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Ioan Gruffudd is an eminent Welsh actor

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BirthdayOctober 6, 1973
NationalityWelsh
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actors, Welsh Men
SpousesAlice Evans
SiblingsAlun (younger brother), Siwan (younger sister)
ChildrensElla Betsi Janet Gruffudd, Elsie Marigold Gruffudd
Universities
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Birth PlaceLlwydcoed, Aberdare, Wales
Height182
GenderMale
FatherPeter Gruffudd
MotherGillian Gruffudd
Net Worth$1 million as of may 22nd 2017
Sun SignLibra
Born inLlwydcoed, Aberdare, Wales
Famous asActor
Socials

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Who is Ioan Gruffudd?

Ioan Gruffudd is an eminent Welsh actor, best known for playing the role of Harold Lowe in the super hit romantic movie ‘Titanic’ and of Lt John Beales in the war film ‘Black Hawk Down’. His other notable film projects include ‘Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box’, ‘Fantastic 4’, ‘Amazing Grace’ and ‘King Arthur’. Besides the big screen, Gruffudd has worked on small screen as well. He is famous for playing Andrew Martin in the TV series ‘Ringer’, Dr. Henry Morgan in drama ‘Forever’ and John Booth in the series ‘Unreal’. Having trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, the talented actor has also displayed his acting skills in theatre. The famous plays he participated in are ‘Hedda Gabler’, ‘The Decameron’, ‘The Play What I Wrote’ and ‘Trouble Sleeping’. Note that Gruffudd is also a voice actor who has lent his voice to a handful of TV shows, namely ‘Justice League Unlimited’, ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ and ‘Ben 10: Alien Force’.

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Career

Gruffudd began his acting career in 1986, at the age of thirteen in the Welsh television film ‘Austin’. He then appeared in the Welsh soap opera named ‘Pobol y Cwm’ from 1987–94. Then while attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he was cast in the play ‘Hedda Gabler’. During that time, he also did other plays titled ‘Trouble Sleeping’ and ‘The Decameron’. Then Gruffudd was offered the lead role in the TV show ‘Poldark’ in 1996. The following year, he played the role of John Gray in the flick ‘Wilde’. This performance was followed by his role in the blockbuster movie ‘Titanic’ after which he landed the role of Horatio Hornblower in the TV project ‘Hornblower’.

The Welsh actor then did a number of films in the year 2001, namely, ‘Another Life’, ‘Very Annie Mary’, ‘Happy Now’ and ‘Black Hawk Down’. He also did the play ‘The Play What I Wrote’ that year. The following year, he did the TV movie ‘Man and Boy’ as well as the movies ‘Shooters’ and ‘The Gathering’. After this, in 2004, Gruffudd appeared in the show ‘Century City’ and in the flick ‘King Arthur’. He later on was cast as Reed Richards in ‘Fantastic Four’. During this time, he also lent his voice to the character of Mister Miracle in the TV series ‘Justice League Unlimited’.

In 2007, Gruffudd reprised his role of Reed Richards in the sequel of Fantastic Four – ‘Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer’. A year later, he appeared in the television film ‘The Meant to Be's’ and in the flick ‘W.’ After this, the versatile actor did voice work for the shows ‘Ben 10: Alien Force’ and ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’. This was followed by his lead role as Andrew Martin in the TV program ‘Ringer’. Then from 2011 to 2014, Gruffudd did several small and big screen projects including ‘Horrible Bosses’, ‘Sanctum’, ‘Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box’, ‘Foster’, ‘Playing It Cool’, ‘The British’, ‘Monday Mornings’, ‘Necessary Roughness’, ‘Glee’ and ‘Under Milk Wood’, to name a few. He then got the lead role in the show ‘Forever’. In 2015, he was cast in the movies ‘San Andreas’ and ‘Keep Watching’. The following year, he starred in the Lifetime Network Series titled ‘Unreal’.

Personal Life

Ioan Gruffudd was born on 6 October 1973 in Llwydcoed, Aberdare, Wales, to parents Gillian and Peter Gruffudd. He has two younger siblings, sister Siwan and brother Alun. During childhood, he attended Ysgol Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd, Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Aberdar and Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf. Later on, he studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London). In 2007, Gruffudd got married to actress Alice Evans. Together, the couple have two daughters, Elsie and Ella.

