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Ioan Gruffudd

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6 October 1973 Cardiff, Wales, UK
5' 11" (1.80 m)
Welsh Actor Ioan Gruffudd got his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera, "Pobol y Cwm" (1974) ("People of the Valley").At 18, he won a spot at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He won his first role in the TV film a few years later, in Poldark (1996) (TV).After playing Oscar Wilde 's lover in Wilde (1997) and Officer Lowe in Titanic (1997), Gruffudd became a leading man in the Hornblower series of TV movies between 1998 and 2003.He then played Pip in the big budget BBC production of Great Expectations (1999) (TV).