John Rhys-Davies

Rhys-Davies in 2004, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Date of Birth: 5 May, 1944

Ethnicity: Welsh

John Rhys-Davies is a Welsh actor.

He was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, of Welsh descent, and was raised there, in Tanganyika, and in Ammanford, Wales. He is the son of Mary Margaretta Phyllis (Jones), a nurse, from Carmarthenshire, and Rhys Davies, a mechanical engineer and Colonial Officer.

John has a daughter with his partner, Lisa Manning, and two children with his former wife, Suzanne Wilkinson.

John’s maternal grandmother was Sarah Emily Morris (the daughter of Rees Morris and Mary Ann). Sarah was born in Treorchy, Glamorgan, Glamorganshire, Wales.

3 Responses

  1. ses101 says:

    Another dark Celt from Wales. I liked him in the Indiana Jones films – he hasn’t been in enough high profile films over the years.

    • andrew says:

      Hence I guess you are not a person of European descent to make a silly comment like that, or maybe a troll. Because his physical appearence is not uncommon throughout British Isles

  2. neiltennant says:

    looks Med

    like Italian or Armenian

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