Victor Spinetti was made an Honorary Fellow of the University of Wales, Newport in 2005.
Victor was a much loved and hugely admired part of life in Wales Welsh and beyond. His ability to make people laugh was only matched by his genuinely lovely nature which endeared him to all he met. He will be sorely missed and our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.
More top news
A wintry night ahead with ice on the roads and settling snow over the hills and mountains.
Ruth Madoc is treading the boards once again in the stage version of The Wedding Singer.
Ellie-May Clark from Newport was five-years-old when she died of an asthma attack. She'd been turned away by her GP hours earlier.