Sheila Raynor

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Sheila Raynor
Raynor in A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Born(1906-03-15)15 March 1906
London, England
Died17 February 1998(1998-02-17) (aged 91)
Suffolk, England
Years active1946–1983

Sheila Raynor (15 March 1906 – 17 February 1998) was a British actress.[1][2] She appeared in Jack Clayton's adaptation of Room at the Top.[3] One of her notable roles was that of Alex's (Malcolm McDowell) mother in A Clockwork Orange.[4][5]

She was married to the actor Keith Pyott.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
1946 They Knew Mr. Knight Agnes
1947 The Mark of Cain Guard Uncredited
1949 The Huggetts Abroad Woman with Straker Uncredited
Madness of the Heart Nun
1952 Wings of Danger Nurse Uncredited
1954 Lease of Life Mistress of Ceremonies
1955 Value for Money Mrs. Hall Uncredited
1956 Three Men in a Boat Women at Picnic Uncredited
1958 Violent Playground Mrs. Catlin
The Reluctant Debutante Broadbents' Maid Uncredited
1959 Room at the Top Vera Uncredited
1960 October Moth The Woman
1965 Die, Monster, Die! Miss Bailey UK version
1971 Dulcima Mrs. Gaskain
Man in the Wilderness Grace's Mother
A Clockwork Orange Mum
1972 Demons of the Mind Old Crone
1975 Slade in Flame Charlie's Mum
1976 The Omen Mrs. Horton
1983 The Terence Davies Trilogy Robert's Mother (Old Age) (segment: Madonna and Child)


  1. ^ "Sheila Raynor".
  2. ^ "Sheila Raynor – Theatricalia".
  3. ^ Brian McFarlane (ed.) The Cinema of Britain and Ireland. Wallflower Press, 2005 ISBN 190476438X (p. 263).
  4. ^ "Alex' Mum - A Clockwork Orange - Sheila Raynor - Dystopian".
  5. ^ "A Clockwork Orange: the look that shook the nation".
  6. ^ McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.

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