Sheila Raynor

Sheila Raynor (15 March 1906  17 February 1998) was a British actress.[1][2] She appeared in Jack Clayton's adaptation of Room at the Top.[3] One of her notable roles was that of Alex's (Malcolm McDowell) mother in A Clockwork Orange.[4][5]

Sheila Raynor
Raynor in A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Born(1906-03-15)15 March 1906
London, England
Died17 February 1998(1998-02-17) (aged 91)
Suffolk, England
Years active1946–1983

She was married to the actor Keith Pyott.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
1946They Knew Mr. KnightAgnes
1947The Mark of CainGuardUncredited
1949The Huggetts AbroadWoman with StrakerUncredited
Madness of the HeartNun
1952Wings of DangerNurseUncredited
1954Lease of LifeMistress of Ceremonies
1955Value for MoneyMrs. HallUncredited
1956Three Men in a BoatWomen at PicnicUncredited
1958Violent PlaygroundMrs. Catlin
The Reluctant DebutanteBroadbents' MaidUncredited
1959Room at the TopVeraUncredited
1960October MothThe Woman
1965Die, Monster, Die!Miss BaileyUK version
1971DulcimaMrs. Gaskain
Man in the WildernessGrace's Mother
A Clockwork OrangeMum
1972Demons of the MindOld Crone
1975Slade in FlameCharlie's Mum
1976The OmenMrs. Horton
1983The Terence Davies TrilogyRobert's Mother (Old Age)(segment: Madonna and Child)


  1. "Sheila Raynor".
  2. "Sheila Raynor – Theatricalia".
  3. Brian McFarlane (ed.) The Cinema of Britain and Ireland. Wallflower Press, 2005 ISBN 190476438X (p. 263).
  4. "Alex' Mum - A Clockwork Orange - Sheila Raynor - Dystopian".
  5. "A Clockwork Orange: the look that shook the nation".
  6. McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press via Google Books.

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