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Emmerdale pays tribute to Annie Sugden actress Sheila Mercier as she dies

One year ago   |   By Metro

Emmerdale has paid tribute to the legendary Annie Sugden actress Sheila Mercier who has died aged 100 .
A spokesperson said: ‘Its always sad to hear of the death of an actor who played a significant part in Emmerdale's success. Even more so when that actor was in the very first episode and around whose family the show was built. ‘Annie Sugden' embodied all the virtues of Yorkshire... she was hard working, resilient, determined, down to earth and didn't suffer fools gladly.'
‘Sheila had many of those qualities too, putting the needs of the programme above her own and always delivering a...
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Sheila Mercier praised as Emmerdale's 'beating heart' as Claire King leads tributes

Sheila Mercier praised as Emmerdale's 'beating heart' as Claire King leads tributes

One year ago   |   By The Mirror

Sheila Mercier - who played original character Annie Sugden - has died aged 100
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Strictly's Kelvin Fletcher leads tributes as Emmerdale's Annie Sugden dies aged 100

Strictly's Kelvin Fletcher leads tributes as Emmerdale's Annie Sugden dies aged 100

One year ago   |   By Metro

Actress Sheila Mercier has died aged 100. The Emmerdale legend, known to millions as Annie Sugden, has been confirmed to have passed away.
The show icon died peacefully in her sleep according to former Yorkshire Television co-star Frederick Pyne, who played Matt Skilbeck in Emmerdale Farm from its launch in 1972 until 1989.
Mercier had a long career on stage before her television career. Donald Wolfit had talent spotted her and she toured with Wolfit's own Shakespeare company in 1939. During the Second World War she joined the WAAF division of the Royal Air Force, serving in fighter...
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Emmerdale actress Sheila Mercier who played Annie Sugden dies aged 100

Emmerdale actress Sheila Mercier who played Annie Sugden dies aged 100

One year ago   |   By Daily Record

The soap stalwart was in Emmerdale for more than 20 years and was one of the show's original cast members.
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Emmerdale legend Sheila Mercier who played Annie Sugden dies aged 100

Emmerdale legend Sheila Mercier who played Annie Sugden dies aged 100

One year ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Emmerdale star Sheila Mercier dies aged 100

One year ago   |   By Evening Standard

She was best known for her role as Annie Sugden in the soap
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Emmerdale actress Sheila Mercier who played Annie Sugden dies at the age of 100

Emmerdale actress Sheila Mercier who played Annie Sugden dies at the age of 100

One year ago   |   By Daily Mail

The soap legend passed away peacefully in her sleep according to former co-star Frederick Pyne, who played Matt Skilbeck in Emmerdale Farm.
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BREAKING Original Emmerdale star Sheila Mercier - who played Annie Sugden - dies at 100

BREAKING Original Emmerdale star Sheila Mercier - who played Annie Sugden - dies at 100

One year ago   |   By The Mirror

Sheila Mercier was known to millions as Annie Sugden when the ITV soap launched back in 1972
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