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Sheila Sim
Born
Sheila Beryl Grant Sim

(1922-06-05)5 June 1922
Died 19 January 2016(2016-01-19) (aged 93)
London, England
Cause of death Dementia
Years active 1944–55
Title The Right Honourable Baroness Attenborough
Spouse(s)
Richard Attenborough (m. 19452014)
(his death)
Children Michael Attenborough (b. 13 February 1950)
Jane (b. 30 September 1955 – 26 December 2004)
Charlotte (b. 29 June 1959)

Sheila Beryl Grant Attenborough, Lady Attenborough (5 June 1922 – 19 January 2016), known professionally by her maiden name Sheila Sim, was an English movie and stage actress. She was known for being the widow of the actor and director Richard Attenborough. She was a long-time funder of the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts. She was born in Liverpool, Lancashire.

Sim died after a two-year battle with dementia at a retirement home in London, England on 19 January 2016 at the age of 93.

Some movies she was in

  • A Canterbury Tale (1944)
  • Great Day (1945)
  • Dancing with Crime (1947)
  • The Guinea Pig (1948)
  • Dear Mr. Prohack (1949)
  • Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
  • The Magic Box (1951)
  • West of Zanzibar (1954)
  • The Night My Number Came Up (1955)

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