Ioan Gruffudd

From a young age, the artist trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and began appearing in various British productions. He notably starred as poet John Gray in the biopic Oscar Wilde (1997), alongside Jude Law and Vanessa Redgrave. Following a minor role in James Cameron's Titanic, he became the lead in the adventure series Hornblower. Transitioning to more literary roles, he appeared in the TV movie Great Expectations and the drama Solomon and Gaenor. In 2000, he joined the cast of Disney's 102 Dalmatians and reunited with Tom Wilkinson in Another Life (2001).
He continued with roles in films like Very Annie Mary and Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down, and starred opposite Christina Ricci in The Gathering and James Woods in This Girl's Life. He portrayed Lancelot in Antoine Fuqua's King Arthur and was considered for the role of James Bond before Daniel Craig's casting. Gruffudd gained recognition as Reed Richards in Fantastic Four (2005), reprising the role in its sequel.
He diversified his career with roles in The TV Set and Amazing Grace (2006), voicing Crush in Finding Nemo, and appearing in Fireflies in the Garden (2008) alongside Willem Dafoe and Julia Roberts. In 2011, he featured in Horrible Bosses and starred in the CW series Ringer. He made guest appearances in Family Guy, Castle, and Glee, before starring in Forever (2014), where he played an immortal medical examiner on ABC.