Sheila Fearn

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Sheila Fearn
Born (1940-10-03) 3 October 1940 (age 74)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
Years active 1957-1988

Sheila Fearn (born 3 October 1940 in Leicester, Leicestershire) is a British actress best known for playing Audrey, the sister of Terry Collier in BBC situation comedies The Likely Lads and Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, and also later on as Ann Fourmile, the next door neighbour in the Thames Television sitcom George and Mildred.

On film she appeared in Billy Liar (1963), Catch Us If You Can (1965) and Time Bandits (1981); as well as the film versions of both The Likely Lads (1976) and George and Mildred (1980). Fearn's other television credits include The Beverly Hillbillies, Paul Temple, Crown Court, East of Ipswich by Michael Palin, Emergency - Ward 10, Walter, Z-Cars and The Avengers. She also played Freddie, a girlfriend of Ronnie Corbett's character Timothy, in Sorry!. She also appeared many times with the Scaffold.

Likely Lads writer Ian La Frenais said of her "she was sexy and funny and she knew John Lennon...Sheila always found time for everyone, and I now think of her and Audrey with great affection".[1]

Sheila Fearn left the acting profession in 1988.

Television roles[edit]

Year Title Role
1964 to 1966 The Likely Lads Audrey Collier
1973 to 1974 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Audrey Collier
1976 to 1980 George and Mildred Ann Fourmile
1977 to 1978 The Flockton Flyer Kathy Carter

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Webber, Richard with Clement, Dick and La Frenais, Ian (1999). Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads. Orion. ISBN 0-7528-3793-1.