Hannah Daniel

Hannah Daniel (born 20 January 1986)[1] is a Welsh actress from Cardiff, Wales, best known for her roles on TV series Hinterland, Keeping Faith and Holby City.[2]

Hannah Daniel
Born (1986-01-20) 20 January 1986 (age 37)
Years active2004–present

Early lifeEdit

Hannah Daniel was born in Heath Hospital and raised in Whitchurch, Cardiff. She attended Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf and later read English literature at University College London,[3] By age 24, she was a S4C presenter.[4][5]

Georgia Lee and Daniel wrote and directed (You Have Reached Your) DESTINATION, about a 29 year old Uber driver's pregnancy.[6][7][8]

Personal lifeEdit

Daniel lives in Crystal Palace, London, with her partner, the actor Richard Harrington. Daniel and Harrington worked together for all three series of the dual-language crime drama Hinterland / Y Gwyll (aired 2013-2016), where every scene was shot first in Welsh and then in English. Each of the two productions was then compiled and aired as a separate three-series programme. Harrington appeared as the lead actor, DCI Tom Mathias, and Daniel played one of his subordinates, DS Siân Owens. They have a son together, who was born in 2019.[9]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Two Dragons Short
2005 Dad Millie James
Casualty Dee Naseby Episode: Baby Love
2007 Olas de Verano Cerys Jones
2008 Y Garej Co-presenter S4C programme
2010 Pen Talar Gail
2011–2015 Gwaith Cartref Beca Matthews Series 1–5
2013 Beat Drunk woman Short
2013–2016 Y Gwyll / Hinterland DS Siân Owen Main role [10]
2015 Doctors Christina Evenden Episode: Trust Me I’m a Doctor
2017–2020 Keeping Faith Cerys Jones Main role; also starred in the Welsh version Un Bore Mercher.
2017 Canaries Agnes D Short
Destination Beca Short
50! Pen-blwydd Hapus Merched y Wawr Presenter 1 episode
2018 Holby City Leah Faulkner Recurring role
Tourist Tap Andi
Morfydd Beti Bwt S4C drama
2019–2020 EastEnders DCI Morgan Recurring role
2020 The Crash Detectives Narrator Documentary
Cyswllt (Mewn COVID) Ffion S4C drama
Beacons: Short Films from Wales Ani / Greta / Siân Llywelyn 1 episode; also writer, director and executive producer
2021 Bregus Ellie Bateman Main role


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Benny & Jolene Strictly Sherry
2015 Black Mountain Poets Alys Wilding


  1. ^ "Interview with Hannah Daniel, star of Y Gwyll". Pobl Caerdydd. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Shot in Wales - Wales Screen". businesswales.gov.wales. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  3. ^ https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/hannah-daniel/35/851/1b7[self-published source]
  4. ^ WalesOnline (4 July 2010). "The Hot 50: Wales' sexiest women revealed (Wales on Sunday)". walesonline.co.uk. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Hannah Daniel - Creative Artists Management". www.cam.co.uk. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  6. ^ "NOVEMBER 2017 Official Selection - DESTINATION". moonfazefilms.com. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Drama school for actors in Cardiff Bay". www.the-work-shop.co.uk. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  8. ^ "FILM". Georgia + Hannah. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Hannah Daniel: Gwaith, gyrfa a bod yn fam". BBC Cymru Fyw. 29 January 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  10. ^ Morgan, Sion (20 May 2014). "Hinterland: What We Know So Far About the Second Season". Wales Online. Retrieved 8 February 2016.

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