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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. Iwan Rheon Iwan Rheon Actor, Wild Bill
4. 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...
5. 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...
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. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. Andy Whitfield Andy Whitfield Actor, Gabriel
14. 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...
15. Matthew Rhys Matthew Rhys Actor, Titus
16. Erin Richards Erin Richards Actress, The Quiet Ones
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Tom Cullen Tom Cullen Actor, Weekend
22. Perdita Weeks Perdita Weeks Actress, As Above, So Below
23. Aneurin Barnard Aneurin Barnard Actor, Citadel
24. 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...
25. Craig Roberts Craig Roberts Actor, 22 Jump Street
26. Matt Ryan Matt Ryan Actor, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
27. Tom Ellis Tom Ellis Actor, Buffalo Soldiers
28. Richard Brake Richard Brake Actor, Batman Begins
29. Owen Teale Owen Teale Actor, The Watchers on the Wall Owen Teale trained at the Guildford School of Acting. He was married to actress Dilys Watling and they had one son before their divorce in the mid 1990s.
30. Eve Myles Eve Myles Actress, Miracle Day: The New World
31. Honeysuckle Weeks Honeysuckle Weeks Actress, My Brother Tom
32. 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)...
33. 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...
34. Duffy Duffy Soundtrack, An Education
35. Rob Brydon Rob Brydon Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
36. Aimee-Ffion Edwards Aimee-Ffion Edwards Actress, The Harrowing
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. Milland was born Alfred Reginald Jones in the Welsh town of Neath, Glamorgan, to Elizabeth Annie (Truscott) and Alfred Jones...
38. Shefali Chowdhury Shefali Chowdhury Actress, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Shefali Chowdhury (born on 20 June 1988) is a Welsh actress, known for her role of Parvati Patil in the Harry Potter film series. The youngest of five, Shefali was born in Birmingham, England, to Bangladeshi parents who migrated to the United Kingdom in 1980.She attended the Waverly School before her foray into acting.
39. 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...
40. Richard Ian Cox Richard Ian Cox Actor, Ranma ½
41. Dawn French Dawn French Actress, Coraline
42. Joanna Page Joanna Page Actress, Love Actually
43. Keith Allen Keith Allen Actor, Trainspotting
44. 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.
45. Lee Williams Lee Williams Actor, Billy Elliot
46. Greg Davies Greg Davies Self, Greg Davies: Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog
47. Amanda Hale Amanda Hale Actress, Bright Star
48. Peter Greenaway Peter Greenaway Director, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover Peter Greenaway trained as a painter and began working as a film editor for the Central Office of Information in 1965. Shortly afterwards he started to make his own films. He has produced a wealth of short and feature-length films, but also paintings, novels and other books. He has held several one-man shows and curated exhibitions at museums world-wide.
49. Bernard Fox Bernard Fox Actor, Titanic
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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