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Ronald Biggs (1929–2013)

Ronald Biggs was born on August 8, 1929 in Stockwell, Lambeth, London, England as Ronald Arthur Biggs. He was an actor and writer, known for Prisoner of Rio (1988), The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980) and Die Toten Hosen & Ronnie Biggs: Carnival in Rio (Punk Was) (1991). He was married to Raimunda de Castro and Charmian Brent. He died on ... See full bio »

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Jump to: Actor | Writer | Self | Archive footage
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 1988 Prisoner of Rio
 1980 The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
The Exile (as Ronnie Biggs)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1988 Prisoner of Rio (writer)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (7 credits)
 2013 Die Gentlemen baten zur Kasse (Documentary)
 1999 The 11 O'Clock Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1999) ... Self
 1996 Cutting Edge (TV Series documentary)
- I Married a Great Train Robber (1996) ... Self
 1989 The Seven Million Dollar Fugitive (Documentary)
 1984 Long Time No See, Ronnie (TV Movie documentary)
 1978 The Confessions of Ronald Biggs (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 Geblieben ist nicht einmal der Ruhm (TV Movie documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)
 2011 Revealed (TV Series documentary)
- The Great Train Robber's Secret Tapes (2011) ... Self (as Ronnie Biggs)
 2006 Kidnap Ronnie Biggs (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Ronnie Biggs)
 2005 Ronnie Biggs: The Last Escape? (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Vanishings! (TV Series)
 1998 The Great Train Robbery (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Great Crimes and Trials of the Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- The Great Train Robbery (1994) ... Self
 1965 This Week (TV Series)
- James Cameron's Year (1965) ... Self

Personal Details

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1 Biographical Movie | 4 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ronnie Biggs

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[in his last interview from 2013] For more than 13,000 days on the run, my life was a soap opera. See more »


He had 3 sons with his first wife, Charmian: Nicholas Grant (born July 23, 1960); Christopher Dean (born March 24, 1963); and Farley Paul (born April 21, 1966). He also had a son, Michael Biggs (born August 16, 1974) with Raimunda de Castro. She eventually became his second wife (then as Raimunda Rothen) in 2002. His eldest son, Nicholas died in a car crash in Melbourne (Australia) on January 5, ... See more »

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