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Gwilym Lee Biography

Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Son of Welsh parents
  • Attended a boys' school
  • Joined the Birmingham Central Television workshop when he was a teenager
  • Started working with the Royal Shakespeare Company when he was 16
  • In 2008, received the Guildhall Gold Medal from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • Won an Ian Charleson Award in 2011 for his portrayal of Edgar in King Lear
  • Although he already knew how to play the acoustic guitar, he had to learn how to play an electric guitar for the movie Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)


  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated


  • Geraint -- Brother
  • Owen -- Brother
  • Tom -- Father
  • Ceinwen -- Mother
  • Rhiannon -- Sister