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Date of Birth 12 November 1919Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Date of Death 16 April 1998London, England, UK
Birth NameRonald Graeme Millar

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Ronald Millar was born on November 12, 1919 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Ronald Graeme Millar. He was a writer and actor, known for Scaramouche (1952), Frieda (1947) and Betrayed (1954). He died on April 16, 1998 in London, England.

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Educated at Charterhouse and King's College, Cambridge.
A former actor, he worked as a screenwriter for Ealing and MGM (1948-54) after the war. Also wrote plays. Came to note as a speech writer for three Conservative English Prime Ministers: Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher (he was knighted when she came to power) and John Major. For Thatcher, he wrote the famous line "The lady's not for turning".
Served as a sub-lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve from 1940-43, when he was invalided out.

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