Geraint Owen

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Geraint Owen (1966 – 11 July 2009) was a Welsh actor and politician.


Acting career[edit]

Owen acted in the Welsh-language soap Pobol y Cwm from 1991 to 1996.

Political career[edit]

Owen was a councillor for Plaid Cymru and had stood in assembly and parliamentary elections, contesting the Neath constituency in the 2005 election. Owen came second to Peter Hain in the election.

Personal life[edit]

Owen was the elder brother of TV presenter Rhodri Owen. Owen died on 11 July 2009, at the age of 43.[1]


  1. ^ "Sudden death of ex-soap actor, 43". BBC News. 13 July 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2009.