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Sheila Sim (I) (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), West of Zanzibar (1954) and Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951). She was married to Richard Attenborough. She died on January 19, 2016 in Denville Hall, Northwood, ... See full bio »

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A Canterbury Tale Alison Smith
(1944)
West of Zanzibar Mary Payton
(1954)
Dear Mr. Prohack Mary Prohack
(1949)

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 1959 I'm All Right Jack
Visitor (uncredited)
 1955 The Night My Number Came Up
Mary Campbell
 1954 West of Zanzibar
Mary Payton
 1951 The Magic Box
Nursemaid
 1949 Dear Mr. Prohack
Mary Prohack
 1948 The Outsider
Lynne Hartley
 1947 Dancing with Crime
Joy Goodall
 1946 The Queen's Husband (TV Movie)
Princess Anne
 1946 Second Chance (TV Movie)
Sally Pilgrim
 1946 The Ringer (TV Movie)
Mary Lenley
 1945 Great Day
Margaret Ellis
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Alison Smith
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She acted in Roger MacDougall's play, "To Dorothy, A Son", at the Opera House in Manchester, England and at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Richard Attenborough, Yolande Donlan, Alastair Hunter and Philip Holles in the cast. See more »

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Both her husband Richard Attenborough and her younger brother Gerald Sim died in 2014: on August 24 and December 11 respectively. See more »

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