#196 Tom Jones / Ronald Pickup – 07 June 1940

Tom Jones

Photo by Mykal Burns

Sir Thomas John Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. Jones is particularly noted for his powerful voice.Since the mid 1960s, Jones has sung many styles of popular music – pop, rock, R&B, show tunes, country, dance, techno, soul and gospel.

Ronald Pickup

Ronald Pickup (born 7 June 1940) is an English actor. Pickup worked with Laurence Olivier at the Royal National Theatre, most notably in Three Sisters and Long Day’s Journey Into Night. He was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role of 1997 for his performance in Amy’s View. In film, he appeared in The Day of the Jackal and in 1979 he played Lt. Harford in Zulu Dawn. He has made many TV appearances including parts in HornblowerHustleFoyle’s WarMidsomer MurdersWaking the DeadThe BillSilent WitnessSherlock Holmes and Inspector Morse.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Jones_(singer)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Pickup

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