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Sheila Florance (1916–1991)

Sheila Florance was born on July 24, 1916 in St. Kilda East, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Sheila Mary Florance. She was an actress, known for Prisoner (1979), Mad Max (1979) and A Woman's Tale (1991). She was married to Jan (John) Adam Balawaider and Roger Lightfoot Oyston. She died on October 12, 1991 in Melbourne. See full bio »

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Known For

Prisoner
Prisoner Lizzie Birdsworth
(1979-1985)
Mad Max
Mad Max May Swaisey
(1979)
A Woman's Tale
(1991)
The Devil's Playground
The Devil's Playground Mrs.Sullivan
(1976)

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 1991 A Woman's Tale
Martha
 1990 Nirvana Street Murder
Molly
 1990 Golden Braid
Lady with clock
 1990 Col'n Carpenter (TV Series)
 1989 Round the Twist (TV Series)
Madame Fortune
- Lucky Lips (1989) ... Madame Fortune
 1988 Becca (TV Movie)
Old Becca
 1987 Hungry Heart
Grandmother
 1987 The Tale of Ruby Rose
Grandma
 1986 Cactus
Martha
 1986 Handle with Care (TV Movie)
Margaret's Mother
 1985 Winners (TV Series)
Esme
- The Other Facts of Life (1985) ... Esme
 1979 Mad Max
May Swaisey (as Sheila Florence)
 1978 Bobby Dazzler (TV Series)
Mrs. Jollie
- Command Performance (1978) ... Mrs. Jollie
 1977 Summerfield
Miss Gleeson
 1977 Bluey (TV Series)
Mrs. O'Brien
- The Fat Cat (1977) ... Mrs. O'Brien
 1977 Raw Deal
Old Lady
 1976 The Devil's Playground
Mrs.Sullivan
 1976 Illuminations
 1976 Tandarra (TV Series)
Cuddy
- The Manly Art (1976) ... Cuddy
 1971-1976 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Grace Falconer / Emily Morrison / Mrs. Rees
- The Death of a Legend (1976) ... Grace Falconer
- Walk Like a Man (1975) ... Emily Morrison
- Squeeze, Don't Pull (1974) ... Mrs. Rees
- Trouble with York (1973) ... Grace Falconer
- The Champ (1971) ... Grace Falconer
 1976 End Play
Mavis Lipton
 1965-1975 Homicide (TV Series)
Margaret / Emma Perkins / Grace Walker / ...
- The Start of Something (1975) ... Margaret
- The Nameless Grave (1975) ... Emma Perkins (as Sheila Florence)
- Little Big Girl (1972) ... Grace Walker
- Victim of Fear (1972) ... Miss Gregory
- Second Time Lucky (1972) ... Mrs. Trainer
 1974 Petersen
Tony's Mother
 1970-1974 Division 4 (TV Series)
Miss Bobby Paigely / Mrs. Morris / Hotel Manageress / ...
- The Battle of Waterloo Street (1974) ... Miss Bobby Paigely
- A Matter of Survival (1973) ... Mrs. Morris
- Travelling Man (1973) ... Hotel Manageress
- Flight Plan (1972) ... Mrs. Finney
- The Warder (1972) ... Mrs. Mitchell
 1973 Ryan (TV Series)
Lorna Russell
- Liz (1973) ... Lorna Russell
 1971 Country Town
Old Mrs Bacon
 1969 Two Thousand Weeks
Woman on ship (uncredited)
 1967 Bellbird (TV Series)
Dossie Rumsey
 1965 Romanoff and Juliet (TV Movie)
 1965 The Magic Boomerang (TV Series)
- The Stand-In (1965)
 1965 Clay
Deaf-mute
 1965 Dangerous Corner (TV Movie)
 1962-1963 Consider Your Verdict (TV Series)
Laura Radford / Jocelyn Matthews
- Queen Versus Langford and Matthews (1962) ... Jocelyn Matthews
 1959 Emergency (TV Series)
Petula Rogers
- Mind Over Matter (1959) ... Petula Rogers
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Alternate Names:

Sheila Florence
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Started acting around 1932, living in England between 1934 and 1948, before returning to Australia where she continued to perform until her death. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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