Gareth Pierce

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Gareth Pierce
Born Gareth Pierce
Pwllheli, Wales
Occupation Actor

Gareth Pierce is a Welsh actor. In 2006, Pierce was named in the Top 50 most eligible bachelors list by Company Magazine.[1][2]


Pierce is perhaps best known for his roles as Osian James in the S4C TV-series Caerdydd (five series, 2006–2010) and Lenny Mack in Sky 1's Stella (two series, 2013-2014). He has also acted in S4C series such as 35 Diwrnod,Y Gwyll, Cara Fi, Alys, Pen Talar, Cowbois ac Injans and soap Pobol y Cwm.[1] He appeared in the second series of Y Pris in 2009 as skinhead Nicky.[1] Further English-speaking appearances include Hinterland, Mr Selfridge, Hollyoaks and Chosen.

In 2013 Pierce played George of Clarence in The Globe's acclaimed production of 'Henry VI.[3]

In 2014 Pierce starred as Brian, the local GP, in the S4C romantic comedy-drama Cara Fi.

In March 2016, it was announced Pierce would be joining the regular cast of BBC1's Ordinary Lies for its second series. [4]

Partial filmography


Year Title Character Production Notes
2013-2014 Stella Lenny Mack Sky 1 series 2-3
2014 Cara Fi Brian Phelps S4C/BBC iPlayer


In 2008 Gareth Pierce (drums) and Matthew Wall (vocals and "all other creative input and multi-instrumentalisation") start the band Hafaliadau = Equations.[5] Owain Taylor-Shaw (bass) joins in April 2008,[6] followed by Mark Flanagan (guitar).[6] The debut album was released in November 2008.[7] As of March 2009 the band showcases twelve tracks free for download.[8]

Public appearances in 2009 included the Sŵn festival, the Eisteddfod, St David's Hall, and Barfly.[9] In November 2009 the band announced on their MySpace site that a gig at Cardiff bar Gwdihŵ (billed together with Llwybr Llaethog, Sibrydion and El Parisa) would be their last.[9]


"Hafaliadau = Equations" (7 November 2008) Recordiau Cartref[6]

  1. Dewch Gyda Ni
  2. Ymlaen
  3. I Don't Mind
  4. Gwerthu Fy Hun
  5. One Way Street
  6. Codi Dy Galon
  7. Diflannu
  8. Bywyd Crwydrol
  9. Heb Ti Mae'r Byd Yn Torri I Lawr
  10. Das Instrumental
  11. C'est Tout
  12. Burning Down The Houses
  13. Fy Nhynnu I I Lawr
  14. It ain't easy

"Rarities!" (2009) Recordiau Cartref[9]

  1. Another Girl
  2. Burning Down The Houses
  3. We Can Get Over This
  4. Diflannu (Sessiwn BBC)
  5. Bring Me Down
  6. It Ain't Easy
  7. When All Is Said And Done

"Yr Hogy Glas" (2009) Recordiau Cartref[9]

  1. Fy Nhynnu I I Lawr
  2. Byd Bach Wen
  3. Seibiant
  4. Y Gwir


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Caerdydd Homepage". Retrieved 2008-04-09.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Welsh hopefuls for Hunk of the Year". News Wales ( 2006-04-27. Retrieved 2008-04-09.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "hafaliadauequations on MySpace". Retrieved 2010-11-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "hafaliadauequations on MySpace". Retrieved 2010-11-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Caneuon Newydd / New Songs". 2008-06-07. Retrieved 2010-11-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]
  8. "hafaliadau=equations". Retrieved 2009-03-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 "Equations/Hafaliadau". 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2010-01-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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