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Sylvia Sidney

Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress | * 08/08/1910 († 88, 07/01/1999) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Sylvia Sidney (born Sophia Kosow; August 8, 1910 – July 1, 1999) was an American stage, screen, and film actress whose career spanned over 70 years. She rose to prominence in dozens of leading roles in the 1930s. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams in 1973. She later gained attention for her role as Juno, a case worker in the afterlife, in Tim Burton's 1988 film Beetlejuice, for which she won a Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actress. ()
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Sylvia Sidney (born Sophia Kosow) was an American stage, screen, and television actress. She rose to prominence in dramatic films of the 1930s.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Sylvia Sidney

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Sylvia Sidney as Actress(63)

as Grandma Florence Norris1996 Mars Attacks!
as Becky1992 Used People
as Juno1988 Beetlejuice
as Grammy (Regina's Grandmother)1987 The Witching of Ben Wagner
as Fern Stobbs1987 Pals
as Margaret1985 Finnegan Begin Again
as Beatrice McKenna1985 An Early Frost
as Grandmother1983 The Brass Ring
as Margaret Smith1983 Copkiller
as Mrs. Flanner1982 Come Along with Me
as Marney1982 Having It All
as Donaldina Cameron1982 Hammett
as Felicity1980 The Shadow Box
as Cousin Polly1980 F.D.R.: The Last Year
as Alma Lewellyn1980 The Gossip Columnist
as Aunt Marion1978 Damien: Omen II
as Lillian Gordon1978 Siege
as Mrs. Carrie Rill1977 Snowbeast
as Clara Josephs1976 Death at Love House
as Elizabeth Mullin1976 God Told Me To
as Dora Bloch1976 Raid on Entebbe
as Anne Barclay1975 Winner Take All
as Mrs. Pritchard - Rita's Mother1973 Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
as Elizabeth Gibson1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate
as Hilda Carmichael1956 Behind the High Wall
as Elsie Braden1955 Violent Saturday
as Fantine1952 Les Miserables
as Cecily Harrington1947 Love from a Stranger
as Cassie Bowwman1946 The Searching Wind
as Margaret Wyndham Chase1946 Mr. Ace
as Iris Hilliard1945 Blood on the Sun
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)1941 Breakdowns of 1941
as Flo Lorraine1941 The Wagons Roll at Night
as Mary Rogers1939 ...One Third of a Nation...
as Helen Dennis1938 You and Me
as Joan Graham1937 You Only Live Once
as Mrs. Verloc1937 Sabotage
as Drina1937 Dead End
as June Tolliver1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
as Katherine Grant1936 Fury
as Mary Burns1935 Mary Burns, Fugitive
as Linda Brown1935 Accent on Youth
as Tonita Storm Cloud1934 Behold My Wife!
as Nancy Lane / Princess Catterina1934 Thirty Day Princess
as Lillie Taylor1934 Good Dame
as Mary Richards1933 Pick Up
as Jennie Gerhardt1933 Jennie Gerhardt
as Cho-Cho San1932 Madame Butterfly
as Joan Prentice1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
as Helen Smith aka Helen Vail1932 The Miracle Man
as Herself (uncredited)1932 Make Me a Star
as Patricia Harper1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed
as Roberta 'Bert' Alden1931 An American Tragedy
as (archive footage)1931 The House That Shadows Built
as Rose Maurrant1931 Street Scene
as Kathleen Storm McNeil1931 Ladies of the Big House
as Nan Cooley1931 City Streets
as Carrie Adams1930 Five Minutes from the Station
as Valerie Briand1929 Thru Different Eyes
as Performer1927 Broadway Nights

TV Shows/Series with Sylvia Sidney as Actress(22)


Full Name: Sylvia Sidney
Born: Monday, 08/08 1910 (August) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 07/01 1999 (July) in New York City (aged: 88)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Luther Adler, Bennett Cerf
Other names for Sylvia Sidney (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sophia Kosow"
"Sylvia Sydney"
Sylvia Sidney frequently works together with these people:
Nina Foch (10x, Actress)
Vera Miles (9x, Actress)
Henry Jones (9x, Actor)
James Gregory (9x, Actor)
Audra Lindley (9x, Actress)
John Newland (9x, Crew)
Leslie Nielsen (8x, Actor)
Joan Blondell (8x, Actress)
Harry Townes (8x, Actor)
Edward Binns (8x, Actor)
Patrick O'Neal (8x, Actor)
Hans Dreier (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2279, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/04/2021