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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 »


(age 93) in London, England, UK

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A Canterbury Tale
A Canterbury Tale Alison Smith
The Night My Number Came Up
The Outsider
The Outsider Lynne Hartley


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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
 1947 Dancing with Crime
Joy Goodall
 1946 Second Chance (TV Movie)
Sally Pilgrim
 1946 The Ringer (TV Movie)
Mary Lenley
 1945 Great Day
Margaret Ellis
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 2007 Mousetrapped (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Arena (TV Series documentary)
 1997 Diana: The Nation's Farewell (TV Movie)
 1983 The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
 1960-1962 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- 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)

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She acted in Agatha Christie's play, "The Mousetrap", at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, England with Richard Attenborough, John Paul, Allan McClelland, Mignon O'Doherty, Aubrey Dexter, Jessica Spencer and Martin Miller in the cast. See more »

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She was the grandmother of Tom Attenborough. See more »

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