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Ioan Gruffudd biography timelines

  • // 6th Oct 1973
    Ioan Gruffudd was born on 6 October 1973 in Llwydcoed, Aberdare, Wales, to parents Gillian and Peter Gruffudd. He has two younger siblings, sister Siwan and brother Alun. During childhood, he attended Ysgol Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd, Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Aberdar and Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf. Later on, he studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London). In 2007, Gruffudd got married to actress Alice Evans. Together, the couple have two daughters, Elsie and Ella.
  • // 1986
    Gruffudd began his acting career in 1986, at the age of thirteen in the Welsh television film ‘Austin’. He then appeared in the Welsh soap opera named ‘Pobol y Cwm’ from 1987–94. Then while attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he was cast in the play ‘Hedda Gabler’. During that time, he also did other plays titled ‘Trouble Sleeping’ and ‘The Decameron’. Then Gruffudd was offered the lead role in the TV show ‘Poldark’ in 1996. The following year, he played the role of John Gray in the flick ‘Wilde’. This performance was followed by his role in the blockbuster movie ‘Titanic’ after which he landed the role of Horatio Hornblower in the TV project ‘Hornblower’.
  • // 2001
    The Welsh actor then did a number of films in the year 2001, namely, ‘Another Life’, ‘Very Annie Mary’, ‘Happy Now’ and ‘Black Hawk Down’. He also did the play ‘The Play What I Wrote’ that year. The following year, he did the TV movie ‘Man and Boy’ as well as the movies ‘Shooters’ and ‘The Gathering’. After this, in 2004, Gruffudd appeared in the show ‘Century City’ and in the flick ‘King Arthur’. He later on was cast as Reed Richards in ‘Fantastic Four’. During this time, he also lent his voice to the character of Mister Miracle in the TV series ‘Justice League Unlimited’.
  • // 2007
    In 2007, Gruffudd reprised his role of Reed Richards in the sequel of Fantastic Four – ‘Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer’. A year later, he appeared in the television film ‘The Meant to Be's’ and in the flick ‘W.’ After this, the versatile actor did voice work for the shows ‘Ben 10: Alien Force’ and ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’. This was followed by his lead role as Andrew Martin in the TV program ‘Ringer’. Then from 2011 to 2014, Gruffudd did several small and big screen projects including ‘Horrible Bosses’, ‘Sanctum’, ‘Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box’, ‘Foster’, ‘Playing It Cool’, ‘The British’, ‘Monday Mornings’, ‘Necessary Roughness’, ‘Glee’ and ‘Under Milk Wood’, to name a few. He then got the lead role in the show ‘Forever’. In 2015, he was cast in the movies ‘San Andreas’ and ‘Keep Watching’. The following year, he starred in the Lifetime Network Series titled ‘Unreal’.

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Ioan Gruffudd's FAQ

  • What is Ioan Gruffudd birthday?

    Ioan Gruffudd was born at 1973-10-06

  • Where is Ioan Gruffudd's birth place?

    Ioan Gruffudd was born in Llwydcoed, Aberdare, Wales

  • What is Ioan Gruffudd nationalities?

    Ioan Gruffudd's nationalities is Welsh

  • Who is Ioan Gruffudd spouses?

    Ioan Gruffudd's spouses is Alice Evans

  • Who is Ioan Gruffudd siblings?

    Ioan Gruffudd's siblings is Alun (younger brother), Siwan (younger sister)

  • Who is Ioan Gruffudd childrens?

    Ioan Gruffudd's childrens is Ella Betsi Janet Gruffudd, Elsie Marigold Gruffudd

  • What was Ioan Gruffudd universities?

    Ioan Gruffudd studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

  • How tall is Ioan Gruffudd?

    Ioan Gruffudd's height is 182

  • Who is Ioan Gruffudd's father?

    Ioan Gruffudd's father is Peter Gruffudd

  • Who is Ioan Gruffudd's mother?

    Ioan Gruffudd's mother is Gillian Gruffudd

  • What is Ioan Gruffudd's sun sign?

    Ioan Gruffudd is Libra

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    Ioan Gruffudd is famouse as Actor

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