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Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer particularly noted for his powerful voice. He was born in Treforest, Pontypridd, near Cardiff in South Wales, Great Britain.
Tom Jones is an Academy Award-winning 1963 British comedy film. It is an adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749), starring Albert Finney as the titular hero. It was one of the most critically acclaimed and popular comedies of its time. The film was directed by Tony Richardson and the screenplay was adapted by playwright John Osborne.