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As Sianco (left) from Martha, Jac a Sianco.


As DS Carwyn Phillips in the detective series A Mind To Kill.

GERAINT LEWIS     Actor  short cv

Born:  1960

1970s: Member of the National Youth Theatre of Wales and the British Youth Choir.

1980s: Graduated with an honours degree in Drama and English from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Acted in numerous professional theatre productions, mainly for Theatr Cymru, ranging from panto to Chekhov, from Gwenlyn Parry to Brian Friel. Also acted in several TV productions, including ‘Bowen a’i Bartner’, ‘Coleg’ ‘Hafoc’ ‘Dihirod Dyfed’ ‘Yr Achos Hwn’ ‘BB’ ‘Tu Chwith’ ‘East of the Moon’ ‘Pris y Farchnad’ ‘Minafon’ ‘Y Cyfle Olaf’ and ‘Jabas’ as well as being the voice of the main character in ‘Inspector Gadget’ in over thirty episodes of the cartoon series.

1990s: Acting mainly for television by now. Played the part of the main character Noel Bain’s sidekick, DS Phillips in 13 ‘Mind to Kill/Heliwr’ films, and also Inspector Mike Edmunds in 24 episodes of ‘Y Glas’ as well as two series each of ‘Tair Chwaer’ and ‘Iechyd Da’.Decided in 1997 to concentrate more on main source of income, writing.

By 2007 however, although still writing, decided to return to acting when possible and played the part of ‘Sianco’ in the multi BAFTA award winning film ‘Martha, Jac & Sianco’(Apollo) and ‘Dr Bleddyn’ in ‘SOS Galw Gari Tryfan’ (Boomerang). Most recent work includes 'Dr Haydn Blake' in 'Y Gwyll/Hinterland' (Fiction Factory/Hinterland Ltd 2013), the father, 'Edgar' in theatre two-hander 'Marjori' for Sherman Theatre Company (2013) and Judge in 4 episodes of 'Rownd a Rownd' (Rondo, 2014), Jâms in 'Gwaith/Cartref' Series 5 (Fiction Factory,2014), 'First Drowned Sailor' in 'Under Milk Wood' (Captain Cat,2014) as well as the voice of 'Flop' in numerous episodes of the children's cartoon 'Bing' (Tinopolis, 2014).



Height: 5’10”                Hair: Bald.

Build: Medium             Eyes: Blue-green.

Bilingual Welsh/English

Born: 1960


University Wales Aberystwyth (BA English/Drama); National Youth Theatre of Wales.



Bing (2014) - cartoon               Flop                    Janet Aethwy                  (Atavar/Tinopolis)

Gwaith/Catref 5 (2014)            Jâms                   Andy Newberry               Fiction Factory

Dan y Wenallt/Under Milk Wood  First Drowned Sailor      Kevin Allen         Captain Cat Ltd

Rownd a Rownd   (2014)         Judge                   Cliff Jones/Manon Owen   Cwmni Da

Y Gwyll/Hinterland                Dr Haydn Blake       Ed Thomas         Fiction Factory/Hinterland Films

Alys 2                                  Publican                 Paul Jones          Apollo

Alys 1                                 Publican                Paul Jones        Apollo

Podville                              Sami’s Dad            Peter Miller       Magic Lantern

Cowbois ac Injans              Phil                         Eryl Phillips      Opus TF

Y Glas                                Mike Edmunds    Nerys Lloyd/Gethin Scourfield  Boda Cyf

Mortimer's Law                  Mr Partridge          Moira Armstrong     BBC        

Heliwr/Mind to Kill              DS Carwyn Phillips Peter Edwards Lluniau Lliw

Tair Chwaer                       Gari                         Pauline Williams Gaucho

Iechyd Da                          Alun                         Branwen Cennard Bracan

Pris Y Farchnad                Roger                       David Lyn           Penadur

Dihirod Dyfed                    Wil Cefn Coch          Paul Turner        Pendefig

Yr Achos Hwn                  Timothy Evans       Carol Byrne-Jones   HTV

Y Llyffant                           Sarjant                      David Lyn          Penadur

Jabas                                 Gweinidog                Norman Williams Eryri

BB                                      Sion                          Delwyn Sion       BBC

Y Dyn o’r Blaned Wirion(Hafoc) Dyn o’r B.W.     Rhys Dyrfal        BBC

Yr Winwnsyn Aur (Hafoc)   Gwenel                     Rhys Dyrfal        BBC

Tu Chwith                           Iestyn yr Ysbryd        Paul Jones         HTV

Bowen a'i Bartner              Gweinidog                 Peter Edwards   BBC

Minafon                               Heddwas                  Norman Williams Eryri

East of the Moon                Man up Tree              Marc Evans      Grasshopper

Coleg                                  Geraint ap                  Graham Jones   HTV

Teuluffon                             Rene                          Ronw Protheroe HTV

Films (for TV)

Dan y Wenallt (2014)   Y Cyntaf a Foddwyd      Kevin Allen      Captain Cat Ltd

Martha, Jac & Sianco        Sianco        Lona Llewelyn Davies/Paul Jones Apollo

SOS Galw Gari Tryfan      Dr Ifan Bleddyn             Daf Wyn          Boomerang

Penyberth                          South Walian               John Hefin           BBC

Y Cyfle Ola’                        Cyfreithiwr                  Norman Williams Eryri

OM                                     OM’s Friend                Emlyn Williams    Eryri


Bing (2014)                        Flop                            Janet Aethwy      Tinopolis

Henry Richard (2013)        Henry Richard            Catrin Edwards   Tinopolis

BBC Jam                            various                       Cleif Harpwood   BBC

Inspector Gadget                Inspector Gadget       Wynford Jones   BBC

Superted                             various                       Pat Griffiths        Siriol

Hughesovska                      various                      Colin Thomas     Teliesyn


Rhwng Dau Fyd                 Edgar (the father)    Sherman Theatre Company
('Marjori') (2013)

Sherman Swingers            Man                           Sherman Theatre Company

Nadolig Fel Hynny              Dilwyn                        Dafydd Hywel Whare Teg

Pan Rwyga’r Llen               Dafydd                       Dafydd Hywel Whare Teg

Dyfroedd Dyfnion                Various                     Gruff Jones    Theatr Cymru

Clasuron Cymraeg              Various                     Emily Davies  Theatr Cymru

Three Sisters                      Andrei                        Ceri Sherlock Theatr Cymru

Gernica                               Various                       Mike Pearson  Brith Gof

Ty ar y Tywod                     Gwr y Ty                    Ceri Sherlock Theatr Cymru

Noa                                     Jaffeth/Eliffant           Emily Davies  Theatr Cymru

Torri Gair                             Manus                      Emily Davies  Theatr Cymru

Thermidor                           Agent                        Ynyr Williams Theatr Ystwyth

I'r Gad                                 Soldier                       Betsan Llwyd   Theatr Ystwyth

Lladd Wrth Y Disco            Alun                          Emily Davies    Theatr Ystwyth           

Specialist Skills

Welsh speaker  Singing (Baritone, former member of British Youth Choir)  Driving  Accents (Foreign + Regional UK)  Sports

FAW Qualifed Soccer coach   Experienced writer