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Sheila Mercier

Sheila Mercier was born on January 1, 1919 in Hull, Yorkshire, England as Sheila Betty Rix. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Brian Rix Presents: Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1970) and Laughter from the Whitehall (1963). She was previously married to Peter Mercier. See full bio »

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Known For

Emmerdale Farm
Emmerdale Farm Annie Sugden / Annie Kempinski
Laughter from the Whitehall
Laughter from the Whitehall Caroline Proudfoot / Elizabeth Popday / Gertrude Twine / Miss Fish / Mrs. Byng / Mrs. O'Connor / Sergeant Fire


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 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series)
Mrs. Trout / Mrs. Bligh / Lady Potter / ...
- Madame Louise (1972) ... Mrs. Trout
- A Spot of Bother (1972) ... Mrs. Bligh
- Aren't Men Beasts! (1972) ... Lady Potter
- One Wild Oat (1972) ... Lydia Gilbey
 1966 Brian Rix Presents: To Dorothy, a Son (TV Movie)
 1964-1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Elizabeth Popday / Gertrude Twine / Miss Fish / ...
- Don't Just Stand There (1965) ... Miss Fish
- Simple Spymen (1964) ... Mrs. Byng
- Dry Rot (1964) ... Sergeant Fire
 1965 Brian Rix Presents: The Brides of March (TV Movie)
Mrs. Spencer
 1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Mrs. Haythorne
- Come Prancing (1963) ... Mrs. Haythorne
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Millie Blunt / Amy Hardcastle / Clara Hemingway
- One for the Pot (1962) ... Amy Hardcastle
- Brian Rix Presents #13: Basinful of the Briny (1961) ... Clara Hemingway
 1961 Nothing Barred
Woman in gym
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
School Mistress
 1960 Brian Rix Presents: Boobs in the Wood (TV Movie)
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Mabel Ramsbotham / Mrs. Rawlins / Sandra Layton / ...
- Brian Rix Presents #1: On Monday Next (1958) ... Sandra Layton
- You, Too, Can Have a Body (1957) ... Policewoman
 1959 Make Mine a Double
2nd W.A.A.F.
 1946 Exercise Bowler (TV Movie)
Mrs. Moss (as Sheila Rix)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Other Works:

1961: "One For The Pot" by Ray Cooney and Tony Hilton. Whitehall Theatre, London SW1. Cast list also included; Peter Mercier, Helen Jessop, Leo Franklyn, Terry Scott, Larry Noble, Basil Lord, Brian Rix and Hazel Douglas. Directed by Henry Kendall. See more »

Alternate Names:

Sheila Rix


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Aunt of Louisa Rix and Jamie Rix. See more »


Strong, rustic and motherly women

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