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

List people include Russell T Davies, Griff Rhys Jones and more.

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

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Elaine Morgan OBE FRSL was a Welsh writer for television and the author of several books on evolutionary anthropology, especially the aquatic ape hypothesis: The Descent of Woman, The Aquatic Ape, The Scars of Evolution, The Descent of the Child, The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis, and The Naked Darwinist, which discusses the reception of aquatic scenarios in academic literature. She also authored Falling Apart and Pinker's List. ...more

Age: Died at 93 (1920-2013)

Birthplace: Pontypridd, United Kingdom

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Emlyn Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Wales
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Emlyn Williams is a director, screenwriter and playwright. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1905-1987)

Birthplace: Mostyn, United Kingdom

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Griff Rhys Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Wales
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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 Smith and Jones alongside Mel Smith. With Smith, he founded television production company Talkback Productions, now part of RTL Group and later in 2005, he started the production company Modern Television. He went on to develop a career as a television presenter and writer, as well as continuing with acting work. He currently presents the television bloopers show It'll Be Alright on the Night ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

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Helen M. Grace is a Welsh film director. ...more

Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

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