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Ronnie Williams (Ronald Clive Williams) (March 29, 1939 - December 28, 1997), was a Welsh actor and comedian. March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales forever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd in...


Williams struggled with his choice of an acting career, making an isolated television appearance in The Wednesday Play in 1966. He worked as a bus conductor before finding fame with his appearances on Welsh language television. In 1970 he teamed up with Ryan Davies, and they enjoyed a successful comedy series, first on BBC Wales and later, in English, on BBC1. Although Ryan was seen as the more talented member of the duo, Ronnie made a major contribution to the writing of the series. The break-up of the partnership in 1975 was put down to Ronnie's ill-health (he was suffering from severe depression), but it was Ryan who died suddenly in 1977 The Wednesday Play was a British television drama anthology series, which ran on BBC ONE from 1964 to 1970. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Ryan Davies (22 January 1937-22 April 1977) was a popular Welsh entertainer of the 1960s and 1970s. ... BBC Wales (or BBC Cymru) is the regional branch of the British Broadcasting Corporation for Wales, and is based at Broadcasting House in Cardiff, not to be confused with Broadcasting House in London, which is the headquarters of BBC Radio. ... BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the oldest United Kingdom, and indeed, the world. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Clinical depression (also called severe depressive disorder, major depressive disorder) is a state of intense sadness, melancholia or despair that has advanced to the point of being disruptive to an individuals social functioning and/or activities of daily living. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


Ronnie continued to appear on Welsh-language TV and was one of the stars of the film, Twin Town (1997). However, he suffered from alcoholism and eventually committed suicide. This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the different concept of physically neighbouring cities. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alcoholism is the consumption of, or preoccupation with, alcoholic beverages to the extent that this behavior interferes with the drinkers normal personal, family, social, or work life, and may lead to physical or mental harm. ... Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of willfully ending ones own life. ...


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