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A list of some famous Welsh folks.

General.
Quant Mary 1934 - present.
Born Swansea.
Designer. Most notable. Invented the Mini Skirt. Awarded OBE 1966.
Stableford Dr Frank 1870 - 1959.
Born Glamorgan.
Most notable. Invented golf scoring system named Stableford.
Ashley Laura 1925 - 1985.
Born Dowlais Top.
Business. Most notable. Founder of retail chain Laura Ashley. 550 stores Worldwide.
Bevan Aneurin 1897 - 1960.
Born Tredegar.
Most notable. Founder of UK National Health Service.
Rolls Hon. Charles 1877 - 1910.
Born Monmouth.
Most notable. Co-founder of Rolls Royce.
Stanley Henry Morton 1841 - 1904.
Born Denbigh.
Explorer. Most notable. Sent to find explorer David Livingstone. Uttered the phrase "Dr Livingstone I presume"?
Wheldon Huw 1916 - 1986.
Born Snowdonia.
Most notable. Director of BBC 1968 - 1975. Knighted 1976.
Entertainer.
Bassey Shirley 1937 - present.
Born Cardiff.
Singer. Most notable. Recorded Bond themes Goldfinger, Moonraker. Became Dame Shirley in 2000.
Burton Richard 1925 - 1984.
Born Pontrhydyfen.
Actor. Most notable. Married to Elizabeth Taylor.
Dalton Timothy 1946 - present.
Born Colwyn Bay.
Actor. Most notable. Played James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987), Licence to Kill (1989).
Hopkins Sir Anthony 1937 - present.
Born Margam, Port Talbot.
Actor. Most notable. The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Hannibal (2001).
Hughes Nerys 1941 - present.
Born Rhyl.
Actress. Most notable. Played Sandra in the BBC comedy Liver Birds.(1969-1979)
Humphrys John 1943 - present.
Born Cardiff.
TV reporter. Most notable. Presenter of the BBC 9 O'Clock News.
Jones Catherine Zeta 1969 - present.
Born Swansea.
Actress. Most notable. The Mask of Zorro (1998), The Haunting (1999), Entrapment (1999) with Sean Connery.
Jones Terry 1942 - present.
Born Colwyn Bay.
Actor. Most notable. One of the original Monty Python team.
Jones Tom 1940 - present.
Born Pontypridd.
Singer. Most notable. Song, It's Not Unusual.
Llewelyn Desmond 1914 - 1999.
Born Newport.
Actor. Most notable. As "Q" in James Bond films.
Marquand Richard 1938 - 1987.
Born Cardiff.
Director. Most notable. Directed Star Wars Episode VI, Return of the Jedi (1983). Only non - American to direct a Star Wars film.
Morris Johnny 1916 - 1999.
Born Newport.
Actor. Most notable. Host of childrens program BBC's Animal Magic. Awarded OBE in 1984.
Nation Terry 1930 - 1997.
Born Cardiff.
Screen Writer. Most notable. Creator of the Daleks.
Secombe Sir Harry 1921 - 2001.
Born St Thomas, Swansea.
Actor Singer. Most notable. Mr Bumble in the movie Oliver (1968), The Goon Show with Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers.
Timothy Christopher 1940 - present.
Born Bala, Gwynedd.
Actor. Most notable. As James Herriot in BBC comedy/drama All Creatures Great & Small.
Tyler Bonnie 1953 - present.
Born Skewen, Swansea.
Singer. Most notable. Total Eclipse of the Heart (5 million sold). Multiple gold, platinum awards for record sales.
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