Ramsley is a character and the main antagonist in Disney's 2003 live-action film, The Haunted Mansion.
He was portrayed by Terence Stamp.
He's very polite, friendly, sophisticated, loyal and a good man. However, when it comes to the death of a family member, especially his fiancée, he becomes very depressed, often driving him insane.In 1881, while hosting a masquerade in his mansion Ramsley discovers that his fiancée, Elizabeth Henshaw, has written a suicide note. Desperate, he searches for her throughout the mansion before it is too late. Unfortunately, on the struck of midnight, Ramsley discovers the lifeless body of Elizabeth in the library. Depressed and heartbroken, he hangs himself shortly afterwards.One-hundred-twenty-two years later, Ramsley believes that Elizabeth has reincarnated in Sara Evers, the wife of Jim Evers. He lures the Evers family in his estate and tries to make Sara remember who she really was before this life. However, Sara starts to get scared after she sees all of ghosts in her surroundings. She locks herself in her room and finds Edward Gracey the butler who blackmails her that if she doesn't marry Ramsley, her children would die. Reluctantly, she agrees and wears the wedding dress Elizabeth was supposed to wear that day. During the wedding ceremony, Edward Gracey poisons Sara's drink so that she will die and return as a ghost and end the curse. Jim and his children storm in and hands Ramsley the real letter Elizabeth wrote before she died. It is reaveled that she never intended to kill herself but that she always loved him and would happily marry him. It is also reaveled that Edward Gracey is the one who wrote the suicide note and that he killed her by giving her a poisoned drink. The reason he did this was because he feard that Ramsley would abandon his home and heritage all for love. Ramsley, shocked and furious by the truth, confronts him. However, Edward Gracey summons evil spirits to kill the group, but this backfires when a fiery dragon emerges from the fireplace and drags Edward Gracey into damnation for his actions. Sara succumbs to the poison, but a ghost ball arrives and possesses her body, revealing itself to be Elizabeth's ghost. Elizabeth and Ramsley kiss, and Sara is revived. In gratitude and seeking redemption, Ramsley gives the Evers the deed to the house, allowing them to do what they want with it as long as they remain happy. The ghosts all depart the mansion and move on to Heaven.