Birth Place Matching "Newport, Gwent, Wales, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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...
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 ...
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). ...
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.
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 ...
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.
27. Melvin Harris
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, ...
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.