Birth Place Matching "Bridgend, Wales, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


34 names.


1. Ruth Jones

Actress | Stella

Born in Bridgend, South Wales. Attended Porthcawl Comprehensive School. Trained at Warwick University (BA in Drama and Theatre Studies) then actor training at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Television includes Fat Friends (2000) series I, II,III,IV, Tales from Pleasure Beach (2001) for ...

2. Deddie Davies

Actress | Pride

Deddie Davies was born on March 2, 1938 in Bridgend, Wales as Gillian Nancy Davies. She was an actress, known for Pride (2014), The Railway Children (1970) and Vanity Fair (1967). She was married to Paddy Ward. She died on December 21, 2016 in the UK.

3. Gavin Henson

Self | A Question of Sport

Gavin Henson was born on February 1, 1982 in Bridgend, Wales as Gavin Lloyd Henson.

4. Davyd Harries

Actor | Anna Karenina

Scholarship RADA. Won Clifford Bax Prize, National Service in Libya and played Oedipus at the roman theatre at Sabratha Repertory at Northampton, Hornchurch, Bromley and Windsor Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwich and Stratford-on-Avon. Joined Tony Church and Robin Phillips to open the new ...

5. Huw Edwards

Actor | Skyfall

Huw Edwards was born on August 18, 1961 in Bridgend, Wales. He is an actor, known for Skyfall (2012), The Story of Welsh (2003) and Doctor Who (2005).

6. Stan Stennett

Actor | The History of Mr Polly

Stan Stennett was born on July 30, 1925 in Pencoed, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He was an actor, known for The History of Mr Polly (2007), Undertaking Betty (2002) and Coronation Street (1960). He was married to Elizabeth Stennett. He died on November 26, 2013 in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales.

7. Howard Marks

Writer | Mr. Nice

Howard Marks was born on August 13, 1945 in Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, Wales as Dennis Howard Marks. He was an actor and writer, known for Mr. Nice (2010), Stoner Express (2016) and Human Traffic (1999). He was married to Judy Lane. He died on April 10, 2016 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

8. Dave Wong

Actor | The Death of Stalin

Dave Wong is a British actor and Martial Artist who was born in Bridgend, South Wales United Kingdom. His career in acting started in the mid 1990's His parents came to settle in South Wales where they started a takeaway business. Dave attended Brynteg Comprehensive school but left with very few ...

9. Doug Rollins

Director | The Double Deal

Doug Rollins was born in 1960 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales as Douglas V. Rollins. He is an actor and director, known for The Double Deal (2014), Phalure Inc (2015) and The Crime (2015).

10. David Emanuel

Self | Style Queens

Since graduating from the Royal College of Art, with a Masters of Art degree in Fashion Design, for the last twenty or so years, David Emanuel has established himself as a couturier of International repute; designing clothes for members of British and European Royal Families, and for some of the ...

11. Michael Forrest

Actor | Under Milk Wood

Michael Forrest was born in July 1932 in Bridgend, Wales. He was an actor, known for Under Milk Wood (1971), The Avengers (1961) and How Green Was My Valley (1960). He died on December 21, 2004 in Leckwith, Cardiff, Wales.

12. Abigail Stone

Actress | The Dark

Seren (formerly known as Abigail) is a Welsh born actress known for her appearances in The Dark and The Perfect Scary Movie. Now based in London, she is pursuing acting again and has appeared recently in a number of theatre productions and short films. Recently, Seren has co-founded the new ...

13. Tamba Allen

Actor | The Beggar's Opera

Tamba Allen was born on February 26, 1941 in Bridgend, Wales as Tamba Macorvay Allen. He is an actor, known for The Beggar's Opera (1953), Knight Errant Limited (1959) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950).

14. Chico Slimani

Composer | The Bouncer

Yousseph 'Chico' Slimani was born in Wales, but moved to Morocco when he was a baby. Until the age of 13 he was in Morocco working as a mountain goat herder, then he moved back to the UK at 14 to live in Crawley, West Sussex. Chico has had a number of jobs in his life. He was a hairdresser and also...

15. Paul Cottingham

Actor | To Die For

Paul Cottingham was born on December 1, 1963 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He was an actor, known for Heaven's a Drag (1994), The Lost Language of Cranes (1991) and This Life (1996). He was married to Michael Cashman. He died on October 23, 2014 in London, England.

16. Emrys Leyshon

Actor | Moulded in Earth

Emrys Leyshon was born in 1922 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales as Emrys Trefor Leyshon. He was an actor, known for Moulded in Earth (1965), Festival (1963) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). He was married to Rosemary Castiglione. He died on November 14, 2008 in London, England.

17. James Morgan

Actor | The Indian Doctor

British actor James Morgan grew up in the town of Maesteg in the Llynfi valley in South Wales. With his natural aptitude for making people laugh he has been described as a "born entertainer" and from a young age he channeled this into theatre, which helped focus his boundless energy and enthusiasm.

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18. Daniel Parker

Actor | Care

Daniel Parker was born on September 22, 1982 in Bridgend, Wales. He is an actor, known for Care (2000), Abraham's Point (2008) and The Bench (2001).

19. Mike Tucker

Special Effects | Aladdin

Mike Tucker is an award winning Welsh Visual Effects Designer who began his career with the BBC Visual Effects department in the mid 1980's. Known primarily for his work in the field of miniature effects, he set up his own company, The Model Unit, in 2005. In addition to his effects work, he is ...

20. Emma

Soundtrack | A Song for Europe

Emma was born in 1974 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales as Emma Louise Booth.

21. Duane Phillips

Actor | Queen Sacrifice

Duane Phillips was born on December 27, 1969 in Bridgend, Wales. He is an actor, known for Queen Sacrifice (1988) and The District Nurse (1984). He has been married to Rhian Phillips since August 18, 1991. They have three children.

22. Mari Griffith

Actress | Devastation

Mari Griffith was born in 1940 in Maesteg, Bridgend County Borough, Wales. She was an actress, known for Devastation, Poems and Pints (1972) and The Spinners (1969). She died on May 13, 2019 in Bridgend, Bridgend County Borough.

26. Ashley Hunt

Actor | Torchwood

Ashley Hunt was born on November 11, 1984 in Bridgend, Wales. He is an actor, known for Torchwood (2006), Mind Games (2011) and A Night on the Tiles (2005).

27. Scott Gibbs

Self | They Think It's All Over

Scott Gibbs was born on January 23, 1971 in Bridgend, Wales.

29. Daniel Lyddon

Writer | I Am Dracula

Began writing at the age of nine, and by the time he was twenty had completed two novels and was working on his first screenplay.

30. Aled Davies

Self | Commonwealth Games

Aled Davies was born on May 24, 1991 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales.

31. Lynn Davies

Self | A Question of Sport

Lynn Davies was born on May 20, 1942 in Nantymoel, Bridgend, Wales.

32. Sian Harkin

Self | Commonwealth Games

Sian Harkin was born on August 31, 1994 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales.

33. Mary Laine

Actress | Malice Aforethought

Mary Laine was born on April 20, 1918 in Bridgend, Wales as Mary De Jersey Laine. She was an actress, known for Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979), Softly Softly (1966) and Counterstrike (1969). She died on July 20, 1983 in Thames Ditton, Surrey, England.


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