FROM singers that have propelled to worldwide fame and fortune to beloved comedians, North Wales has its fair share of celebrities, criminals and historic folk.

A new map reveals what people are associated with towns in the area. City names have been replaced by their most Wikipedia’ed resident: people born in, lived in, or connected to a place.

Llandudno is connected to Akinwale Oluwafolajimi Oluwatope Arobieke, a British convicted criminal. Arobieke is known in North Wales as Purple Aki. He is a 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) tall bodybuilder who weighs 22 stone.

Robert Harris is connected to Conwy. Born in Caerhun, Harris was a Welsh-born Canadian painter, most noted for his portrait of the Fathers of Confederation.

Actor Timothy Dalton is associated with Colwyn Bay. Dalton, a British actor, was the fourth actor to portray fictional secret agent James Bond in the Eon Productions film series.

Member of pop group Steps, Lisa Scott-Lee went to Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan, Abergele.

Ruth Ellis, a British model and nightclub hostess, was the last woman to be hanged after being convicted of the murder of her lover, David Blakely. During her childhood, Ellis' family moved from Rhyl to Basingstoke, Hampshire, and, in 1941, to Hampstead in London.

Philip Jones Griffiths, who was born in Rhuddlan, was a Welsh photojournalist known for his coverage of the Vietnam War. His first photograph was of a friend, taken with the family Brownie in a rowing boat off Holyhead.

John Prescott is connected to Prestatyn. The British politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and as First Secretary of State from 2001 to 2007.

St Asaph is associated with stand-up comedian and actor Gregory Davies. Davies was born on 14 May 1968 in St Asaph. He is best known for his roles as Greg in We Are Klang, Mr Gilbert in The Inbetweeners, Ken Thompson in Cuckoo, the Taskmaster in Taskmaster, and Dan Davies in Man Down, as well as for guest appearances on Mock the Week, Would I Lie to You?, and Fast and Loose.

Edward II (25 April 1284 – 21 September 1327), also called Edward of Caernarfon, was King of England from 1307 until he was deposed in January 1327.

Dawn French is connected to Holyhead. The British actress, comedian, presenter and writer is best known for starring in and writing for the BBC comedy sketch show French and Saunders with her best friend and comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders, and for playing the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. She was born on October 11 1957 in Holyhead.

Finally, Andy Whitfield is connected to Amlwch, Anglesey, where he was born. He was best known for his leading role in the Starz television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

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