January 2, 2017


Ronald Fraser (1930-1997) b. Ashton-under-Lyne, England.

Ronald Fraser

British character star with rumpled hair, rarely looking smart on screen, he swiftly made his mark as a specialist in pugnacity and pomposity who could sometimes give remarkably self-effacing portrayals. At his best in the mid-1960s, when he was briefly in leading roles, he was often capable of lifting inferior material and a delight on the stage in restoration comedy.

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