Photograph from Talk of the Devil (1936) (1) featuring Basil Sydney

Basil Sydney

(1894–1968)

British actor (d. 73) | The Dam Busters (1955), Salome (1953), Hamlet (1948)

British actor of heavy roles, on stage from 1911

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Dirty Work (1934)
Hugh Stafford
The Riverside Murder (1935)
Inspector Philip Winton
The Amateur Gentleman (1936)
Chichester
Talk of the Devil (1936)
Stephen Rindlay
The Four Just Men (1939)
Frank Snell
The Farmer’s Wife (1941)
Samuel Sweetland
Ships with Wings (1941)
Capt Bill Fairfax
Spring Meeting (1941)
James
Black Sheep of Whitehall (1942)
Costello
Went the Day Well? (1942)
Major Ortler
The Next of Kin (1942)
Naval Capt
Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
Rufio
The Man Within (1947)
Sir Henry Merriman
Jassy (1947)
Nick Helmar
Hamlet (1948)
Claudius - The King
Ivanhoe (1952)
Waldemar Fitzurse
Salome (1953)
Pontius Pilate
The Dam Busters (1955)
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Reform Club Member
A Question of Adultery (1958)
Sir John Loring
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)
Emperor of Lilliput
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