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Ronald Colman : London Scottish, British Stage Actor, Broadway, Film Actor, Radio and TV Star


[This short profile of the actor Ronald Coleman first appeared in a piece by Mark Bristow titled 'Seven British Actors Who Served during the Great War' in Firestep Vol.7. No.1 The Western Front Association London Branch magazine, all volumes of which are available for access by members using their member login]. On 31 October 1914 the London Sco…

Victor McLaglen : prize fighter, Middlesex Regiment, Oscar winning actor of the silent era and talkies


The life story of Victor McLaglen reads like a film script. Victor was born on 11 December 1883 in the genteel English town of Tunbridge Wells, the son of the Right Reverend Andrew McLaglen, a Protestant clergyman and former Bishop of Claremont in South Africa. The oldest of eight brothers, he likely developed a certain streak of toughness, a po…