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Sid James (born Solomon Joel Cohen; 8 May 1913 – 26 April 1976) was a South African-born English-based actor and comedian. He made his name as Tony Hancock's co-star in Hancock's Half Hour and also starred in the popular Carry On films. He was known for his trademark "dirty laugh" and lascivious persona. Bruce Forsyth summed up his talent thus: "He was a natural at being natural."

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Sid James (born Solomon Joel Cohen; 8 May 1913 – 26 April 1976) was a South African-born English-based actor and comedian. He made his name as Tony Hancock's co-star in Hancock's Half Hour and also starred in the popular Carry On films. He was known for his trademark "dirty laugh" and lascivious persona. Bruce Forsyth summed up his talent thus: "He was a natural at being natural."

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 116

Birthday 1913-05-08

Day of Death 1976-04-26

Place of Birth Hillbrow, Johannesburg, Union of South Africa

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Also Known As

  • Sidney James

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1983 ITV Christmas Comedy (15 episodes)
1975 Carry On Laughing (13 episodes)
1974 Carry On Dick as Big Dick Turpin / Reverend Flasher
1973 Carry on Christmas as Santa (Mr Belcher) / Seed Pod / Sir Henry / Sgt Ball / Robin Hood.
1973 Carry On Girls as Sidney Fiddler
1972 Carry On Abroad as Vic Flange
1972 Carry On Matron as Sid Carter
1972 Bless This House as Sid Abbott
1971 Carry On at Your Convenience as Sid Plummer
1971 Bless This House (66 episodes) as Sid Abbott
1971 Carry On Henry as King Henry VIII
1970 Carry on Again Christmas as Long John Sil
1970 Carry On Loving as Sidney Bliss
1970 Carry On Up the Jungle as Bill Boosey
1969 Carry on Christmas as Ebenezer Scrooge
1969 Carry on Again Doctor as Gladstone Screwer
1969 Carry On Camping as Sid Boggle
1969 Two in Clover (13 episodes)
1968 Carry On Up the Khyber as Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond
1967 Carry on Doctor as Charlie Roper
1966 Carry On Don't Lose Your Head as Sir Rodney Ffing
1966 George And The Dragon (26 episodes)
1966 Where the Bullets Fly as Mortuary Attendant (as Sidney James)
1965 Carry On Cowboy as Johnny Finger, the Rumpo Kid
1965 Three Hats for Lisa as Sid Marks
1965 The Big Job as George Brain
1964 Carry On Cleo as Marc Anton
1964 The Beauty Jungle as 'Butlin' Judge
1963 Carry On Cabby as Charlie Hawkins
1963 We Joined the Navy as Dance Instructor
1962 Carry On Cruising as Captain Wellington Crowther
1961 What a Whopper as Harry Sutton
1961 What a Carve Up as Sid Butler
1961 Raising the Wind as Sid
1961 The Very Best Of Hancock (1 episode) as Sid James
1961 Double Bunk as Sid Randall
1961 The Green Helmet as Richie Launder
1961 A Weekend With Lulu as Café Patron
1961 Carry On Regardless as Bert Handy
1960 Citizen James (32 episodes)
1960 Carry On Constable as Sergeant Frank Wilkins
1960 And the Same to You as Sammy Gatt
1960 Watch Your Stern as Chief Petty Officer Mundy
1960 The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's as Alphonse O'Reilly
1959 Idol on Parade as Herbie
1959 The 39 Steps as Perce Baker
1959 Too Many Crooks as Sid
1959 Desert Mice as Bert Bennett
1959 Make Mine a Million as Sid Gibson
1958 The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw as The Drunk
1958 I Was Monty's Double as Desk Clerk
1958 The Adventures of William Tell (1 episode)
1958 The Man Inside as Franklin
1958 Next to No Time as Albert, Cabin Steward
1958 Another Time, Another Place as Jake Klein (as Sidney James)
1958 The Silent Enemy as Chief Petty Officer Thorpe
1957 Hancock's Half Hour: Volume 1
1957 The Story of Esther Costello as Joe Ryan
1957 A King in New York as Johnson - TV Advertiser
1957 Campbell's Kingdom as Tim
1957 Hell Drivers as Dusty, Truck Driver
1957 The Shiralee as Luke Sweeney
1957 Quatermass II as Jimmy Hall
1957 The Smallest Show on Earth as Mr. Hogg
1956 Dry Rot as Flash Harry
1956 The Buccaneers (1 episode)
1956 Hancock's Half Hour (76 episodes)
1956 Trapeze as Snake Charmer
1956 Wicked as They Come as Frank Allenborg
1956 Ramsbottom Rides Again as Black Jake
1956 Joe Macbeth as Banky
1956 A Kid for Two Farthings as Ice Berg
1956 The Extra Day as Barney West
1955 The Deep Blue Sea as Man outside bar
1955 John and Julie as Mr. Pritchett
1955 The Glass Cage as Tony Lewis
1955 A Yank in Ermine as Nightclub manager
1955 It's a Great Day
1954 Aunt Clara as Honest Sid
1954 Orders Are Orders as Ed Waggermeyer
1954 Seagulls Over Sorrento as Charlie Badger
1954 For Better, for Worse as The Foreman (as Sidney James)
1954 Father Brown as Bert Parkinson
1954 The Rainbow Jacket as Harry
1954 The House Across the Lake as Beverly Forrest (as Sidney James)
1954 The Weak and the Wicked as Syd Baden
1953 Park Plaza 605 as Supt. Williams (as Sidney James)
1953 Escape by Night as Gino Rossini
1953 The Wedding of Lilli Marlene
1953 Will Any Gentleman...? as Mr. Hobson (as Sidney James)
1953 The Square Ring as Adams
1953 The Flanagan Boy as Sharkey (as Sidney James)
1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt as Harry Hawkins
1953 The Yellow Balloon as Charlie
1953 Cosh Boy as Desk Sergeant
1953 Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? as Hank Hanlon
1952 Miss Robin Hood as Sidney (as Sidney James)
1952 Venetian Bird as Bernardo
1952 Time, Gentlemen, Please! as Eric Hace
1952 Gift Horse as Ned Hardy, Landlord Golden Bull
1952 Emergency Call as Danny Marks
1952 The Frightened Bride as Mr. Spencer, neighbor
1951 Lady Godiva Rides Again as Lew Beeson
1951 The Lavender Hill Mob as Lackery
1951 The Galloping Major as Bookmaker
1951 Talk of a Million as John C. Moody
1951 The Magic Box as Army Sergeant
1950 Last Holiday as Joe Clarence
1950 The Lady Craved Excitement as Carlo
1950 The Man in Black as Henry Clavering / Hodson
1949 Give Us This Day as Murdin
1949 Paper Orchid as Freddy Evans (as Sidney James)
1949 Once a Jolly Swagman as Rowton
1948 No Orchids for Miss Blandish as uncredited
1947 Night Beat as Nixon (as Sidney James)
1947 Black Memory as Eddie Clinton

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