Sid Melton

Sid Melton

  • Born on
    • May 22nd, 1917
  • Died on
    • November 2nd, 2011
Sidney Meltzer, known professionally as Sid Melton, was an American actor. He played the roles of incompetent carpenter Alf Monroe in the CBS sitcom Green Acres and Uncle Charlie Halper, proprietor of the Copa Club, in The Danny Thomas Show and its spin-offs. He appeared in about 140 film and television projects in a career that spanned nearly 60 years. Among his most famous films were Lost Continent with Cesar Romero, The Steel Helmet with Gene Evans and Robert Hutton, The Lemon Drop Kid with Bob Hope, and Lady Sings The Blues with Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams. He was a regular on The Danny Thomas Show and Green Acres, and appeared in flashback on several episodes of The Golden Girls as Salvadore Petrillo, the long-dead husband of Sophia and father of Dorothy.

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Acting (19 Credits)

1973Hit! as Herman
1972Lady Sings the Blues as Jerry
1960The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond as Little Augie (uncredited)
1959The Atomic Submarine as Chester Tuttle
1959Alias Jesse James as New York Bar Fight Fan (uncredited)
1958The Geisha Boy as Taxi Driver
1958The Tunnel of Love as Truck Driver (uncredited)
1957The Garment Jungle as Garment Worker (uncredited)
1957Designing Woman as Milt (uncredited)
1957This Could Be the Night as Cabbie (uncredited)
1951Lost Continent as Sgt. Willie Tatlow
1951The Steel Helmet as Joe
1951The Lemon Drop Kid as Little Louie
1950Radar Secret Service as Pill Box
1949White Heat as Russell Hughes (uncredited)
1947The Gangster as Nightclub stage manager
1947Body and Soul as Prizefight Spectator (uncredited)
1943Girls in Chains as Pinkhead (as Sidney Melton)
1941Shadow of the Thin Man as Fingers (uncredited)

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