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


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1. Catherine Zeta-Jones

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)[1] 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...

6. Tom Ward

Actor | The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells

Tom Ward was born on January 11, 1971 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001), Quills (2000) and Vanity Fair (1998). He has been married to Emily Hohler since 2001. They have three children.

7. Owen Teale

Actor | Game of Thrones

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.

8. Russell T. Davies

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 ...

9. Margaret John

Actress | Run Fatboy Run

Margaret John was born on December 14, 1926 in Swansea, Wales. She was an actress, known for Run, Fat Boy, Run (2007), Game of Thrones (2011) and The District Nurse (1984). She was married to Ben Thomas. She died on February 2, 2011 in Swansea.

10. Steffan Rhodri

Actor | Submarine

Steffan Rhodri was born in 1967 in Morriston, Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for Submarine (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Wonder Woman (2017).

11. Geraint Wyn Davies

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 ...

15. Kevin Allen

Director | Under Milk Wood

Kevin Allen was born on September 15, 1962 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor and director, known for Under Milk Wood (2015), Spice World (1997) and Y Syrcas (2013). He has been married to Laura Madden since February 28, 2000. They have four children.

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 ...

17. John Sparkes

Actor | Shaun the Sheep Movie

John Sparkes was born on January 9, 1954 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor and writer, known for Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015), Calendar Girls (2003) and Naked Video (1986). He is married to Beverly. They have two children.

18. Steve Meo

Actor | High Hopes

Steve Meo was born in 1977 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for High Hopes (2002), Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (2001) and Torchwood (2006).

19. Desmond Barrit

Actor | Northanger Abbey

Desmond Barrit was born on October 19, 1944 in Morriston, Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for Northanger Abbey (2007), A Christmas Carol (1999) and Rebecca's Daughters (1992).

20. Richard Mylan

Actor | Coupling

Richard Mylan was born in 1973 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor and producer, known for Coupling (2000), Border Cafe (2000) and Waterloo Road (2006).

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 ...

22. Stephen Garlick

Actor | The Dark Crystal

Stephen Garlick was born on July 7, 1959 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for The Dark Crystal (1982), The Tomorrow People (1973) and The Boy from Space (1971).

23. Helen Griffin

Actress | The Machine

Helen Griffin was born in 1959 in Swansea, Wales. She was an actress and writer, known for The Machine (2013), Little White Lies (2006) and One Chance (2013). She died on June 29, 2018 in Wales.

24. Talfryn Thomas

Actor | St. Ives

Talfryn Thomas was born on October 31, 1922 in Swansea, Wales as John Talfryn Thomas. He was an actor, known for St. Ives (1967), Survivors (1975) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Barbara. He died on November 4, 1982.

25. Martyn Ellis

Actor | The New Adventures of Robin Hood

Martyn Ellis was born on November 30, 1960 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for The New Adventures of Robin Hood (1997), Rockliffe's Babies (1987) and The Lifeboat (1994).

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 ...

28. Sean Mathias

Director | Bent

Sean Mathias was born on March 14, 1956 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor and director, known for Bent (1997), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and The Lost Language of Cranes (1991).

29. Menna Trussler

Actress | Pride

Menna Trussler was born in 1937 in Swansea, Wales. She is an actress, known for Pride (2014), Clatterford (2006) and Undertaking Betty (2002).

30. Shaheen Jafargholi

Actor | EastEnders

Shaheen Jafargholi was born on January 23, 1997 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for EastEnders (1985), Torchwood (2006) and Children in Need (1980).

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 ...

32. Rorie Stockton

Actor | The Doll Master

Rorie Stockton was born on December 10, 1993 in Swansea, South Wales, UK. He is an actor and set decorator, known for The Doll Master (2017), Voldemort: Origins of the Heir (2018) and Borstal (2017).

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.

34. Ceri Dupree

Actor | Cilla

Ceri Dupree was born in 1967 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales. He is an actor, known for Cilla (2014) and The Unforgettable Danny La Rue (2010).

35. Clinton Greyn

Actor | Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Clinton Greyn was born on September 29, 1933 in Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales as Clinton Stuart Greyn Thomas. He was an actor, known for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), Doctor Who (1963) and Scotch on the Rocks (1973). He died on March 19, 2019 in England.

36. Robert Perkins

Writer | The Waiting Room

Robert Perkins was born in 1966 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor and writer, known for The Waiting Room (2011), Midsomer Murders (1997) and Clock Tower 3 (2002).

37. Spencer Davis

Soundtrack | Flight of the Phoenix

Spencer Davis was born on July 17, 1942 in Swansea, Wales as Spencer David Nelson Davis.

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, ...

39. Philip Sayer

Actor | Bluebell

Philip Sayer was born on October 26, 1946 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. He was an actor, known for Bluebell (1986), Slayground (1983) and BBC2 Play of the Week (1977). He died on September 19, 1989 in London, England.

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 ...

41. Yvette Rees

Actress | Thirst

Yvette Rees was born on May 22, 1924 in Swansea, Wales as Eiros Yvette Rees. She was an actress, known for Thirst (1979), Festival (1963) and Out of This World (1962). She was married to Morten Smith-Petersen. She died in 1993 in Ealing, London, England.

42. Anna Ryder Richardson

Self | Anna's Wild Life

Anna Ryder Richardson was born on January 29, 1964 in Swansea, Wales. She has been married to Colin MacDougall since March 22, 2005. They have three children.

43. Victoria Plucknett

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.

44. Sion Probert

Actor | Grand Slam

Sion Probert was born in 1946 in Swansea, Wales as Gerald S. Probert. He is an actor, known for Grand Slam (1978), The Wars of the Roses (1965) and I Am a Groupie (1970).

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.

46. Clive Rees

Director | The Blockhouse

Clive Rees was born in 1933 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales. He is a director and writer, known for The Blockhouse (1973), When the Whales Came (1989) and BBC2 Play of the Week (1977).

47. Malcolm Farquhar

Actor | Starr and Company

Malcolm Farquhar was born on October 26, 1924 in Swansea, Wales. He is an actor, known for Starr and Company (1958), The Farmer's Wife (1955) and Island Rescue (1951).

48. Ray Henwood

Actor | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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.

50. Alan Downer

Actor | Triton

Alan Downer was born on September 12, 1930 in Swansea, Wales. He was an actor and writer, known for Triton (1968), To Have and to Hold (1986) and Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983). He was married to Dilys Laye. He died on March 16, 1995 in London, England.


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