Pioneering aviator. In 1910 became the first person to cross the English channel in airship.
My father was the principal tenor with the Welsh National Opera for fourteen years
He was Principal Tenor with the Welsh National Opera for fourteen years through the 50's
Welsh boxing champion.
First broadcast Speaker of the House of Commons
Presenting Welsh TV shows 'Uned 5' and 'Totpy' and BBC's 'Blue Peter' He has also written articles for the 'Western Mail'.
Television and film including 'LAVA', 'Bodywork', 'A respectable trade', 'Casualty', 'The Bill', 'The New Adventures of Robin Hood'.
Lead singer of 1980's chart band Scritti Politti.
Cartoonist on the 'Western Mail' and 'Echo'. He also was responsible for some of Max Boyce's LP covers.
Smash BBC TV comedy series 'Not the Nine o'clock News', along with many TV appearances including 'Alas Smith and Jones'.
Captain of Great Britain rugby league tourists to Australia.
Successful pop singer, writer and musician in the early 1980's.
Wrote novels inc :'Fame is the Spur' which was made into a film.
Guitarist with the Super Furry Animals.
Guts, skill and force of will, Ian has brought victory after victory home, a true Welsh sporting hero! His first motorcycle was a Demm Dove moped/shopping bike which he got when he was twelve for ten pounds, he rode it in the fields and forestry around his home in Bonvilston (near Cardiff) where he was born.
Ship owner, 'Graig Shipping'.
Featured in films like 'The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill' and 'Darklands' and TV work includes 'Mind To Kill', 'Nice Girl', 'Bomber' and 'Pobol Y Cwm'
Many film appearances including 'The Fantastic Four', 'Titanic', '102 Dalmatians' and on TV as 'Horatio Hornblower'.
Winning Olympic gold medal for 4x100m free-style in Stockholm Olympics 1912.