Rhys Williams

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Birthday
31, 1897
Birthplace
Swansea, Wales
Death Date
May 28, 1969 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1897
Birthplace
Swansea, Wales
Death Date
May 28, 1969 (71)

About

Welsh actor best remembered for his role as Dai Bando in the Academy Award-winning 1941 film How Green Was My Valley. He later made guest appearances on television series like Adventures of Superman and Perry Mason.

Before Fame

He was born in Clydach, Glamorgan and began his career as a stage actor.

Trivia

He was originally hired onto How Green Was My Valley to teach Welsh accents to the film's stars but was eventually given an acting role in the film by director John Ford.

Family Life

He was married to Elsie Dvorak and had children named Evan and Tudor.

Associated With

He co-starred in How Green Was My Valley with Donald Crisp, who won an Oscar for his role in the film.