Sheila Sim
British actor
Sheila Sim
Sheila Beryl Grant Attenborough, Lady Attenborough, known professionally by her maiden name Sheila Sim, is an English film and theatre actress and the wife of actor and director Richard Attenborough.
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Jetsetting with ... Wing Shya - TODAYonline
Google News - over 5 years
After snapping many of China's beautiful women - Zhou Xun, Maggie Cheung, Shu Qi, Zhang Ziyi and supermodel Du Juan - Wing Shya turned his lens towards Singapore recently, capturing our gorgeous girls like Sheila Sim, Lum May Yee and Jessica Tan for
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Supermodel reunion at Carrie's 35th - Straits Times
Google News - almost 6 years
Responsible for discovering talents like Qiqi, Hanis Hussey and current homegrown 'it' girl Sheila Sim, the woman behind the agency's success is managing director Linda Teo, who bought over the company from ex-model and founder Carrie Wong in 1981
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Critic's Choice: New DVD's
NYTimes - over 10 years
Will Rogers Collection, Volume 1 Fox Home Video's ''Will Rogers Collection, Volume 1'' begins at the end of the great comedian and commentator's career, presenting the last four films in which Rogers starred before his death on Aug. 15, 1935, in an experimental plane piloted by the pioneer aviator Wiley Post. At his death, Rogers was 20th Century
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London Journal; 'Nice Little Run' of 'Mousetrap' Hits 20,000 Tonight
NYTimes - about 16 years
''There'll always be an England'' may be a quaint notion in modern-day Britain, but on the stage of the St. Martin's Theater in the West End it remains timely and is threatening to become timeless. On Saturday night the curtain will rise there on the 20,000th performance of ''The Mousetrap,'' Agatha Christie's tweedy thriller with floral sofas,
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Christie's 'Mousetrap' Alive and Well at 36
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: The crime thriller that Agatha Christie gave her grandson for his ninth birthday is still keeping theater audiences on the edge of their seats 36 years later. The crime thriller that Agatha Christie gave her grandson for his ninth birthday is still keeping theater audiences on the edge of their seats 36 years later. ''The Mousetrap,'' the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sheila Sim
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 89
    In July 2012, while her husband has been battling health issues in recent years, it was announced that Sim has been diagnosed with senile dementia.
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  • 2004
    Age 81
    The couple had three children, Michael, Jane, and Charlotte. Jane, along with her 15-year-old daughter, Lucy, and her mother-in-law, also named Jane, were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami as it struck their villa on the coast of Thailand on 26 December 2004.
    More Details Hide Details Michael and Charlotte are both involved, like their parents, in the dramatic professions: he as a director, she as an actress. Sim's brother, Gerald, is also an actor. It was reported that shortly before her 90th birthday Sheila Sim had entered the actors' home Denville Hall, for which she and her husband have helped raise funds.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 29
    In theatre, she notably co-starred with her husband, Richard Attenborough, in the first production of The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, which opened in London in 1952 (creating the role of Mollie Ralston).
    More Details Hide Details This thriller has since become the world's longest-running production of a play. After recruitment by Noël Coward, Sim has actively served the Actors' Charitable Trust for more than 60 years. She was instrumental in the success of two redevelopments of the actors' care home, Denville Hall, in the 1960s and 2000s, and is currently a Trustee and Vice President of the charities. Sim has been a significant benefactor to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), where she originally trained; her husband has been RADA's president since 2003.
  • 1945
    Age 22
    Sim married Richard Attenborough on 22 January 1945 and they have lived in a house on Richmond Green in London since 1956.
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  • 1944
    Age 21
    She appeared in the Powell and Pressburger film, A Canterbury Tale in 1944; she acted alongside her husband in the Boulting brothers' The Guinea Pig in 1948; and starred opposite Anthony Steel in 1954's West of Zanzibar.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1922
    Born
    Born on June 5, 1922.
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