Sydney Chaplin (1926–2009)


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In choosing a professional acting career for himself, bon vivant Sydney Chaplin had to deal with the powerful and pervasive shadow of his famous father, the legendary Charles Chaplin, hovering over him every step of the way. While his older brother, actor Charles Chaplin Jr., buckled under the pressure and died of an alcohol-related illness at age... See full bio »

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Known For

Limelight Neville
(1952)
Wonderful Town Robert Baker
(1958)

Filmography

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 1977 Satan's Cheerleaders
Monk
 1977 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Moreau
- The DeJon Caper (1977) ... Moreau
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
- Think Mink (1977)
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Lance Lucarotti / Adler
- The Lady from Liechtenstein: Part 2 (1976) ... Lance Lucarotti (as Sidney Chaplin)
- The Lady from Liechtenstein: Part 1 (1976) ... Lance Lucarotti (as Sidney Chaplin)
- Before the Holocaust (1976) ... Adler
 1976 Spencer's Pilots (TV Series)
Pike
- The Matchbook (1976) ... Pike
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Masseria
- Pawns of Power (1975) ... Masseria
 1975 Medical Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Harris
 1974 So Evil, My Sister
George
 1972 The Woman Hunter (TV Movie)
George
 1971 Papa, the Lil' Boats
Spiro De Palma
 1971 The Contract
District Attorney
 1971 La grande maffia...
Le Directeur de la Banque
 1971 The Song of the Balalaika
John (as Sidney Chaplin)
 1970 Nel giorno del signore
Melozzo (as Sidney Chaplin)
 1969 The Sicilian Clan
Jack
 1969 The Adding Machine
Lieutenant Charles
 1969 Double Face
Mr. Brown
 1968 Ho! Criminal Face
Canter
 1968 One by One
Jacques Latour
 1968 If You Meet Sartana... Pray for Your Death
Jeff Stewal (as Sidney Chaplin)
 1968 Death Knows No Time
Red Stacy
 1967 Your Turn to Die
Inspector Chandler
 1967 Seven Guys and a Gal
Le capitaine Duprat
 1961 Follow That Man
Eddie Miller
 1958 Wonderful Town (TV Movie)
Robert Baker
 1957 Quantez
Gato
 1957 Four Girls in Town
Johnny Pryor
 1956 Pillars of the Sky
Timothy
 1956 Kings Row (TV Series)
Tiger Hudson
- Carnival (1956) ... Tiger Hudson
 1955 Abdullah's Harem
Ahmed
 1955 The Deadliest Sin
Mike Nelson
 1955 Land of the Pharaohs
Treneh, The Captain of the Guard
 1954 Columbus Discovers Kraehwinkel
Clark Hunter
 1953 Act of Love
Un soldat
 1952 Limelight
Neville
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Mr. Sydney Chaplin | Sidney Chaplin

Spouse:

Margaret Beebe  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Stéphan Chaplin


Relatives:

Geraldine Chaplin (half sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I never had the burning desire for recognition and respect that had driven my father. See more »

Trivia:

Sydney Chaplin passed away on March 3, 2009, less than a month away from what would have been his 83rd birthday on March 30. See more »

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