Rhodri Meilir is a Welsh actor born in Mold, then in Clwyd, Wales. He was educated at Ysgol Maes Garmon in Mold, and Aberystwyth University's Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies.
Best known for playing Alfie Butts in the BBC sitcom "My Family", Meilir has also appeared in a number of popular television shows such as "Afterlife" and Terry Pratchett's "Hogfather" on Sky One. He has also featured in a number of films, including "The Baker" and the 2014 film "Pride", directed by Matthew Warchus. In 2006, he appeared in the "Doctor Who" episode "The Runaway Bride". He appeared in the 2015 remake of Dylan Thomas' "Under Milk Wood"/"Dan y Wenallt".
He is well known on Welsh television for his roles in an extensive range of shows including "Y Pris", "Caerdydd", "Teulu", "Tipyn o Stad", "Cyw" and "Y Gwyll". He played the lead role of Trefor the taxi driver in "Gwlad yr Astra Gwyn", for which he received a BAFTA Cymru nomination as best actor in 2013, and was the original "Rapsgaliwn". In 2016-2017 he appeared in a regular role in the drama "Byw Celwydd".
Meilir has toured with numerous theatre companies including Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, Theatr Fran Wen and Bara Caws.