Ronald Squire

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Ronald Squire
Actor Ronald Squire.jpg
Born (1886-03-25)25 March 1886
Tiverton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Died 16 November 1958(1958-11-16) (aged 72)
London, England, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Years active 1916-1959

Ronald Launcelot Squire (25 March 1886 – 16 November 1958) was an English character actor.[1]

Born in Tiverton, Devon, England, the son of an army officer, Lt.-Co. Frederick Squirl and his Irish-born wife Mary (Ronald's surname 'Squire' was his stage name), he attended Wellington College and started professional life as a journalist, before training at RADA.[2][3] He spent his early acting career in Liverpool repertory theatre in light comedy roles, before moving on to films.[3] His appearances include The Rocking Horse Winner, The Million Pound Note and Mike Todd's lavish 1956 version of Around the World in 80 Days.[4] He died 16 November 1958 aged 72, after being taken ill at his home in Great Ormond Street, London.[2]

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