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Ronald Fraser in "Too Late The Hero" 1970

Ronald Fraser (11 April 1930March 13, 1997) was an English character actor who appeared in numerous British films of the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's whilst also appearing in many popular TV shows. He is the father of actor Hugh Fraser. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Hugh Fraser is an English actor. ...

Ronald Fraser was born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, the son of an interior decorator. He was educated in Scotland and did National Service as a Lieutenant in the Seaforth Highlanders. He trained as an actor at RADA and appeared at the Glasgow Citizen's Theatre before appearing in Repertory Theatre in London and at the Old Vic from 1954. Ashton-under-Lyne is a town in Greater Manchester with a population of 44,400 (2001 estimate). ... Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... National service is a common name for compulsory or voluntary military service programs. ... Lieutenant is a military, naval, paramilitary, fire service or police officer rank. ... This page is for the historical Scottish regiment. ... Rada is the term for council or assembly borrowed by Polish from Middle High German Rat (council) and later passed into Czech, Ukrainian, and Belarusian languages. ... Repertory or rep, called stock in the U.S., is a term from Western theatre. ... The exterior of the Old Vic from the corner of Baylis Road and Waterloo Road. ...

Fraser was a resident of Hampstead, London. He was a heavy drinker and a well known figure in the local Hostelries. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Flight of the Phoenix is the name of a 1964 novel by Elleston Trevor, a 1965 movie, and its 2004 remake (as Flight of the Phoenix). ... Too Late the Hero is a war film released in 1970. ... The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins is a 1971 motion picture comedy. ... The Wild Geese is a 1978 film about a group of mercenaries in Africa. ... Trail of the Pink Panther was a 1982 movie starring Peter Sellers. ... Let Him Have It is a 1991 British film set in 1952 and based on a true story. ... Play cover, depicting Mrs Campbell as Eliza Pygmalion (1913) is a play by George Bernard Shaw based on Ovids tale of Pygmalion. ... The Sweeney is a British television police drama focusing on two crime-fighting members of the Flying Squad, an elite branch of the British police force specialising in armed robbery and violent crime. ... The Famous Five is a fictional group of child detectives, composed of four children (Julian, Dick, Anne and George) and their dog Timmy, created by Enid Blyton. ... The opening title sequence to the first episode of Pennies from Heaven. ... This article is about the 1960s TV series which was also known as Secret Agent and shouldnt be confused with the 1990s television series Secret Agent Man. ... (book cover) Minder was a British comedy-drama about the London criminal underworld. ... There are other articles with similar names; see Lovejoy (disambiguation). ... Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder is a novel by the English writer Evelyn Waugh, first published in 1945. ... Doctor Who is a long-running award-winning British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The series depicts the adventures of a mysterious time-traveller known as the Doctor who explores time and space in his TARDIS time ship with his companions, solving problems and righting wrongs. ... The Happiness Patrol is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in three weekly parts from November 2 – November 16, 1988. ... The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is a TV series that ran from 1992 to 1996. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... TFI Friday was a light entertainment show hosted by Chris Evans and broadcast on Fridays at 6pm on Channel 4 from 1996 to 2000, with a repeat later that night. ... Hampstead is a suburb of north London in the London Borough of Camden, located four miles (6. ...

He died of a haemorrhage, aged 66 on 13 March 1997. The pallbearers at his funeral were Sean Connery, Peter O'Toole, Simon Ward (star of Young Winston) and Chris Evans. Hemorrhage (alternate spelling is Haemorrhage) is the medical term meaning bleeding. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930 ) is an Academy Award-winning Scottish actor and producer who is perhaps best known as the first actor to portray James Bond in cinema. ... Peter Seamus OToole (Peter James OToole) (b. ... Simon Ward (born London, October 19, 1941) is an English actor. ... Young Winston is a 1972 film based on the early years of future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

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Ronald Fraser Papers (643 words)
British diplomat and author, Sir (Arthur) Ronald Fraser was born 3 November 1888 to John and Louise Fraser.
Fraser died 12 September 1974 at the age of 85.
Fraser's typed notes pertain to the trial of two youths accused of assassinating Walter Edward Guinness Moyne, Minister of State in Cairo, in November 1944.
The Lost Club (805 words)
They are illumined by Fraser's deeply-held conviction that there is an order of reality superior to our familiar daily existence, and that this is infinitely wondrous and gracious: a vision he had in common with better-known writers of the fantastic such as Arthur Machen and Algernon Blackwood.
Fraser's inspiration is drawn to some extent from Chinese spirituality, both Taoist and Buddhist, but this is interpreted through very English characters and settings, so that his books are by no means merely studies in evangelising orientalism.
Ronald Fraser's work does not earn a reference in any major study of this century's English literature, no matter how exhaustive: neither does it appear n many studies of the fantastic in literature, though in a few he merits a bare paragraph of two.
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