Birth Place Matching "Cardiff, Wales, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Tom Ellis

Actor | Lucifer

Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor from Cardiff, Wales. He is best known for playing Lucifer Morningstar in the American television series Lucifer (2016-2020).

Ellis was born in Cardiff. He studied BA Dramatic Studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (previously the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and...

2. 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 his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm (1974). He attended the ...

3. Perdita Weeks

Actress | As Above, So Below

Perdita Weeks was born on December 25, 1985 in Cardiff, Wales as Perdita Rose Annunziata Weeks. She is an actress, known for As Above, So Below (2014), Hamlet (1996) and Spice World (1997). She has been married to Kit Frederiksen since October 4, 2012. They have two children.

4. Matthew Rhys

Actor | A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Matthew Rhys was born on November 8, 1974 in Cardiff, Wales as Matthew Rhys Evans. He is an actor and producer, known for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019), The Americans (2013) and The Post (2017). He has been married to Keri Russell since 2014. They have one child.

5. Katy Wix

Actress | Torchwood

Katy Wix was born on February 28, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and writer, known for Torchwood (2006), The Windsors (2016) and Not Going Out (2006).

6. Honeysuckle Weeks

Actress | Foyle's War

Honeysuckle Weeks was born on August 1, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales as Honeysuckle Susan Weeks. She is an actress, known for Foyle's War (2002), The Wicker Tree (2011) and The Five (2016). She has been married to Lorne Stormonth-Darling since July 2007. They have one child.

7. Andrew Howard

Actor | Limitless

Born in Cardiff, Wales, and living in Los Angeles, Andrew 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 ...

8. Roald Dahl

Writer | The Witches

Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916. He served as a fighter pilot in the British R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) during World War II. He made a forced landing in the Libyan Desert and was severely injured. As a result, he spent five months in a Royal Navy hospital in Alexandria. Dahl is known for how he ...

9. Peter Wingfield

Actor | Highlander

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 ...

10. Rakie Ayola

Actress | Been So Long

Rakie Ayola was born on May 11, 1968 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and producer, known for Been So Long (2018), Twelfth Night (2018) and No Offence (2015). She is married to Adam Smethurst. They have two children.

11. Dino Fetscher

Actor | Humans

Dino Fetscher was born on June 9, 1988 in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales as Dino Fabian Gamecho. He is an actor, known for Humans (2015), Banana (2015) and Years and Years (2019).

12. Mali Harries

Actress | Hinterland

Mali Harries was born in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress, known for Hinterland (2013), Leap Year (2010) and Foyle's War (2002). She is married to Matthew Gravelle. They have two children.

13. Hannah Daniel

Actress | Hinterland

Hannah Daniel was born on January 20, 1986 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and director, known for Hinterland (2013), Black Mountain Poets (2015) and Dad (2005).

14. Sion Daniel Young

Actor | Private Peaceful

Sion Daniel Young was born in Cardiff, Wales. He is an actor, known for Private Peaceful (2012), The Left Behind (2019) and Keeping Faith (2017).

15. Richard Marquand

Director | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Richard Marquand was born on September 22, 1937 in Llanishen, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales as Richard Alfred Marquand. He was a director and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Jagged Edge (1985) and Nowhere to Run (1993). He was married to Carol Bell and Josephine ...

16. Chris Addison

Actor | The Thick of It

Born in Cardiff, Chris Addison grew up in Manchester where he attended the Manchester Grammar School before going on to study at the University of Birmingham. Following his graduation in 1994, he put ambitions to direct theatre on hold and "drifted into stand-up comedy" which became his full-time ...

17. Shirley Bassey

Soundtrack | Moonraker

Shirley Bassey was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, and raised in the nearby working class neighborhood of Splott. Her mother was originally from Yorkshire, and her father was a Nigerian seaman who left the family when she was less than two. She later helped to support her family by working in an...

18. Griff Rhys Jones

Actor | Not the Nine O'Clock News

Griff Rhys Jones was born on November 16, 1953 in Cardiff, Wales as Griffith Rhys Jones. He is an actor and writer, known for Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979), The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt (1989) and Alas Smith & Jones (1984). He is married to Jo Jones. They have two children.

19. Lucie Jones

Soundtrack | Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary

Lucie Jones is a leading theatre actress, credits include: 'Lou' in Girlfriends (LMTO); 'Elle Woods' in Legally Blonde (National Tour); 'Emily' in A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre); 'Maureen Johnson' in RENT The Musical (The Other Palace & National Tour); 'Holly' in The Wedding Singer (National ...

