Ioan Gruffudd

Ioan Gruffudd (Pronounced Ian Griffin) is a Welsh actor.

Having trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he started off in Welsh language film 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). He is also known in the UK for playing the title role in Horatio Hornblower (1998–2003).

In June 2012, he filmed Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box throughout the south-west of England, playing the role of "Charles Mundi"; the film was released in 2014. Other film roles include Lancelot in King Arthur (2004), Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards) inFantastic Four (2005) and the sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), and British anti-slavery abolitionist William Wilberforce in Amazing Grace (2006). He played Tony Blair in W. (2008).

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Cast Credits

Harrow (2018)
Starring as Dr. Daniel Harrow
Liar (2017)
Starring as Andrew Earlham (6 episodes)
UnREAL (2015)
Guest starring as John Booth (3 episodes)
Forever (2014)
Starring as Dr. Henry Morgan (22 episodes)
Monday Mornings (2013)
Guest starring as Dr. Stewart Delany
The British (2012)
Starring as Narrator
Ringer (2011)
Starring as Andrew Martin
Necessary Roughness (2011)
Guest starring as Nolan Powers
Glee (2009)
Guest starring as Paolo San Pablo
Guest starring as Ioan Gruffudd
Castle (2009)
Guest starring as Eric Vaughn
The Graham Norton Show (2007)
Guest starring as Ioan Gruffudd
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Starring as Phillip Bosinney
Great Expectations (1999)
Starring as Pip (2 episodes)
Family Guy (1999)
Guest starring as Prince Charles
Horatio Hornblower (1998)
Starring as Horatio Hornblower (8 episodes)