Richard Lynch (Welsh actor)

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Richard Lynch
Born December 1965 (age 51)
Wales, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–present

Richard Lynch (born December 1965[1]) is a Welsh television and film actor best known for playing the character of Garry Monk[2][3] in S4C's long-running Welsh-language soap Pobol y Cwm.

Lynch is an alumnus of Ysgol Gyfun Rhydfelen, a Welsh Medium comprehensive school near Pontypridd.

Lynch first came to prominence in the 1986 Karl Francis' film Milwr Bychan playing young soldier Will Thomas.[4][5] Further film appearances include Branwen (1994), Darklands (1996), The Proposition (1997), and Y Mabinogi (2003).[6] Lynch starred in numerous television productions and series, including The Christmas Stallion (1992), The Lifeboat (1994), and Tales from Pleasure Beach (2001).[6]

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  1. ^ "Richard Phillip LYNCH - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Retrieved 2015-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Pobol Y Cwm Characters". BBC. 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Don't mind your Ps and Qs: Richard Lynch". Wales Online (Western Mail). 2010-10-27. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Milwr Bychan". IMDb. Retrieved 2010-03-27. 
  5. ^ "Milwr Bychan/Boy Soldier". Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru The National Library of Wales. 2008. Retrieved 2010-03-27. 
  6. ^ a b "Richard Lynch (II)". IMDb. Retrieved 2010-03-27. 

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