Friday, 7 December 2012

Sidney James

Born: 8 May 1913, Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 26 April 1976, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England

A much loved star of the Carry On films in England, but Sid James has done so much more including The Hancock Half Hour on both radio and television.

Emergency Call (1952) as Danny Marks

The Extra Day (1956) as Barney West

The Man Inside (1958) as Franklin

 Left, with Jack Palance.

And the Same to You (1960) as Sammy Gatt

With Jean Clarke.

The Green Helmet (1961) as Richie Launder

A performance that warranted an Aussie accent.

Double Bunk (1961) as Sid

With Ian Carmichael.

The Beauty Jungle (1964) as 'Butlins' beauty contest judge (Credited as Sydney James)

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