Bonnie Tyler born Gaynor Hopkins ; 8 June  is a Welsh singer, known for her distinctive husky voice. In the s, Tyler ventured into rock music with songwriter and producer Jim Steinman. Steinman also wrote Tyler's other major s hit " Holding Out for a Hero ".
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Born on June 8, in Skewen, Neath, Wales. She first came to prominence in with the song, "Lost in France", which made the UK top Following a throat operation, she inadvertently developed her distinct singing voice. She had a transatlantic top 5 hit with "It's a Heartache" in She hit the big time when she became the first Welsh singer to have a transatlantic 1 hit with Jim Steinman 's "Total Eclipse of the Heart" , for which she was Grammy nominated. In she recorded the Total Eclipse song in French, and it went to 1 in France! Also, she has become a successful business woman. Sign In.
See the full list. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Up 9, this week. Soundtrack Actress Composer. Born on June 8, in Skewen, Neath, Wales.