Writer and playwright.
Paintings of old Butetown and old Cardiff from the 1950's (mainly housed in Cardiff County Hall and Cardiff City Library; the 'Museum of Magical Machines', a large brightly coloured kinetic assemblages in Cardiff's Old Library (before it became the short-lived Contemporary Visual Arts Centre).
Drummer with several bands including 'Manfred Mann's Earth Band', 'Uriah Heap', 'AC/DC'. Began with Tom Jones in the 1960's.
Original singer with Australian rock legends AC/DC before they became world famous.
Won the Gold Medal for power-lifting at the Sydney Paralympics.
Along with his son James wrote the words of the Welsh National Anthem 'Hen Wlad fy Nhadau'.
Freddie was a boxer. In 1901 he won the Lonsdale belt, in 1914 he won the World Lightweight title. He retired in 1922, a wealthy man and purchased a gym and health farm. Sadly fell on hard times and died penniless in New York.
Assisting Dr Price and Myfyr Morganng in their literary work.
Son of Evan James, wrote the music of the Welsh National Anthem.
Forefront of the 'New Wave' of Welsh writing.
Wrote the famous hymn 'Guide me o thou great Redeemer' or 'Cwm Rhonda' as it called in Welsh. Sung at rugby matches and funerals, including the Queen Mum's funeral.
Vocalist - Tygers of Pan Tang (uk charting albums, singles early '80's) also Persian Risk (later member Phil Cambell - Motorhead) later went to Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. 2008 Performed in Andrew Lloyd Webber's a Sound of Music (Franz) - stage name Jon de Ville.
Guitarist with the LostProphets.
Ran twelve miles cross country in fifty-three minutes in 1737. And still had time for a drink and avoid pugilistic opposition (it was a bet).
Starred in cult Welsh film 'Human Traffic'. Other credits include roles on British TV in 'Coronation Street', 'Sex lives of the potato men', 'Tracey Beaker', 'Scrum4' and plays Johnny Vegas' girlfriend in BBC 3's 'Ideal'.
Plays Rodney Blackstock in UK TV series 'Emmerdale'.
Guitarist with rock group Motorhead, of 'Ace of spades' fame. Now has his own band "Phil Campbell's All Starr Band". Phil is an excellent rock guitarist as one would expect playing with world class acts like Motorhead but it's not all thrash and bang, when playing acoustic guitar we hear a sensitivity lost in the haze of Marshall walls. Very much hope as a new chapter in his career develops we hear a Phil Campbell with new dimentions, new horizons.
Successful PGA golfer.
Along with six of his seven brothers he holds the world record (verified by Guinness Book of World Records) for largest number of siblings to serve in the armed forces in the second world war. All saw active service. The brothers who share this record and their birth places are Albert (Pontypridd), Dai (Rhydyfelin) Horace, Clifford, Idris, Ron (all born Penrhiwceiber. Ron, the youngest, was the only one who was killed, aged nineteen.
Author of best seller 'The small business guide to the internet: a practical guide to going online'.