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


37 names.


1. Michael Sheen

Actor | Masters of Sex

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...

2. 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 ...

3. Josie D'Arby

Actress | The Glass Man

Josephine d'Arby was born and raised in South Wales. As a teenager she studied advanced improvisation at the Anna Scher Theatre, London. before moving on to graduate the 3 year acting course at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She has worked extensively in the UK as a TV host and in 1999 became ...

4. William Parker

Actor | The Waltons

William Parker was born on October 19, 1951 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. He is an actor and writer, known for The Waltons (1971), Nurse (1981) and The Fourth Protocol (1987).

5. George Winter

Actor | Knights of God

George Winter was born in 1953 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. He is known for his work on Knights of God (1987), Scum (1979) and The Bretts (1987). He has been married to Christine Winter since 1981. They have four children.

6. Peter Hearn

Producer | Scrawl

Peter Hearn was born on April 26, 1974 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. He is a producer and writer, known for Scrawl (2015), Cross-Eyed Waltz (2005) and Appleseed Lake (2001).

7. Julian Richards

Director | Darklands

A graduate of The National Film School, Julian Richards wrote and directed three short films; Pirates (1987) (The Starting Out Award at The Celtic Film Festival), Queen Sacrifice (1988) (Best Film at the British Short Film Festival) and Bad Company (1992) (AFI Film Festival official selection). ...

8. Denys Graham

Actor | Zulu

Denys Graham was born on June 29, 1926 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. He is an actor, known for Zulu (1964), Festival (1963) and Rumpole of the Bailey (1978).

9. Nigel Pulsford

Actor | Bush: The Chemicals Between Us

Nigel Pulsford was born on April 11, 1963 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Nigel Kenneth Pulsford. He is an actor, known for Bush: The Chemicals Between Us (1999), Bush: Greedy Fly (1997) and Bush: Bonedriven (1997). He has been married to Judith Rose since July 20, 1996.

10. James Dean Bradfield

Music Department | I Could Never Be Your Woman

James Dean Bradfield was born on February 21, 1969 in Newport, Gwent, South Wales, UK. He has been married to Mylene Halsall since 2004.

11. Raymond Llewellyn

Actor | Doctor Who

Raymond Llewellyn was born on July 23, 1931 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Raymond Llewellyn Jones. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Mystery!: Cadfael (1994) and The Newcomers (1965).

12. Liam Hobbs

Producer | Franklin's Brain

Liam Hobbs was born on December 13, 1991 in Newport, Gwent, South Wales, UK. He is a producer and director, known for Franklin's Brain (2017), Six Feet Under (2013) and Sunnyside (2016).

13. Thomas Greenhaf

Director | Fragments

Thomas was born in Newport, South Wales and relocated to Cardiff to study at Cardiff Met University (2011- 14) . He developed a love of performing from his time with Everyman Theatre Group (2016- 17) and subsequently went on to found Lily Production Company (2016- 17) where and has performed for ...

14. Daniel Hawksford

Actor | Another Me

Daniel Hawksford was born in 1980 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. He is an actor, known for Another Me (2013), Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2013) and Little White Lies (2006).

15. Brendan Barry

Actor | Disraeli

Brendan Barry was born on October 22, 1918 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as John Brendan Barry. He was an actor, known for Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (1978), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and Doctor Who (1963). He died in March 2011 in Clapham, London, England.

16. Adam Harvey

Composer | Animus

Adam Harvey was born on June 24, 1983 in Newport, Gwent, South Wales, UK. He is a composer and producer, known for Animus (2009), In This Room (2012) and Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie (2010).

17. Helen Cleaves

Actress | The Foundation

Helen Cleaves was born in 1952 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Helen Judith Cleaves. She is an actress, known for The Foundation (1977), Angels (1975) and Shoestring (1979). She has been married to Stephen Lyons since 1977. They have two children.

18. James Hayman

Director | Nightmare

James Hayman was born on April 21st in Newport, Wales. He studied at Monmouth School before moving onto Crosskeys College to study media and then onto the University of South Wales to study Film & Video. Meanwhile creating videos consistently on YouTube as one half of Flawless Films. He took time ...

