Sheila Atim Biography
Born in Uganda, Sheila Atim is a British actress, singer, composer, and playwright. In 2013, Atim made her professional acting debut at Shakespeare’s Globe in The Lightning Child, a musical that she co-wrote along with her acting teacher Ché Walker.
Atim won the 2018 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role as Marianne Laine in an original production of Girl from the North Country. Sheila has composed songs for several productions and premiered her play Anguis at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She has also been cast in several television series, including the cancelled Game of Thrones successor series Bloodmoon and the BBC’s The Pale Horse.
Sheila Atim Age
Atim is 31 years old as of 2022. She was born in January 1991, in Uganda.
Sheila Atim Height
Atim measures a standing height of 5 feet 6 inches which is equivalent to 1.68 m and weighs 63 kg which is equivalent to 138 lbs.
Sheila Atim Education
Atim went to the Coopers’ Company and Coborn School school. She did some occasional modeling as a teenager after having been recruited when she shaved the side of her head for a school prom. She appeared in a 2009 London Fashion Week event called All Walks beyond the Catwalk, organized by the British Fashion Council to showcase clothes that were for “real women”.
Sheila Atim Family, Parents, Siblings
Atim was born in Uganda and moved to the United Kingdom with her mother at the age of five months to seek refuge. She grew up in Rainham, London. Her father is a dentist. Atim has not shared any information concerning her siblings with the public. We will keep you updated soon.
Sheila Atim Dating
Atim has kept her love life away from the media. It is not known whether she is in a relationship or married. We will keep you updated soon.
Sheila Atim Actress
Atim went to King’s College London where she graduated with a degree in biomedical science and trained as an actor at the Weekend Arts Centre in Belsize Park, London. Sheila became involved in a workshop for a new play, The Lightning Child, which led to her being cast by her acting teacher Ché Walker for her professional acting debut at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2013. Atim starred Keira (the physical embodiment of obsessive–compulsive disorder) in Ghost Town at the York Theatre Royal in early 2014.
She later starred with Ako Mitchell in Walker’s two-hander Klook’s Last Stand, being praised by The Guardian for an energetic performance and “tremendous stage presence” by The Daily Telegraph. In 2014, Atim appeared in Rachel at the Finborough Theatre. She later joined the touring production of Kate Tempest’s Hopelessly Devoted. Atim is also known for playing three roles in Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) productions: the Attendant in The Jew of Malta, Julia in Love’s Sacrifice, and Assistant to Lady Politic Would-Be in Volpone. Walker’s The Etienne Sisters, which included songs composed by Atim, opened two days before the end of her run in Volpone.
Sheila Atim Game of Thrones
In 2019, Atim was named one of the casts’ of the Game of Thrones prequel series Bloodmoon. Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and concluded on May 19, 2019, with 73 episodes broadcast over eight seasons. In the film, nine noble families wage war against each other in order to gain control over the mythical land of Westeros. Meanwhile, a force is rising after millenniums and threatens the existence of living men.
Sheila Atim Movies and TV Shows
- Twelfth Night
- Sulphur and White
- The Show
- The Woman King
- The Anansi Boys
- The Lightning Child
- Ghost Town
- Klook’s Last Stand
- Hopelessly Devoted
- The Jew of Malta
- Love’s Sacrifice
- The Etienne Sisters
- Les Blancs
- Black Lives Black Words – The Interrogation of Sandra Bland
- Babette’s Feast
- Girl from the North Country
- Time is love / Tiempo Es Amor
Sheila Atim Net Worth
Atim has made a great fortune from her career. She has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.