Sheila Steafel (1935–2019)


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Sheila Steafel was born on May 26, 1935 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Sheila Frances Steafel. She was an actress, known for The 10th Kingdom (2000), Parting Shots (1998) and The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968). She was married to Harry H. Corbett. She died on August 23, 2019 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 84) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The 10th Kingdom Dr. Horowitz
(2000)
Parting Shots President's Wife
(1998)
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom Pet shop saleslady
(1968)
Kipps Flo Bates
(1960)

Filmography

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 2018 Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators (TV Series)
Dora Bentley
- The Chimes at Midnight (2018) ... Dora Bentley
 2005-2016 Doctors (TV Series)
Dorothy Maples / Shirley Bassey / Esther Stimpson / ...
- Shirley (2016) ... Shirley Bassey
- Pet Project (2014) ... Esther Stimpson
- Amusee Bouche (2012) ... Gwen Adams
- The Hoarse Whisperer (2011) ... Judith Briggs
- An Englishman's Home (2009) ... Bridie Gillespie
 2007-2016 Holby City (TV Series)
Belinda Bell Humphries / Elsie Carter / Olivia MacBain
- Who You Are (2016) ... Belinda Bell Humphries
- Sirens (2011) ... Elsie Carter
- The Human Jungle (2007) ... Olivia MacBain
 2015 Unforgotten (TV Series)
Alice West
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Alice West
 2003 Grease Monkeys (TV Series)
Magda Lovitt
- Different Strokes (2003) ... Magda Lovitt
 2000 Back to the Secret Garden
Mrs. Chillblaine
 2000 The 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Horowitz
- Episode #1.10 (2000) ... Dr. Horowitz
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Dr. Horowitz
 2000 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (TV Series)
Celestine Venus
- The Rising of the Moon (2000) ... Celestine Venus
 1999 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Mrs. Walton
- Episode #22.8 (1999) ... Mrs. Walton
 1998 Parting Shots
President's Wife
 1998 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Joy
- New (1998) ... Joy
 1998 Whizziwig (TV Series)
Mrs Leonard
 1993-1995 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series)
Mrs. Flopsy Bunny / Cook / Nurse / ...
- The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and Mrs. Tittlemouse (1995) ... Mrs. Flopsy Bunny (voice)
- The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny Town-Mouse (1995) ... Cook / Nurse (voice)
- The Tale of Mr. Tod (1995) ... Flopsy (voice)
- The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or The Roly-Poly Pudding (1993) ... Mrs. Flopsy Bunny (voice)
 1989-1994 Minder (TV Series)
Sadie / the Pub Singer
- All Things Brighton Beautiful (1994) ... Sadie
- Fatal Impression (1989) ... the Pub Singer
 1989 Bluebirds (TV Series)
Annie / Annie Schreiber
- Trapped (1989) ... Annie
- Hostages (1989) ... Annie
- Fire (1989) ... Annie
- Betrayal (1989) ... Annie Schreiber
 1989 Woof! (Video)
Librarian
 1989 Woof! (TV Series)
Librarian
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Librarian
 1989 Spin Off (TV Series)
Binkie Hassocks
- Episode #1.18 (1989) ... Binkie Hassocks
 1987-1988 You Must Be the Husband (TV Series)
Miranda Shaw
- Big Boys Don't Cry (1988) ... Miranda Shaw
- A Bit Prickly in the Morning (1988) ... Miranda Shaw
- The Glittering Pressies (1988) ... Miranda Shaw
- Alice and Her Yorkshire Pudding (1988) ... Miranda Shaw
- In Sickness and in Wealth (1988) ... Miranda Shaw
 1981-1988 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #5.5 (1988)
- Episode #3.7 (1985) ... Various
- Episode #3.5 (1985) ... Various
- Episode #3.3 (1985) ... Various
- Episode #3.2 (1985) ... Various
 1987 Edward and Friends (TV Series)
- Edward Joins the Band (1987) ... (voice)
- Edward Goes Jogging (1987) ... (voice)
- Boris Gets a Scooter (1987) ... (voice)
- Wilfred's Treasure (1987) ... (voice)
- Lionel's Party (1987) ... (voice)
 1986 The Return of the Antelope (TV Series)
The Angel (Miss Cavendish)
- Everything in the Garden (1986) ... The Angel (Miss Cavendish)
 1983-1986 SuperTed (TV Series)
Girl / Blotch / Mrs. Spot / ...
- SuperTed and Mother Nature (1986) ... Mother Nature (voice)
- SuperTed Meets Father Christmas (1984) ... Boy / Girl (voice)
- Bulk's Story (1984) ... (voice, credit only)
- SuperTed and the Lumberjacks (1984) ... (voice, credit only)
- SuperTed's Dream (1984) ... (voice, credit only)
 1985 Super Gran (TV Series)
Head of Gangster Guild / Lady Battenberg
- Supergran and the Raving Beauty Contest (1985) ... Head of Gangster Guild (voice)
- Supergran Grounded (1985) ... Lady Battenberg (voice)
 1984 Dramarama (TV Series)
Doreen
- Fowl Pest (1984) ... Doreen
