Dylan Marlais Thomas was a local poet and writer. His best-known works include the "play for voices" Under Milk Woodand the celebrated villanelle for his dying father, "Do not go gentle into that good night "
Stephen Russell Davies, OBE , better known by his pen name Russell T Davies, is a Swansea born telivision producer and screenwriter whose works include Queer as Folk, Bob & Rose, The Second Coming, Casanova, and the 2005 revival of the classic British science fiction series Dr Who.
Petty Officer Edgar Evans was a member of the Polar Party on Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole in 1911–1912. This final group of five men, personally selected for the final expedition push, attained the Pole on 17 January 1912; but all of them, including Evans, perished as they attempted to return to their base camp.
William John Charles, CBE, commonly known as John Charles, was welsh international footballer best remembered for spells with Leeds United and Juventus. Rated by many as the greatest all-round footballer ever to come from Wales.
Catherine Zeta-Jones, CBE, born Catherine Zeta Jones is a Swansea born actress. She began her career on stage at an early age. After starring in a number of United Kingdom and United States television films and small roles in films, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies such as the 1998 action film The Mask of Zorro and the 1999 crime thriller film Entrapment
Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins) is an internationally renown singer, most notable for her hits in the 1970s and 1980s including "It's a Heartache", "Holding Out for a Hero" and "Total Eclipse of the Heart"