In the 1970s and 1980s he was a leading member of the Prospect Theatre Company, playing the Fool in King Lear (1972) and Sir Nathaniel in Love's Labour's Lost (1984). [6], Learn how and when to remove this template message, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines. For the Actors' Company he played Pontignac in Feydeau's Ruling the Roost (1972) and Richardetto in Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (1972). London, England. All I Want Is You... and You... and You..., "Australian Television: The Mavis Bramston Show", "Ronnie Stevens - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Ann Bristow (1959-2006; her death; 2 children), This page was last edited on 16 July 2020, at 08:38. [4], He co-narrated Noggin the Nog with Oliver Postgate.[5]. Nel 1959 sposò Ann Bristow, che morì nel marzo 2006, sei mesi prima di He went on to play comic character roles in some 40 films, including I'm All Right Jack (1958, with Peter Sellers), Dentist in the Chair (1960, with Bob Monkhouse) and Carry On Cruising (1962). Subsequently he paid his way through Rada. After making his film debut in Scarlet Web (1954) and his television debut in Dick and the Duchess (1957), an American sit-com set in London, he continued to take character roles on television and in films into the 1990s. After making his stage debut in revue at the Chepstow Theatre Club in 1948, he soon established himself as a member of a group of actors who appeared in Peter Myers revues, making his West End debut at the Hippodrome in 1953 in High Spirits. Ronald George Stevens was born at Peckham on September 2 1925 and educated at Peckham Central School and Camberwell School of Art. In totale ottenne oltre 100 ruoli. Ronald Stevens (2 September 1925 – 11 November 2006) was a London-born English revue artist, character actor and voice artist credited professionally as Ronnie Stevens. His first appearances were in intimate revue, and he performed frequently in Peter Myers shows in the West End alongside Joan Sims, who became a life-long friend. In the musical Rose Marie at the Victoria Palace (1960) he took the comedy role of Hard-Boiled Herman. In 1954 he appeared alongside Joan Sims with Ron Moody and Joan Heal in Intimacy at 8.30 at the Criterion, then, in 1956, in For Amusement Only, when he brought the house down with No Morpheus in the Underground, a sketch written to music by Offenbach. White Christmas 2020: Will it snow in the UK and what are the latest odds? He played roles in The Avengers, Dick and the Duchess, Minder, Rumpole of the Bailey, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, and as Sir Andrew Aguecheek in the 1980 BBC Television Shakespeare series presentation of Twelfth Night. The following correction was … Iniziò la sua carriera alla metà degli anni cinquanta, continuando fino al 1998, anno in cui recitò nel film Genitori in trappola, nel ruolo del nonno della protagonista. Ronald was 81 at the time of his death. Eric Shorter. Ronnie Stevens. He played minor roles in many other sitcoms including Wild, Wild Women, Winning Widows, Only When I Laugh, Ever Decreasing Circles, Hi-de-Hi!, Yes, Prime Minister, Terry and June, Chance in a Million and As Time Goes By. The following year he was a gossip-mongering landowner in Gogol's Government Inspector, and in 1980 played the malevolent Lockit, keeper of Newgate in Gay's Beggar's Opera at the Lyric, Hammersmith. [3], Stevens also appeared in the 1962 film Carry On Cruising, the 1996 film Brassed Off, and the 1998 film The Parent Trap. His elder son died of cystic fibrosis in 1990; he is survived by his younger son. Ronnie Stevens's wife, Ann, predeceased him. He is survived by their younger son Guy. Thu 16 Nov 2006 05.53 EST. [1], In 1965–66 Stevens co-starred in the pioneering Australian TV satirical comedy series The Mavis Bramston Show, where he replaced founding cast member Gordon Chater. Ronald "Ronnie" George Stevens (Londra, 2 settembre 1925 – Londra, 11 novembre 2006) è stato un attore inglese.. Iniziò la sua carriera alla metà degli anni cinquanta, continuando fino al 1998, anno in cui recitò nel film Genitori in trappola, nel ruolo del nonno della protagonista.. La coppia ebbe due figli: Paul (morto nel 1990) e Guy. Ronnie Stevens was born on September 2, 1925 in Peckham, London, England as Ronald George Stevens. During the Second World War he served in the RAF and the Royal Engineers. Occupation: Actor, voice artist: Years active: 1949–2000: Spouse(s) Ann Bristow (1959-2006; her death; 2 children) Life and career. In 1978 he made a memorable Dauphin to Eileen Atkins's Saint Joan in a Prospect Theatre production at the Old Vic, and the same year and in the same theatre he was Friar Lawrence in Romeo and Juliet and Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night, a role he reprised for the BBC. He also appeared as the "Minister of Pollution", in The Goodies pollution episode. In 1998 he co-starred with Dennis Quaid as the grandfather in a re-make of The Parent Trap., Voci biografiche con codici di controllo di autorità, licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione-Condividi allo stesso modo. Ronnie Stevens, the actor who died on Remembrance Day aged 81, possessed the sort of lantern jaw and mobile features that lend themselves to comedy, and enjoyed a versatile and prolific career on television, in films and on the West End stage. Born: Ronald Stevens 2 September 1925. Stevens also lent his voice to the classic children's puppet series Space Patrol and Sara and Hoppity and the children's animated series Captain Zed and the Zee Zone along with various British and Canadian voice actors as well as providing voices for the animated film Rarg. When revue fell out of fashion in the mid-1960s Stevens turned to the classical stage, playing, among many other roles, the dandyish Sir Fopling Flutter in Etherege's The Man of Mode (1965), Speed in The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1969), Feste in Twelfth Night (1973), Sparkish in Wycherley's The Country Wife (1973) and Trinculo in The Tempest (1975). [1], Stevens was born in London, England, the son of Fanny Elizabeth (Carpenter) and Henry Edward Stevens. In 1960 he took five roles in Christopher Logue's musical The Lily White Boys at the Royal Court, then appeared in the Billy Barnes Revue at the Lyric, Hammersmith. Ronnie Stevens. He was also a founder member, with Ian McKellen, of the Actors' Company. [2] He appeared in many television comedy series in regular roles, including May to December, Goodnight Sweetheart and A J Wentworth, BA. His elder son died of cystic fibrosis in 1990; he is survived by his younger son. Gifted and versatile character actor at home in theatre, films and television. Best unusual Christmas gifts: quirky and unique present ideas to stand out from the crowd in 2020, No-deal Brexit could hurt British film and TV prospects, Amazon warns. He was married to Ann Bristow. His wife, Ann, predeceased him as did his older son Paul. Wentworth, B.A. On television he appeared in numerous drama and comedy series, including The Goodies, Hi-di-Hi!, Yes, Prime Minister, Goodnight Sweetheart, Rumpole of the Bailey and Hetty Wainthropp Investigates. Nel 1959 sposò Ann Bristow, che morì nel marzo 2006, sei mesi prima di Stevens, che morì a novembre, all'età di 81 anni. The following year he got star billing in Myers's The Lord Chamberlain Regrets at the Savile Theatre. Questa pagina è stata modificata per l'ultima volta il 12 ott 2020 alle 06:40. Died: 11 November 2006 (aged 81) Northwood, Middlesex, England. Stevens … (1982). He was an actor, known for The Parent Trap (1998), Brassed Off (1996) and A.J. Ronald "Ronnie" George Stevens (Londra, 2 settembre 1925 – Londra, 11 novembre 2006) è stato un attore inglese.

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