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Job Actress
Years active 1926-1998
Top Roles Nancy Lane / Princess Catterina, Drina, Helen Dennis, Mary Richards, Mrs. Sylvia Verloc
Top GenresDrama, Crime, Romance, Film Adaptation, Comedy, Film Noir
Top TopicsPre-Code Cinema, Book-Based, Supernatural
Top Collaborators (Producer), (Director), (Director), (Producer)
Shares birthday with Esther Williams, Daniel Mann, Dustin Hoffman  see more..

Sylvia Sidney Overview:

Legendary actress, Sylvia Sidney, was born Sophia Kosow on Aug 8, 1910 in Bronx, NY. Sidney died at the age of 88 on Jul 1, 1999 in New York City, NY .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Sidney was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1973Best Supporting ActressSummer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)Mrs. PritchettNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

BlogHub Articles:

Pawsome Pet Pictures: .

By Dawn Sample on Jun 19, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Personal Quote: "What did Hitchcock teach me? To be a puppet and not try to be creative".... Read full article


Pre-Code: Merrily We Go to Hell (1932) with .

By Dawn Sample on Jun 8, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Merrily We Go to Hell(1932). Pre-Code. Cast: Fredric March, and Cary Grant. Directed by Dorothy Arzner. The film's title is an example of the titles that were common in the Pre-Code era. Many newspapers refused to publicize the film because of its racy title. A heavy drinking Chicago ... Read full article


Cary Grant, performed in 3 films with .

By Dawn Sample on May 27, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(August 8, 1910 – July 1, 1999), was a character actress of stage, screen and film, who became popular in the 1930's performing mostly in crime dramas. Sidney, became an actress at the age of fifteen and was a student of the Theater Guild's School for Acting. Their first performa... Read full article


Drew Barrymore " Looks Like" .

By Dawn on Mar 5, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Drew Barrymore (born February 22, 1975), actress, producer, and director. She is the granddaughter of actor John Barrymore. She first performed in an advertisement when she was eleven months old. Barrymore made her film debut in, Altered States (1980). Afterwards, she starred in her breakout role in... Read full article


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Sylvia Sidney Quotes:

Margaret Wyndham Chase: You'll make a very impressive governor's husband, darling.


Jerry Corbett: I always said you were swell.
Joan Prentice: Perhaps you won't think so much longer because if being a modern husband gives you privileges, then being a modern wife gives me privileges.


Mary Richards: Meeting her has made you ashamed of the way you met me.


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Sylvia Sidney Facts
One child, Jacob Adler (died 1987).

Turned down the Casbah Girl lead in Algiers (1938) opposite Charles Boyer. Hedy Lamarr went on to fame in the role.

Wrote two books on needlepoint, which were published in the 1970s.

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