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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Ioan Gruffudd
Ioan Gruffudd was born on Oct. 6, 1973, in Aberdare, Cynon Valley, Wales. He's currently 37 years of age. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England and started off doing Welsh language stuff. One of the bigger movies he was in was the 1997 movie Titanic, where he played Fifth Officer Harold Lowe or in the 2001 movie Black Hawk Down where he played Lt. John Beales. His recent work includes playing Lancelot in King Arthur (2004), Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic in the Fantastic Four movies (2005 and 2007), William Wilberforce in Amazing Grace (2006) and Tony Blair in W (2008)
Early life and family
His parents were both teachers. His father was headmaster at 2 Welsh schools in South Wales, and also has 2 siblings, a brother, Alun, who is 2 years younger and a sister named Siwan who is 7 years younger than him.

He has starred in all kinds of stuff, like 102 Dalmatians, where he plays Kevin Shepard

-Wilde, 1997  ,John Gray
-Titanic, 1997, Harold Lowe
-Solomon & Gaenor, 1999 Solomon Levinsky
-102 Dalamatians, 2000 ,Kevin Shepherd

-Another Life, 2001, Freddy Bywaters
-Very Annie Mary, 2001 Hob
-Happy Now, 2001 ,Sgt. Max Bracchi
-Black Hawk Down, 2001,Lt. John Beales
-Shooters, 2002, Freddy Guns
-The Gathering, 2002 Dan Blakeley
-This Girl's Life, 2003, Daniel
-King Arthur, 2004, Lancelot

-Fantastic Four, 2005, Reed Richards, aka Mr. Fantastic
-The TV Set, 2006, Richard McAliister
-Amazing Grace, 2006, William Wilberforce
-Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, 2007, Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic
-Stories USA, 2007, Simon
-Agent Crush, 2008, Agent Crush
-Fireflies in the Garden, 2008, Addison
-Secret of Moonacre, 2008, Sir Benjamin
-W, 2008, Tony Blair
-The Kid, 2010, Teacher
-Horrible Bosses, 2011, Wet Work expert

1 comment:

  1. Hello there!

    Iaon Gruffudd is a wonderful actor! He's probably more famous in the UK for his portrayal of Horatio Hornblower. I'm still holding out hope that they bring that wonderful series back with Ioan in the title role again!

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