Ronald Magill (Soap Opera Actor)


Ronald Edmund Magill was an English actor. He is best remembered for playing Amos Brearly in the British soap opera Emmerdale Farm from 1972 to 1991, and appeared again in this role in 1994 and 1995.

Born: April 21, 1920, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: September 6, 2007, London, England, UK
Occupation: Actor
Partner(s): David Soar (1965-1997, his death)

About Ronald Magill

Television actor remembered for his role as Amos Brearly on the popular British soap opera Emmerdale.

Before Fame

Prior to becoming an actor, he worked as a tire salesman.


His character on Emmerdale became known for his trademark bushy sideburns.

Family Life

He was the son of two teachers.


He co-starred with Arthur Pentelow on Emmerdale.

Information related to Ronald Magill

  • Emmerdale
  • Male actors from Kingston upon Hull
  • LGBT entertainers from England
  • English theatre directors
  • English male soap opera actors

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Latest information about Ronald Magill updated on September 05, 2020.

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