Gareth David-Lloyd is a Welsh actor, best known for playing Ianto Jones in the television series Torchwood.
Hailing from Newport, Lloyd pursued acting from a young age. As a teenager, he performed with the Gwent Young People’s Theatre in Abergavenny, appearing in several plays including Macbeth and Henry V. As he became older her went on to appear in various local stage productions around Newport and Cardiff. He went on to train at the National Youth Theatre, before moving to Reading to pursue his acting career with The Rep College – which lead to early appearances in television programmes such as Casualty, Rosemary & Thyme, and The Bill.
It was in 2006 when Gareth started filming Torchwood, appearing in 30 episodes out of 31 in the first 3 series, in addition to two episodes of Doctor Who.
He has since appeared on the innovative web drama Girl Number 9, and TV guest roles in The Bill, Warehouse 13, Holby City and Waterloo Road. His movie appearances include Sherlock Holmes (as Watson) and Red Faction: Origins (as Adam Hale).
Gareth recently starred as Jacob Fitts in I Am Alone; a drama/horror film following a television host/ outdoors survivalist caught up in the middle of a zombie-esq viral outbreak.
Outside of screen and stage work, Gareth has undertaken recordings of a number of MR James and HP Lovecraft short stories, as well as a Torchwood audiobook and seven radio plays, plus a short story reading on BBC Radio 4.
Gareth is also interested in writing, directing and producing, in addition to performing and recording. He previously fronted the prog metal band Blue Gillespie.
Gareth looks forward to meeting all his fans on the Gold Coast and in Melbourne in April 2016.
Gareth will conduct a general admission Q&A each weekend, and participate in signing and photo sessions* throughout each Saturday (10.30am to 5.30pm) and Sunday (11am to 5pm) in both cities.
*Autograph ($40 each) and photograph ($50 each) fees apply
This information is correct at the time of writing but please check the Event Programme for the final timetable, including time and location within the events.
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