20. Charlotte Church

Soundtrack | I'll Be There

Charlotte Maria Church was born on February 21, 1986 in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom to Steven Reed and his wife Maria. The couple separated shortly after the child's birth, and she was left in her mother's care. She started singing publicly when she was only three and a half years old,...

21. Sophie Stanton

Actress | How I Live Now

Sophie Stanton was born in 1971 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress, known for How I Live Now (2013), Wallander (2008) and Ashes to Ashes (2008).

22. Ivor Novello

Writer | Downhill

While his special gifts seemed to lie in music and composing, the dapper, multi-talented Welsh actor Ivor Novello (ne David Ivor Davies), with his leading-man good looks, had a strong affinity for the camera.

Born in Cardiff, Wales, in 1893, he was the son of a tax-collector father and a well-known ...

23. Downtown Julie Brown

Actress | Spy Hard

Downtown Julie Brown was born on August 27, 1963 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and producer, known for Spy Hard (1996), B*A*P*S (1997) and Fist of the North Star (1995). She has been married to Martin Schuermann since April 4, 2001. They have one child.

24. Suzanne Packer

Actress | Casualty

Suzanne Packer was born on November 26, 1962 in Cardiff, South Wales, UK as Suzanne Jackson. She is an actress and director, known for Casualty (1986), Casualty @ Holby City (2005) and Brookside (1982). She was previously married to Jesse Newman.

25. Andrew Davies

Writer | Bridget Jones's Diary

Andrew Davies was born on September 20, 1936 in Rhiwbina, Cardiff, Wales. He is a writer and producer, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) and House of Cards (2013). He has been married to Diana Huntley since 1960. They have two children.

26. Elizabeth Rees

Actress | Graham's Gang

Elizabeth Rees was born on May 1, 1936 in Cardiff, Wales as Joan Elizabeth Rees-Williams. She is known for her work on Graham's Gang (1977), BBC2 Playhouse (1973) and Big Brother (2000). She has been married to Jonathan Aitken since June 25, 2003. She was previously married to Peter Aitken, Rex ...

27. Jennifer Leak

Actress | Yours, Mine and Ours

Jennifer Leak was born on September 28, 1947 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress, known for Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), Agent on Ice (1985) and The Photographer (1974). She has been married to James D'Auria since May 1977. She was previously married to Tim Matheson.

28. Peter Penry-Jones

Actor | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Peter Penry-Jones was born in 1938 in Cardiff, Wales. He was an actor, known for Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987), Poirot (1989) and Colditz (1972). He was married to Angela Thorne. He died in 2009.

29. Justin Kerrigan

Director | Human Traffic

Justin's Guardians took him to see his first film 'Star Wars' at 4 years old and he felt the force finding it in drawing as a child - he stumbled into filmmaking at Art collage - 3 years travelling from Cardiff in train toilets to Newport Film School where he won awards for his low-budget short ...

30. Terry Nation

Writer | Doctor Who

Before becoming a film scriptwriter, Terry Nation was a prolific writer of UK television scripts in both the action and science fiction genres. His scripts are noted for their depth, i.e. they usually have many sub-plots as well as the main plot. As a writer on the BBC's Doctor Who (1963) series, ...

31. Ken Follett

Writer | Eye of the Needle

Ken Follett was born on June 5, 1949 in Cardiff, Wales as Kenneth Martin Follett. He is known for his work on Eye of the Needle (1981), Target (1977) and White Wedding (2009). He has been married to Daphne Barbara Hubbard since November 8, 1985. He was previously married to Mary Emma Ruth Elson.

32. Jo Osmond

Actress | Dumbo

Jo Osmond was born on April 14, 1987 in Cardiff, South Wales, UK. She is known for her work on Dumbo (2019), Doctor Who (2005) and The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016). She has been married to Josh Morris since May 9, 2013.

33. Edd Osmond

Actor | Dumbo

Edd Osmond is an Actor and Creature Performer known for his work on Dumbo (2019), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Snow White and the Huntsman (2012).

Edd was born in Cardiff, South Wales on February 27, 1992 and is the brother of actress Jo Osmond.

34. Jon Ronson

Writer | Frank

Jon Ronson was born on May 10, 1967 in Cardiff, Wales. He is a writer and director, known for Frank (2014), Okja (2017) and The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009). He is married to Elaine Patterson.

