To the best of our knowledge, the Scottish actress, Sheila Reid, and the body therapist, Terry Bullen are still together and happily married. They tied the knot in 2008 after being together for over 3 decades.
Sheila has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1960s and it’s possible that you may have seen some of her works. While she is famed for her appearance as Madge Harvey in the ITV sitcom, “Benidorm”, she has recorded over 150 acting credits across theatre, film, and television. On the other hand, her husband leads a private life from the spotlight as a body therapist. Sheila comments that he’s very good with his hands and keeps her fit.
Sheila Reid has been Married to Terry Bullen Since 2008
Sheila Reid and Terry Bullen share a beautiful love story that has spanned several decades. Their journey dates back to the late 1970s when they first crossed paths. The pair maintained a great relationship for 32 years before getting married on April 11, 2008.
For the wedding, Sheila wore a lilac, lacy dress with a silvery jacket which was complimented by a horseshoe covered in flowers while her husband wore a summer suit. They opted for a private ceremony that was held in London and reportedly witnessed by just 12 close friends.
She revealed that even though she had been with Terry, for a long time, it was that filming the wedding scene of “Benidorm” inspired her to finally get married. Sheila narrated how she arrived on the scooter in a fabulous dress to meet her man under the wedding arch, waiting in his white suit. She added that it was the perfect setting for a wedding and she was quite emotional. It was at that point she thought of getting married for real.
In the early years of their marriage, she hinted that she enjoyed how Terry referred to her as his wife and also stated that she was getting used to introducing herself as Mrs. They have been married for almost two decades and are aging beautifully.
Before getting married to Terry, she was previously married to a fellow actor Julian Curry who is best known for his role on ITV “Rumpole Of the Bailey”.
Here are Lesser Known Facts about Sheila Reid
1. She’s a Native of Glasow but Moved a lot as a Child
Sheila Reid is 85 years old at the moment. She was born on December 21, 1937, in Glasow and grew up in Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Her family later moved to India following her dad’s army career. Thereafter, they moved to Shropshire, England.
Even though information about her early life is limited, we garnered that she grew up in the company of her older sister and younger brother.
Her mother was a talented pianist while her father enjoyed amateur dramatics. Even though they didn’t make a professional career from it, they inspired their daughter to take up a career in show business.
As for her education, she attended the Moreton Hall School, a boarding independent school for girls in Shropshire.
2. Shelia Reid Had a Passion For Acting at 6
Sheila Reid was only 6 years old when she decided that acting was the path she wanted to pursue. Even though she didn’t start off early, she later ventured into the industry in 1960 at the age of 23 and it’s been an incredible ride since then.
She made her acting debut in the ITV drama anthology series “Armchair Theatre” as Jessica in the episode “Mr. Nobody”. Throughout the “Tales of Mystery”, “Love Story”, and “Knock on Any Door”. She later explored her acting talent across theatre, films, and television and earned a breakthrough in 2007 thanks to her role as Madge Harvey in the ITV sitcom “Benidorm” which aired from 2007 to 2016.
Some of Sheila’s famed roles include “Brazil”, “The Winter Guest” and “Containment”.
3. She Enjoys Yoga and has been practicing for Several Years
Yoga according to a lot of body therapists, Yoga is one of the best ways to relax and Sheila has been practicing yoga for several years.
According to Sheila Reid, she was previously part of an expensive yoga club. However, she couldn’t always keep up with her classes because of work commitments. Even though she left the group, she hinted that she has since discovered a nice shed at the bottom of her garden where she practices from time to time.
Sheila also hinted that she has long created her own kind of style and stays away from all complicated moves as her legs aren’t long enough to make a knot.
Aside from Yoga, she also enjoys regular massages thanks to her husband who is a body therapist. Admittedly, Sheila gets to enjoy a good massage whenever she wants. She revealed that;
Massages are incredibly relaxing but they infuse you with energy and provide a safe and sometimes spiritual haven from the stresses and strains of everyday life.
4. Sheila Reid Considers Herself an Adventurer
As earlier stated, Sheila Reid moved a lot as a child, and it’s no surprise that she describes herself as an adventurer. She revealed that she enjoys discovering new places and understanding the cultures of others. She has visited a lot of places over the years including Bali, Greece, Peru, and Vietnam.
5. Terry’s Wife is a Philanthropist
Giving back to this society is one of the things Sheila finds fulfilling. Through the global children’s charity Plan International UK, she has been sponsoring a lot of children for 35 years.