Sylvia Sidney

Sylvia Sidney

  • Born on
    • August 9th, 1910
  • Died on
    • July 1st, 1999
Sylvia Sidney (born Sophia Kosow, August 8, 1910 – July 1, 1999) was an American stage, screen and film actress whose career spanned over 70 years. She rose to prominence in dozens of leading roles in the 1930s. She later gained attention for her role as Juno, a case worker in the afterlife, in Tim Burton's film Beetlejuice, for which she won a Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actress. She also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973).

Starring Sylvia Sidney on Plex


Acting (28 Credits)

1998Fantasy Island (1998) as Clia
1996Mars Attacks! as Grandma Florence Norris
1992Used People as Becky
1988Beetlejuice as Juno
1985An Early Frost as Beatrice McKenna
1983Order of Death as Margaret Smith
1982Hammett as Donaldina Cameron
1978Damien: Omen II as Aunt Marion
1977Snowbeast as Mrs. Carrie Rill
1977I Never Promised You a Rose Garden as Miss Coral
1976God Told Me to as Elizabeth Mullin
1976Raid on Entebbe as Dora Bloch
1973Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams as Mrs. Pritchard - Rita's Mother
1955Violent Saturday as Elsie Braden
1952Les Miserables as Fantine
1945Blood on the Sun as Iris Hilliard
1941The Wagons Roll at Night as Flo Lorraine
1938You and Me as Helen Dennis
1937Dead End as Drina Gordon
1937You Only Live Once as Joan Graham
1936Fury as Katherine Grant
1936The Trail of the Lonesome Pine as June Tolliver
1936Sabotage as Mrs. Verloc
1934Thirty Day Princess as Nancy Lane / Princess Catterina
1932Merrily We Go to Hell as Joan Prentice
1931Street Scene as Rose Maurrant
1931City Streets as Nan Cooley
1931An American Tragedy as Roberta 'Bert' Alden

Herself (1 Credits)

1932Make Me a Star as Herself (uncredited)


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