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Ronald Magill (I) (1920–2007)

Ronald Magill was born on April 21, 1920 in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. He was an actor and director, known for Emmerdale (1972), Treasure Island (1965) and Special Branch (1969). He died on September 6, 2007 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 87) in London, England, UK

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Emmerdale Amos Brearly
Treasure Island Director
Special Branch Mr. Herridge / No. 3 Interrogator
Julius Caesar Servant to Caesar


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 1972-1995 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Amos Brearly
- Episode #1.1988 (1995) ... Amos Brearly
- Episode #1.1934 (1994) ... Amos Brearly
- Episode #1.1878 (1994) ... Amos Brearly
- Episode #1.1876 (1994) ... Amos Brearly
- Episode #1.1874 (1994) ... Amos Brearly
 1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Mr. Squires
- The Shadow Man (1971) ... Mr. Squires
 1969-1970 Special Branch (TV Series)
No. 3 Interrogator / Mr. Herridge
- Fool's Mate (1970) ... No. 3 Interrogator
- Visitor from Moscow (1969) ... Mr. Herridge
 1970 Julius Caesar
Servant to Caesar
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
- The Big Plant (1970) ... Armitage
 1970 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Jack Mason
- Low Moon (1970) ... Jack Mason
 1959 The Case of Private Hamp (TV Movie)
Corporal Haslem
 1954 I Capture the Castle (TV Movie)
James Mortmain
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 1965 Treasure Island (TV Movie) (theatre)
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 1965 Treasure Island (TV Movie) (adaption)
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 1993 Emmerdale: 21 Years (Video documentary)
Himself / Amos Brearly
 1988 Open Air (TV Series documentary)
- Emmerdale Farm (1988) ... Himself

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Other Works:

He directed in Cottrell's translation of Georges Feydeau's play, "The Birdwatcher," at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with John Neville OBE, Ursula Smith, Christopher Hancock, Gemma Jones, and John Tordoff in the cast. See more »

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5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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Spoke the first words on the stage of Nottingham's Playhouse Theatre. See more »


His "Amos" character's bushy sideburns and catchphrase "Nay, Mr Wilks"

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