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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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Other Works:

: Played "Mollie Ralston" in the original cast of Agatha Christie's long-running stage play, "The Mousetrap". See more »

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Her husband Richard Attenborough directed her brother Gerald Sim in seven films: Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), Young Winston (1972), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Gandhi (1982), Cry Freedom (1987), Chaplin (1992) and Shadowlands (1993). See more »

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