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Sydney Arnold (1900–1993)

Sydney, (also sometimes credited as Sidney, was a comedy actor in the English theatre and on television. Although small in statue, (he was under 5'), he had an abundance of energy that saw him working well into his 90's. At the age of eighty he received rave notices for his performance as Estragon in Waiting for Godot for the Causes Theatre ... See full bio »

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(age 93)

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 1986 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
- Episode #17.3 (1986) ... (as Sidney Arnold)
- Episode #17.1 (1986) ... (as Sidney Arnold)
 1986 EastEnders (TV Series)
Mr. Pavasars
- Episode #1.112 (1986) ... Mr. Pavasars
- Episode #1.111 (1986) ... Mr. Pavasars
 1983-1986 Never the Twain (TV Series)
Derwent / Derwent the Gardener
- Definitely Not Cricket (1986) ... Derwent (as Sidney Arnold)
- A Nose for Quality (1983) ... Derwent the Gardener
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Call boy
 1984 Top Secret!
Albert Potato
 1983 The Meaning of Life (segment "The Crimson Permanent Assurance")
 1981 Angels (TV Series)
Jimmy Phelps
- Episode #7.7 (1981) ... Jimmy Phelps
- Episode #7.5 (1981) ... Jimmy Phelps
 1980 The Good Companions (TV Series)
Mr. Thong
- On the Road (1980) ... Mr. Thong
 1980 Time of My Life (TV Series)
Fred Green
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Fred Green
 1979 Premiere (TV Series)
Old man in park
- Henry Intervening (1979) ... Old man in park
 1979 Maggie and Her (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Good Old Days (1979) ... Old Man
 1979 Mr. Selkie
Hall Porter
 1979 Ted on the Spot (TV Movie)
Various
 1979 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #17.5 (1979)
 1978 The Losers (TV Series)
Old Man
- All Down in Black and White (1978) ... Old Man
 1978 Robin's Nest (TV Series)
Sidney Bacharach / Old Man
- You Need Hands (1978) ... Sidney Bacharach
- As Long as He Needs Me (1978) ... Old Man
 1978 The Many Wives of Patrick (TV Series)
Mr. Hogg
- Shades of Night (1978) ... Mr. Hogg
 1977 The Upchat Line (TV Series)
Old Gentleman
- One Good Turn (1977) ... Old Gentleman
 1977 Miss Jones and Son (TV Series)
Maurice
- Baby Talk (1977) ... Maurice
 1976 Brensham People (TV Series)
Mr. Jakes
- Going, Going, Gone (1976) ... Mr. Jakes
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mr. Marks
- 84, Charing Cross Road (1975) ... Mr. Marks
 1975 The Growing Pains of PC Penrose (TV Series)
Accused cyclist
- Among Those Appearing (1975) ... Accused cyclist
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Tilley
- Contact Breaker (1975) ... Tilley
 1975 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
Billy Cartwright
- Episode #5.6 (1975) ... Billy Cartwright
 1971 For the Love of Ada (TV Series)
Photographer
- The Christening (1971) ... Photographer
 1971 Lady Chatterly Versus Fanny Hill
Butler (as Sidney Arnold)
 1970 One More Time
Tombs
 1969 Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
Janicula
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
1st Lunatic
- The Prude Pursued (1969) ... 1st Lunatic
 1969 The Assassination Bureau
'La Belle Amie' Client (uncredited)
 1968 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Dumbarton's Retainer
- War of the Roses (1968) ... Dumbarton's Retainer
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series)
Pawnbroker / Waiter
- The Accident Syndicate (1968) ... Pawnbroker
- The Debut of Battling Billson (1968) ... Waiter
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Mr. Gillespie
- The High Adventure (1968) ... Mr. Gillespie
 1968 Bonditis
Hata Saris Chef (as Sidney Arnold)
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Hotel Porter
- The Honest Villain (1967) ... Hotel Porter
 1965-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mr. Ryan / Old man / Cheeseman
- A Night Out (1967) ... Mr. Ryan
- The World of George Orwell: 1984 (1965) ... Old man
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Charlie
- A Beautiful Pea-Green Boat (1966) ... Charlie
 1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Hartog
- Charlie Come Lately (1966) ... Hartog
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Prisoner
- The Midas Plague (1965) ... Prisoner
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Charles Grafton
- The Gold Rosette (1965) ... Charles Grafton
 1965 Orlando (TV Series)
Mr. Hoppy
- Mask of Fear (1965) ... Mr. Hoppy
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Ginger Potter
 1964 Murder Most Foul
Vicar (uncredited)
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Mr. Waters
- "Don't Stick Your Head Out" (1963) ... Mr. Waters
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Waiter
- Bachelors (1963) ... Waiter
 1963 Comedy Four (TV Series)
Ronald
- Home from Home (1963) ... Ronald
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Alby Dutton
- Scare (1963) ... Alby Dutton
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
- The Executioners (1963)
 1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
The Major
- Duffy Goes to War (1960) ... The Major
 1959 The Common Room (TV Series)
Andy Lowe
- Of Books and Tins (1959) ... Andy Lowe
 1959 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Richard Sainsbury / Richard Sainsbury
- Episode #1.207 (1959) ... Mr. Richard Sainsbury
- Episode #1.206 (1959) ... Richard Sainsbury
 1958 Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (TV Series)
Mr. Dolloby / Old Joe
- David and Betsy Trotwood (1958) ... Mr. Dolloby
- A Christmas Carol (1958) ... Old Joe
 1946 Bardell Against Pickwick (TV Movie)
Mr. Perker
 1945 Give Me the Stars
Court Jester
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Alternate Names:

Sidney Arnold

Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
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