Ioan Gruffudd

Actor, Film actor

1973 –

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Who is Ioan Gruffudd?

Ioan Gruffudd is a Welsh actor.

Having trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he started off in Welsh language film productions, then came to international attention as Fifth Officer Harold Lowe in the film Titanic, and as Lt John Beales in Black Hawk Down. However, he is best known in the UK for playing the role of Horatio Hornblower in Hornblower, the British made-for-TV films based on C. S. Forester's novels, and to other audiences for playing the role of Dr Reed Richards in the film Fantastic Four and its sequel. In June 2012, Gruffudd filmed the fantasy adventure movie Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box throughout the south-west of England, playing the role of Charles Mundi. The movie is schedule for release in 2013.

Gruffudd's other film roles include Lancelot in King Arthur, Mister Fantastic in Fantastic Four and the sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, and British anti-slavery abolitionist William Wilberforce in Amazing Grace. He played Tony Blair in W.. He played the role of Andrew Martin in the US thriller television series Ringer until the show's cancellation in 2012.

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Born
Oct 6, 1973
Llwydcoed
Also known as
  • Ioio Gruffoid
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Welsh people
Nationality
  • Wales
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    ( - 1995)
Lived in
  • Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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