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Dinah Nadyejda Sheridan (Ginsburg)

Also Known As: "Dinah Sheridan"
Birthdate: (92)
Death: November 25, 2012 (92)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Ginsburg, afterwards Sheridan and Lisa Sheridan
Wife of John Merivale and Aubrey Ison
Ex-wife of Sir John Davis and Jimmy Hanley
Mother of <private> Hanley and Jennifer J. Hanley

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Dinah Sheridan

Dinah Sheridan was an English actress, whose films included The Railway Children and Genevieve. Sheridan, who played the mother in The Railway Children, also had roles in The Mirror Crack'd and the BBC sitcoms Don't Wait Up and All Night Long. She played Chancellor Flavia in the 1983 Doctor Who film The Five Doctors.


Dinah Sheridan (17 September 1920 – 25 November 2012) was an English actress with a career spanning seven decades. She was best known for the films Genevieve (1953) and The Railway Children (1970); the long-running BBC comedy series Don't Wait Up (1983–90); and for her distinguished theatre career in the West End.

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Dinah Sheridan's Timeline

September 17, 1920
August 15, 1947
Age 26
November 25, 2012
Age 92