Sheila Gish (1942–2005)


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Sheila Gish was born on April 23, 1942 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as Sheila Anne Syme Gash. She was an actress, known for Highlander (1986), Mansfield Park (1999) and Highlander: Endgame (2000). She was married to Denis Lawson and Roland Curram. She died on March 9, 2005 in Camden, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Highlander Rachel Ellenstein
(1986)
Mansfield Park Mrs. Norris
(1999)
Highlander: Endgame Rachel Ellenstein
(2000)
Anna Karenina Princess Betsy
(1977)

Filmography

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 2001 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini Series)
Lady Montdore
 2000 Highlander: Endgame
Rachel Ellenstein
 1999 The Bass Player (Short)
Countess Bibuloff
 1999 Mansfield Park
Mrs. Norris
 1999 The Blonde Bombshell (TV Mini Series)
Mrs. Fluck
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Mrs. Fluck
 1998 Supply & Demand (TV Mini Series)
Pauline
- Golden Goose: Part 2 (1998) ... Pauline
- Golden Goose: Part 1 (1998) ... Pauline
 1997 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Julia Sutton
- Pork Pies (1997) ... Julia Sutton
 1997 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Serena Shale
- The Wrestler's Tomb (1997) ... Serena Shale
 1996 Company (TV Movie)
Joanne
 1996 Seasick
Martina Schaffer
 1995 The Thin Blue Line (TV Series)
Maeve the Sex Therapist
- Night Shift (1995) ... Maeve the Sex Therapist
 1995 Ghostbusters of East Finchley (TV Series)
Mrs. Podget
- End Roller (1995) ... Mrs. Podget
 1995 The Perfect Match (TV Movie)
Helen
 1993-1994 Brighton Belles (TV Series)
Bridget
- Gilbert's Return (1994) ... Bridget
- The Younger Man (1994) ... Bridget
- The Break-In (1994) ... Bridget
- That Was No Lady (1994) ... Bridget
- The Transplant (1993) ... Bridget
 1993 Resnick: Rough Treatment (TV Movie)
Maria Roy
 1993 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Bridget
- Brighton Belles: Pilot (1993) ... Bridget
 1993 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Gwladys Probert
- Twilight of the Gods (1993) ... Gwladys Probert
 1992 Jewels (TV Mini Series)
Victoria Thompson
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Victoria Thompson
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Victoria Thompson
 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Elisabeth Aston
- Relative Values (1992) ... Elisabeth Aston
 1991 Stanley and the Women (TV Mini Series)
Nowell Hutchinson
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Nowell Hutchinson
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Nowell Hutchinson
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Nowell Hutchinson
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Nowell Hutchinson
 1991 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Yolande Hermane
- Episode #1.12 (1991) ... Yolande Hermane
 1989 Boon (TV Series)
Barbara Lake
- Love Letters from a Dead Man (1989) ... Barbara Lake
 1989 Chambre à part
Mme Kyby
 1988 Once in a Life Time (TV Movie)
Miss Leighton
 1988 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Mrs. Hitchcock
- Reflections of Evil (1988) ... Mrs. Hitchcock
 1988 Small World (TV Mini Series)
Fulvia Morgana / Desiree Zapp
- Hurry Up, Please, It's Time (1988) ... Desiree Zapp / Fulvia Morgana
- Throbbing and Waiting (1988) ... Desiree Zapp / Fulvia Morgana
- What Shall We Do Tomorrow? (1988) ... Desiree Zapp / Fulvia Morgana
- Unreal Cities (1988) ... Fulvia Morgana
 1986 That Uncertain Feeling (TV Mini Series)
Elizabeth Gruffydd-Williams
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Elizabeth Gruffydd-Williams
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Elizabeth Gruffydd-Williams
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Elizabeth Gruffydd-Williams
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Elizabeth Gruffydd-Williams
 1986 Highlander
Rachel Ellenstein
 1984 Sharing Time (TV Series)
Ingrid
- For Business Reasons (1984) ... Ingrid
 1980-1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Laura Parker / Mary Hitchman / Frances
- Where's Your Sense of Humour? (1983) ... Laura Parker
