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Overview (4)

Born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Died in Camden, London, England, UK  (facial cancer)
Birth NameSheila Anne Syme Gash
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (2)

Denis Lawson (March 2004 - 9 March 2005) ( her death)
Roland Curram (1964 - 1985) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (7)

She won a Laurence Olivier Theatre award in 1996 (1995 season) for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for her performance in "Company" at the Donmar Warehouse.
She had an eye removed because of a cancerous tumour on her face in 2003
She and Roland Curram's two daughters, Kay Curram and Lou Gish, also became actresses. Lou died of cancer less than a year after her mother at the age of 38.
She met her second husband on the set of That Uncertain Feeling (1986).
Her final performance was as 'Arkadina' in "The Seagull", directed by Steven Pimlott (Chichester, 2003).
She spent her earliest years in the Sudan and Egypt before being sent to the Royal School for Daughters of Officers of the Army in Bath.
Aunt-in-law of Ewan McGregor and Eve Mavrakis.

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