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Sheila Mercier (1919–2019)

Sheila Mercier was born on January 1, 1919 in Hull, Yorkshire, England as Sheila Betty Rix. She is known for her work on Laughter from the Whitehall (1963), Brian Rix Presents ... (1960) and Emmerdale Farm (1972). She was married to Peter Mercier. She died on December 4, 2019 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 100) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Laughter from the Whitehall Caroline Proudfoot / Elizabeth Popday / Gertrude Twine / Janet Rimmington / Miss Fish / Mrs. Byng / Mrs. O'Connor / Sergeant Fire
(1964-1965)
Brian Rix Presents ... Aunt Gabrielle / Eloise / Ethel Pearson / Florence Stirling / Lady Julia Merton / Miss Morgan / Mrs. Harris / Mrs. Smythe / Mrs. Spencer / Nanny / Nurse / Rachael
(1960-1970)
Emmerdale Farm Annie Sugden / Annie Kempinski / Annie Brearly
(1972-2019)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Edna Pearson / Mrs. Mabel Ramsbotham / Mrs. Rawlins / Policewoman / Sandra Layton
(1957-1959)

Filmography

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 1972-2009 Emmerdale Farm (TV Series)
Annie Sugden / Annie Kempinski / Annie Brearly
- Episode #1.5218 (2009) ... Annie Sugden
- Episode #1.5217 (2009) ... Annie Sugden
- Episode #1.2131 (1996) ... Annie Brearly
- Episode #1.1987 (1995) ... Annie Sugden
- Episode #1.1986 (1995) ... Annie Sugden
 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series)
Mrs. Trout / Mrs. Bligh / Lady Potter / ...
- Madame Louise (1972) ... Mrs. Trout
- A Spot of Bother (1972) ... Mrs. Bligh
- Aren't Men Beasts! (1972) ... Lady Potter
- One Wild Oat (1972) ... Lydia Gilbey
- Will Any Gentleman? (1972) ... Mrs. Whittle
 1960-1970 Brian Rix Presents ... (TV Series)
Eloise / Lady Julia Merton / Rachael / ...
- Stand by Your Bedouin! (1970) ... Eloise
- Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1970) ... Lady Julia Merton
- The Facts of Life (1969) ... Rachael
- What an Exhibition (1969) ... Mrs. Smythe
- A Public Mischief (1968) ... Miss Morgan
 1967 Uproar in the House (TV Movie)
Audrey Grey
 1967 Stand by Your Bedouin (TV Movie)
Eloise
 1966 One for the Pot (TV Movie)
Amy Hardcastle
 1964-1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Elizabeth Popday / Gertrude Twine / Miss Fish / ...
- Women Aren't Angels (1965) ... Elizabeth Popday
- Rookery Nook (1965) ... Gertrude Twine
- Don't Just Stand There (1965) ... Miss Fish
- Simple Spymen (1964) ... Mrs. Byng
- Dry Rot (1964) ... Sergeant Fire
 1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Mrs. Haythorne
- Come Prancing (1963) ... Mrs. Haythorne
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Millie Blunt / Amy Hardcastle / Clara Hemingway
- Brian Rix Presents #15: A Clear Case (1962) ... Millie Blunt
- One for the Pot (1962) ... Amy Hardcastle
- Brian Rix Presents #13: Basinful of the Briny (1961) ... Clara Hemingway
- Brian Rix Presents #11: A Fair Cop (1961) ... Millie Blunt
 1961 Nothing Barred
Milkman's Girl friend
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
School Mistress
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Mabel Ramsbotham / Edna Pearson / Mrs. Rawlins / ...
- Brian Rix Presents #9: A Cup of Kindness (1959) ... Mrs. Mabel Ramsbotham
- Brian Rix Presents #7: Beside the Seaside (1959) ... Edna Pearson
- Brian Rix Presents #1: On Monday Next (1958) ... Sandra Layton
- You, Too, Can Have a Body (1957) ... Policewoman
 1959 Make Mine a Double
2nd W. A. A. F.
 1946 Exercise Bowler (TV Movie)
Mrs. Moss (as Sheila Rix)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Ray Cooney's play, "Chase Me Comrade!," at the Whitehall Theatre in London, England with Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Basil Lord, and Kerry Gardner in the cast. Wallace Douglas was director. See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Sheila Rix

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Peter Mercier  (his death)  (1 child)

Relatives:

Louisa Rix (niece or nephew)
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Trivia:

Like brother Brian, she worked on stage with Donald Wolfit's company. See more »

Trademark:

Strong, rustic and motherly women

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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