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Famous Presenters from Wales

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List of notable or famous presenters from Wales, with bios and photos, including the top presenters born in Wales and even some popular presenters who immigrated to Wales. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Welsh presenters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These presenters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known presenter from Wales is included when available.

You can rank all of these people, from Griff Rhys Jones to Eve Myles.

This historic presenters from Wales list can help answer the questions "Who are some Welsh presenters of note?" and "Who are the most famous presenters from Wales?" These prominent presenters of Wales may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Welsh presenters.

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    Christopher Timothy is a Welsh actor, television director and writer. Timothy is best known for his roles as James Herriot in All Creatures Great and Small and as Mac McGuire in the BBC soap opera Doctors.more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: Bala, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Doctors, Alfred the Great, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, All Creatures Great and Small, Eskimo Nell, + more
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    Claire Summers is a Welsh news television presenter for BBC Wales. Born in Cardiff, but brought up in Cowbridge, Summers was educated at Howell's in Llandaff. She then gained a BA degree at Aberystwyth University, and a post-graduate degree in journalism from the University of Cardiff. Summers worked at ...more

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    • Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
    • Profession: Journalist, Presenter
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    Elin Fflur Jones is a Welsh singer and songwriter from Wales. Elin is well known in Welsh-language media, especially after she won the Cân i Gymru contest in 2002. Elin also had successes in the bands Carlotta and Y Moniars. Elin also occasionally works behind the scenes and as a presenter on S4C, the ...more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Anglesey, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Songwriter, Singer, Presenter
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    Eve Myles
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    Eve Myles is a Welsh television, film, stage and voice actress who graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 2000. Later that year, Myles began portraying Ceri Lewis in the Welsh language drama series Belonging, a role she would play until the end of the series in 2009. Myles' early UK ...more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Ystradgynlais, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Torchwood, Little Dorrit, Colditz, These Foolish Things, Torchwood Declassified, + more
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    Gethin Jones
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    Gethin Clifford Jones is a Welsh television presenter. An active rugby union player while at Manchester Metropolitan University and, for a time, after graduation, Jones began his television career on Welsh channel S4C as a presenter of children's programmes such as Popty, Mas Draw and the flagship ...more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
    • Profession: Television presenter, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: 71 Degrees North, Police Camera Action!, Holding Out for a Hero, Uned 5, Sell Me the Answer, + more
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    Griff Rhys Jones
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    Griff Rhys Jones is a Welsh comedian, writer, actor and television presenter. He starred in a number of television series with his comedy partner Mel Smith. Rhys Jones came to national attention in the early 1980s for his work in the BBC television comedy sketch shows Not the Nine O'Clock News and Alas ...more

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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Comedian, Musician, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, + more
    • Credits: Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Whose Line Is It Anyway? (UK), Not the Nine O'Clock News, Not The Nine O'Clock News, Morons from Outer Space, + more
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    Iolo Williams

    Iolo Tudur Williams is a Welsh nature observer and television presenter, best known for his BBC and S4C nature shows, working in both English and his first language of Welsh.more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Builth Wells, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Presenter
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    Josie d'Arby is a Welsh actress, writer, director, and television presenter from Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. She presented a number of high profile shows and in 1999 became the youngest British woman to host her own chat show on Channel 5.more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Merseybeat, The Games, Back to Reality, Look Around You, Spywatch, + more
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    Kathy Lloyd
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    Kathy Lloyd is a Welsh former Page 3 girl and glamour model and television presenter.more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Nude Glamour Model, Model, Presenter
    • Credits: The Price Is Right, Bullet & Gunn
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    Laurence Roderick Llewelyn-Bowen is a British homestyle consultant and television personality best known for his appearances on the BBC programme Changing Rooms and for being a judge on the ITV reality series Popstar to Operastar in 2010.more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Interior designer, Designer, Presenter
    • Credits: Changing Rooms, House Gift, Popstar to Operastar, Design Rules, Holiday, + more
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    Louise Elliott

    Louise Elliott is a Welsh broadcaster and journalist.more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Ashington, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Journalist, Presenter
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    Mererid Hopwood is a Welsh poet who made history in 2001 by becoming the first woman ever to win the bardic Chair at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Originally from Cardiff, Hopwood graduated with first-class honours in Spanish and German from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. She was a Lecturer ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
    • Profession: Presenter
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    Rachel Rice
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    Rachel Rice is a British actress and model. She is known for winning series nine of the Channel 4 reality television programme Big Brother. She has a degree in English and Drama, and is now a fully qualified teacher at Abersychan Comprehensive School.more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Pontypool, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Model, Actor, Presenter, Teacher
    • Credits: Big Brother, Big Brother (UK), Night Train to Venice
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    Robert Brydon Jones, MBE, known as Rob Brydon, is a Welsh actor, comedian, radio and television presenter, singer and impressionist. He played Dr Paul Hamilton in the Australian/British comedy series Supernova, Uncle Bryn in the sitcom Gavin and Stacey and Keith Barret in the BBC comedy series Marion ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Baglan, Neath Port Talbot
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Shaun of the Dead, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, First Knight, 24 Hour Party People, + more
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    Roy Noble OBE, DL, O.St.J is a Welsh radio and television broadcaster.more

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    • Age: age 73
    • Birthplace: Brynamman, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Journalist, Presenter, Teacher
    • Credits: The Welsh Miner
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    Siân Lloyd is a Welsh television presenter and meteorologist. She is the UK's longest-serving female weather forecaster, having appeared on ITV Weather for 24 years, from 1990 until 2014.more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Maesteg, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Presenter
    • Credits: ITV News at 6:30, ITV Evening News, How 2
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    Sian Lloyd is a Welsh television news presenter, currently working for BBC Wales.more

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    • Birthplace: Wales
    • Profession: Journalist, Presenter, Solicitor
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    Stephen Ashton Jones is a Welsh television presenter, best known as presenter of Channel 4's teen schedule T4. In the United States, he is best known as the host of the first season of The X Factor USA.more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Rhondda, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Model, Actor, Presenter, TV Personality
    • Credits: Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, The X Factor (U.S.), Let's Dance for Comic Relief, Mind the Addiction: The Adrenaline Series, + more
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    Terence Graham Parry "Terry" Jones is a British comedian, screenwriter, actor, film director and author. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team.more

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    • Age: age 73
    • Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Commentator, Television director, Poet, Television producer, Novelist, + more
    • Credits: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Labyrinth, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Monty Python's Flying Circus, + more
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    Tim Vincent is a Welsh actor and television presenter, best known for appearing on children's programme Blue Peter between 1993 and 1997. His broadcasting career has expanded in range and he has presented several Miss World contests. Vincent is now based in the United States where he has presented some ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Overton-on-Dee, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Access Hollywood, Sorted, Children's Ward, Dangerfield, The Clothes Show, + more
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