Person    | Male  Born 8/5/1913  Died 26/4/1976

Sid James

Categories: Cinema, Humour, TV & Radio

Countries: South Africa

Comedy actor. Born in Johannesburg (on Hancock Street), South Africa, to a pair of British music hall performers and brought up in both South Africa and England. Worked as a diamond sorter and then a hairdresser. Became a performer and served with an entertainment unit in WW2. Went on to fame in Carry On films, and various TV shows including a very successful, but short, partnership with Tony Hancock. On an opening night at the Empire Theatre, Sunderland, he collapsed on stage and was pronounced dead at hospital.

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Hand & Racquet

The Hand & Racquet has been around in different forms since the Tudor tim...

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Sid James

Sid James, 1913 - 1976, comedy actor. Comic Heritage

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Sid James - W5

From BCS: "We had to do Sid twice because the first plaque was stolen; the se...

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Teddington Studios - Sid James

Sid James, 1913 - 1976. Comic Heritage 

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