Ronald Squire - Bio and Creative Works

Ronald Squire

ACTOR
Born
1886-03-25
Died
1958-11-16
Age (at death)
72
Citizenship
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Tiverton
Full TV/Movie Credits
Bio

Ronald Launcelot Squirl was an English character actor. - Wikipedia

Select Creative Works

MOVIE • 1959

Character: Sir Conrad Allingham

Englishwoman Grace Allingham marries Frenchman Charles Edouard de Valhubert, but their marriage quickly becomes unusual. Because Charles cheats on her and lives away from his family out of professional obligation to his government, Grace ends up raising the couple's son, Sigismond, on her own. Grace and Charles are finally reunited after nearly a decade apart, and, while they seem headed for a permanent split, there's still a spark between them.

MOVIE • 1958

Character: Sir Francis Jamison

All her life, Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote village. There she eventually lives a full and happy life: running the inn, acting as "foot inspector", advising the local Mandarin, and even winning the heart of mixed race Captain Lin Nan. But Gladys discovers her real destiny when the country is invaded by Japan and the Chinese children need her to save their lives. Based on a true story.

MOVIE • 1958

Character: Toynbee - His Solicitor

English gunsmith, Jonathon Tibbs travels to the American West in the 1880s to sell firearms to the locals. He inadvertently acquires a reputation of quickness on the draw due to his wrist mounted Derringer style weapon. Soon gaining the post of sheriff, he endeavours to clean up the town using what skills he has—and by multilateral diplomacy.

MOVIE • 1958

Character: Colonel Masters

When Percy Brand, a habitual confidence trickster, keeps being sent down, he goes to great lengths to ensure that his son Colin, does not find out about his criminal past. But when Colin becomes an assistant to the Judge, who is about to try Percy for his latest escapade, Percy and his gang have to come up with a plan, to stop them meeting in court.

MOVIE • 1957

Character: Clubman

In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a black seaman. Only the seaman knows the woman is a nun. The men reveal their true selves under the hardships of survival. Told in a too-long flashback frame.

MOVIE • 1957

Character: Governor Templeton

On a Caribbean island, a rich landowner's son, Maxwell Fleury, is fighting for political office against black labor leader David Boyeur. As if the contentious election weren't enough, there are plenty of scandals to go around: Boyeur has a secret white lover and Fleury's wife, Sylvia, is also having an affair. And then, of course, there's the small matter of a recently murdered aristocrat.

MOVIE • 1956

Character: Reform Club Member

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

MOVIE • 1956

Character: Waiter

A rich young society girl falls in love with a car mechanic. Her family is appalled and stops her seeing him. The girl attempts to commit suicide and then decides to elope.

MOVIE • 1955

Character: Frederick Luton

1955 British comedy starring Glynis Johns.

MOVIE • 1955

Character: Alfred Travers

A Victorian-era murder mystery about a parlour maid that discovers that her employer may have killed his first wife.

MOVIE • 1954

Character: Oliver Montpelier

An impoverished American sailor is fortunate enough to be passing the house of two rich gentlemen who have conceived the crazy idea of distributing a note worth one million pounds. The sailor finds that whenever he tries to use the note to buy something, people treat him like a king and let him have whatever he likes for free. Ultimately, the money proves to be more troublesome than it is worth when it almost costs him his dignity and the woman he loves.

MOVIE • 1953

Character: Victor Hemsley

Set against the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera, this comedy follows the misadventures of a father and daughter con artist team (Ronald Squire and Peggy Cummins) who pose as a married couple and swindle wealthy clients at the region's swankiest resorts. But their scams take on a whole new dimension when daughter Clare falls for a British government bureaucrat (Terence Morgan) who may have a secret or two of his own. [Netflix]

MOVIE • 1953

Character: General Matheson

A starchy parliamentary delegation is sent to a remote Scottish Highlands community, where the residents are protesting the poor condition of their road by withholding their taxes, and spend a few days among the locals.

MOVIE • 1952

Character: Nicholas 'Nick' Kendall

A young man plots revenge against the woman he believes murdered his cousin, but his plans are shaken when he comes face to face with the enigmatic beauty.

MOVIE • 1951

Character: Sir John, Director

James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His studies show that the aircraft being manufactured by his employer has a subtle but deadly design flaw that manifests itself only after the aircraft has flown a certain number of hours. En route to a crash site to prove his theory, Honey discovers that he is aboard a plane rapidly approaching his predicted deadline.

MOVIE • 1951

Character: Doctor

Encore is a 1951 anthology film composed of adaptations of three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham: "The Ant and the Grasshopper", directed by Pat Jackson and adapted by T. E. B. Clarke; "Winter Cruise", helmed by Anthony Pelissier, screenplay by Arthur Macrae; "Gigolo and Gigolette", directed by Harold French, written by Eric Ambler. It is the last film in a Maugham trilogy, preceded by Quartet and Trio.

MOVIE • 1949

Character: Oscar Cresswell

A strange and ultimately tragic tale of a young boy who learns how to pick winners at the racetrack by riding his rocking horse to aid his parents out of their endless round of debts.

MOVIE • 1948

Character: Jameson

A confirmed bachelor and a woman who claims to hate men get together and find romance.

MOVIE • 1948

Character: Mr. Brougham

The story of a romance between the daughter of the Prince Regent and Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg.

MOVIE • 1945

Character: Group Captain on Aircrew Interview Board

Two Englishmen (Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling) train with the Royal Air Force, ending with a bombing raid on Berlin.

MOVIE • 1944

Character: Music Lover at Ball

A stray World War Two bomb releases the ghost of the 3rd Earl of Chaunduyt after 400 years. A visiting professor, while wooing the beautiful Lady Mary, daughter of the present Earl, finds him an ally in his fight on behalf of the villagers to protect their ancient rights against a meddling newcomer.

MOVIE • 1941

Character: Rudolf Spiedler

Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do something to counteract the Nazi propaganda and with the help of an engineer and a few friends he sets up the Freedom Radio to counteract the Nazi propaganda.

MOVIE • 1937

Character: Charles Cinderford

A bankrupt officer, accused of cheating at cards, defends his honour with a writ.

MOVIE • 1936

Character: Jim Kent

A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the Swiss Alps helping the crooks. He sets off to try and put a stop to things, but with Scotland Yard also hot-footing it to the resort his problems are just beginning. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

MOVIE • 1935

Character: Eccles

A Duke's son plays the part of a footman and shows himself amusing in the pantry.

MOVIE • 1934

Character: Sir Charles Farringdon

Britisher Sir Charles Farrington and a son, Rex Farrington, arrive in a Russian Soviet territory searching for another Farrington son, Michael,who has been thrown into prison. Valarie Perrovna is a singer who is in love with the imprisoned son and she provides the searchers with the information as to where the missing son is being held. They all go there and help Michael escape. But is their escape vehicle---a flat wagon pulled by three horses--- fast enough and sturdy enough through the snow to beat the Commmisar and his troops to the Rumanian border

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