35. Katy Wild

Actress | The Avengers

Katy Wild was born in 1940 in Cardiff, Wales as Jacqueline Marygold. She is known for her work on The Avengers (1961), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Spyforce (1971).

36. Mary Mercier

Actress | Airplane!

Mary Mercier was born on July 7, 1928 in Cardiff, Wales as Mercia Elizabeth H. Hawkins. She is an actress, known for Airplane! (1980), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) and The Three Sisters (1966). She was previously married to Gene Wilder.

37. Tiny Jones

Actress | Drums Along the Mohawk

Tiny Jones was born on November 25, 1875 in Cardiff, Wales. She was an actress, known for Drums Along the Mohawk (1939), Manhattan Moon (1935) and The Man from Blankley's (1930). She died on March 21, 1952 in Hollywood, California, USA.

38. Tessie O'Shea

Actress | Bedknobs and Broomsticks

She was aptly and affectionately dubbed "Two Ton Tessie" not only for her plentiful girth but for the tons of talent she possessed as one of the British Isle's most beloved, unabashed music hall entertainers. Give her an audience and bawdy Tessie O'Shea could have them on their feet in seconds flat.


39. John Stone

Actor | You Only Live Twice

John Stone was born on May 26, 1924 in Cardiff, Wales as John Hailstone. He was an actor, known for You Only Live Twice (1967), October 32nd (1993) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Lian-Shin Yang. He died in 2007.

40. Deepa Purohit

Actress | Sex and the City 2

Deepa Purohit was born on July 22, 1970 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress, known for Sex and the City 2 (2010), One Life to Live (1968) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). She has been married to Sanjit De Silva since September 17, 2005. They have one child.

41. Donna Lewis

Soundtrack | Isn't It Romantic

Donna Lewis was born on August 6, 1959 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and writer, known for Isn't It Romantic (2019), Anastasia (1997) and Heck's Way Home (1996).

42. Ciaran Joyce

Actor | Summer Scars

Ciaran Joyce was born on September 17, 1987 in Cardiff, Wales. He is known for his work on Summer Scars (2007), The Story of Tracy Beaker (2002) and Torchwood (2006).

43. Colin McCormack

Actor | First Knight

Colin McCormack was born on December 2, 1941, in Cardiff, Wales. His father was a railway worker. He was educated at King's College in Cardiff, then studied at the Cardiff Art College before training at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. There, he met his future wife, the actress ...

44. Jessie Robins

Actress | Dance of the Vampires

Jessie Robins was born on October 10, 1909 in Cardiff, Wales as Jessie Fanny Katz. She was an actress, known for The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), Armchair Theatre (1956) and The Wednesday Play (1964). She was married to Bryan Parker, Charles James Wotherspoon and Joseph Hollander. She died in ...

45. Margaret Courtenay

Actress | The Good Companions

Ebullient Welsh-born character actress Margaret Courtenay was born on November 14, 1923 in Cardiff, Wales. With resounding voice and dominant personality, she was known for The Mirror Crack'd (1980), Duet for One (1986) and Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992).

Courtenay was ...

46. Paul Duddridge

Producer | Together

Paul Duddridge was born on November 30, 1966 in Cardiff, Wales. He is a producer and director, known for Together (2018), Mothers and Daughters (2016) and Jesus: His Miracles.

47. Daisy Keeping

Actress | Neverlake

Daisy Keeping was born on August 1st, 1985, in Cardiff, Wales. She studied Acting at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and graduated in 2008, and has stayed in London ever since then. She is an actress, known for Neverlake (2013), Holby City (1999) and Footprints (2012). She got married in ...

48. Ceiri Torjussen

Music Department | The Day After Tomorrow

Ceiri Torjussen was born in 1976 in Cardiff, Wales as Ceiri Glyn Torjussen. He is known for his work on The Day After Tomorrow (2004), I, Robot (2004) and Flight of the Phoenix (2004).

49. Danielle Bux

Actress | Silent Witness

Danielle made her stage debut in Calendar Girls at the Bristol Hippodrome, beginning in January 2011 and has appeared in "Responsible Other", a play by Melanie Spencer. She also appeared in BBC One's Silent Witness in 2013, a feature film called Kicking Off by director Matt Wilde and a new NBC ...

50. Ashley Way

Director | Ripper Street

Ashley Way was born on December 16, 1971 in Cardiff, Wales. He is a director and assistant director, known for Ripper Street (2012), White Lines (2020) and Origin (2018).

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