Alan Durban Football (Soccer) player winning European football trophies with Derby and Nottingham Forest.
Andrew Vicari Andrew Vicari is a welsh painter living and working in France. He has made a career out of paining portraits of the rich and famous despite being largely unknown in own country, in 2004 Vicari was Britain's richest living painter, with an estimated fortune of 92 million.
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...
Bernice Carlill Primarily water-colours. Does anyone have anymore details?
Brian Flynn Football (Soccer) player for Wrexham, Swansea and Wales.
Geoffrey Howe Senior minister during the reign of Jolly Queen Thatcher, what a lovely time we all had.
George Thomas, politician (speaker, House of Commons) with a connection to Wales (Port Talbot, Cardiff, South Wales)
George Thomas First broadcast Speaker of the House of Commons
Harry Grindell-Matthews Wacky inventor of so called 'Death Ray' and various electrical devices including burglar alarms, projectors and automatic street lighting.
Ivor Emmanuel Singer and actor of note.
Keneth Connor Actor in various Carry On films in the 1960's and played undertaker Alfaunce in the BBC comedy series 'Allo, Allo'.
Matt Davies Lead singer in famous band 'Funeral for a Friend'.
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...
Mike Locke He is one part of the 'Dirty Sanchez' (Jackass style stunt show) crew, a MTV comedy? Reality TV show. And a proffesional skateboarder.
Nigel Harris Vulcanologist. Significant research in polar regions, some tropical exploration too.
Paul Potts Becoming well known as a singer of opera music after winning a major competition, Britain's got talent. Paul has since toured the world performing to thousands of opera fans.
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 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 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...
Rod Thomas Football (Soccer) player for Swindon. Went on to play in the first division and played for Wales many times.
Ronald Lewis A career spanning the 1950's through to the 1970's. Appearances include such films as 'Helen of Troy', 'Jigsaw' and his last movie in 1974, 'Paul and Michelle'.