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


35 names.


1. Richard Harrington

Actor | Hinterland

Richard Harrington was born on March 12, 1975 in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Hinterland (2013), Spooks (2002) and Wales Playhouse (1990).

2. 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 ...

3. Philip Madoc

Actor | The Avengers

Philip Madoc was born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, and attended Twyn School. He became interested in acting when he was a teenager. He studied at the University of Vienna and pursued a theatrical career by attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. During the 1960s, he became a familiar face on ...

4. Alan David

Actor | Wimbledon

Alan David was born on December 29, 1947 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales. He is an actor, known for Wimbledon (2004), The Painted Veil (2006) and The Oxford Murders (2008).

5. Jonny Owen

Producer | I Believe in Miracles

Jonny Owen was born on July 4, 1971 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as Jonathan Tudor Owen. He is a producer and actor, known for I Believe in Miracles (2015), The Aberfan Disaster (2006) and Svengali (2013).

6. Ivor Barry

Actor | Weird Science

Ivor Barry was born on April 12, 1919 in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, UK as Ivor Phillips Barry. He was an actor and writer, known for Weird Science (1985), Encounter (1952) and Festival (1960). He was married to Helen Joy Brameld. He died on December 12, 2006 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

7. Ian Hughes

Actor | Torchwood

Ian Hughes was born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. He is an actor, known for Torchwood (2006), Robin Hood (2006) and Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators (2018).

9. Donna Edwards

Actress | Belonging

Donna Edwards was born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. She is an actress, known for Belonging (2000), Rebecca's Daughters (1992) and Friday on My Mind (1992).

10. Ian Watkins

Soundtrack | Reading and Leeds Festival

Ian Watkins was born on July 30, 1977 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, South Wales, UK as Ian David Karslake Watkins.

11. Derek Pollitt

Actor | Doctor Who

Derek Pollitt was born in 1926 in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, UK. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Doctor Who: Shada (1992) and The Body Stealers (1969). He died on July 11, 2010 in Surrey, England.

12. Powys Thomas

Actor | The Black Arrow

Powys Thomas was born on December 25, 1925 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as William Powys Thomas. He was an actor, known for The Black Arrow (1951), Jesus of Nazareth (1956) and Folio (1955). He was married to Ann Morrish. He died on June 22, 1977 in Pontypool, Wales.

13. Johnny Owen

Johnny Owen was born on January 7, 1956 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, South Wales, UK. He died on November 4, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

14. Owen Money

Actor | Aladdin

Owen Money was born in May 1947 in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, UK as Lynn Mittell. He is an actor and writer, known for Aladdin (2001), Satellite City (1996) and Owen Money: Made in Wales (2001).

15. John Ninnis

Producer | Mummy Fell Asleep

John Ninnis was born on June 16, 1977 in Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, UK. He is a producer and actor, known for Mummy Fell Asleep (2009), Virgil Vigilante (2005) and Dead Dad (2015).

16. Twm Burrows

Director | Saudade

Twm Burrows was born on November 14, 1997 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as Twmos Burrows. He is a director and writer, known for Saudade (2017), Better Men (2016) and Disposable (2016).

17. Clyde Pollitt

Actor | Doctor Who

Clyde Pollitt was born on April 17, 1924 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as Robert Clyde Pollitt. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982) and The Wars of the Roses (1965). He died on November 10, 1989 in Kensington, London, England.

18. Glenn Lewis

Editor | Antiques Roadshow

Glenn Lewis was born on November 3, 1977 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. He is known for his work on Antiques Roadshow (1979), The Sky at Night (1957) and Around the World in 80 Days (2009).

20. Laura Ashley

Costume Designer | Le choix

Laura Ashley was born on September 7, 1925 in Dolwais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as Laura Mountney. She was married to Bernard Ashley. She died on September 17, 1985 in Gloucestershire, England.

21. Frank T. Davies

Self | With Byrd at the South Pole

Frank T. Davies was born on August 12, 1904 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales as Frank Thomas Davies. He was married to Ada Eleanor "Nell" Bennett. He died on September 23, 1981 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

22. Amy Starling

Actress | Torchwood

Amy Starling was born on July 15, 1982 in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, UK. She is an actress, known for Torchwood (2006), Caught in the Act (2008) and The Story of Tracy Beaker (2002).

23. Kim Howells

Self | The Hornsey Film

Kim Howells was born on November 27, 1946 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales as Kim Scott Howells. He has been married to Eirlys Davies since September 22, 1983. They have three children. He was previously married to Jane Perryman.

25. Andrew Lennon

Actor | House of America

Andrew Lennon was born on April 27, 1973 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, South Wales, UK. He is an actor, known for House of America (1997), Wales Playhouse (1990) and A Mind to Kill (1994).

26. Tudor Hayes

If Winter Comes

Tudor Hayes was born on March 14, 1920 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as Tudor Arthur Hayes. He was an actor, known for If Winter Comes (1947). He died on September 8, 2011 in Hemet, California, USA.

27. Andrew Oakes

Art Department | Weekend

Andrew Oakes was born and raised in the South Wales valley town of Merthyr Tydfil. Being the son of renowned science fiction, horror, and fantasy illustrator, Terry Oakes, Andrew started drawing and creating comics and stories from a young age, and became a keen film fan before the age of ten.

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28. Timothy Evans

Timothy Evans was born on November 20, 1924 in Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr, Wales as Timothy John Evans. He died on March 9, 1950 in HMP Pentonville, London, England.

29. Craig Handley

Producer | Beyond the Barricades

The eldest son of a family of Irish/English and American descent; Handley began his film-making career as a background artist in the 2002 Danny Boyle film, "28 Days Later", where he starred (albeit un-credited) as one of the "Infected".

He then joined the ITV Wales soap opera, "Nuts and Bolts", ...

30. Ray Meehan

Camera Department | Superman

31. Jason Howard

Actor | The Gondoliers

Jason Howard was born on September 8, 1959 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. He is an actor, known for The Gondoliers (1997), Faust (1996) and Welsh Greats (2008).

32. Leah-Marie Williams

Self | The Xtra Factor

Leah-Marie Williams was born on December 20, 1987 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. She is an actress, known for The Xtra Factor (2004) and Children in Need (1980).

33. Bryn Jones

Self | The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

Bryn Jones was born on February 14, 1912 in Penyard, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. He died on October 18, 1985 in Palmers Green, London, England.

34. Joan Cowick

Shipyard Sally

Joan Cowick was born on August 31, 1912 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales as Phyllis Maud Connick. She was an actress, known for Shipyard Sally (1939). She was married to Patrick Murray Sullivan and Erik Lynneberg. She died on March 8, 2004 in Laguna Beach, California, USA.


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