List of Famous people born in Wales, United Kingdom

Robbie Savage

First Name Robbie
Last Name Savage
Born on October 18, 1974 (age 48)
Height 186 cm | 6'1

Robert William Savage is a Welsh football pundit and player for Stockport Town. During his career he played predominantly as a midfielder, starting off as a youth player with Manchester United before joining Crewe Alexandra when he failed to make the grade at Old Trafford. He became a regular for Leicester City in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and performed a similar role for Birmingham City and Blackburn Rovers. In 2008, he joined Derby County; after a short loan spell with Brighton & Hove Albion later that year, he returned to captain Derby, with whom he finished his playing career. He also played for the Wales national team on 39 occasions. He is now a pundit for the BBC and regularly presents 606 on BBC Radio 5 Live on Sunday evenings. He also co-presents Early Kick Off on BT Sport.

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Michael Sheen

First Name Michael
Last Name Sheen
Born on February 5, 1969 (age 54)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Michael Christopher Sheen is a Welsh actor and political activist. After training at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), he worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s and made notable stage appearances in Romeo and Juliet (1992), Don't Fool With Love (1993), Peer Gynt (1994), The Seagull (1995), The Homecoming (1997), and Henry V (1997). His performances in Amadeus at the Old Vic and Look Back in Anger at the National Theatre were nominated for Olivier Awards in 1998 and 1999, respectively. In 2003, he was nominated for a third Olivier Award for his performance in Caligula at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale
First Name Christian
Last Name Bale
Born on January 30, 1974 (age 49)
Height 182 cm | 6'0

Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. Known for his versatility and intensive method acting, he is the recipient of many awards, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards, and was featured in the Time 100 list of 2011.

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Luke Evans

Luke George Evans
First Name Luke
Last Name Evans
Born on April 15, 1979 (age 44)
Height 183 cm | 6'0

Luke George Evans is a Welsh actor and singer. Evans began his career on the stage, performing in many of London's West End productions such as Rent, Miss Saigon, and Piaf before making his film breakthrough in the Clash of the Titans 2010 remake. Following his debut, Evans was cast in such action and thriller films as Immortals (2011), The Raven (2012), and the re-imagined The Three Musketeers (2011).

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Gareth Bale

Gareth Frank Bale
First Name Gareth
Born on July 16, 1989 (age 33)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, on loan from Real Madrid of La Liga, and the Wales national team.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta Jones
First Name Catherine
Last Name Zeta-Jones
Born on September 25, 1969 (age 53)

Catherine Zeta-Jones Douglas is a Welsh actress. Born and raised in Swansea, Zeta-Jones aspired to be an actress from a young age. As a child, she played roles in the West End productions of the musicals Annie and Bugsy Malone. She studied musical theatre at the Arts Educational Schools, London and made her stage breakthrough with a leading role in a 1987 production of 42nd Street. Her screen debut came in the unsuccessful French-Italian film 1001 Nights (1990), and she went on to find greater success as a regular in the British television series The Darling Buds of May (1991–1993). Dismayed at being typecast as the token pretty girl in British films, Zeta-Jones relocated to Los Angeles.

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Tom Ellis

First Name Tom
Last Name Ellis
Born on November 17, 1978 (age 44)

Thomas John Ellis is a Welsh actor. He plays Lucifer Morningstar in the American DC Comics's based series Lucifer and DC-universe franchise crossover appearances. He is known for his roles as Gary Preston in the BBC sitcom Miranda and as a Hollywood physician in the USA Network series Rush. Ellis appeared as Mark Etches in the 2011 British supernatural drama The Fades.

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Ioan Gruffudd

First Name Ioan
Born on October 6, 1973 (age 49)
Height 182 cm | 6'0

Ioan Gruffudd is a Welsh actor. He first came to public attention as Fifth Officer Harold Lowe in Titanic (1997), and then for his portrayal of Horatio Hornblower in the Hornblower series of television films (1998–2003). Subsequent roles have included Lancelot in King Arthur (2004), Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic in Fantastic 4 (2005) and its sequel (2007), William Wilberforce in Amazing Grace (2006), and Tony Blair in W. (2008).

