Sheila Sim, whose steady rise to success in such films as A Canterbury Tale, The Guinea Pig and Dear Mr Prohack has established her as an accomplished actress who epitomises youthful English charm, has an important romantic role in Pandora and the Flying Dutchman.  She plays Janet, the archaeologist narrator’s niece, who suffers unhappiness through her love for Pandora’s fiancé, a famous racing motorist, portrayed by Nigel Patrick

Sheila Sim

1922–2016 | British actress

English leading actress, in occasional films. Wife of Lord (Richard) Attenborough

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Alison Smith
Great Day (1945)
Margaret Ellis
Joy Goodall
Lynne Hartley
Sheila Sim, whose steady rise to success in such films as A Canterbury Tale, The Guinea Pig and Dear Mr Prohack has established her as an accomplished actress who epitomises youthful English charm, has an important romantic role in Pandora and the Flying Dutchman.  She plays Janet, the archaeologist narrator’s niece, who suffers unhappiness through her love for Pandora’s fiancé, a famous racing motorist, portrayed by Nigel Patrick
Janet
Mary Payton
Mary Campbell
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British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
Husband  m. 1945–2014 (his death)

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