Birth Place Matching "Swansea, Wales, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Chicago
Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, Wales (and raised in the nearby town of Mumbles), the only daughter of Patricia (nee Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a sweet factory. She attended Dumbarton House School (Swansea). Her father (the son of Bertram (...
2. Joanna Page
Actress | Love Actually
Joanna Page was born on March 23, 1978 in Treboeth, Swansea, Wales as Joanna Louise Page. She is an actress, known for Love, Actually (2003), From Hell (2001) and Gavin & Stacey (2007). She has been married to James Thornton since December 6, 2003. They have three children.
3. Rob Brydon
Actor | Marion & Geoff
Rob Brydon was born on May 3, 1965 in Swansea, Wales as Robert Brydon Jones. He is an actor and writer, known for Marion & Geoff (2000), The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) and The Trip (2010). He has been married to Claire Holland since October 6, 2006. They have two children.
4. Matt Ryan
Actor | Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Ryan was born in Swansea, the son of Steve (a postman turned record producer) and Maria Evans, a dance teacher. He attended schools in Penyrheol before moving on to Gorseinon College, where he completed a BTEC Performing Arts course. He graduated from the Bristol Old Vic in 2003 and joined the ...
5. Jessica Sula
Actress | Split
Jessica Sula (born 3 May 1994) is a British actress known for playing the character Grace Blood in the third generation of the British television series Skins and for her role in the M. Night Shyamalan-directed horror film Split (2016).
Sula was born in Swansea to Trinidadian mother Shurla Blades...
Writer | Torchwood
Often described as a genius, Russell T. Davies is one of the leading British television writers of his generation, who specializes in emotional dramas, frequently with gay and sex-related adult themes. He was born in Swansea, Wales (UK) in 1963. After initially taking a BBC Television director's ...
Actor | Cube 2: Hypercube
Geraint Wyn Davies was born in Swansea, Wales on April 20, 1957. His father is a semi-retired Welsh congregational minister and his mother, a retired teacher, was headmistress at Geraint's first school. At the age of seven, his family moved to Canada where he attended Upper Canada College then the ...
12. Gary Jones
Actor | Stargate SG-1
Gary Jones was born on January 4, 1958 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor and writer, known for Stargate SG-1 (1997), Stargate: Atlantis (2004) and The Sentinel (1996). He is married to Meg Cameron. They have three children. He was previously married to Greta Headley.
13. Harry Secombe
Actor | Oliver!
Harry Secombe was one of Britain's best loved comic entertainers. Born in Swansea, South Wales he began singing as a child in local church choirs. His first job was as a clerk although he had considered a career in opera. During World War Two he served in the Army in North Africa and Italy. He met ...
14. Rhys Williams
Actor | How Green Was My Valley
Moviegoers can be forgiven if they thought that stocky, jaunty Rhys Williams was a jovial Irishman, as he often played that type of character, but his role as a Welsh miner in John Ford's classic How Green Was My Valley (1941) (his film debut) was much closer to home for him, as he was born and ...
16. Craig Gallivan
Writer | The Lock-In
Craig Gallivan was born on 9 February 1984 in Swansea, South Wales, where he spent his early years doing what all young Welshmen do...playing rugby. He developed into a very skilful player and at the age of 12 was selected to play for his home City of Swansea and then subsequently, much to the ...
21. Andrew Jones
Writer | Robert
Andrew Jones is a prolific independent film producer, screenwriter, director and editor.
Born on 6th October 1983 in Swansea, South Wales, Andrew was educated at Olchfa Comprehensive School and later attended the University of Glamorgan. At the age of 27, he founded UK production company North Bank ...
26. Ria Jones
Actress | Torchwood
Having spent most of her career on the West End Stage and in Concert Halls Worldwide, Ria not only returns to Wales, but to her first love....singing. With her three piece live band she creates an intimate evening, from Jazz to Blues interwoven with a few Musical Theatre songs.
Incorporating her ...
27. Liz Fuller
Actress | A Winter Rose
Liz is an entrepreneur, manager/producer at Citizen Skull, co-director/producer at Miss World America.
A former Miss Great Britain, and previously a TV host and actress of 22 years.
Archive: Being Welsh to Liz, means poetry in your veins, and passion in your soul. She hails from Swansea, South Wales ...
31. Chard Hayward
Actor | The Pedestrian
Born and raised in Swansea, Wales, Hayward relocated to Australia and joined the Army, where he became an officer while he was still nineteen. However, he did not see himself as a career soldier.
After attending the National Institute of Dramatic in Sydney (NIDA), he worked onstage, appearing in ...
33. Ian Hislop
Writer | Harry Enfield and Chums
Ian Hislop was born on July 13, 1960 in Mumbles, Swansea, Wales. He is a writer and actor, known for Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), Spitting Image (1984) and Murder Most Horrid (1991). He has been married to Victoria Hislop since April 16, 1988. They have two children.
38. Dylan Thomas
Soundtrack | Interstellar
Dylan Thomas was born at the start of the First World War in the "ugly, lovely town" of Swansea, an industrial, coastal town on the South Wales Coast. He published his first volume of poetry, "Eighteen poems" in 1934 and went on to write many more volumes of poetry as well as many short stories, ...
40. Katherine Quinn
Actress | Northern Lights
Katherine Quinn is an actress, known for Think of Me (2015), Northern Lights (2016) and Cotton Wool (2017). She was brought up in County Galway before moving to West Yorkshire where she attended Rishworth School and later became Head of School. Her father is from an Irish family and her mother is ...
Actress | The Duchess of Duke Street
Victoria Plucknett was born in 1953 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales. She is an actress, known for The Duchess of Duke Street (1976), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and As You Like It (1978). She has been married to William E. Jones since 1977.
45. Aubrey Richards
Actor | Endless Night
Aubrey Richards was born on June 6, 1920 in Swansea, Wales as John Aubrey Richards. He was an actor, known for Endless Night (1972), Doctor Who (1963) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Diana Boddington. He died on May 29, 2000 in Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, England.
48. Ray Henwood
Ray Henwood was born on January 15, 1937 in Swansea, Wales as Charles Raymond Henwood. He was an actor, known for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013), Heavenly Creatures (1994) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995). He was married to Carolyn. He died on August 26, 2019 in New Zealand.
49. Patricia Mort
Actress | Festival
Patricia Mort was born on April 27, 1933 in Swansea, Wales as Patricia Margaret Roach Mort. She was an actress, known for Festival (1963), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and Out of This World (1962). She was married to Glyn Owen. She died on March 24, 1999 in Camden, London, England.