 1984 Bloodbath at the House of Death
Sheila Finch
 1983 Keep It in the Family (TV Series)
Aunt Kate
- A Moving Affair (1983) ... Aunt Kate
 1982 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (TV Series)
Sarah
- Episode 1 (1982) ... Sarah
 1980-1981 Cowboys (TV Series)
Vera
- Operation Douche (1981) ... Vera
- Two Right Casanovas (1980) ... Vera
 1981 Towers of Babel (Short)
 1981 Honky Tonk Heroes (TV Series)
Betty
- Why Don't They Understand? (1981) ... Betty
- Rhinestone Cowboy (1981) ... Betty
- It's Only Make Believe (1981) ... Betty
 1981 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Miss Scarlet
- Alice Through the... (1981) ... Miss Scarlet
 1980 Frankie Howerd Reveals All (TV Movie)
 1980 Can We Get on Now, Please? (TV Series)
Myrtle Prior JP
- Trial by Television (1980) ... Myrtle Prior JP
- Variations in Two Flats (1980) ... Myrtle Prior JP
- What's Your Medicine? (1980) ... Myrtle Prior JP
- The Underdog (1980) ... Myrtle Prior JP
- Pettigrew's Last Stand (1980) ... Myrtle Prior JP
 1979 Diary of a Nobody (TV Series)
Carrie Pooter
- Episode #1.9 (1979) ... Carrie Pooter
- Episode #1.8 (1979) ... Carrie Pooter
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... Carrie Pooter
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Carrie Pooter
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Carrie Pooter
 1979 In Loving Memory (TV Series)
Nelly Asquith
- The Rivals (1979) ... Nelly Asquith
 1979 The Perishers (TV Series)
Wellington
- Episode #1.20 (1979) ... Wellington (voice)
- Eyeballs (1979) ... Wellington (voice)
- Nose (1979) ... Wellington (voice)
- Bone (1979) ... Wellington (voice)
- Dog Whistle (1979) ... Wellington (voice)
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Brenda
- The Quiz Kid (1979) ... Brenda
 1978 What's Up Superdoc!
Dr. Pitt
 1976-1978 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
The White Lady
- Narcissus Bullock's Bell (1978) ... The White Lady
- Party Piece (1978) ... The White Lady
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 2 (1978) ... The White Lady
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 1 (1978) ... The White Lady
- Ghost Writer (1978) ... The White Lady
 1978 Q6 (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #3.6 (1978) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.5 (1978) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.4 (1978) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.2 (1978) ... Various Characters
 1973-1977 The Goodies (TV Series)
The Queen / Telephone Voice
- Royal Command (1977) ... The Queen (voice, uncredited)
- Special: Goodies Rule OK? (1975) ... (voice)
- The End (1975) ... The Queen (voice)
- Scatty Safari (1975) ... The Queen (voice)
- For Those in Peril on the Sea (1973) ... Telephone Voice (voice)
 1977 Are You Being Served?
Hat Customer
 1976 The Snow Queen (TV Movie) (voice)
 1976 Never Too Young to Rock
Cafe Proprietress
 1974-1975 Sykes (TV Series)
Clara
- Christmas Party (1975) ... Clara
 1975 Tarbuck and All That! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1975)
- Episode #1.2 (1975)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974-1975 How's Your Father? (TV Series)
Ivy Watkins
- Back to Square One (1975) ... Ivy Watkins
- The Laburnam Avenue Job (1975) ... Ivy Watkins
- From Here to Infirmity (1975) ... Ivy Watkins
- Double Your Money (1975) ... Ivy Watkins
- Where There's Muck (1975) ... Ivy Watkins
 1974 Second Time Around (TV Series)
Delia
- Miss Right (1974) ... Delia
 1974 The Tommy Cooper Hour (TV Series)
Valerie / Woman On Train / Wife
- 11 September 1974 (1974) ... Valerie
- 24 April 1974 (1974) ... Woman On Train
- 2 January 1974 (1974) ... Wife
 1973 Digby: The Biggest Dog in the World
Control Operator
 1973 Armchair 30 (TV Series)
Mrs. Ambler
- Harry Sebrof's Story (1973) ... Mrs. Ambler
 1973 Go for Gold (TV Movie)
Edith Lawton
 1971 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Tindall
 1971 Catch Me a Spy
Woman in lift
 1971 Melody
Mrs Latimer
 1971 Up Pompeii
Voluptua (voice, uncredited)
 1971 Percy
Mrs. Gold
 1971 Some Matters of Little Consequence (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1971)
- Episode #1.3 (1971)
- Episode #1.2 (1971)
- Episode #1.1 (1971)
 1964-1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Callard / Judy Gibbs
- What a Main Event! (1964) ... Judy Gibbs
 1970 Oh in Colour (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... Various Characters
 1970 Cribbins (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1970)
- Episode #2.5 (1970)
- Episode #2.4 (1970)
- Episode #2.3 (1970)
- Episode #2.2 (1970)
 1970 Some Will, Some Won't
Sheila Wilcott
 1970 Tropic of Cancer
Tania
 1970 Oh Brother! (TV Series)
TV presenter
- A Fool Returneth (1970) ... TV presenter
 1969 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Tilly (uncredited)
