Ronald Allen (16 December 1930 – (some sources say 1934) in Reading, Berkshire — 18 June 1991) was an established English character actor. He studied at Leighton Park School in Reading and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, worked in repertory theatre, had a season at the Old Vic, London and made several films as well as achieving fame as a soap opera star. After roles in the BBC soaps United! and Compact during the 1960s came his most famous role, in the long-running Crossroads. Allen played David Hunter, who, together with Meg Mortimer, Tish Hope and Bernard Booth, was a shareholder of the Crossroads Motel. He appeared in the series from 1969 to 1985. He also twice appeared as a lead actor in the science fiction programme Doctor Who, in the stories The Dominators and The Ambassadors of Death. Ronald Allen also made a number of guest appearances in
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