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Ronald Simpson (1896–1957)

Ronald Simpson was born on September 27, 1896 in Acton, London, England. He was an actor and publicist, known for Song of Freedom (1936), The Cruel Sea (1953) and The Long Dark Hall (1951). He was married to Lila Maravan. He died on September 23, 1957 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Song of Freedom
Song of Freedom Mr. Blane, the Pianist
The Cruel Sea
The Cruel Sea R.N.Captain
The Long Dark Hall
The Long Dark Hall Mary's father
Last Holiday
Last Holiday Dr. Pevensey


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 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Brigadier Lambert, MCO / Pastor Manders / Ponsonby / ...
- Siding 273 (1956) ... Brigadier Lambert, MCO
- Ghosts (1951) ... Pastor Manders
- Youth at the Helm (1950) ... Ponsonby
- Justice (1950) ... Harold Cleaver
- Grand National Night (1950) ... Philip Balfour
 1956 The Last Man to Hang?
Dr. Cartwright
 1955 As I Was Saying (TV Series)
Storyteller / Jasper
- Diamond Cut Diamond (1955) ... Jasper
- The Nayalpore Emeralds (1955) ... Storyteller
- A Deal in Diving (1955) ... Storyteller
- For Art's Sake (1955) ... Storyteller
- The Day Off (1955) ... Storyteller
 1954 Bless This House (TV Movie)
Mr. Bevan
 1953 The Cruel Sea
 1951 I'll Never Forget You
Sir Joshua Reynolds (uncredited)
 1951 The Long Dark Hall
Mary's father
 1950 Last Holiday
Dr. Pevensey
 1949 Housemaster (TV Movie)
Frank Hastings
 1947 Mine Own Executioner
Mr. Grandison
 1947 The Loves of Joanna Godden
Rev. Brett
 1939 The Circle (TV Movie)
Clive Champion-Cheney
 1936 No Escape
Scoop Martin
 1936 Head Office
 1936 Song of Freedom
Mr. Blane, the Pianist
 1936 Calling the Tune
 1935 Lucky Days
 1934 It's a Cop
 1933 The Medicine Man
Dr. Wesley Primus
 1933 One Precious Year (uncredited)

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Other Works:

He acted in Louis Dureux's play, "The Man with the Umbrella," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Sheila Burrell, Ferdy Mayne, Joyce Gregg, and Daniel Thorndike in the cast. John Counsell was director. See more »

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