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Overview (4)

Born in London, England, UK
Died in Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameSheila Margaret Stephens
Nicknames Sheel
Dee-dah
Sheersie

Mini Bio (1)

Sheila MacRae was born on September 24, 1921 in London, England as Sheila Margaret Stephens. She was an actress and producer, known for General Hospital (1963), The Match Game (1962) and The Jackie Gleason Show (1966). She was married to Ronald Wayne and Gordon MacRae. She died on March 6, 2014 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

Spouse (2)

Ronald Wayne (23 July 1967 - 1975) (divorced)
Gordon MacRae (21 May 1941 - 15 April 1967) (divorced) (4 children)

Trivia (9)

The mother of actresses Meredith MacRae and Heather MacRae.
Once romantically involved with singer Frank Sinatra.
Replaced Audrey Meadows in the 1960s as Alice Kramden, Jackie Gleason's put-upon wife, in "The Honeymooners" sketches.
Popular nightclub entertainer and impressionist (Zsa Zsa Gabor, et al.)
Ex-mother-in-law of Greg Mullavey.
Became a U.S. citizen in March 1959.
Was a devout Christian Scientist.
Was a founding member of S.H.A.R.E. a charitable organization formed by wives of Hollywood celebrities.
Suffered from dementia in her last years.

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