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Date of Birth 28 February 1893Faribault, Minnesota, USA
Date of Death 4 July 1928Los Angeles, California, USA  (accidental poisoning)
Birth NameSydney C. Smith

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Sidney Smith was born on February 28, 1893 in Faribault, Minnesota, USA as Sydney C. Smith. He was an actor and director, known for Out Bound (1924), Water Wagons (1925) and Black Oxfords (1924). He was married to Ruth Beckman. He died on July 4, 1928 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Ruth Beckman (17 March 1915 - 1921) (divorced)

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Did most of his work with the Christie Studios. He died as the result of bad liquor he'd consumed earlier in the day at a beach party.
Diminutive silent screen comic, who specialized in comedies involving motor cars, such as An Auto Nut (1919), His First Flat Tire (1920), and so on. In films for Mack Sennett, Educational and Goldwyn. Also co-starred with James Parrott in a series of "Holly Comedies" between 1919-20.

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