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Full Name  John Ogwen
Children  3
Residence  Bangor, United Kingdom
Years active  1968 - present
Spouse  Maureen Rhys

Occupation  Television/film actor
Role  Actor
Nationality  Welsh
Name  John Ogwen
Alma mater  Bangor University
John Ogwen The actors John Ogwen and Maureen Rhys with their two sons Robin and

Born  25 April 1944 (age 71) (1944-04-25) Sling, Bethesda, North Wales
Movies and TV shows  The District Nurse, Tylluan Wen
People also search for  Maureen Rhys, Angharad Jones, Julia Smith, Tony Holland

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John Ogwen (born 25 April 1944) is a Welsh actor.

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Best known to British audiences for his starring role in the 1978 drama series Hawkmoor, and appearances in the television series The District Nurse and the Doctor Who serial Revelation of the Daleks, Ogwen has been a stalwart of Welsh language television and film since the early 1970s. He has also written plays, presented documentary series and recorded readings of Welsh-language works.

In 2004 he was awarded a BAFTA Cymru Special Award for his contribution.

He was born and raised in Sling, Bethesda, North Wales, and studied English and Welsh at Bangor University. When told, "You'll have to make up your mind whether you want to be a nationalist or an actor", he replied, "I'll be a bit of both."

He has a keen interest in football, and played as a striker for Bangor City F.C. when still in the 6th Form at school. Today he is a keen Everton F.C. supporter.

He is married to Maureen Rhys, one of Wales' most recognisable actresses, and in the past they have frequently worked together in productions. They have three children, and live in Bangor.

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Films

  • Blood Circle (1994)
  • Oed yr Addewid (2002)
  • Eldra (2002)
  • Television

  • Hawkmoor (1978)
  • The District Nurse (1984)
  • Doctor Who (1985)
  • Tomos y Tanc a'i Ffrindiau (1986) - narrator (Welsh language version of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends)
  • Tylluan Wen (1997)
  • Belonging (2005)
  • Y Gwyll (2015)
  • References

    John Ogwen Wikipedia