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Mali Rhys Harries
Born (1976-07-06) 6 July 1976 (age 43)
Years active1999-present
Matthew Gravelle (m. 1999)

Mali Rhys Harries (born 6 July 1976)[1] is a Welsh television actress and has been in the television industry since 1999 after attending Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf and graduating from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. She has appeared in several well-established TV series in Welsh and English, such as The Indian Doctor, The Bill and Casualty.

Harries is married to actor Matthew Gravelle.[1] She appeared alongside Gravelle in Baker Boys but both are married to other characters in the series. They appear as husband and wife in the S4C drama Un Bore Mercher in 2017, which was aired on BBC One in 2018 in an English-language version as Keeping Faith.[2]

In 2010, she was nominated for a BAFTA Cymru award for Best Actress in the Welsh language TV drama, Caerdydd.[1]

Between 2013 and 2016, she starred in the detective series Y Gwyll (titled Hinterland in English), the first bilingual Welsh-English series to air on the BBC which won her critical acclaim.[3].

Recently Harries has become known for her work with S4C, especially successful shows such as Keeping Faith, her own crime documentary series Y Ditectif and long-running soap Pobol y Cwm.



Year Film Role Notes
2002 Dirgelwch Yr Ogof Lucille Welsh film
2003 Y Mabinogi Cigfa Voice only
2006 Sixty Six Mrs Shivers
2008 Heavenly Father Sheley
2010 Leap Year Air Lingus Rep 1
2010 Rhwyd Eirlys Welsh film


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Dalziel and Pascoe Young Cissy Kohler Episode: Recalled to Life
2000 P.O.V. Gloria
2000 Midsomer Murders Nurse O'Casey Episode: Blue Herrings
2001 The Bill Wendy Pike Episode: Crush
2002–2007 Foyle's War Jane Milner
2003 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Nancy Episode: A Suitable Vengeance
2003 Final Demand Corinne Television film
2003 Byron Anna Rood/Fletcher
2003 Holby City Karen Edwards Episode: Accidents will Happen
2004 May 33rd Sarah Sorensson
2004–2007 Pentre Bach Jini Main cast
2005 The Bill Mandy Phelps
2005 Doctor Who Cathy Episode: Boom Town
2006–2010 Caerdydd Kate Marshall 5 series
2006 Brief Encounters Julie Owen
2006 Coming Up Shelley Episode: Heavenly Father
2009 Murderland WPC Hart 2 episodes
2006, 2011, 2012 Doctors Various
2010–2013 The Indian Doctor Megan Evans Main Role
2010 Pen Talar Siân Lewis
2009–2011 Ar y Tracs Sophie Thomas S4C series
2011 Casualty Elaine Armstrong
2011 Baker Boys Lucy 2 series
2012 The Best of Men Shirley Bowen Television film
2012 Being Human Lisa Monkton
2013-2016 Hinterland DI Mared Rhys Main role; also starred in the Welsh version Y Gwyll.
2015 Critical Nerys Merrick Main role
2015 Lewis Sarah Alderwood Episode: What Lies Tangled
2016 New Blood MP Gwynn Hughes
2016-present Y Ditectif Presenter Crime documentary on S4C
2017 Keeping Faith Bethan Price Main role; also starred in the Welsh version Un Bore Mercher.
2018-present Pobol y Cwm Jaclyn Parri Series regular


  1. ^ a b c Price, Karen (21 May 2010). "Why Bafta Cymru 2010 is a family affair". The Western Mail. Retrieved 18 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Un Bore Mercher". S4C. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  3. ^ Moss, Stephen (30 July 2013). "Hinterland – the TV noir so good they made it twice". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
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