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, By age 24, she was a S4C presenter.
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.
|Casualty||Dee Naseby||Episode: Baby Love|
|2007||Olas de Verano||Cerys Jones|
|2008||Y Garej||Co-presenter||S4C programme|
|2011–2015||Gwaith Cartref||Beca Matthews||Series 1–5|
|2013–2016||Y Gwyll / Hinterland||DS Siân Owen||Main role |
|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.|
|50! Pen-blwydd Hapus Merched y Wawr||Presenter||1 episode|
|2018||Holby City||Leah Faulkner||Recurring role|
|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|
|2014||Benny & Jolene||Strictly Sherry|
|2015||Black Mountain Poets||Alys Wilding|
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