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Famous People Named Sheila 

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Sheila in the world? Our list of celebrities named Sheila includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Sheilas below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Sheila, actors named Sheila, and much more. Sheila E., Sheila Jackson Lee, and Sheila Kennedy are only a few of the well-known people named Sheila on this list.
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Sheila E. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 61

Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America

Sheila Cecelia Escovedo (born December 12, 1957), better known under the stage name Sheila E., is an American percussionist, singer, author, and actress. She began her career in the mid-1970s as ...more

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Sheila Jackson Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Judge, Politician, Lawyer

Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Sheila Jackson Lee (born January 12, 1950) is an American politician. She is currently the U.S. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district, currently serving in her 13th term in the ...more
Sheila Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Sheila Kennedy Model, Actor

Age: 56

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Sheila Kennedy (born April 12, 1962) is a model and actress who was the December 1981 Penthouse Pet of the Month and the 1983 Pet of the Year.
Sheila Chandra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Sheila Chandra Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Author

Age: 53

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Sheila Chandra (born 14 March 1965) is a retired English pop singer of Indian descent. She is no longer able to perform, as the result of burning mouth syndrome, which she has had since 2010.
Sheila MacRae is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Comedian, Film Producer, Author

Age: Dec. at 90 (1924-2014)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Sheila Margaret MacRae (née Stevens; 24 September 1921 – 6 March 2014) was an English-born American actress, singer, and dancer.
Sheila Hancock is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Theatre Director, Actor, Writer

Age: 86

Birthplace: Blackgang, United Kingdom

Sheila Cameron Hancock, (born 22 February 1933) is an English actress and author. Hancock trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before starting her career in repertory theatre. Hancock ...more
Sheila Bair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Professor, Lawyer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

Sheila Colleen Bair (born April 3, 1954) was the 19th Chair of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), during which time she assumed a prominent role in the government's response ...more
Sheila Dixon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Politician

Age: 65

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Sheila Ann Dixon (born December 27, 1953) served as the forty-eighth mayor of Baltimore, Maryland. When the former mayor, Martin O'Malley, was sworn in as governor on January 17, 2007, Dixon, ...more
Sheila Young is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skater

Age: 68

Birthplace: Birmingham, Michigan

Sheila Grace Young-Ochowicz (born 14 October 1950) is a retired American speed skater and track cyclist. She won three world titles in each of these sports, twice in the same year (in 1973 and ...more
Sheila Kelley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Film Producer, Author, Actor

Age: 57

Birthplace: Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Sheila Kelley (born October 9, 1961) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Gwen Taylor on L.A. Law and as Dr. Charlotte "Charley" Bennett Hayes on Sisters.
Sheila Nevins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 79

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

Sheila Nevins is an American television producer and the President of HBO Documentary Films. She has produced hundreds of documentary films for HBO and is one of the most influential people in ...more
Sheila Walsh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Evangelist, Songwriter, Author

Age: 62

Birthplace: Ayr, United Kingdom

Sheila Walsh (born 5 July 1956) is a Scottish-born American contemporary Christian vocalist, songwriter, evangelist, author, inspirational speaker, and talk-show host.
Sheila Kuehl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Politician, Actor, Lawyer

Age: 78

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Sheila James Kuehl (born February 9, 1941) is an American politician, former child actress, and currently the member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for the 3rd District. In 1994, ...more
Sheila Lukins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Author, Chef

Age: Dec. at 67 (1942-2009)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Sheila Lukins (November 18, 1942 – August 30, 2009), was an American cook and food writer. She was most famous as the co-author, with Julee Rosso, of The Silver Palate series of cookbooks, and ...more
Sheila Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Sheila Johnson Businessperson, Film Producer, TV Program Creator

Age: 70

Birthplace: McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Sheila Crump Johnson (born January 25, 1949) is an American businesswoman, co-founder of BET, CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, and the first African-American woman to attain a net worth of ...more
Sheila Márquez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Model

Age: 33

Birthplace: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

Sheila Márquez (born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 19 September 1985) is a Spanish model.
Sheila Watson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Sheila

Age: 65

Sheila Anne Watson (née Atkinson; born 20 May 1953) is a British priest in the Church of England. From 2007 until 2016, she was Archdeacon of Canterbury; she was Archdeacon of Buckingham ...more
Sheila Ryan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Actor

Age: Dec. at 54 (1921-1975)

Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas, United States of America

Sheila Ryan (born Katherine Elizabeth McLaughlin, June 8, 1921 – November 4, 1975) was an American actress who appeared in more than 60 movies.
Sheila McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Fitness professional, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 63

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Sheila McCarthy (born January 1, 1956) is a Canadian actress and singer. She has worked in film, television, and on stage. McCarthy is one of Canada's most honoured actors, having won two Genie ...more
Sheila Gish is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Actor

Age: Dec. at 63 (1942-2005)

Birthplace: Lincoln, United Kingdom

Sheila Gish (23 April 1942 – 9 March 2005) was an English stage and screen actress. For her role in the 1995 London revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical Company, she won the Olivier Award for ...more
Sheila Widnall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Professor, Scientist, Aerospace Engineering

Age: 81

Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States of America

Sheila Marie Evans Widnall (born July 13, 1938) is an American aerospace researcher and Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She served as United States Secretary of ...more
Sheila Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Editor

Age: 63

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts

Sheila Williams (born 1956 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is the editor of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine.
Sheila Heti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 42

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Sheila Heti (; born 25 December 1976) is a Canadian writer.
Sheila Reid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Actor

Age: 81

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Sheila Reid (born 21 December 1937) is a Scottish actress, best known for playing Madge Harvey in the ITV sitcom Benidorm (2007–16). An original member of the Royal National Theatre in 1963, she ...more
Sheila Terry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Sheila
Model, Actor

Age: Dec. at 47 (1910-1957)

Birthplace: Warroad, Minnesota, United States of America

Sheila Terry (March 5, 1910 – January 19, 1957) was an American film actress. She was born Kay Clark in Warroad, Minnesota.