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Tiny Sandford (1894–1961)

Stanley J. Sandford, better known as "Tiny" Sandford, was born in Iowa, U.S.A in 1894. He went into films in 1910 for Mack Sennett and joined Charles Chaplin in 1916 appearing in The Count (1916), The Immigrant (1915), and The Adventurer (1917). He later appeared in Chaplin's productions such as The Gold Rush (1925), The Circus (1928), City Lights... See full bio »

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Known For

The Circus The Head Property Man
Modern Times Big Bill
The Iron Mask Porthos
Pardon Us Shields - Prison Guard


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 1943 Shoe Shine Boy (Short)
Cook (uncredited)
 1940 A Trailer Tragedy (Short)
Tiny (as Tiny Sanford)
 1940 The Great Dictator
Soldier in 1918 Tomainia (uncredited)
 1940 Florian
Laundry Foreman (uncredited)
 1940 Slightly at Sea (Short) (uncredited)
 1939 Kennedy the Great (Short)
Locksmith (uncredited)
 1938 A Clean Sweep (Short)
 1938 That's That! (Short)
 1938 The Devil's Party
Cigarette Club Doorman (uncredited)
 1937 Blossoms on Broadway
Workman (uncredited)
 1937 The Road Back
Doorkeeper (uncredited)
 1936 Mummy's Boys
Construction Foreman (uncredited)
 1936 Our Relations
Tony - Grubby Wharf Tough (uncredited)
 1936 Show Boat
Zebe - Backwoodsman (uncredited)
 1936 High Beer Pressure (Short)
Beer Deliveryman
 1936 Sutter's Gold
San Francisco Troublemaker (uncredited)
 1936 Modern Times
Big Bill (as Stanley Sandford)
 1935 Suicide Squad
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 Ship Cafe
Stoker (uncredited)
 1935 Fighting Youth
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1935 Remember Last Night?
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1935 The Timid Young Man (Short)
Mortimer (as Stanley J. Sandford)
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Comedian (uncredited)
 1935 Treasure Blues (Short)
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1934 March of the Wooden Soldiers
Dunker (uncredited)
 1934 You Said a Hatful! (Short)
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1934 Washee Ironee (Short)
Policeman directing traffic
 1934 I Can't Escape
Georgian Club Doorman (uncredited)
 1934 Another Wild Idea (Short)
Big Cop (uncredited)
 1934 Movie Daze (Short)
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1934 I'll Take Vanilla (Short)
Big Cop (uncredited)
 1934 Woman Haters (Short)
Mary's Policeman Uncle (uncredited)
 1934 Cracked Shots (Short)
Car Shooting Victim (uncredited)
 1934 Bedlam of Beards (Short)
Clancy (policeman) (uncredited)
 1934 The Undie-World (Short)
T.N.T. Room Bouncer (uncredited)
 1934 Hi'-Neighbor! (Short)
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1933 Queen Christina
Cook at the Inn (uncredited)
 1933 Pie for Two (Short)
 1933 Open Sesame (Short)
 1933 Fits in a Fiddle (Short)
Irate Man in Nightshirt (uncredited)
 1933 Busy Bodies (Short)
Shop Foreman (uncredited)
 1933 Snug in the Jug (Short)
Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
 1933 Beauty and the Bus (Short)
Irate Truck Driver (as Tiny Sanford)
 1933 The Midnight Patrol (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 Rainbow Ranch
Brawler at dance (as Tiny Stanford)
 1933 A Shriek in the Night
Eddie - Detective (uncredited)
 1933 Bogus Bandits
Big Woodchopper (uncredited)
 1933 The Warrior's Husband
 1933 Diamond Trail
Mullins' Gunman (uncredited)
 1933 The Trial of Vince Barnett (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1932 Prosperity
Irate Motorist (uncredited)
 1932 The Girl from Calgary
Policeman (uncredited)
 1932 The Finishing Touch (Short)