19. Ivor Burgoyne

Actor | Bedtime with Rosie

Ivor Burgoyne was born on May 23, 1926 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. He was an actor and writer, known for Bedtime with Rosie (1975), Coronation Street (1960) and The Liars (1966). He was married to Mary Farrell. He died on December 5, 2002 in Tower Hamlets, London, England.

21. Frances Keyton

Actress | Guides

Frances Keyton was born on September 5, 1991 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. She is an actress and producer, known for Guides, Keeping Faith (2017) and Sorinne (2012).

22. Laurie Webb

Actor | Doctor Who

Laurie Webb was born in 1924 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Laurence Webb. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Paul Temple (1969) and Doomwatch (1970).

23. Dani Said

Actress | It's Showtime Folks!

Dani Said was born on July 28, 1988 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Wijdan Said. She is an actress and writer, known for It's Showtime Folks! (2015), Purple Blood (2015) and The Laughing Stock (2015).

24. Kelly Passaro

Actress | V vs V

Kelly Passaro was born on March 16, 1988 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. She is an actress, known for V vs V, The Lost Viking (2018) and Dragon Kingdom (2018).

26. Gavin Sims

Actor | Worm

Gavin Sims was born on March 23, 1980 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Gavin Andrew Sims. He is an actor, known for Worm, Double Top (2012) and Alys (2011).

27. Melvin Harris

Nova

Melvin Harris was born on February 19, 1930 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Melvin Charles Harris. He is known for his work on Nova (1974), World of Strange Powers (1985) and Vinland: Viking Map or Million-Dollar Hoax? (2004). He was married to Maureen Gavin. He died on January 1, 2004 in Swansea, ...

28. Ryan Jones

Self | A Question of Sport

Ryan Jones was born on March 13, 1981 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Ryan Paul Jones.

29. Edna Davies

Actress | Loose Ends

Edna Davies was born on July 13, 1904 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Edna Mabel Gertrude Davies. She was an actress, known for Loose Ends (1930), Spanish Eyes (1930) and Song of Soho (1930). She died on August 31, 1949 in Pancras, London, England.

30. Clive Jenkins

Actor | Tom Grattan's War

Clive Jenkins was born on June 11, 1951 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Clive Hicks-Jenkins. He is an actor, known for Tom Grattan's War (1968), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and The Golden Age (1967).

31. Edna Hazell

Actress | Saint Joan

Edna Hazell was born on September 13, 1902 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Edna Mary Hazell. She was an actress, known for Saint Joan (1946) and The Fish and the Angel (1953). She died in 1993 in Poole, Dorset, England.

32. Darren Jamieson

Actor | Cop on the Edge IX: Prelude to Justice

Darren Jamieson was born on August 16, 1976 in Newport, Gwent, Wales. He is an actor and writer, known for Cop on the Edge IX: Prelude to Justice (1997).

33. Abigail Welsford

Self | Commonwealth Games

Abigail Welsford was born on March 30, 1991 in Newport, Gwent, Wales.

34. Liz Johnson

Self | Paralympic Games

Liz Johnson was born on December 3, 1985 in Newport, Gwent, South Wales, UK.

35. Sophie Clayton

Self | Commonwealth Games

Sophie Clayton was born on September 20, 1991 in Newport, Gwent, Wales.

36. Rashid Ehzaz

Director | Remember December

Rashid Ehzaz was born on April 11, 1995 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Azaz Afzal. He is a director and actor, known for Remember December (2016), Resolution and Art of Ninjutsu (2013).

37. Ronald Plaisted

Actor | The Nutcracker

Ronald Plaisted was born on August 9, 1932 in Newport, Gwent, Wales as Ronald William Charles Plaisted. He was an actor, known for The Nutcracker (1968), Music for You (1951) and Pineapple Poll (1959). He died on November 2, 2005 in Clapham, London, England.


37 names.

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