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Ioan Gruffudd


Ioan Gruffudd was born on October 6, 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, UK to educators Gillian (James) and Peter Gruffudd. He has a brother, Alun, who is two years younger and a sister, Siwan, who is seven years younger. He got his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm (1974). He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1992 to 1995, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four Reed Richards
(2005)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Mr. Fantastic / Reed Richards
(2007)
Titanic
Titanic Fifth Officer Lowe
(1997)
King Arthur
King Arthur Lancelot
(2004)

Filmography

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 2018 Harrow (TV Series) (filming)
Dr. Daniel Harrow
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Dr. Daniel Harrow
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Dr. Daniel Harrow
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Dr. Daniel Harrow
 2017-2019 Liar (TV Mini-Series)
Andrew Earlham
- Episode #2.1 (2019) ... Andrew Earlham
- The Marshes (2017) ... Andrew Earlham
- Check Mate (2017) ... Andrew Earlham
- Catherine (2017) ... Andrew Earlham
- The White Rabbit (2017) ... Andrew Earlham
 2017 Keep Watching
Carl Mitchell
 2016/II Buttons
 2016 UnREAL (TV Series)
John Booth
- Espionage (2016) ... John Booth
- Fugitive (2016) ... John Booth
- Ambush (2016) ... John Booth
- Casualty (2016) ... John Booth
- Infiltration (2016) ... John Booth
 2015/II Forever
Anthony
 2015 San Andreas
Daniel Riddick
 2014-2015 Forever (TV Series)
Henry Morgan
- The Last Death of Henry Morgan (2015) ... Henry Morgan
- The Night in Question (2015) ... Henry Morgan
- Best Foot Forward (2015) ... Henry Morgan
- Punk Is Dead (2015) ... Henry Morgan
- Dead Men Tell Long Tales (2015) ... Henry Morgan
 2014 Playing It Cool
Stuffy
 2014 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
Mog Edwards
 2014 Justice League: War (Video)
Thomas Morrow (voice)
 2013 Eddie (Short)
The Killer
 2013 Glee (TV Series)
Paolo San Pablo
- The End of Twerk (2013) ... Paolo San Pablo
- Love, Love, Love (2013) ... Paolo San Pablo
 2013 Necessary Roughness (TV Series)
Nolan Powers
- Snap Out of It (2013) ... Nolan Powers
 2013 Castle (TV Series)
Eric Vaughn
- The Squab and the Quail (2013) ... Eric Vaughn
 2013 Monday Mornings (TV Series)
Dr. Stewart Delany
- Truth or Consequences (2013) ... Dr. Stewart Delany
 2010-2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Prince Charles / National Geographic Narrator / Man
- Viewer Mail #2 (2012) ... Prince Charles (voice)
- Seahorse Seashell Party (2011) ... National Geographic Narrator (voice)
- The Splendid Source (2010) ... Man (voice)
 2011-2012 Ringer (TV Series)
Andrew Martin
- I'm the Good Twin (2012) ... Andrew Martin
- It's Called Improvising, Bitch! (2012) ... Andrew Martin
- Let's Kill Bridget (2012) ... Andrew Martin
 2011 Tri Diwrnod Diwetha' (Short)
Llais / Voice (voice)
 2011 Foster
Alec
 2011 Horrible Bosses
Wetwork Man
 2011 Sanctum
Carl
 2006-2010 American Dad! (TV Series)
Dark Haired Man / Medic
- An Incident at Owl Creek (2010) ... (voice)
- It's Good to Be the Queen (2006) ... Dark Haired Man / Medic (voice)
 2010 The Kid
Colin Smith
 2010 Ben 10: Alien Force (TV Series)
Devin Levin / Robot Guard
- Vendetta (2010) ... Devin Levin / Robot Guard (voice)
 2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
Armor / Red Ryan
- Revenge of the Reach! (2010) ... Armor / Red Ryan (voice)
 2008/I W.
Prime Minister Tony Blair
 2008 The Secret of Moonacre
Sir Benjamin Merryweather / Sir Wrolf Merryweather
 2008 Fireflies in the Garden
Addison
 2008 Agent Crush
Agent Crush (voice)
 2008 The Meant to Be's (TV Movie)
The Man
 2007 Stories USA
Simon (segment "The Little Things")
