Steven James Meo (born 1977) is a Welsh television actor from Coelbren in the Swansea Valley, Wales. He is known for playing Dwayne Hoffman in BBC Wales sitcom High Hopes (2002–2008), Grant in the BBC Three show Grownups (2006–2009), and Owen in the BBC Wales drama series Belonging (1999–2009). He is also well known for playing the role of Owain Hughes in the third series of Gavin & Stacey. He appeared as Josh in the Torchwood episode Random Shoes (2006), and participated in The Big Welsh Challenge on BBC Wales. He was the last Thénardier of the original RSC version of Les Miserables, in London’s West End, and is an Associate Artist at Clwyd Theatre Cymru [1]

Steven Meo
Born (1977-09-24) 24 September 1977 (age 42)


Steven James Meo was born in 1977 in Swansea. He attended Maesydderwen Comprehensive School in Ystradgynlais in the Swansea Valley, in the year above actress Eve Myles.[2] Afterwards he trained in Cardiff at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Steven got engaged to actress Eleanor Howell in New York in 2010, whilst he was performing the play "Pieces" on Broadway,and they were married in Tetbury in 2012. They have two sons together.


Year Film/Television Role
2012 Doctors Franklin
2011 Baker Boys Rich
2009 Gavin & Stacey Owain Hughes
2000–2009 Belonging Owen
2002–2008, 2015 High Hopes Hoffman
2005 Twisted Tales Simon
2005 The Afternoon Play Finn
2006 Torchwood Josh
2006–2009 Grownups Grant
2007 Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest Pilot Kelvin


  1. ^ . The Big Welsh Challenge: Last Year's Learners. Accessed 20 March 2013
  2. ^ BBC Mid Wales: Steve Meo Archived 2010-04-27 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 20 March 2013

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