Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Ronald George Hinings Adams
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 31, 1896
Herefordshire, England
Death: Mar. 27, 1979
Greater London, England


Fought in World War One and Two.

During World War One, he served in the RAF and was shot down by Manfred von Richthofen aka The Red Baron.

In 1931 he saved the Embassy Theatre from being converted into a cinema and then produced over a hundred plays there

When World War Two broke out in 1939, he served his country as a RAF radar controller.

Appeared in films like Christopher Columbus (1949) as Father Hernando De Talavera, Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951), Martin Luther (1953), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV series), Reach for the Sky (1956) as Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Lust for Life (1956), Around the World in Eighty Days (1956), Adventures of a Jungle Boy (TV series) as Dr. Lawrence, The Crime of the Century (TV series) as Asst. Commissioner Relf, Carry on Constable (1960), The Haunting (1963), The Massingham Affair (TV series) as Mr. Paget, Sherlock Holmes (TV series), The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970 TV Mini-series) as Cardinal Campeggio, Zeppelin (1971), Casanova (1971 TV Mini-series), Freewheelers (TV series), The Ruling Class (1972) with Peter O'Toole, and Columbo (TV series).

Ronald George Hinings Adams passed away in 1979. 
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: London, England
Created by: gordonphilbin
Record added: May 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89542562
Ronald George Hinings Adams
Added by: Lucy Caldarelli
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Feb. 2, 2015
- gordonphilbin
 Added: Jul. 17, 2012

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service