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Anglesey - Famous People

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Famous People Connected to Anglesey

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Image right - Hugh Griffith

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown!

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  • Tony Adams - actor (Anglesey, 1940)
  • Stu Allan - Radio and club DJ

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  • Grace Coddington - "Creative Director for US Vogue Born April 14, 1941"

D

  • Henry Austin Dobson - poet and essayist (Plymouth, Devon 1840)

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  • Dawn French - actress, writer, comedienne (Holyhead, 1957)

G

  • Huw Garmon - actor (Anglesey, 1966)
  • Hugh Emrys Griffith (30 May 1912 – 14 May 1980) was a Welsh film, stage and television actor
  • Meinir Gwilym - singer and songwriter (Llangristiolus, 1983)
  • Owain Gwynedd - prince (Anglesey, c. 1100)
  • Hywel Gwynfryn - radio and TV personality (Llangefni, 1942)

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  • Aled Jones - singer and television presenter (Bangor, 1970)
  • Julian Lewis Jones - Portrays the role of Karl Morris on the Sky 1 comedy Stella
  • William Jones - mathematician (Llanfihangel Tre'r Beirdd, 1675)

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  • Glenys Kinnock - politician (Holyhead, 1944)

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  • The Marquesses of Anglesey - noble family from Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll
  • John Morris-Jones - Welsh grammarian and poet (Llandrygarn, 1864)

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  • Goronwy Owen - poet (Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf, 1723)

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  • Iain Duncan Smith, leader of the Conservative Party 2001–2003, attended HMS Conway School Ship Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll, 1968–1972

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  • Hugh Owen Thomas - pioneering orthopaedic surgeon (Anglesey, 1833)
  • Owain Tudor - Grandfather of Henry VII (Henry Tudor), who had married the widow of Henry V to give the Tudor dynasty a tenuous claim on the English throne Plas Penmynydd

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  • Rex Whistler - artist (Eltham, Kent 1905)
  • Prince William, Duke of Cambridge - grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (since 2010)
  • Sir Kyffin Williams RA - landscape painter (Anglesey, 1918–2006)
  • Andy Whitfield - actor (Amlwch, 1972–2011)

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