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

Basil Sydney


British actor (died aged 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)
Talk of the Devil (1936)
Stephen Rindlay
The Four Just Men (1939)
Frank Snell
The Farmer’s Wife (1941)
Samuel Sweetland (The Farmer)
Spring Meeting (1941)
Ships with Wings (1941)
Capt Bill Fairfax
Black Sheep of Whitehall (1942)
The Next of Kin (1942)
Naval Capt
Went the Day Well? (1942)
Major Ortler
Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
The Man Within (1947)
Sir Henry Merriman
Jassy (1947)
Nick Helmar
Hamlet (1948)
Claudius - The King
Ivanhoe (1952)
Waldemar Fitzurse
Salome (1953)
Pontius Pilate
Hell Below Zero (1954)
The Dam Busters (1955)
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris GCB, OBE, AFC
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Reform Club Member
A Question of Adultery (1958)
Sir John Loring
The Devil’s Disciple (1959)
Lawyer Hawkins
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)
Emperor of Lilliput
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Personal Details

Two Cities Film promotional postcard featuring British actress, Joyce Howard
Wife  m. 1946–1958 (divorced)

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