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Sidney Catlett (1910–1951)

Sidney Catlett was born on January 10, 1910 in Evansville, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for L.A. Noire (2011), Jammin' the Blues (1944) and Boy! What a Girl! (1947). He died on March 25, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »


(age 41) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Known For

L.A. Noire
L.A. Noire Soundtrack
Jammin' the Blues
Jammin' the Blues Himself - on Drums
Boy! What a Girl!
Sepia Cinderella
Sepia Cinderella Drummer - John Kirby Sextet


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 1947 Sepia Cinderella
Drummer - John Kirby Sextet (uncredited)
 1932 Smash Your Baggage (Short)
Drummer (uncredited)
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 2011 L.A. Noire (Video Game) (as Sid Catlett, "Before Long")
 1947 Boy! What a Girl! (performer: "Crazy riffin'")
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 1947 Boy! What a Girl!
Himself (as Big Sid Catlett)
 1944 Jammin' the Blues (Short)
Himself - on Drums
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 1993 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Benny Goodman: Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing (1993) ... Himself (as 'Big Sid' Catlett)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

'Big Sid' Catlett | Big Sid Catlett

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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1996. See more »


Big Sid Catlett

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