Sylvia Sidney

Highest Rated:
100% You and Me (1938)
Lowest Rated:
38% Used People (1992)
Birthday:
Aug 8
Birthplace:
Bronx, New York, USA
Bio:
Born Sophie Kosow, Sidney was an intense, vulnerable, waif-like leading lady with a heart-shaped face, trembling lips, and sad eyes. The daughter of Jewish immigrants from Russia, she made her professional acting debut at age 16 in Washington after training at the Theater Guild School. The following…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Jennie Gerhardt
  • Actor
-- 2012
Battles of Reverence: World War II
  • Actor
-- 2002
Merrily We Go to Hell
  • Joan Prentice
-- 2002
Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies
  • Actor
-- 2001
52% Mars Attacks!
  • Grandma Norris
-- 1996
38% Used People
  • Becky
-- 1992
Andre's Mother
  • Actor
-- 1990
81% Beetlejuice
  • Juno
-- 1988
Pals
  • Fern Stobbs
-- 1987
The Witching of Ben Wagner
  • Actor
-- 1987
An Early Frost
  • Beatrice McKenna
-- 1985
Copkiller (Corrupt)
  • Margaret Smith
-- 1984
Finnegan Begin Again
  • Margaret Finnegan
-- 1984
Going Hollywood: The War Years
  • Actor
-- 1983
Come Along with Me
  • Actor
-- 1982
Having It All
  • Marney
-- 1982
80% Hammett
  • Donaldina Cameron
-- 1982
Small Killing
  • Actor
-- 1981
Shadow Box
  • Actor
-- 1980
41% Damien: Omen II
  • Aunt Marion
-- 1978
I Never Promised You A Rose Garden
  • Miss Coral
-- 1977
Raid on Entebbe
  • Dora Bloch
-- 1977
Snowbeast
  • Actor
-- 1977
Cop Killer
  • Actor
-- 1977
Death at Love House
  • Clara Josephs
-- 1976
75% God Told Me To
  • Elizabeth Mullin
-- 1976
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
  • Mrs. Pritchett
-- 1973
67% Violent Saturday
  • Elsie
-- 1955
Les Miserables
  • Fantine
-- 1952
Love From a Stranger
  • Cecily Harrington
-- 1947
Mr. Ace
  • Margaret Wyndham Chase
-- 1946
Blood on the Sun
  • Iris Hilliard
-- 1945
The Wagons Roll At Night
  • Flo Lorraine
-- 1941
One Third of a Nation
  • Mary Rogers
-- 1939
100% You and Me
  • Helen Dennis
-- 1938
100% Dead End
  • Drina
-- 1937
100% You Only Live Once
  • Joan "Jo" Graham
-- 1937
100% Sabotage
  • Sylvia Verloc
-- 1937
100% Fury
  • Katherine Grant
-- 1936
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
  • June Tolliver
-- 1936
Thirty Day Princess
  • Nancy Lane/Princess Catterina Theodora Margerita Zizz
-- 1934
Make Me a Star
  • Guest Star
-- 1932
Ladies of the Big House
  • Kathleen Storm
-- 1931
80% City Streets
  • Nan Cooley
-- 1931
An American Tragedy
  • Roberta Alden
-- 1931
Street Scene
  • Rose Maurrant
-- 1931

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Quotes from Sylvia Sidney's Characters

    1. Beatrice McKenna: A fabulous movie! One of the most sensitive ones ever made. Tom Long
    From An Early Frost. Submitted by Tom L (15 months ago)
    1. Grandma Norris: Richie, I think these guys are very sick.
    2. Richie Norris: What's happend to them? What's killin them?
    3. Grandma Norris: I think it must be my music.
    From Mars Attacks!. Submitted by Frank C (2 years ago)
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