Lesley Fitz-Simons

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Lesley Fitz-Simons
Born (1961-09-23)23 September 1961.
East Dunbartonshire
Died 26 January 2013(2013-01-26) (aged 51)
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Actress
Notable work Take the High Road

Lesley Fitz-Simons (23 September 1961 – 26 January 2013)[1] was a Scottish actress best known for playing the role of Sheila Ramsay in STV's Take the High Road.

She was born in East Dunbartonshire in 1961 and educated at Kilsyth Academy, the local comprehensive school. She had an early role as a teenager in the television series The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie in 1978. At the age of 21 she joined the cast of Take the High Road and played the role of Sheila Ramsay until the programme was cancelled in 2003.[1]

She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009[2] and died in hospital in Glasgow on 26 January 2013, aged 51.[3]


  1. ^ a b Obituary, heraldscotland.com; accessed 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ Obituary, scotsman.com; accessed 1 June 2016.
  3. ^ Profile, TheScottishSun.co.uk; accessed 1 June 2016.

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