BAFTA award winning writer. Wrote screenplay for 'A town like Arthur'.
Pontypool and Wales scrum half. Classic scrum half behind the famous Pontypool Pack of the Eighties. He went on to play rugby league for Wales and then to become player coach for Pontypool. Played a leading role in saving the club from relegation to Division Two in the late 1990's.
Iestyn plays Rugby League for Wales (and Leeds) and is generally recognised as the worlds best player in his position.
He is a proffesional skateboarder and member of the Dirty Sanchez (TV Stunt Show) crew.
Well known British MP. Known for introducing 'Private Members Bills' legalising homosexuality and making divorce easier.
More exceptional talent from Pontypool
Another exceptional Welsh actor Luke (George) Evans was born in Pontypool and grew up in Aberbargoed, the son Yvonne and David Evans. At seventeen he moved to Cardiff later winning a scholarship to the London Studio Centre graduating in 2000. Has appeared in various West End theatre productions and many movies already!
Drummer and writer in the Manic Street Preachers.
Working for a Radio Station in Bosnia (Radio Bosanski Petrovac) during the conflict. Also worked at Eleven Alive in New York.