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Summary

Ronald Biggs is a famous Celebrity from United Kingdom, he is 84 years old and still alive, born August 8, 1929.

Biography

Ronald Arthur Biggs, better known as Ronnie Biggs, (born in Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom) is a famous British prisoner.

He participated in the great tågrånet 1963 when he and his accomplices came across an estimated 2.6 million British pounds. He was arrested and sentenced to prison for his involvement, but managed to escape 1965th He lived abroad until the including Spain, Australia, and since the beginning of the 1970s in Brazil. He is believed to have visited Britain in secret several times. During his time in Brazil, he was quite famous. Tourists paid to have a beer with him and bought t-shirts with his autograph on. He wrote a book and recorded a song with the band the Sex Pistols, called "No one is innocent."

2001 Biggs chose to officially return to Britain because of poor health. He had suffered several strokes during his time in Brazil. He was imprisoned on his return and put back in jail. He served his sentence at HM Prison Belmarsh in Thamesmead, London Borough of Greenwich, southeast London. Belmarsh is a security provider for the most dangerous and escape-prone inmates. 2009 resolved that Biggs could be released.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Ronald.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Biggs

Famous quotes by Ronald Biggs (13)


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"There's a difference between criminals and crooks. Crooks steal. Criminals blow some guy's brains out. I'm a crook"
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"One report said that since my time on the run I've had 2,500 girlfriends. I mean you got to realize, I've been on the run for more than 30 years, I have got to have had more than that!"
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"I kicked off... and things went on from there... down and down"
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"The idea was to make a movie ourselves with everyone playing a cameo role. Preferably before we all go, 'cos poor old Charlie Wilson was murdered, and of course Buster has gone"
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"I won a scholarship with the Brixton School of Building. I screwed around, not putting in a proper attendance"
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"I was involved in the robbery for a purpose, and that was because I knew somebody who could drive a diesel train. I was responsible to take along this old guy who could drive the train"
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"There has been so much rubbish written up in the papers over the years"
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"It has been rumoured that I was the brains of the robbery, but that was totally incorrect. I've been described as the tea boy, which is also incorrect"
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"I used to have a list of things from my school buddies of what kind of art material they wanted. I'd go up to the West End of London and spend the whole day knocking stuff off"
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"Banks' beer. There's nothing like it! To Brazil. And to Barbados justice"
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"This book that I just wrote is going to be coming out very soon to Australia"
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"I am no longer a criminal. I gave up that practice years ago"
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"The last thing I stole was a box of Coca Cola from a parked truck in Adelaide. I was nice and drunk. It was New Year's Eve. And that was about 28 years ago"


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