Sheila White

Sheila White

actress, writer, music department

Sheila White was born on Oct 18, 1948 in UK. Sheila White's big-screen debut came with A Penny for Your Thoughts or 'Birds, Dolls & Scratch' English Style directed by Donovan Winter in 1965. Sheila White is known for Very Big Very Soon directed by Paul Harrison, Paul Shane stars as Harry James and Kate David as Beattie. The upcoming new movie Sheila White plays is A Penny for Your Thoughts or 'Birds, Dolls & Scratch' English Style which will be released on Sep 05, 2011.

Sheila was born in the Highgate area of London. Her father was a clerk in a shipping line office and she had an older sister. When she was 12 she went to see a friend , who was a member of the Terry Juveniles, rehearsing for a pantomime at Golders Green. MISS terry asked her if she'd like to do some chorus work and at as an understudy. Arthur Askey, who was in the pantomime picked her out and gave her a couple of lines. During the run she heard that auditions were being held for children to take over from the original cast of 'Sound of Music' so went along to the auditions and got a part that lasted 2 years. and worked in two of the daughter's parts. By the time she left at 14 she'd saved enough money to join the Corona Stage School. After graduating she joined the cast on tour in a thriller, played small parts on television and had walk on rolls in some films then at 17 a small part in the touring production of 'On the Level' which was enlarged to include a solo number for which she got good reviews but the show didn't and it closed after a short run at the Saville Theatre in London.. She then got a part as Nancy's friend Bet in the film of 'Oliver' along with a small part in the film 'Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter' and joined Rodney Bewes in the television series 'Dear Mother Love Albert'. It was then to Turkey for a small part in a Wendy Toye film then back to London for a musical version of 'Pickwick Papers' with Roy Castle for C.B. C. and while rehearsing for it she heard about auditions being held for a stage musical 'Dames at Sea' .She dashed over during a lunch break and was called back twice and given a part. After the London run she was the only one of the cast to go with the show for a run in Paris..

  • Birthday

    Oct 18, 1948
  • Place of Birth

    London, England, UK

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