John Hefin's family said he died at home in Borth this morning. He's been suffering with cancer for some time.
The ex-head of drama at BBC Wales, John Hefin, has died at the age of 71. He was one of the creators of the long-running Welsh language soap, Pobol y Cwm.
He was recently honoured at the BAFTA Cymru Awards for his outstanding contribution to television drama.