 1969 School for Unclaimed Girls
Young Woman
 1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Dr. Yvette Leduc
- This Place Is a Paradise, Mister (1969) ... Dr. Yvette Leduc
 1969 Baby Love
Tessa Pearson
 1969 Otley
Ground Stewardess
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Ella Macy
- The Fabulous Frump (1969) ... Ella Macy
 1968-1969 Horne A'Plenty (TV Series)
Various Characters / Various
- Episode dated 1 January 1969 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Christmas Horne A'Plenty (1968) ... Various
 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
Pet shop saleslady (as Sheila Staefel)
 1968 The World of Beachcomber (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1968)
- Episode #1.6 (1968)
- Episode #1.5 (1968)
- Episode #1.4 (1968)
- Episode #1.3 (1968)
 1966-1967 The Frost Report (TV Series)
Various Roles / Various roles
- Special: Frost Over Christmas (1967) ... Various Roles
- Showbusiness (1967) ... Various Roles
- Youth (1967) ... Various Roles
- Europe (1967) ... Various Roles
- Crime (1967) ... Various Roles
 1967 Quatermass and the Pit
Journalist
 1967 Conflict (TV Series)
Avonia Bunn
- Trelawny of the Wells (1967) ... Avonia Bunn
 1967 Just Like a Woman
Isolde
 1966 The Illustrated Weekly Hudd (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1966)
- Episode #1.6 (1966)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
- Episode #1.4 (1966)
- Episode #1.3 (1966)
 1959-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Phyllis / Emily / Joan Helford / ...
- The Way of All Flesh (1965) ... Emily
- Time and the Conways (1963) ... Joan Helford
- The Winner (1959) ... Miss Dodd
 1965-1966 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Narcissus Font
 1966 Frankie Howerd (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1966)
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Chrissie
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... Chrissie
 1966 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Jill Preston
- Dangerous Secret (1966) ... Jill Preston
 1965 It's Dark Outside (TV Series)
Sheila Barrett
- The Prevalence of Liars (1965) ... Sheila Barrett
- A Slight Case of Matrimony (1965) ... Sheila Barrett
 1965 Off Beat... (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1965)
 1965 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1965)
- Episode #1.1 (1965)
 1964 The Big Noise (TV Series)
Geraldine
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... Geraldine
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Ethel
- Studio '64: The Close Prisoner (1964) ... Ethel
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Miss Pennyweight
- Justin Thyme (1964) ... Miss Pennyweight
 1964 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Suzette
- Secrets (1963) ... Suzette
 1963 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Annie Blake
- The Case of the Two Drowned Men (1963) ... Annie Blake
 1963 Hugh and I (TV Series)
Ivy
- Wedding Bells (1963) ... Ivy
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Waitress
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Waitress
 1962 The Odd Man (TV Series)
Girl for Photograph
- South American Way (1962) ... Girl for Photograph
 1961 The Younger Generation (TV Series)
Barmaid
- The Mating Age (1961) ... Barmaid
 1961 Family Solicitor (TV Series)
Jane Archer
- The Case of the Dyed Hair (1961) ... Jane Archer
 1960 Kipps (TV Mini-Series)
Flo Bates
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... Flo Bates
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... Flo Bates
- Episode #1.1 (1960) ... Flo Bates
 1960 The Haunted House (TV Series)
Philematium
- Part 2 (1960) ... Philematium
- Part 1 (1960) ... Philematium
 1960 Yorky (TV Series)
Helen
- Wise Father (1960) ... Helen
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series)
Ruth Johnston
- A Girl for George (1960) ... Ruth Johnston
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Betty Macklin
- Ring of Fear (1959) ... Betty Macklin
 1958 Long Distance (TV Short)
Telephone operator
 1957 Jack Hylton's Monday Show (TV Series)
- Hotel Riviera (1957)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Julian Slade's musical, "Salad Days," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Bill Kerr, Elizabeth Seal, Adam Bareham, and Ian Talbot in the cast. David Conville was director. See more »

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Official Sites:

BFI | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Sheila Staefel

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

She trained at the Webber Douglas School and won the Margaret Rutherford Award for Comedy. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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