Sylvia Sidney

Sylvia Sidney
1910 - 1999

Sylvia Sidney  American Actress

Sylvia Sidney (born Sophia Kosow; August 8, 1910 – July 1, 1999) was an American actress of stage, screen and film, who rose to prominence in the 1930s appearing in numerous crime dramas....

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship9 yrs
Shortest Relationship1 yr, 3 mths
Average Relationship Length4 yrs, 10 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Sylvia
Last Name Sidney
Maiden Name Kosow
Full Name at Birth Sophia Kosow
Alternative Name Sid, The Woman with the Heart-Shaped Face, Sylvia Sydney
Age 88 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th August, 1910
Birthplace Bronx, New York, USA
Died 1st July, 1999
Place of Death New York, New York, USA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Washington Irving High School
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Fury (1936)
Year(s) Active 1926–1998
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Father Sigmund Sidney (step father)
Friend Phyllis Kennedy, Stella Adler
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Sylvia Sidney88 LeoActress
Carlton Alsop-
Luther Adler81 TaurusActor
Bennett Cerf73 GeminiPersonality
B.P. Schulberg65 Capricorn


Female22nd October, 193976 years old

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Fantasy Island1998 Clia TV Show
Mars Attacks!1996 Grandma Florence Norris Movie
Diagnosis Murder1993 Alice TV Show
Used People1992 Becky Movie
The Man in the Family1991 Mrs. Panetta TV Show
The Witching of Ben Wagner1990 Grammy (Regina's Grandmother) TV Movie
Equal Justice1990 Mrs. Rogan TV Show
Beetlejuice1988 Juno Movie
Dear John1988 Mrs. Lumenski TV Show
thirtysomething1987 Rose Waldman TV Show
Pals1987 Fern Stobbs TV Movie
Morningstar/Eveningstar1986 Binnie Baylor TV Show
An Early Frost1985 Beatrice McKenna TV Movie
Finnegan Begin Again1985 Margaret Finnegan TV Movie
The Equalizer1985 Judge TV Show
Domestic Life1984 Mrs. Moskewicz TV Show
Order of Death1983 Margaret Smith Movie
The Brass Ring1983 Grandmother TV Movie
Whiz Kids1983 Dolly TV Show
Hammett1982 Donaldina Cameron Movie
Having It All1982 Marney TV Movie
American Playhouse1981 Mrs. Downs - Andre's Grandmother, Mrs. Flanner TV Show
A Small Killing1981 Sadie Ross TV Movie
F.D.R.: The Last Year1980 Cousin Polly TV Movie
The Shadow Box1980 Felicity TV Movie
Magnum, P.I.1980 Elizabeth Barrett TV Show
The Gossip Columnist1980 Alma Lewellyn TV Movie
California Fever1979 Mother TV Show
Supertrain1979 Agatha TV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979 Mildred Prosser TV Show
Damien: Omen II1978 Aunt Marion Movie
Siege1978 Lillian Gordon TV Movie
Kaz1978 TV Show
WKRP in Cincinnati1978 Mama Carlson TV Show
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden1977 Miss Coral Movie
Snowbeast1977 Mrs. Carrie Rill TV Movie
Eight Is Enough1977 TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Natalie Corson TV Show
Westside Medical1977 TV Show
God Told Me To1976 Elizabeth Mullin Movie
Raid on Entebbe1976 Dora Bloch TV Movie
Death at Love House1976 Clara Josephs TV Movie
Ryan's Hope1975 Sister Mary Joel TV Show
Starsky and Hutch1975 Olga Grossman TV Show
The Secret Night Caller1975 Kitty TV Movie
Winner Take All1975 Anne Barclay TV Movie
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams1973 Mrs. Pritchett Movie
Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate1971 Elizabeth Gibson TV Movie
The Doctors and the Nurses1962 Mrs. Sands TV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962 Mrs. Arnold TV Show
The Defenders1961 Adela Collins TV Show
My Three Sons1960 Miss Houk TV Show
Route 661960 Lonnie Taylor, Hannah Ellis TV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959 Beulah TV Show
Naked City1958 Florence TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Mrs. Kramer, Mrs. Golden, Lulu Morgan TV Show
Behind the High Wall1956 Hilda Carmichael Movie
Violent Saturday1955 Elsie Braden Movie
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955 Mrs. Cosick TV Show
Playwrights '561955 Sophie TV Show
Star Stage1955 TV Show
Celebrity Playhouse1955 Meg Fraser TV Show
Climax!1954 Louella Wheedron TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953 Gloria Roma TV Show
Ponds Theater1953 TV Show
Les Miserables1952 Fantine Movie
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Laura Blake TV Show
Broadway Television Theatre1952 Elizabeth, Mary Herries, Judith Traherne TV Show
Joseph Schildkraut Presents1952 TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 TV Show
Tales of Tomorrow1951 Natalie TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950 Laura Barrie, Joyce TV Show
Cameo Theatre1950 TV Show
Screen Snapshots 1860: Howdy, Podner1949 Sylvia Sidney Short Film
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948 TV Show
Love from a Stranger1947 Cecily Harrington Movie
Kraft Theatre1947 TV Show
Mr. Ace1946 Margaret Wyndham Chase Movie
The Searching Wind1946 Cassie Bowwman Movie
Blood on the Sun1945 Iris Hilliard Movie
The Wagons Roll at Night1941 Flo Lorraine Movie
...One Third of a Nation...1939 Mary Rogers Movie
You and Me1938 Helen Dennis Movie
Dead End1937 Drina Movie
You Only Live Once1937 Joan Graham Movie
Fury1936 Katherine Grant Movie
Sabotage1936 Mrs. Verloc Movie
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine1936 June Tolliver Movie
Accent on Youth1935 Linda Brown Movie
Mary Burns, Fugitive1935 Mary Burns Movie
Thirty Day Princess1934 Nancy Lane Movie
Behold My Wife1934 Tonita Storm Cloud Movie
Good Dame1934 Lillie Taylor Movie
Jennie Gerhardt1933 Jennie Gerhardt Movie
Pick-up1933 Mary Richards Movie
Madame Butterfly1932 Cho-Cho San Movie
Make Me a Star1932 Sylvia Sidney (uncredited) Movie
Merrily We Go to Hell1932 Joan Prentice Movie
The Miracle Man1932 Helen Smith aka Helen Vail Movie
An American Tragedy1931 Roberta 'Bert' Alden Movie
City Streets1931 Nan Cooley Movie
Street Scene1931 Rose Maurrant Movie
Confessions of a Co-Ed1931 Patricia Harper Movie
Ladies of the Big House1931 Kathleen Storm McNeil Movie
Five Minutes from the Station1930 Carrie Adams Short Film
Thru Different Eyes1929 Valerie Briand Movie
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Edgar KosowSep 3, 2014

The father of Sylvia Sidney was Victor Kosow. He also was my father !!!!

alvis64Oct 13, 2012

she had great soulful eyes! love her pre-code paramount stuff...

HeroinHeartJan 9, 2011

She`s amazing and good actress

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