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Sheila MacRae (Sheila Stephens)


Born - 24 September 1921, London, England
Died - 6 March 2014

Vivacious, English-born actress who went to America in the early 1940s and began a film career there in post-war years. Born Sheila Stephens, she married singer/actor Gordon MacRae in 1941 and later entertained with him in nightclubs; she had her own show on TV in the early 1970s. Her films include Backfire (1949), Caged (1950), Pretty Baby (1950), Katie Did it (1951), Bikini Beach (1964), How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965), Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (1981) and The Naked Cage (1986), her last. She and MacRae divorced in 1967, and she remarried and divorced again. Her daughters Meredith MacRae and Heather MacRae are both actresses. She died following a long battle with dementia.