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Ronald Squire

Ronald Squire

Ronald Launcelot Squirl (25 March 1886 – 16 November 1958) was an English character actor.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. He spent his early acting career in Liverpool repertory theatre in light comedy roles, before moving on to films. 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. He died 16 November 1958 aged 72, after being taken ill at his home in Great Ormond Street, London.He made numerous appearances in West End plays alongside his film career. These included performances in On Approval, The Bread-Winner, Ducks and Drakes, While the Sun Shines, Jane, The Way Things Go and A Touch of the Sun.