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Anthony Hopkins

Philip Anthony Hopkins
First Name Anthony
Last Name Hopkins
Born on December 31, 1937 (age 85)
Height 175 cm | 5'9

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins is a Welsh actor, composer, director and film producer. He is the recipient of multiple accolades, including an Academy Award, three BAFTAs, two Emmys and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. Hopkins received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003, and in 2008 he received the BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

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Greg Davies

Gregory Daniel Davies
First Name Greg
Last Name Davies
Born on May 14, 1968 (age 55)
Height 203 cm | 6'8

Gregory Daniel Davies is a British stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his roles as Greg in We Are Klang, Mr Gilbert in The Inbetweeners, Ken Thompson in Cuckoo, the Taskmaster in Taskmaster, and Dan Davies in Man Down, as well as for guest appearances on Mock the Week, Would I Lie to You?, and Fast and Loose. He has also performed on the Live at the Apollo series.

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Tom Jones

Thomas John Woodward
First Name Tom
Last Name Jones
Born on June 7, 1940 (age 83)

Sir Thomas John Woodward, known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. His career began with a string of top-ten hits in the mid-1960s. He has toured regularly, with appearances in Las Vegas (1967–2011). Jones's voice has been described by Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic as a "full-throated, robust baritone".

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Owain Wyn Evans

First Name Owain
Last Name Evans
Born on March 9, 1984 (age 39)

Owain Wyn Evans is a Welsh journalist, broadcaster and award-winning television presenter, currently working for the BBC as a weather presenter for television and radio. He is the senior weather presenter for the flagship nightly news programme North West Tonight and is known for his drumming, social media and LGBTQ work. He is patron of the charity LGBT Foundation.

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Gerwyn Price

First Name Gerwyn
Born on March 7, 1985 (age 38)
Height 175 cm | 5'9

Gerwyn Price is a Welsh professional darts player and former professional rugby union and rugby league player. Nicknamed "The Iceman", he competes in events of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), where he is the current world champion, after winning the 2021 PDC World Darts Championship, to become the first ever Welshman to win the tournament. Price's victory saw him overtake Michael van Gerwen in the world rankings, becoming the new world number 1.

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Dawn French

First Name Dawn
Last Name French
Born on October 11, 1957 (age 65)
Height 152 cm | 5'0

Dawn Roma French is a British actress, writer, comedian and presenter. French is best known for starring in and writing for the BBC comedy sketch show French and Saunders with her best friend and comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders, and for playing the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. She has been nominated for seven BAFTA TV Awards and won a BAFTA Fellowship with Saunders in 2009.

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Shirley Bassey

Shirley Veronica Bassey
First Name Shirley
Last Name Bassey
Born on January 8, 1937 (age 86)
Height 160 cm | 5'3

Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, is a Welsh singer, whose career began in 1953, well known for her expressive voice and for recording the soundtrack theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). In January 1959, Bassey became the first Welsh person to gain a No. 1 single.

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Ched Evans

Chedwyn Michael Evans
First Name Ched
Born on December 28, 1988 (age 34)
Height 183 cm | 6'0

Chedwyn Michael Evans is a Welsh footballer who plays as a striker for Preston North End, on loan from Fleetwood Town.

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Joanna Page

First Name Joanna
Born on March 23, 1978 (age 45)
Height 156 cm | 5'1

Joanna Louise Page is a Welsh actress. She appeared as Stacey Shipman in the BAFTA-winning television series Gavin & Stacey. She also played Dora Spenlow in the 1999 adaptation of David Copperfield.

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Bonnie Tyler

Gaynor Hopkins
First Name Bonnie
Last Name Tyler
Born on June 8, 1951 (age 72)
Height 159 cm | 5'3

Bonnie Tyler is a Welsh singer, known for her distinctive husky voice. Tyler came to prominence with the release of her 1977 album The World Starts Tonight and its singles "Lost in France" and "More Than a Lover". Her 1978 single "It's a Heartache" reached number four on the UK Singles Chart, and number three on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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Matthew Rhys

Matthew Rhys Evans
First Name Matthew
Last Name Rhys
Born on November 8, 1974 (age 48)
Height 179 cm | 5'10

Matthew Rhys Evans is a Welsh actor. He is known for playing Kevin Walker in Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011) and Philip Jennings in The Americans (2013–2018), for which he received two Golden Globe Award nominations and a Primetime Emmy Award. In film, he appeared as Dylan Thomas in the film The Edge of Love (2008) and as Daniel Ellsberg in the film The Post (2017) and starred in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019). In 2020, he starred in the lead role on the HBO period series Perry Mason.

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Tegan Nox

First Name Tegan
Born on November 15, 1994 (age 28)

Steffanie Rhiannon Newell is a Welsh professional wrestler. She is signed to WWE and appears on their NXT brand under the ring name Tegan Nox. Newell previously wrestled on the British independent circuit under the ring name Nixon Newell, most notably for promotions such as Attack! Pro Wrestling, Progress Wrestling, What Culture Pro Wrestling, and Fight Club: Pro.

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