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Ronald Leigh-Hunt (5 October 1920 â€" 12 September 2005) was a British film and television actor.

His father was a stockbroker and he attended the Italia Conti Academy. He began acting whilst serving in the army. Though never a major star, he appeared in over a hundred television and film productions over a forty-year period, including as King Arthur in The Adventures of Sir Lancelot in the mid-1950s, and General Hospital in the early 1970s.

He appeared in Danger Man and twice in Doctor Who, as Commander Radnor in The Seeds of Death (1969) and as Commander Stevenson in Revenge of the Cybermen (1975); and starred as Colonel Buchan in the 1960s - 1970s children's TV series Freewheelers.

He appeared in a Series 2 episode of critically acclaimed TV series Minder entitled You Lose Some, You Win Some.

His film appearances included The League of Gentlemen (1960), Le Mans (1971) and The Omen (1976).

In his later years he was a familiar sight at the Green Room Club where he was an honorary member.

Selected filmography



  • Blackout (1950)
  • Paul Temple Returns (1952)
  • Tread Softly (1952)
  • The Broken Horseshoe (1953)
  • Forces' Sweetheart (1953)
  • Three Steps to the Gallows (1953)
  • Tiger by the Tail (1955)
  • Shadow of a Man (1956)
  • Assignment Redhead (1956)
  • The League of Gentlemen (1960)
  • Piccadilly Third Stop (1960)
  • The Hand (1960)
  • Very Important Person (1961)
  • We Joined the Navy (1962)
  • The Third Secret (1964)
  • The Liquidator (1965)
  • Where the Bullets Fly (1966)
  • Hostile Witness (1968)
  • Clegg (1969)
  • Le Mans (1971)
  • Universal Soldier (1971)
  • Baxter! (1973)
  • The Omen (1976)
  • Mohammad, Messenger of God (1976)

References



External links



  • Feature in The Stage
  • Times obituary
  • Ronald Leigh-Hunt at the Internet Movie Database




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