Sheila Allen
Biographical information

22 October, 1932
Chard, Somerset, England, UK


13 October, 2011
London, England[1][2]






5' 6"


David Jones (? - ?) (husband)

Years active

1955 to 2005

In Harry Potter

Ministry witch

Sheila Allen was a British actress who played an unidentified ministry witch in 1994 in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. [3]


Sheila Allen was most well known for her role on the television serial Bouquet of Barbed Wire and its sequel Another Bouquet, where she played the character Cassie Manson. She was also a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company for 6 years, from 1966 to 1978.

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Ministry witch
2003 Love Actually Jamie's mum
Doctors (TV Series) Marianne Stael 1 episode
Fugue State (2003)
1997 Mothertime (TV Movie) Eileen
1996 The Ring (TV Movie) Frau Hedwig Uncredited
1995 Dangerfield (TV Series) Mrs. Norland 1 episode
The Call Girl (1995)
1992 The Old Devils (TV Mini-series) Rhiannon Weaver 3 episodes
Clapped-Out Casanovas (1992)
Rhiannon's Boys (1992)
Love, Lust and Litre Bottles (1992)
Shining Through Olga Leiner, Margrete's Mother
1991 Casualty (TV Series) Marcia Parrish 1 episode>br />Something to Hide (1991)
1990 Screenplay (TV Series) Tutor 1 episode
Antonia and Jane (1990)
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV series) Mrs Clapperton 1 episode
Problem at Sea (1989)
Act of Will (TV series) Dulcie Sedgewick
1988 Pascali's Island Mrs. Marchant
1987 Screen Two (TV series) Virginia 1 episode
Hedgehog Wedding (1987)
Boon (TV series) Phyllis Nichols 1 episode
Wheels of Fortune (1987)
1986 The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (TV series) Fiona 1 episode
Episode #1.3 (1986)
1984 The Glory Boys (TV movie) Mrs. Sokarev
Shroud for a Nightingale (TV mini-series) Matron Mary Taylor 5 episodes
1975 to 1982 Crown Court (TV series) Helen Montgomery QC 4 episodes
Talking to the Enemy: Part 1 (1982)
Incorrigible Rogue (1976)
Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil: Part 1 (1976)
The Party's Over (1975)
1982 Dick Turpin (TV series) Magyari 1 episode
The Secret Folk (1982)
1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV series) Lady Redesdale 1 episode
Unity (1981)
1979 ITV Playhouse (TV series) 1 episode
Getting in on Concorde (1979)
1977 Another Bouquet (TV mini-series) Cassie Manson 7 episodes
Jackanory Playhouse (TV series) Queen Liza 1 episode
The Princess and the Hedgehog (1977)
1976 Bouquet of Barbed Wire (TV series) Cassie Manson 7 episodes
1974 Shoulder to Shoulder (TV mini-series) Mrs. Pethick-Lawrence 3 episodes
Christabel Pankhurst (1974)
Lady Constance Lytton (1974)
Annie Kenney (1974)
1973 Wessex Tales (TV series) Lady Grebe 1 episode
Barbara of the House of Grebe (1973)
1970 to 1973 Z-Cars (TV series) Sheila Ashton / Vera Marshall 3 episodes
Jack the Dodger (1973) … Vera Marshall
A Lot of Fuss for Fifteen Quid: Part 2 (1970) … Sheila Ashton
A Lot of Fuss for Fifteen Quid: Part 1 (1970) … Sheila Ashton
1972 Play for Today (TV series) Angela / Veronica 2 episodes
The Bankrupt (1972) … Angela
Triple Exposure (1972) … Veronica
BBC Play of the Month (TV series) Jocasta 1 episode
King Oedipus (1972)
The Regiment (TV series) Truus Meyer 1 episode
Dragon's Teeth (1972)
The Other Side of the Underneath Unknown British feature film
1971 Public Eye (TV series) Barbara Lewson-Jones 1 episode
Shades of White (1971)
The Legend of Spider Forest Ellen
1969 Three Into Two Won't Go Beth
1967 The Prisoner (TV series) Number Fourteen 1 episode
A. B. and C. (1967)
1966 Theatre 625 (TV series) Anna 1 episode
The Twelfth Hour (1966)
Sunday Night (TV series documentary) Ruth 1 episode
The Quarry: Portrait of a Man as a Paralysed Artist (1966)
1965 The Alphabet Murders Lady Diane
Gideon's Way (TV series) Mary Calloway 1 episode
The Alibi Men (1965)
1964 Secret Agent (TV series) Dian 1 episode
Don't Nail Him Yet (1964)
Horror! Diana Looran
1963 For Tea on Sunday (TV movie) Christine
1962 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Colour (TV series) Princess Mary 3 episodes
The Prince and the Pauper: Long Live the Rightful King (1962)
The Prince and the Pauper: The Merciful Law of the King (1962)
The Prince and the Pauper: The Pauper King (1962)
1958 to 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV series) Andrea / Nancy 6 episodes
1960 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV series) Frau Kornfeldt 1 episode
The Malpas Mystery (1960)
The Four Just Men (TV series) Ilse / Marie Clement 2 episodes
The Godfather (1960) … Marie Clement
The Man Who Wasn't There (1960) … Ilse
1959 The Flying Doctor (TV series) Mrs. Forbes 1 episode
Woman Hunt (1959)
1958 The Castiglioni Brothers (TV movie) Gisa
1956 The Crime of the Century (TV series) Flag girl 1 episode
Taffy (1956)
1955 The Deadliest Sin Uncredited

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