Sydney Pollack  American Film Director

Current Status

Sydney Pollack passed away on 26th May 2008 aged 73.


Sydney Pollack was previously married to Claire Griswold (1957 - 2008).

Sydney Pollack had 3 children, Steven (57), Rebecca (52) and Rachel (47).


Sydney Pollack is a 73 year old American Film Director. Born Sydney Irwin Pollack on 1st July, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana, he is famous for Tootsie in a career that spans 1950–2008. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Sydney Pollack is a member of the following lists: Deaths from cancer of unknown primary origin, Writers from South Bend, Indiana and Actors from South Bend, Indiana.


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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Sydney Pollack73 CancerFilm Director
Claire Griswold74 ScorpioActress


Male7th February, 195957 years old
Female4th November, 196352 years old
Female4th January, 196947 years old


Made of Honor2008Thomas Sr.Movie
Michael Clayton2007Marty BachMovie
Avenue Montaigne2006Brian SobinskyMovie
The Interpreter2005Jay PettigrewMovie
Entourage2004Sydney PollackTV Show
Changing Lanes2002Stephen DelanoMovie
The Majestic2001Studio ExecutiveMovie
Fling2001Elizabeth's HusbandTV Show
Eyes Wide Shut1999Victor ZieglerMovie
Random Hearts1999Carl BromanMovie
The Sopranos1999Warren FeldmanTV Show
A Civil Action1998Al EustisMovie
Will & Grace1998George TrumanTV Show
King of the Hill1997Grant TrimbleTV Show
Frasier1993Holden ThorpeTV Show
Death Becomes Her1992E.R. Doctor (uncredited)Movie
Husbands and Wives1992JackMovie
The Player1992Dick MellonMovie
Mad About You1992Dr. Sydney WarrenTV Show
American Masters1985NarratorTV Show
Tootsie1982George FieldsMovie
The Electric Horseman1979Man Who Makes Pass at AliceMovie
War Hunt1962Sgt. Owen Van HornMovie
Ben Casey1961TV Show
The Asphalt Jungle1961LouisTV Show
The New Breed1961Bert Masters, Austin RogersTV Show
The Robert Herridge Theater1960PeddlerTV Show
Startime1959HarryTV Show
The Deputy1959Chuck JohnsonTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Arthur WillisTV Show
Brenner1959Detective Al DunnTV Show
Buick-Electra Playhouse1959TV Show
Now Is Tomorrow1958Capt. SteinTV Movie
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Joe CulpTV Show
Playhouse 901956AndresTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Pvt. ShuberTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Bernie SamuelsonTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953BensonTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Albert RousseauTV Show
The Big Story1949SidneyTV Show
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CindyCelebsApr 29, 2011

Great actor and director.. RIP Sydney.

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    Sydney Irwin Pollack (July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. His 1985 film Out of Afric...

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship51 yrs, 4 mths
    Shortest Relationship51 yrs, 4 mths
    Average Relationship Length51 yrs, 4 mths
    First Name Sydney
    Middle Name Irwin
    Last Name Pollack
    Full Name at Birth Sydney Irwin Pollack
    Age 73 (age at death) years
    Birthday 1st July, 1934
    Birthplace Lafayette, Indiana
    Died 26th May, 2008
    Place of Death at his home in Pacific Palisades, California
    Cause of Death Cancer
    Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
    Build Average
    Hair Color Grey
    Zodiac Sign Cancer
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Film Director, Actor
    Occupation Film Director
    Claim to Fame Tootsie
    Year(s) Active 1950–2008
    Father David Pollack
    Mother Rebecca Miller Pollack
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