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List of famous film actors and actresses from Wales, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Wales has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Welsh screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Wales and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Welsh actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Wales?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Wales in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Welsh film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Anthony Hopkins The Silence of the Lambs, Thor, Thor: The Dark World

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Christian Bale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Christian Bale The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises

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Richard Burton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Richard Burton The Longest Day, Where Eagles Dare, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Jonathan Pryce is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Jonathan Pryce Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Brazil, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

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Catherine Zeta-Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Catherine Zeta-Jones Chicago, High Fidelity, Traffic

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John Rhys-Davies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
John Rhys-Davies Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Terry Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Terry Jones Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

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Michael Sheen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Michael Sheen Gladiator, Alice in Wonderland, Underworld

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Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Rhys Ifans The Amazing Spider-Man, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I, The Replacements

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Ray Milland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Ray Milland Dial M for Murder, Love Story, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

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Desmond Llewelyn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Desmond Llewelyn Goldfinger, GoldenEye, Thunderball

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Georgia Mackenzie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Georgia Mackenzie Possession, Franklyn, Kovak Box

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Glynis Johns is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Glynis Johns Mary Poppins, While You Were Sleeping, The Ref

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Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Ioan Gruffudd Titanic, Black Hawk Down, Fantastic Four

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Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Matt Ryan Layer Cake, Flypaper, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

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Keith Allen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Keith Allen Trainspotting, The Others, Shallow Grave

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Roger Rees is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Roger Rees The Prestige, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The New World

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Kate Burton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Kate Burton Big Trouble in Little China, 127 Hours, Unfaithful

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Kenneth Griffith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Kenneth Griffith The Lion in Winter, A Night to Remember, The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain

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Luke Evans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Luke Evans The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Clash of the Titans, Fast & Furious 6

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Shefali Chowdhury is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Shefali Chowdhury Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Robert Pugh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Robert Pugh Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Kingdom of Heaven, The Ghost Writer

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Stanley Baker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Stanley Baker Zulu, The Guns of Navarone, Richard III

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Mervyn Johns is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Mervyn Johns Scrooge, Moby Dick, The Day of the Triffids

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Hugh Griffith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Hugh Griffith Ben-Hur, Oliver!, Kind Hearts and Coronets

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Bertrand Russell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales

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Siân Phillips is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Siân Phillips Clash of the Titans, The Longest Day, Dune

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Dawn French is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Dawn French Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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Donald Houston is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Donald Houston Clash of the Titans, The Longest Day, Where Eagles Dare

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Rob Brydon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Rob Brydon Shaun of the Dead, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

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Richard Brake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Richard Brake Batman Begins, Munich, Halloween II

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Rachel Roberts is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Rachel Roberts Murder on the Orient Express, When a Stranger Calls, Foul Play

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Bernard Fox is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Bernard Fox Titanic, The Mummy, The Longest Day

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Matthew Rhys is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Matthew Rhys Elizabeth, Titus, Virgin Territory

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Karl Johnson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Karl Johnson Hot Fuzz, The Illusionist, Copying Beethoven

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Paul Whitehouse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Paul Whitehouse Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Alice in Wonderland, Corpse Bride

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Joanna Page is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Joanna Page Love Actually, From Hell, Gideon's Daughter

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Emlyn Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Emlyn Williams Jamaica Inn, Ivanhoe, The Citadel

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Richard Pearson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Richard Pearson Macbeth, The Blue Bird, The Wind in the Willows

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Victor Spinetti is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Victor Spinetti A Hard Day's Night, The Return of the Pink Panther, Help!

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Joanna Scanlan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Joanna Scanlan Stardust, In the Loop, Notes on a Scandal

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Peter Wingfield is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Peter Wingfield X-Men 2, Catwoman, Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2

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Rhys Williams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Rhys Williams Mrs. Miniver, How Green Was My Valley, The Sons of Katie Elder

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Andrew Howard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Andrew Howard Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Hangover Part II, Limitless

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Edward E. Clive is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Edward E. Clive Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, Pride and Prejudice

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George Benson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
George Benson The Man in the White Suit, A Jolly Bad Fellow, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

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Kevin Allen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Kevin Allen Trainspotting, The Skulls, Spice World

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Jimmy Sangster is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales

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Clive Merrison is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Clive Merrison The English Patient, Heavenly Creatures, Firefox

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Emma Catherwood is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Wales
Emma Catherwood The Reeds, Against the Dark, Spirit Trap