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

Ronald Squire
Actor Ronald Squire.jpg
Born(1886-03-25)25 March 1886
Died16 November 1958(1958-11-16) (aged 72)
Years active1916–1958

Born in Tiverton, Devon, England, the son of an army officer, Lt.-Col. 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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  1. ^ "Ronald Squire". BFI.
  2. ^ a b "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search".
  3. ^ a b "Ronald Squire movies, photos, movie reviews, filmography, and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  4. ^ "Ronald Squire".

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