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Myfanwy Talog (Welsh pronunciation: [məˈvanuɨ ˈtalɔɡ]) (born Myfanwy Talog Williams; March 31, 1944 – March 11, 1995)[1][2] was a Welsh actress, best known to the media as the long-term partner of Sir David Jason.

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Personal life

She was born in Caerwys, Flintshire, 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 was forever associated with the character of Phyllis Doris, which she played 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, and accompanied him to Buckingham Palace in 1993 to receive his OBE.

Television

On television, Talog narrated Will Quack Quack and provided voices for the Superted episode, Superted and the Pothole Rescue for S4C and Siriol Productions and did voices on Alias the Jester and The BFG (David Jason voicing the BFG) Cosgrove Hall. She also sang the theme tune to DangerMouse, which was narrated by David Jason.

Death

Myfanwy Talog died of breast cancer aged 50, in Buckinghamshire[2], having been nursed through the final stages by her partner, David Jason.

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Notes

  1. ^ Entry in Birth Index for England & Wales
  2. ^ a b Entry in Death Index for England & Wales

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