- A Harmless Vanity (1982) ... Mary Hitchman
- Fat Chance (1980) ... Frances
 1982 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Adela Baker
- Victims (1982) ... Adela Baker
 1973-1982 Crown Court (TV Series)
Erika Brabazon / Carolyn Bryce QC / Carolyn Bryce
- Wrecker: Part 1 (1982) ... Carolyn Bryce QC
- To Catch a Thief: Part 3 (1978) ... Erika Brabazon
- Street Gang: Part 1 (1977) ... Carolyn Bryce QC
- Inner City Blues (1975) ... Carolyn Bryce
- To Catch a Thief: Part 3 (1973) ... Erika Brabazon
 1981 Goodbye Darling (TV Series)
Janet Lyall
- Mavis (1981) ... Janet Lyall
- Janet (1981) ... Janet Lyall
- Maude (1981) ... Janet Lyall
- Anne (1981) ... Janet Lyall
 1981 Quartet
Anna
 1979 Scottish Playbill (TV Series)
Maura
- Portrait of My Love (1979) ... Maura
 1979 Thomas and Sarah (TV Series)
Polly
- Putting on the Ritz (1979) ... Polly
 1978 The ITV Play (TV Series)
- Memories (1978)
 1977 Anna Karenina (TV Mini Series)
Princess Betsy
- Episode #1.10 (1977) ... Princess Betsy
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... Princess Betsy
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Princess Betsy
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Princess Betsy
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Princess Betsy
 1975-1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Jane Elkinson
- The Country Party (1977) ... Jane Elkinson
- The Saturday Party (1975) ... Jane Elkinson
 1976 Plays for Britain (TV Series)
Dinah / Miss Trevor
- The Lifeswappers (1976) ... Dinah / Miss Trevor
 1976 Yes, Honestly (TV Series)
Antonia Lavenham
- Black and White and Red All Over (1976) ... Antonia Lavenham
 1975 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Violet Grey
- Leonie (1975) ... Violet Grey
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
June
- Jigsaw (1975) ... June (as Shiela Gish)
 1974 The Compliment (TV Movie)
Julia
 1974 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
Sarah Gage
- Let's Marry Liz (1974) ... Sarah Gage
 1973 Helen: A Woman of Today (TV Series)
Jenny
- Helen (1973) ... Jenny
- Home (1973) ... Jenny
- Father (1973) ... Jenny
- Neighbours (1973) ... Jenny
- Independence (1973) ... Jenny
 1973 Hitler: The Last Ten Days
Frau Christian
 1973 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Laura
- To the Lowest Bidder (1973) ... Laura
 1972 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Wife
- My Secret Husband (1972) ... Wife
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Kay Stevens
- Shock Tactics (1972) ... Kay Stevens
 1969-1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Phyl / Isobel Davidson
- Funny (1971) ... Phyl
- Murder: Double Negative (1969) ... Isobel Davidson
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Mrs. Chalmers
 1970 Every Home Should Have One
Mother in TV Commercial (uncredited)
 1970 The Reckoning
Mrs. Garner
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini Series)
Mary, Duchess of York / Queen Mary
- The Protestant Wind (1969) ... Queen Mary
- Rebellion (1969) ... Mary, Duchess of York
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1969) ... Mary, Duchess of York
- Bridals (1969) ... Mary, Duchess of York
- The Chaste Nymph (1969) ... Mary, Duchess of York
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Leonie
- Last Exit to Liechstenstein (1969) ... Leonie
 1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Sue Kihl
- How Much Is One Man Worth? (1969) ... Sue Kihl
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Jane
- Dead End: Part 1 (1968) ... Jane
 1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Diane Trent
- The Heralds of Death (1968) ... Diane Trent
 1965 Darling
Cameo (uncredited)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Other Works:

She acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Laurence Olivier Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "My Fair Lady;" John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World;" "The Walls" play;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Shiela Gish

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Star Sign:

Taurus

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