early 1990s he played...
45. Lee Williams Lee Williams Actor, Billy Elliot
46. Owen Teale Owen Teale Actor, The Fifteen Streets While in his teens, Owen Teale occasionally worked at Porthcawl Little Theatre. In September 1980 he was accepted by the Guildford School of Acting and by Christmas of 1983 had obtained his Equity card. His first proper work was as a dancer in the musical "Cabaret" in Plymouth, Devon. Subsequently he was approached by BBC-TV and landed a role in The Mimosa Boys...
47. Gareth David-Lloyd Gareth David-Lloyd Actor, Girl Number 9 His first acting role was as a robot in a junior school play. As a teenager, Gareth joined the Gwent Young People's Theatre in Abergavenny, appearing in several plays including Macbeth and Henry V, in the title roles. The former Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock saw him performing at Monmouth Castle, and then he sent him 250 pounds to use towards his acting career...
48. Bernard Fox Bernard Fox Actor, Titanic
49. Terry Jones Terry Jones Actor, Monty Python and the Holy Grail Terry Jones was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales. His father was a bank clerk, mother - mistress of the house. He has an older brother, Nigel Jones (1940-). He studied at St. Edmund Hall College, Oxford University. In 1965, with his friend Michael Palin, he made The Late Show for television, which was his first success...
50. Peter Wingfield Peter Wingfield Actor, X2 Born in Cardiff, Peter trained as a doctor at Brasenose College, Oxford and St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, but chose an acting career just prior to graduation. Peter caught the acting bug as a teenager at the National Youth Theatre in Wales and his drama training was at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London...
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