Robert Gwilym

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Robert Gwilym (born 2 December 1956), sometimes known as Bob Gwilym, is a Welsh actor.[1]

Robert Gwilym was born in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, where his family owned a chain of lingerie shops. His brother, Mike Gwilym, also made his name as an actor.

Robert Gwilym has appeared on television in a large range of shows, including The Bill, Ultimate Force, Soldier Soldier, Coronation Street, London's Burning, Dancing at Lughnasa, and The Professionals and is well known for playing Max Gallagher in Casualty from 1998-2002. His radio work includes playing Corporal Carrot in the BBC Radio 4 adaptation of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel Guards! Guards! Robert Gwilym also starred opposite his brother Mike Gwilym in the 1987 Andrew Grieve film On the Black Hill, based on Bruce Chatwin's novel.[2]

in 2013, he played the role of Frank Bowman in Ian Rankin's debut play Dark Road.[3]


  1. ^ Official website
  2. ^ Imdb entry
  3. ^ "Ian Rankin's Dark Road, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh". The Independent. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013.