Sir Fancourt Babberley (Babbs) (as Sidney Chaplin)
Eloper / Train Conductor / Little Boy's Father (as Sydney Chaplin)
Charlie's Friend and Lunch Cart Owner
Charlie's Comrade / The Kaiser (as Sydney Chaplin)
The Kaiser (uncredited)
Stage actor and film producer.
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Sidney Chaplin | Sydney Chaplin
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Worked as a steward on a ship while a teenager, financially supporting both his mother and brother. Member of Fred Karno's music hall troupe from 1906. He introduced Charles to Karno two years later. In 1914, Sydney followed Charles to Hollywood and secured a contract with Mack Sennett. He acted for some time as Charles's manager and appeared as straight man in his films. Later, Sydney struck out...