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Bernard Fox | Actor from Port Talbot, Wales

Bernard Fox Actor From Port Talbot, Wales Versatile character actor, played the quintessential Brit in dozens of American TV shows-best known over here for his role as 'Dr.Bombay' on the 'Bewitched' sitcom. Born Bernard Lawson on the 11th of May 1927 Bernard sadly passed away 14th December 2016. A busy acting career saw in a number of well known productions including a role as Dr. Bombay in the comedy series Bewitched, Colonel Crittendon in the U.S. TV comedy Hogan's Heroes and films such as the 1997 Titanic (playing...

Michael Sheen, actor Port Talbot in Wales

Michael Sheen Actor From Port Talbot, Wales Micheal was actually born in Newport, Wales to Irene and Meyrick. Meyrick worked for British Steel so moving to Baglan, closer to the steel works and Port Talbot was natural. The family now including a younger sister Joanne were always interested in the theatre and took part in local performances. Indeed, his dad Meyrick was a 'Jack Nicholson' look-alike. During his 'teens' Michael was played with the West Glamorgan Youth Theatre and following the National Youth Theatre...

Peg Entwistle, actress with a connection to Wales (Port Talbot)

Peg Entwistle Peg emigrated to New York with her father in 1922. She had several parts on Broadway before moving to Los Angeles where she appeared in just one movie, it was a flop. Peg was very depressed and climbed up the famous Hollywood sign to jump to her death. She was just twenty-four years old.

Richard Burton from Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot, Wales

Richard Burton Featured in films such as 'Cleopatra', 'The Robe', 'The Exorcist II' and many many more. Renown for his relationship with Elizabeth Taylor although he was married with children when they met. Changed his name from Jenkins to Burton, his teachers name.

Rob Brydon, actor from Port Talbot, Wales

Rob Brydon Actor From Port Talbot, Wales Rob appeared in and co-wrote hit BBC series 'Marion and Jeff'. Rob has also hosted his own BBC chat show. Born Baglan in Port Talbot on 3rd May 1965 Robert Brydon Jones accepted his MBE saying it was on behalf of  "short Welshmen everywhere", actually it was a just reward for his excellent work for charities including Tenovus. A comedian, actor, presenter on radio and television. A singer and impressionist. Rob Brydon is another amazing talent from the Port Talbot...