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Sheila Sim is a Actor British born on 5 june 1922 at Liverpool (United-kingdom)

Sheila Sim

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Birth name Sheila Beryl Grant Sim
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 5 june 1922 at Liverpool (United-kingdom)
Death 19 january 2016 (at 93 years)

Sheila Beryl Grant Attenborough, The Lady Attenborough (born 5 June 1922 in Liverpool, Lancashire), known professionally by her maiden name Sheila Sim, is an English film and theatre actress and the widow of the actor and director Richard Attenborough.

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Filmography of Sheila Sim (11 films)

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Actress

Autumn in March, 1h27
Directed by Huang Yiliang
Origin Singapore
Actors Phyllis Quek, Sheila Sim, Huang Yiliang

Xinjie (Sheila Sim) is a mysterious girl who lives on her own in a big bungalow house. No one knows much about the girl except that she is leasing out rooms to strangers at an incredibly cheap rate turning away many prospective renters who believe that the house is haunted. Xinjie rented out 3 of her rooms at $200 per month each, and the only condition is that she wants her room mates to have breakfast with her every morning and dinner for at least 3 times a week.
I'm All Right Jack, 1h45
Directed by John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about the labor movement, Political films
Actors Ian Carmichael, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price, Margaret Rutherford, Terry-Thomas
Roles Visitor (uncredited)
Rating70% 3.5446153.5446153.5446153.5446153.544615
After leaving the army and returning to university, newly graduated upper-class Stanley Windrush
The Night My Number Came Up, 1h34
Directed by Leslie Norman
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Alexander Knox, Denholm Elliott, Ursula Jeans, Ralph Truman
Roles Mary Campbell
Rating69% 3.493663.493663.493663.493663.49366
A senior Royal Air Force officer (Michael Redgrave) is at a dinner party in Hong Kong at which one of those present, (Michael Hordern), talks about a dream he had in which the Air Force Officer and a group of 12 companions are flying from Bangkok in a Dakota which crashes on a rocky shore. The Air Marshal is due to fly to Tokyo the following day, but is not disturbed because many of the details differ from his planned voyage, including using a different kind of aircraft, a Consolidated Liberator.
West of Zanzibar
Directed by Harry Watt
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors Anthony Steel, Sheila Sim, Orlando Martins, William Simons, Martin Benson, Peter Illing
Roles Mary Payton
Rating56% 2.8111652.8111652.8111652.8111652.811165
The rural African Galana tribe move to Mombasa following a drought. The tribe's peaceful ways are destroyed by the influence of illegal ivory traders. Game warden Bob Payton turns detective, travelling to Zanzibar to discover the ringleader behind the ivory smuggling. Payton tracks his quarry through some of the most treacherous passages of the Zanzibar territory. Despite obstacles which include crocodiles and rhinos, Payton finally corners the villain. The gang's ringleader has given an African tribe land in return for ivory tusks, but he is repaid for his scheming when the tribe turns on him.
The Magic Box, 1h58
Directed by John Boulting, Roy Boulting, Cliff Owen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Robert Donat, Margaret Johnston, Maria Schell, Robert Beatty, Margaret Rutherford, Janette Scott
Roles Nursemaid
Rating69% 3.491393.491393.491393.491393.49139
In 1921, William Friese-Greene, in dire financial straits and separated from his wife, but still working, attends a film conference in London. He is saddened that all the attendees are businessmen interested only in moneymaking. He attempts to speak, but no-one is interested and he sits down. He thinks back to his early pioneering days.
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman, 2h2
Directed by Albert Lewin
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Romantic drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Bullfighting films, Ghost films
Actors Ava Gardner, James Mason, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Sim, Harold Warrender, Marius Goring
Roles Janet Fielding
Rating68% 3.445623.445623.445623.445623.44562
In 1930, fishermen in the small Catalan port of Esperanza make a grim discovery in their nets, the bodies of a man and a woman. The resultant ringing of church bells in the village brings the local police and the resident archaeologist, Geoffrey Fielding (Harold Warrender), to the beach. Fielding returns to his villa, and, breaking the "fourth wall", retells the story of these two people to the audience.
Dear Mr. Prohack, 1h31
Directed by Thornton Freeland
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde, Hermione Baddeley, Sheila Sim, Glynis Johns, Denholm Elliott
Roles Mary Prohack
Rating60% 3.0019653.0019653.0019653.0019653.001965
A civil servant who is extremely frugal with the government's money, suddenly inherits a large fortune and becomes a spendthrift.
The Guinea Pig, 1h37
Directed by John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education, Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Richard Attenborough, Sheila Sim, Bernard Miles, Robert Flemyng, Edith Sharpe, Joan Hickson
Roles Lynne Hartley
Rating67% 3.388753.388753.388753.388753.38875
The "guinea pig" is 14-year-old Jack Read (played by 25-year-old Richard Attenborough), a tobacconist's son who, following the Fleming Report, is given a scholarship to Saintbury, an exclusive public school. The school used in the film was Sherborne School in Dorset.
Dancing with Crime, 1h23
Directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Noir, Crime
Actors Richard Attenborough, Sheila Sim, Barry Jones, Garry Marsh, Bill Owen, Judy Kelly
Roles Joy Goodall
Rating64% 3.2377253.2377253.2377253.2377253.237725
Boyhood friends and comrades in the Army, Ted Peters (Richard Attenborough) and Dave Robinson (Bill Rowbotham) are back in civvies. Ted becomes a taxi driver and hopes to marry Joy Goodall (Sheila Sim), a pretty chorus girl. Dave, seeking easy money, joins a gang which has its headquarters in a suburban palais-de-danse. The gang is headed by a man called Gregory (Barry Jones), and includes Paul Baker (Barry K. Barnes), and petty crooks Sniffy and Pogson. Ted refuses to join them.
A Canterbury Tale, 2h4
Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Transport films, Political films, Road movies
Actors Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, Kim Hunter, Charles Hawtrey, Esmond Knight
Roles Alison Smith
Rating72% 3.645213.645213.645213.645213.64521
The story concerns three young people: British Army Sergeant Peter Gibbs (Dennis Price), U.S. Army Sergeant Bob Johnson (played by real-life Sergeant John Sweet), and a "Land Girl", Miss Alison Smith (Sheila Sim). The group arrive at the railway station in the fictitious small Kent town of Chillingbourne (filmed in Chilham, Fordwich, Wickhambreaux and other villages in the area), near Canterbury, late on Friday night, 27 August 1943. Peter has been stationed at a nearby Army camp, Alison is due to start working on a farm in the area, and Bob left the train by mistake, hearing the announcement "next stop Canterbury" and thinking he was in Canterbury.