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Famous Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

List contains graduates like Anthony Hopkins, Dougray Scott.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama?” and “Which celebrities are Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama alumni?”
  • 1

    Anthony Hopkins

    Film Score Composer, Musician


    BirthplaceMargam, United Kingdom


    Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor, director, and producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992, and was nominated three additional times. Hopkins has...  more

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  • 2

    Eve Myles

    Actor, Presenter


    BirthplaceYstradgynlais, United Kingdom


    Eve Myles (born 26 July 1978) is a Welsh actress from Ystradgynlais. She graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 2000. Later that year, she began portraying Ceri Lewis in the BBC...  more
  • 3

    Dougray Scott

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceGlenrothes, Scotland, UK


    Stephen Dougray Scott (born 26 November 1965) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Ever After (1998), Mission: Impossible 2 (2000), Hitman (2007), and My Week with Marilyn...  more
  • 4

    Rob Brydon

    Comedian, Television producer


    BirthplaceBaglan, Neath Port Talbot


    Alternative NameRob Brydon

    Robert Brydon Jones, (born 3 May 1965) is a Welsh comedian, actor, radio and television presenter, singer and impressionist. He played Dr Paul Hamilton in the Australian/British comedy series...  more


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  • 5

    Victor Spinetti

    Theatre Director, Poet

    AgeDec. at 83 (1929-2012)

    BirthplaceAbergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK


    Alternative NameVictor Spineti^! Victor Spinetti

    Vittorio Giorgio Andre "Victor" Spinetti (2 September 1929 – 18 June 2012) was a Welsh actor, author, poet, and raconteur. He appeared in dozens of films and stage plays throughout his 50-year...  more
  • 6


    BirthplaceHarlow, United Kingdom


    Joanne Mary "Jo" Joyner (born 24 May 1977) is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Tanya Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders and Mandy Carter in Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge.In...  more
  • 7


    BirthplaceRhosllannerchrugog, United Kingdom


    Mark Lewis Jones (born 1964) is a Welsh actor, whose roles include that of a First Order Captain Moden Canady in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a police inspector in BBC drama series 55 Degrees North, a...  more
  • 8


    BirthplaceKirkby, United Kingdom


    Tony Maudsley (born 30 January 1968) is an English actor, best known for playing Kenneth DuBeke in the ITV comedy series Benidorm. He also played Graham in The Job Lot. Maudsley made his panto...  more
  • 9


    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom


    Kimberley Nixon (born 24 September 1985) is a Welsh actor. Nixon is known for her role as Sophy Hutton in the BBC One period drama Cranford and various films such as Wild Child and Angus, Thongs and...  more
  • 10


    BirthplaceOgwr, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, UK


    Aneurin Barnard () is a Welsh stage and screen actor. He is best known for his roles as Davey in Hunky Dory, Claude in The Truth About Emanuel, Robert "Bobby" Willis Jr. in Cilla and King Richard III...  more
  • 11

    Amy Wadge



    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom


    Amy Victoria Wadge (born 22 December 1975) is a British singer-songwriter living in Wales but originally from Bristol. She has co-written tracks with Ed Sheeran, including his hit song "Thinking Out...  more
  • 12


    BirthplacePorthcawl, United Kingdom


    Jan Anderson or Andersson is the name of: Jan Anderson (1932–2015), New Zealand-born plant scientist active in Australia Jan Andersson (born 1947), Swedish politician of the Social Democratic...  more
  • 13

    Roger C. Bailey



    Roger C. Bailey is an actor....
  • 14


    BirthplaceWigan, United Kingdom


    Lucy Gaskell (born 10 July 1980) is a British actress. She studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1998....  more
  • 15

    Simon Wallace

    Pianist, Actor


    BirthplaceNewport, United Kingdom


    Simon Wallace (born 1957) is a British composer and pianist. Simon Wallace was born in Newport, South Wales. He studied music at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and University College,...  more
  • 16

    Craig Gazey



    BirthplaceRoyton, United Kingdom


    Craig Gazey (born 24 February 1982) is a British stage and television actor, best known for his portrayal of Graeme Proctor in the ITV soap Coronation Street. ...  more
  • 17

    David Thaxton

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceNeath, United Kingdom


    David Thaxton (born 12 May 1982) is a Welsh singer and musical theatre and opera performer. He starred in the Donmar Warehouse's Passion, for which he won the 2011 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a...  more
  • 18

    Hannah Stone

    Hannah Stone is a professional Welsh harpist whose musical education was in Wales and England. Since 2007 she has performed internationally and won a number of prizes, and in 2011 was appointed...  more