Ronald Hines
Ronald Hines is a British
United Kingdom
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 television actor.

He has had a lengthy career, but possibly his best known role was as the husband in three of the four series of Not in Front of the Children
Not in Front of the Children
Not in Front of the Children is a BBC television situation comedy which ran for four series from 1967 to 1970.It starred Wendy Craig as a rather scatter-brained middle class housewife. Her husband was a school art teacher, played by Paul Daneman in the first series, and Ronald Hines after this...

. He was also appeared on Jackanory
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 several times, usually narrating stories about the wombles.

In 1988 he played Home Secretary
Home Secretary
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 Henry Matthews
Henry Matthews, 1st Viscount Llandaff
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 in the TV film Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper (1988 TV series)
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 which starred Michael Caine
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He also appeared in a number of films, starting with Dunkirk in 1958 and finishing with Rough Cut in 1980. All of his subsequent screen roles have been on television rather than in films.

Selected filmography

  • Dunkirk
    Dunkirk (film)
    Dunkirk is a 1958 British war film directed by Leslie Norman and starring John Mills, Richard Attenborough and Bernard Lee. It was based on two novels: Elleston Trevor's The Big Pick-Up and Lt. Col. Ewan Hunter and Maj. J. S...

  • The Two-Headed Spy
    The Two-Headed Spy
    The Two-Headed Spy is a 1958 British spy thriller, set in World War II. It starred Jack Hawkins and was directed by Andre De Toth. It also starred Gia Scala, Erik Schumann and Alexander Knox.-Plot:...

  • Sink the Bismarck!
    Sink the Bismarck!
    Sink the Bismarck! is a 1960 black-and-white British war film based on the book, the "Last Nine Days of the Bismarck" by C. S. Forester. It stars Kenneth More and Dana Wynter and was directed by Lewis Gilbert. To date, it is the only movie made that deals directly with the operations, chase, and...

  • The Angry Silence
    The Angry Silence
    The Angry Silence is a 1960 British drama film directed by Guy Green and starring Richard Attenborough. Screenwriter Bryan Forbes won a BAFTA Award and an Oscar nomination for his contribution...

  • Echo of Barbara (1961)
  • House of Mystery (1961)
  • Whistle Down the Wind
    Whistle Down the Wind (film)
    Whistle Down the Wind is a 1961 British film, directed by Bryan Forbes, screenplay by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall, from the novel by Mary Hayley Bell.-Plot:...

  • The Informers
    The Informers (1963 film)
    The Informers is a 1963 British crime film produced and distributed in the UK by The Rank Organisation and distributed in the USA by Continental Film Distributors. It was directed by Ken Annakin, produced by William MacQuitty with the screenplay by Paul Durst and Alun Falconer from the novel...

  • The Hi-Jackers
    The Hi-Jackers
    The Hi-Jackers is a 1963 film directed by Jim O'Connolly. It stars Antony Booth and Jacqueline Ellis.-Cast:* Antony Booth as Terry McKinley* Jacqueline Ellis as Shirley* Derek Francis as Jack Carter* Patrick Cargill as Inspector Grayson...

  • Séance on a Wet Afternoon
    Seance on a Wet Afternoon
    Séance on a Wet Afternoon is a 1964 British film directed by Bryan Forbes, based on the novel by Mark McShane in which an unstable medium convinces her husband to kidnap a child so she can help the police solve the crime and collect the ransom...

  • Elizabeth R
    Elizabeth R
    Elizabeth R is a BBC television drama serial of six 85-minute plays starring Glenda Jackson in the title role. It was first broadcast on BBC2 from February to March 1971, through the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Australia and broadcast in America on PBS's Masterpiece Theatre.- Episodes...

  • Young Winston
    Young Winston
    Young Winston is a 1972 British film based on the early years of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.The film was based on the book My Early Life: A Roving Commission by Winston Churchill. The first part of the film covers Churchill's unhappy schooldays, up to the death of his father...

  • Take Me High
    Take Me High
    Take Me High is a 1973 British feature film, directed by David Askey, written by Christopher Penfold and starring Cliff Richard in his final film role, with Deborah Watling, Hugh Griffith, George Cole and Anthony Andrews....

  • Rough Cut (1980)

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