Former drummer with 'Dire Straits' and 'Man' amongst others.
Football (Soccer Captain) player for Leeds United and Tottenham and Wales. He went on to captain then manage the Wales squad.
Father of sport presenter Gabby Yorath
Singer, actress. Best known for her signature tune 'Two Tonne Tesse' and playing the banjo-ukulele.
Renown guitarist, in fact you could say he was a guitarist's guitarist. Played with many influential Welsh musicians notably Geraint Jarman.
World-wide acclaim. Uses contemporary Welsh subjects as his themes.
Sir Tom Jones
Singer from Pontypridd, Wales
Long show business career with many stage and TV appearances. He also appears in the hit movie 'Mars Attacks' with Jack Nicholson, Danny Devito, Michael J Fox and lots more. With 36 hits in the UK and 19 in the USA he's a world class act!
Now a knight, Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE was born on June the 7th 1940. Tom's father is actually English, like many in South Wales his family is mixed between English and Welsh. They lived in Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, Pontypridd where he...
Exhibited and commissioned world-wide. based in Wales
Has gained international recognition for her unique style of painting, exhibiting throughout Wales and Europe.
First novel, 'The Hiding Place', nominated for Guardian 'First Book Award' and short listed for 'Booker Prize' in 2000.
Played guitar in America at a very young age. Now matured into one of Wales's best. Played with 'Man', 'Wild Turkey', 'Blues Bunch' plus sessions for many more. Lives in Canary Islands.
Exhibited at Swansea, London, Cardiff, New York, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Paris, Biarritz, Palm Beach, The National Library of Wales, Massachusetts.
Poetry. Ballad of Mari Lwyd (1941), Death Bell (1954), and Affinities (1962).
Famous for his TV show in the 1970's in Toronto, Canada . He is called the Canadian 'Frank Sinatra'.
Little of Vic's early years have been published, in fact there's now very little information on his career. However, even today, years after the height of his fame Vic is still loved and his recordings treasured.
Shakespearean background, Victoria has appeared on TV too, as Mary in 'The Duchess of Duke Street' a role in 'Pobol Y Cwm' and a police woman in 'Z Cars' and the movie 'Chameleons'.
Rugby. England centre and captain.
A notable painter of town and countryside. He made a series of water-colour paintings of the devastation following the 1941 blitz on Swansea.
Invented the Fuel Cell.
Inventor of the Vacuum Tube, Coolidge Tube, Britain's first actuary, founding father of modern actuarial science, and wait for it! The discoverer of x-rays, a hundred and ten years before Roentgen!
Playing PC Alf Ventress in UK ITV's 'Heartbeat'.
Commentator, renowned BBC radio and TV writer.