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Ethel Sykes (1906–1961)

Ethel Sykes was born on June 12, 1906 in Kapowsin, Washington, USA. She was an actress, known for Dora's Dunking Doughnuts (1933), The Complete Life (1926) and Hello, Prosperity (1934). She died in 1961. See full bio »


(age 54)

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Known For

The Complete Life
Hello, Prosperity
Upper Cutlets
Upper Cutlets Actress


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 1942 Jail House Blues
Winnie (uncredited)
 1936 Give Me Your Heart
Leaving Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Lady Be Careful
 1936 Hearts Divided
Woman at Ball (uncredited)
 1936 Big Brown Eyes
Manicurist (uncredited)
 1936 Upper Cutlets (Short)
 1936 The Brain Busters (Short)
as Ethyl Sykes
 1935 Magnificent Obsession
Woman on Boat (uncredited)
 1935 Grooms in Gloom (Short)
Lena Schmidt
 1935 Why Pay Rent? (Short)
Betty Whipple
 1935 How Am I Doing (Short)
Dora Bell (as Ethyl Sykes)
 1934 Broadway Bill (uncredited)
 1934 Imitation of Life
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 One Night of Love
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1934 Blind Date
Model (uncredited)
 1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
Shipwreck Survivor (uncredited)
 1934 Half-Baked Relations (Short)
 1934 Hell Bent for Love
Annie (uncredited)
 1934 Hello, Prosperity (Short)
 1934 Whirlpool
Girl at Duke's Table (uncredited)
 1934 Voice in the Night
Telephone Girl (uncredited)
 1934 When Do We Eat? (Short)
 1934 No More Bridge! (Short)
 1934 It Happened One Night
Maid of Honor (uncredited)
 1933 On Ice (Short)
 1933 Dora's Dunking Doughnuts (Short)
 1933 Marriage Humor (Short)
 1933 The Big Squeal (Short)
Betty Burke, (as Ethyl Sykes)
 1931 Gents of Leisure (Short)
 1930 The Florodora Girl
Florordora Sextette Member (uncredited)
 1926 King Bozo (Short)
 1926 The Complete Life (Short)
 1914 Into Society and Out (Short)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ethyl Sykes

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Appears on the 1930 Federal Census living with director Mervyn LeRoy and his wife Edna along with actress Patricia Caron. She was listed as a 23 year old single woman.

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