Ioan Gruffudd

Actor | * 10/06/1973 (46) | Llwydcoed, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Ioan Gruffudd (Welsh: [ˈjɔan ˈɡrɪfɪð] (listen); born 6 October 1973) 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). His other film credits include 102 Dalmatians (2000), Black Hawk Down (2001), The Gathering (2003), Fireflies in the Garden, The Secret of Moonacre (both 2008)... ()
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Ioan Gruffudd is a Welsh actor who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. He started off mainly in Welsh-language productions, then came to international attention as Fifth Officer Harold Lowe in the film "Titanic" (1997), and as Lt. John Beales in "Black Hawk Down" (2001). However, he is probably best known for playing the role of Horatio Hornblower in "Hornblower", the British made-for-TV films (1998–2003) based on C.S. Forester's novels. Gruffudd's recent notable film roles include Lancelot in "King Arthur" (2004), Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards) in "Fantastic Four" (2005) and the sequel "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" (2007), and British slavery abolitionist William Wilberforce in "Amazing Grace" (2006). He played Tony Blair in "W." (2008).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Adventure | Comedies

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Movies with Ioan Gruffudd as Actor(47)

2020 Ava
as Henry Bradley2019 The Professor and the Madman
2018 Buttons
as Carl Mitchell2017 Keep Watching
as Daniel Riddick2015 San Andreas
as Anthony2015 Forever
as himself2015 Mr. Calzaghe
as Thomas Morrow (voice)2014 Justice League: War
as Stuffy2014 Playing It Cool
as Mog Edwards2014 Under Milk Wood
as Alec2011 Foster
as Wetwork Man2011 Horrible Bosses
as Carl Hurley2011 Sanctum
as Colin Smith2010 The Kid
as Agent Crush (voice)2008 Agent Crush
as Tony Blair2008 W.
as Sir Benjamin Merryweather / Sir Wrolf Merryweather2008 The Secret of Moonacre
as Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
as Richard McCallister2007 The TV Set
as William Wilberforce2006 Amazing Grace
as Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic2005 Fantastic Four
as Lancelot2004 King Arthur
as Daniel2004 This Girl's Life
as Horatio Hornblower2003 Hornblower: Loyalty
as Commander Horatio Hornblower2003 Hornblower: Duty
as Freddy Guns2002 Shooters
as Harry Silver2002 Man and Boy
as Frederick Edward Francis Bywaters2001 Another Life
as Dan Blakeley2001 The Gathering
as Sgt Max Bracchi2001 Happy Now
as Hob2001 Very Annie Mary
as Horatio Hornblower2001 Hornblower: Mutiny
as Horatio Hornblower2001 Hornblower: Retribution
as Kevin Shepherd2000 102 Dalmatians
as Lt. John Feeley1999 Warriors
as Horatio Hornblower1999 Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil
as Horatio Hornblower1999 Hornblower: The Wrong War
as Solomon Levinsky1999 Solomon and Gaenor
as Midshipman Horatio Hornblower1998 Hornblower: The Duel
as Horatio Hornblower1998 Hornblower: The Fire Ships
as John Gray1997 Wilde
as Fifth Officer Lowe1997 Titanic
as Nigel Fraiman1996 A Relative Stranger
as Jeremy Poldark1996 Poldark

TV Shows/Series with Ioan Gruffudd as Actor(18)

as Dr. Daniel Harrow2018 Harrow
as Andrew Earlham2017 Liar
as John Booth2015 UnREAL
as Henry Morgan2014 Forever
as Andrew Martin2011 Ringer
as Paolo San Pablo2009 Glee
as Eric Vaughn2009 Castle
as Devin Levin / Robot Guard (voice)2008 Ben 10: Alien Force
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Mister Miracle2004 Justice League Unlimited
as Phillip Bosinney2002 The Forsyte Saga
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Additional Information

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Full Name: Ioan Gruffudd
Born: Saturday, 10/06 1973 (October) in Llwydcoed (current age: 46 years + 277 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Alice Evans
Ioan Gruffudd frequently works together with these people:
Seth MacFarlane (10x, Actor)
Sean Gilder (9x, Actor)
Robert Lindsay (8x, Actor)
Paul Copley (8x, Actor)
Andrew Grieve (8x, Crew)
Stan Lee (7x, Crew)
James Cameron (7x, Crew)
Danny Smith (7x, Cast)
C. S. Forester (6x, Crew)
Rob Hanning (6x, Crew)
Mike Henry (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1439, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/30/2020