Aneurin Barnard (born May 8, 1987) is a British stage and screen actor.
Aneurin Barnard played Melchior, one of the three leads, in the London premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening, which opened in February 2009 at the Lyric Hammersmith. The play later transferred to the Novello Theatre in March 2009, running until May 2009.Aneurin Barnard also won a Laurence Olivier Award for his role in Spring Awakening in 2010.
Aneurin Barnard has appeared in guest roles in TV series Doctors, Casualty, Shameless, Y Pris and Jacob’s Ladder. He has also appeared in the short TV films The Big Day, Night On the Tiles and the BAFTA Cymru winning Owl Creek Bridge. He appeared in Ironclad, a film set in 1215 and featuring the signing of the Magna Carta by King John and the rebellion by his barons. The film also stars Paul Giamatti, Derek Jacobi, Kate Mara, James Purefoy, Jason Flemyng and Mackenzie Crook. In January 2012 he starred as photographer David Bailey in the BBC Four film "We'll Take Manhattan" alongside Helen McCrory and Karen Gillan.
Aneurin Barnard is set for the lead role in Vertigo Films's Guinea Pigs, an atmospheric, micro-budget horror film about volunteers fighting for their lives after a drug trial goes wrong, and scheduled for release in 2012 in the UK. He also play in movie called "Hunky Dory" alongside Minnie Driver. The film is set in 1976 during the hottest summer recorded, in a school in Swansea. Barnard plays the role of Davy. He sings songs from the era such as David Bowie's "Life on Mars" and The Who's "Love Reign O'er Me".