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Sheila Sim (1922–2016)

Sheila Sim was born on June 5, 1922 in Liverpool, Lancashire [now in Merseyside], England as Sheila Beryl Grant Sim. She was an actress, known for A Canterbury Tale (1944), Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) and The Night My Number Came Up (1955). She was married to Richard Attenborough. She died on January 19, 2016 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 93) in London, England, UK

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Known For

A Canterbury Tale
A Canterbury Tale Alison Smith
(1944)
The Night My Number Came Up
(1955)
The Outsider
The Outsider Lynne Hartley
(1948)

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 1959 I'm All Right Jack
Visitor (uncredited)
 1955 The Night My Number Came Up
Mary Campbell
 1951 The Magic Box
Nursemaid
 1947 Dancing with Crime
Joy Goodall
 1945 Great Day
Margaret Ellis
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 1946 Second Chance (TV Movie)
Sally Pilgrim
 1946 The Ringer (TV Movie)
Mary Lenley
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 2007 Mousetrapped (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 2003 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Herself
 1997 Diana: The Nation's Farewell (TV Movie)
Herself
 1983 The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Herself
 1960-1962 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Richard Attenborough (1962) ... Herself
- John Mills (1960) ... Herself
 1957 Rich and Rich (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode #1.12 (1957) ... Herself - Guest
 1948 Dressing Up (TV Movie)
Herself

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Other Works:

She acted in Roger MacDougall's play, "To Dorothy, A Son", at the Opera House in Manchester, England and at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Richard Attenborough, Yolande Donlan, Alastair Hunter and Philip Holles in the cast. See more »

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Her daughter Jane, Jane's mother-in-law, Jane Holland, and her granddaughter Lucy were killed by a tsunami while vacationing in Phuket, Thailand. Another granddaughter, Alice, was seriously injured. [December 26, 2004] See more »

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