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Sydney Howard (1885–1946)

Sydney Howard was born on August 7, 1885 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Fame (1936), Night of the Garter (1933) and Trouble (1933). He was married to Dora White. He died on June 12, 1946 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 60) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Fame Oswald Bertwhistle
Night of the Garter
Trouble Horace Hollebone
Tilly of Bloomsbury
Tilly of Bloomsbury Samuel Stillbottle


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 1945 Flight from Folly
Dr. Wylie
 1941 Once a Crook
Hallelujah Harry
 1941 Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light (Short)
Mr. Proudfoot
 1938 What a Man!
Samuel Pennyfeather
 1938 Oh! Letty (TV Movie)
 1937 Splinters in the Air
George Metcalfe / Sydney Metcalfe
 1936 Chick
Chick Beane
 1936 Fame
Oswald Bertwhistle
 1935 The Hope of His Side
Alf Scodger
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
Dan Campbell, the Drunk
 1934 Girls Please!
 1934 It's a Cop
PC Robert Spry
 1933 It's a King
Albert King / King Albert
 1933 Night of the Garter
 1933 Up for the Derby
Joe Burton
 1933 Trouble
Horace Hollebone
 1932 The Mayor's Nest
Joe Pilgrim
 1931 Up for the Cup
John Willie Entwhistle
 1931 Splinters in the Navy
Joe Crabbs
 1931 Almost a Divorce
 1930/I French Leave
Cpl. Sykes
 1929 Splinters
Doleful Soldier
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Cole Porter's musical, "Anything Goes," at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Jeanne Aubert, Adele Dixon, Jack Whiting, Betty Kean, and Peter Haddon in the cast. See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Chubby, balding British comic actor, on stage from 1912 and in films from 1930. A major star of the West End stage in the 20's and 30's, hardly remembered now.


Catchphrase: "What's to do?"

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