Myfanwy Talog Williams (Welsh pronunciation: [məˈvanuɨ ˈtalɔɡ] 31 March 1944 – 11 March 1995), known professionally as Myfanwy Talog, was a Welsh actress and the long-term partner of English actor David Jason.
Myfanwy Talog Williams
31 March 1944
|Died||11 March 1995 (aged 50)|
|Partner(s)||David Jason (1977–1995; her death)|
She was born in Caerwys, Flintshire in 1944, where a plaque can now be seen on the house where she was born. She worked as a teacher before taking up an acting career, and appeared mainly on Welsh language television, in comedy and children's programmes. For audiences in Wales, she played the character of Phyllis Doris, the teenaged daughter of the family in the series Ryan and Ronnie.
She later appeared in several English-language sitcoms and soap operas. She lived with David Jason for eighteen years until her death from breast cancer, and accompanied him to Buckingham Palace in 1993 to receive his OBE.
On television, Talog narrated Wil Cwac Cwac (English: Will Quack Quack) and voiced The Two Girls in the SuperTed episode, SuperTed and the Pothole Rescue for S4C and Siriol Productions. She did voice work on Alias the Jester and The BFG where she voiced Mrs. Clonkers (with David Jason voicing the BFG) for Cosgrove Hall. She also sang the theme tune to Danger Mouse for Cosgrove Hall. She also appeared in the popular BBC sitcom Bread.
- Profile, walesonline.co.uk; accessed 21 April 2014.