Owain Yeoman is an internationally acclaimed Welsh actor who has spent the past twenty years as a series regular on a number of hit US television shows including “Emergence”, “Turn: Washington’s Spies”, “The Nine”, “Kitchen Confidential” and HBO’s award winning biopic mini series “Generation Kill”. He is probably best known to global television audiences for his role as CBI detective Wayne Rigsby in the CBS’s hit series “The Mentalist” which won the distinction of being the most watched television show in the world in 2012. (The Monte Carlo Golden Nymph award).
A graduate with distinction from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and an MA hons graduate from Brasenose College, Oxford University and Kings College London, Owain has starred in the Oscar winning movies “Troy” and “American Sniper” and as the male lead in the horror movie “Brahms The Boy” opposite Katie Holmes.
He was named as one of BAFTA’S “Brits to Watch” (2012) and honored by BAFTA chair HRH Prince William.
Owain is currently expanding his work in producing; developing a scripted action comedy, IP optioned cable series, a feature film in partnership with an Oscar winning writer and several non-scripted reality projects.