 2007 The Fantasticar: State of the Art (Video short)
 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Mr. Fantastic / Reed Richards
 2006 Amazing Grace
William Wilberforce
 2006 The TV Set
Richard McCallister
 2005/I Fantastic Four
Reed Richards
 2005 Fantastic Four (Video Game)
Reed Richards (voice)
 2005/II The Little Things (Short)
Simon
 2005 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Mr. Miracle / Scott Free / Computer
- The Ties That Bind (2005) ... Mr. Miracle / Scott Free / Computer (voice)
 2004 King Arthur
Lancelot
 2004 Century City (TV Series)
Lukas Gold
- Only You (2004) ... Lukas Gold
- The Face Was Familiar (2004) ... Lukas Gold
- Without a Tracer (2004) ... Lukas Gold
- Sweet Child of Mine (2004) ... Lukas Gold
- The Haunting (2004) ... Lukas Gold
 2003 This Girl's Life
Daniel
 2003 Y Mabinogi
King Bendigeidfran (voice)
 2003 Hornblower: Duty (TV Movie)
Commander Horatio Hornblower
 2003 Horatio Hornblower 3 (TV Movie)
Commander Horatio Hornblower
 2002 The Gathering
Dan Blakeley
 2002 Westlife: Unbreakable - The Greatest Hits, Volume 1 (Video)
High class customer (video Uptown Girl)
 2002 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series)
Phillip Bosinney
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Phillip Bosinney
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Phillip Bosinney
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Phillip Bosinney
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Phillip Bosinney
 2002 Man and Boy (TV Movie)
Harry Silver
 2002 Shooters
Freddy Guns
 2001 Black Hawk Down
Beales
 2001 Happy Now
Max Bracchi
 2001 Very Annie Mary
Hob
 2001 Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Horatio Hornblower
 2001 Hornblower: Mutiny (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Horatio Hornblower
 2001 Another Life
Frederick Edward Francis Bywaters
 2000 102 Dalmatians
Kevin Sheperd
 1999 Warriors (TV Movie)
Lt. John Feeley
 1999 Love in the 21st Century (TV Series)
Jack
- Masturbation (1999) ... Jack
 1999 Solomon & Gaenor
Solomon Levinsky
 1999 Great Expectations (TV Movie)
Pip
 1999 Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Horatio Hornblower
 1999 Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (TV Movie)
Acting Lieutenant Horatio Hornblower
 1998 Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (TV Movie)
Acting Lieutenant Horatio Hornblower
 1998 Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (TV Movie)
Midshipman Horatio Hornblower
 1997 A Mind to Kill (TV Series)
Karl Stranger
- Strange Territory (1997) ... Karl Stranger
 1997 Titanic
Fifth Officer Lowe
 1997 Wilde
John Gray
 1996 Poldark (TV Movie)
Jeremy Poldark
 1996 A Relative Stranger (TV Movie)
Nigel Fraiman
 1994 Pobol y Cwm (TV Series)
Gareth Wyn Harries
- Episode dated 24 March 1994 (1994) ... Gareth Wyn Harries
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Other Works:

Appearance in Westlife's music video titled "Uptown Girl". Gruffodd was one of the upper class gentlemen sitting at the table. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ioio Gruffoid

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was probably doing more to pigeonhole myself as a Welshman and a Welsh actor than anyone else! A lot of the stuff I said in the past sounded defensive - a young man's ideals about who I am and where I'm from. I realize I don't have to force that on people, but just use it as a safety net, to stride out into the world knowing that I have a strong sense of identity. Because we're all landlocked ... See more »

Trivia:

Has two children, both daughters, Ella Betsi Janet, who was born on 6 September 2009 and Elsie Marigold, who was born on 13 September 2013. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice

Star Sign:

Libra

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