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George Sidney (actor)

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George Sidney
Sidney in 1911
Sammy Greenfield

(1876-03-18)18 March 1876
Died29 April 1945(1945-04-29) (aged 69)
Resting placeHollywood Forever Cemetery
  • Actor
  • Comedian
Years active1915–1937
Spouse(s)Carey Weber
(m. 19??; died 1940)
RelativesGeorge Sidney (nephew)

George Sidney (born Sammy Greenfield; 18 March 1876 – 29 April 1945) was a Hungarian-born American comedian and film actor. He starred in The Cohens and Kellys film series.[1] He was the uncle of the film director George Sidney.


He died on 29 April 1945, in Los Angeles, California, aged 69. He was interred at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Kear & King p.203
  2. ^ "George Sidney (1876 - 1945) - Find A Grave Memorial".


  • Kear, Lynn & King, James. Evelyn Brent: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Lady Crook. McFarland & Co, 2009.
  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.

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