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

British actress (1922–2016) | A Canterbury Tale (1944), The Guinea Pig (1948), Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)

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

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A Canterbury Tale (1944)
Alison Smith
Great Day (1945)
Margaret Ellis
Dancing with Crime (1947)
Joy Goodall
The Guinea Pig (1948)
Lynne Hartley
Dear Mr Prohack (1949)
Mary Prohack
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
Janet
West of Zanzibar (1954)
Mary Payton
The Night My Number Came Up (1955)
Mary Campbell
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British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
Husband  m. 1945–2014 (his death)

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