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American actor and singer, who played Sergeant Renfrew of the Royal Mounted in five Royal Mountie films from 1937 to 1940.
Newill was known mostly for his western roles, having been one-third of the Texas Rangers in the Texas Rangers series of B-movies. Of the 22-film series, Newill co-starred in the first 14, along with co-stars Dave O'Brien and Guy Wilkerson. He played Texas Ranger Jim Steele.
In some of his westerns, he's also credited with co-writing some of the film songs. With his somewhat operatic voice, he sang with the Los Angeles Light Opera Company.
Newill died in Thousand Oaks, California on 31 July 1975, aged 63, from cancer.