Shelagh Fraser

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Shelagh Fraser
Born Sheila[1] Mary Fraser
(1920-11-25)25 November 1920
Purley, Surrey, England
Died 29 August 2000(2000-08-29) (aged 79)
London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 1944-2000
Spouse(s) Anthony Squire (1961-?) (divorced)
Relatives Moyra Fraser sister

Shelagh Fraser (25 November 1920[2] – 29 August 2000) was an English actress.

She was best known for her role as Luke Skywalker's ill-fated aunt, Beru Lars in Star Wars (though Fraser's voice was dubbed in some prints of the film). She appeared in more than 50 films and TV shows during her career, including Z-Cars and Softly, Softly, A Family at War, The Professionals and Heartbeat on television, and such films as The Witches, Till Death Us Do Part, The Body Stealers, Doomwatch, and Hope and Glory.

She was married and divorced from Anthony Squire. She was the sister of ballerina/actress Moyra Fraser.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Obituary in The Guardian

External links[edit]