Ronald Davidson

Ronald Ansthruder Davidson (July 13, 1899 – July 28, 1965) was an American screenwriter. He was born in Arizona, raised in Los Angeles, and died in San Diego, California. He was the son of Dr. Ansthruder and Alice Davidson.[1]

For the nuclear physicist see Ronald C. Davidson.

He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley where he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity and Phi Beta Kappa.[2]

Ronald Davidson started his career as a short story writer and in 1943 was appointed as story editor for Republic Studios movie serials and some feature films. He has also written some TV films and serials and has been associate producer for some film productions. He was a member of the Screen Writers Guild.

Screenwriter filmography

Movie serials

Feature films

Story writer (feature films)

TV series and films

  • Torpedo of Doom (1966 - TV film version of Fighting Devil Dogs 1938 serial)
  • Sakima and the Masked Marvel (1966 - TV film version of The Masked Marvel 1943 serial)
  • Nyoka and the Lost Secrets of Hippocrates (1966 - TV film)
  • Target: Sea of China (1966 - TV film)
  • The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956 - TV series) (episode: The Vengeance of Fu Manchu)
  • Commando Cody (1953 - TV series)

Associate producer filmography


  1. "United States Census, 1900". National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. "Adytum on High" (PDF). The Emerald of Sigma Pi. Vol. 52 no. 3. Fall 1965. p. 191.
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