Sheila Matthews Allen
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|Sheila Mathews Allen|
|Born||Sheila Marie Mathews
February 2, 1929
New York, New York, U.S.
|Died||November 15, 2013
Malibu, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Irwin Allen (1974–1991; his death)|
Sheila Mathews Allen (February 2, 1929 – November 15, 2013) was an American actress.
Life and career
Born Sheila Marie Mathews in New York City to Christopher Joseph and Elizabeth (née McCloskey) Mathews, both immigrants from Ireland. She was married to producer Irwin Allen until his death in 1991. She appeared in several of her husband's TV series and movies through to 1986. Appearances include City Beneath the Sea, Lost in Space, Land of the Giants, The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno. Following his death in 1991 she remained on the board of Irwin Allen Productions up until her death. She also served as a producer on the 2002 television remake of The Time Tunnel and as Executive Producer of the film Poseidon.
- State Fair (1962) as Hipplewaite's Girl (uncredited)
- Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962) as the Courtier (uncredited)
- The Poseidon Adventure (1972) as Gina Rowe
- The Towering Inferno (1974) as Paula Ramsay
- Viva Knievel! (1977) as Sister Charity
- When Time Ran Out (1980) as Mona
- Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964, 1 episode) as Mrs. Melton
- Lost in Space (1965-1968, 3 episodes) as Aunt Gamma / Brynhilda / Ruth Templeton
- The Time Tunnel, (1966-1967, TV series) as Producer
- Land of the Giants (1969-1970, 2 episodes) as Miss Collier, Nurse Helg, respectively
- City Beneath the Sea (1971, TV movie) as Blonde Woman
- The Waltons (1976-1978, 5 episodes) as Fanny Tatum
- Alice in Wonderland (1985, TV movie) as Alice's Mother
- Outrage! (1986, TV movie) as Mrs. Delehanty
- Barnes, Mike (November 18, 2013). "Sheila Mathews Allen, Widow of Producer Irwin Allen, Dies at 84". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Obituary for Sheila Allen
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