Sheila Fearn was born in Leicester, Leicestershire. She is a British actress best known for playing Audrey, the sister of Terry Collier in BBC situation comedies The Likely Lads and Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, and also later on as Ann Fourmile, the next door neighbour in the Thames Television sitcom George and Mildred.
On film she appeared in Billy Liar (1963), Catch Us If You Can (1965) and Time Bandits(1981), as well as the film versions of both The Likely Lads (1976) and George and Mildred(1980). Fearn's other television credits include Adam Adamant Lives!, Paul Temple, Crown Court, East of Ipswich by Michael Palin,Emergency - Ward 10, Walter, Z-Cars and The Avengers. She also played Freddie, a girlfriend of Ronnie Corbett's character Timothy, inSorry!. She also appeared many times with the Scaffold.
Likely Lads writer Ian La Frenais said of her "she was sexy and funny and she knew John Lennon...Sheila always found time for everyone, and I now think of her and Audrey with great affection".
Sheila Fearn left the acting profession in 1988.