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Ronald Shiner (1903–1966)

Ronald Shiner was born on June 8, 1903 in London, England as Ronald Alfred Shiner. He was an actor, known for The Frightened Lady (1940), They Drive by Night (1938) and The Navy Lark (1959). He was married to Gladys W. Lester-Jones. He died on June 29, 1966 in London. See full bio »


(age 63) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Frightened Lady Sergeant Totty
The Navy Lark CPO Banyard


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 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
- Worm's Eye View (1962) ... Porter
 1961 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
- Seagulls Over Sorrento (1961) ... Badger
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Cecil Gibson
 1959 The Navy Lark
CPO Banyard
 1959 Operation Bullshine
Gunner Slocum
 1958 Girls at Sea
Marine Ogg
 1957 Not Wanted on Voyage
Steward Higgins
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Bertie Skidmore
- The Lovebirds (1957) ... Bertie Skidmore
 1957 The Ship Was Loaded
Salty Simpson
 1956 My Wife's Family
Doc Knott
 1956 Dry Rot
Alf Tubbe
 1956 H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (TV Series)
Able Seaman Badger
- Seagulls Over Sorrento (1956) ... Able Seaman Badger
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Able Seaman Badger
- Seagulls Over Sorrento (1956) ... Able Seaman Badger
 1956/I Keep It Clean
Bert Lane
 1955 See How They Run
Wally Winton
 1954 Aunt Clara
Henry Martin
 1954 Up to His Neck
Jack Carter
 1953 Laughing Anne
Nobby Clark
 1953 Innocents in Paris
 1953 Seagulls Over Sorrento (TV Movie)
Able-Seaman Badger
 1953 Top of the Form
'Professor' Fortescue
 1952 Little Big Shot
Henry Harkwood
 1951 Reluctant Heroes
Sgt. Able
 1951 The Magic Box
Fairground Barker
 1951 Worm's Eye View
Sam Porter
 1949 Forbidden
Dan Collins
 1948 Rise and Shiner (Short)
 1948 Brighton Rock
Lookout (uncredited)
 1947 The Adventures of Dusty Bates
'Squeaky' Watts
 1947 The Smugglers
Cockney Harry
 1946 George in Civvy Street
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
2nd. Porter
 1945 A Yank in London
 1944 Bees in Paradise
Ronald Wild
 1943 The Butler's Dilemma
 1943 My Learned Friend
Man in Wilson's Bar (uncredited)
 1943 Miss London Ltd.
Sailor Meredith (uncredited)
 1943 Get Cracking
Everett Manley
 1943 The Gentle Sex
Racegoer (as Ronnie Shiner)
 1943 Thursday's Child
 1942 The Balloon Goes Up
Sergeant Shiner
 1942 Those Kids from Town
Mr. Burns
 1942 King Arthur Was a Gentleman
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
Man in Stocks (uncredited)
 1942 Sabotage at Sea
Ernie (the cook)
 1942 Unpublished Story
 1942 Wings and the Woman
 1942 The Big Blockade
Shipping clerk (uncredited)
 1942 Black Sheep of Whitehall
Porter (uncredited)
 1942 The Seventh Survivor
 1941 South American George
 1941 Old Bill and Son
 1940 Salvage with a Smile (Short)
 1940 Spare a Copper
Piano Mover (uncredited)
 1940 The Frightened Lady
Sergeant Totty
 1940 To Hell with Hitler
Musician (uncredited)
 1940 The Middle Watch
 1940 The Spider (uncredited)
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Come on George!
 1939 Discoveries
Jim Archibald Pike
 1939 Flying Fifty-Five
Scrubby Oaks
 1939 The Missing People
Sam Hackett
 1939 Who Is Guilty?
 1939 The Nursemaid Who Disappeared
Detective Smith (uncredited)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Forrest
Spider Ferris
 1939 The Mysterious Mr. Reeder
Sam Hackett
 1939 Trouble Brewing
 1938 They Drive by Night
 1938 Sidewalks of London
Barman (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Without Bars (uncredited)
 1938 Brigade-Exchange (TV Short)
 1938 The Constant Nymph (TV Movie)
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Bicycle Repairman (uncredited)
 1937 Dinner at the Ritz
 1937 Murder at the Baskervilles
Simpson - Stable Boy (uncredited)
 1937 Backstage
Asst. Stage Manager
 1937 Beauty and the Barge
 1937 Girl in the Street
Pickpocket on Trial (uncredited)
 1937 The Black Tulip
 1937 Dreaming Lips
 1936 King of Hearts
 1936 Excuse My Glove
Perky Pat
 1935 Gentlemen's Agreement
Jim Ferrin
 1935 It's a Bet
Fair Man (as Ronald A. Shiner)
 1935 Line Engaged
 1935 Squibs
 1935 Once a Thief
Alice's Young Man
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Soldier in Trenches
 1934 Wild Boy
Undetermined Bit Role (uncredited)
 1934 My Old Dutch (uncredited)
 1934 The Doctor's Secret
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Sherwin's musical, "Something in the Air," at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, and Terence Conlin in the cast. Jack Hulbert was also director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ronald A. Shiner | Ronnie Shiner


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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Cockney character actor in small, often unbilled roles until he came back in the 1950s in nonsensical comedy. Supposedly he was once a Canadian mountie. See more »

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