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Sharon Morgan is a welsh actress who portrays Esmerelda Dwyer in Evermoor and Season 1 of The Evermoor Chronicles


Morgan grew up in Glanamman, Carmarthenshire, the daughter of a headmaster and a drama teacher. In her youth she didn't believe she could succeed as an actress, but states that her parents always supported her career choice. As a back up to her desired acting career, Morgan studied an undergraduate history course at Cardiff University in the 1960s, before training to be a stage actress. Morgan has two children, Stephan (born 1979/1980) and Saran (born 1995/1996) and spent the largest part of her acting career juggling her work and life as a single parent. Speaking of her difficult home/work balance Morgan elaborates that "You manage with the help of friends. You find a way". A Welsh language campaigner, Morgan was arrested in 1988 for daubing paint on the Welsh Office. The actress was afraid that this criminal conviction may have precluded her from gaining a US Visa to film Torchwood in Los Angeles.

Morgan is trilingual, speaking Welsh — her mother tongue — English and French. Morgan is an advocate for remaining active in old age, and cites fellow actress Helen Mirren as an inspiration to older women.


Year(s) Title Role More information
2014 Evermoor Esmerelda Dwyer Recurring Character
2012 Da Vinci's Demons Sister Albina
Hollyoaks Later Nana Flo Series five
2011 Resistance Maggie Jones Won - Bafta Cymru award for Best Actress
Alys Lisabeth Three episodes: Pennod Five; Pennod Six; Pennod Seven
2008,2011 Torchwood Mary Cooper Seven episodes: "Something Borrowed"; "The New World"; "The Categories of Life";

"Immortal Sins"; "End of the Road" ; "The Gathering" ; "The Blood Line"

2008 Martha, Jac a Sianco Martha Won Bafta Cymruaward for Best Actress
After You've Gone Beryl TV episode: "Going Solo"
2007 Midsomer Murders Delyth Mostyn TV episode: "Death and Dust"
2006 Caerdydd Anne Davies Two episodes
High Hopes Professor Blunt Two episodes
Calon Gaeth Aunt Hetty Welsh TV film
2005–2007 Doctors Gwyneth Powis Recurring character
2005 Mabel Janice Film short
Down to Earth Rita Powell TV episode: "Say Hello, Wave Goodbye"
2004 Mine All Mine Stella Craven Lead Role
Pobol y Cwm Sylvia Bevan One-off appearance
2002 Pleasure Pill Kath Comedy Short; Lead Role
1994 Gadael Lenin Eileen feature Film
1994–2002 A Mind to Kill Professor Margaret Edwards, pathologist Series regular
1992 Casualty Jean Collins TV episode: "Cascade"
1986 No Place Like Home Daphne Davies TV episode: "Trevor's Last Stand"
1984-1987 Pobol y Cwm Sylvia Bevan Series regular
1984 The Magnificent Evans Rachel Harris Leading role (six episodes)
1983 The Gentle Touch Carrie Harrison TV episode: "Private Views"
1982 Giro City Social Worker Feature film
1979 Coronation Street Mrs Ellis One off appearance
Thomas & Sarah Alice Williams TV episode: "Made in Heaven"
1978 Pobol y Cwm Sian Jones 7 episodes
1978 Grand Slam Odette Television film