Sheila Gish




Age: 62


Summary: British renowned stage and television actress considered as one of British theatre's most acclaimed actresses who was best remembered for her powerful portrayals of Tennessee Williams heroines such as Blanche DuBois in the stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire and her Olivier award-winning performance as the alcoholic Joanne in American musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim's musical Company, but who had won the Clarence Derwent Award in 1975 for her critically acclaimed comic performance in prolific English playwright Alan Ayckbourn's masterpiece Confusions and also appeared in many television dramas from 1969's The First Churchills (in which she played Mary of Modena) to the successful adaptation of 2001's Love in A Cold Climate in which she played the eccentric and outrageous Lady Montdore.



Cause of Death: Facial cancer


Born: April 23, 1942


Died: March 9, 2005


Location: London, England