 1932 Washington Merry-Go-Round
Worker (uncredited)
 1932 Hot Spot (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1932 Fighting for Justice
Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1932 His Royal Shyness (Short)
1st Pushkin Guard (uncredited)
 1932 The Thirteenth Guest
Mike - Jailer (uncredited)
 1932 The Purchase Price
Sam Perkins - Man at Shivaree (uncredited)
 1932 The Loud Mouth (Short)
Big World Series Fan (uncredited)
 1932 Week-End Marriage
Big Man in Theatre Line (uncredited)
 1932 The Chimp (Short)
Destructo (uncredited)
 1932 Too Many Women (Short)
Sadie's Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1932 The Silver Lining
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1932 This Is the Night
Porter (uncredited)
 1932 Spirit of the West
Ranch Cook
 1932 Polly of the Circus
Churchgoer (uncredited)
 1932 Sealskins (Short)
Jocko's Keeper (uncredited)
 1931 Beau Hunks (Short)
Legion Officer (uncredited)
 1931 Use Your Noodle (Short)
Tramp (uncredited)
 1931 The Hard Hombre
Irate Brother (uncredited)
 1931 Come Clean (Short)
Doorman (uncredited)
 1931 Hinter Schloss und Riegel (Short)
Prison Guard
 1931 Pardon Us
Shields - Prison Guard (as Stanley J. Sanford)
 1931 Spuk um Mitternacht (Short)
Policeman Müller (uncredited)
 1931 Bargain Day (Short)
Police captain
 1931 Second Hand Kisses (Short)
Traffic Cop
 1931 Los presidiarios
Gutiérrez - Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1931 High Gear (Short)
Wilbur the Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1931 Fighting Caravans
Man at Wagon Train (uncredited)
 1930 Noche de duendes
Agente de uniforme (uncredited)
 1930 Doctor's Orders (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1930 Doughboys
Recruit (uncredited)
 1930 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1930 Une nuit extravagante (Short)
 1930 Fifty Million Husbands (Short)
Hillary Sandford (as Stanley J. Sanford)
 1930 Below Zero (Short)
Pete (uncredited)
 1930 La vida nocturna (Short)
Waiter (uncredited)
 1930 Puttin' on the Ritz
Heckler (uncredited)
 1930 Blotto (Short)
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1929 Purely Circumstantial (Short)
 1929 The Hoose-Gow (Short)
Warden (uncredited)
 1929 Rio Rita
Davalos (uncredited)
 1929 Double Whoopee (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1929 Movie Night (Short)
Cinema manager
 1929 The Far Call
Captain Storkerson (as Stanley J. Sandford)
 1929 Big Business (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1929 The Iron Mask
Porthos (as Stanley Standford)
 1928 The Gate Crasher
Stage Doorman
 1928 Should Women Drive? (Short)
 1928 Their Purple Moment (Short)
Waiter (as S.J. Sandford)
 1928 The Fight Pest (Short)
 1928 From Soup to Nuts (Short)
Mr. Culpepper (uncredited)
 1928 The Family Group (Short)
 1928 Flying Elephants (Short)
Hulking Caveman (uncredited)
 1928 Leave 'em Laughing (Short)
Dental Patient (uncredited)
 1928 The Circus
The Head Property Man (as Stanley J. Sandford)
 1928 Playin' Hookey (Short)
Mike, studio guard
 1927 Flaming Fathers (Short)
Policeman at Pier (uncredited)
 1927 Dizzy Sights (Short) (as Tiny Sanford)
 1927 Ginsberg the Great
 1927 Sailors, Beware! (Short)
Man in Robe (uncredited)
 1927 The Sting of Stings (Short)
Big Man
 1927 Paid to Love
Bartender (uncredited)
 1927 Gentlemen Prefer Scotch (Short)
 1927 No Sparking (Short)
 1927 The Second 100 Years (Short)
Prison Guard (as Stanley Sandford)
 1927 Love My Dog (Short)
P. Fulton, attorney at law
 1926 45 Minutes from Hollywood (Short)
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1926 The Cruise of the Jasper B
Big Mover (uncredited)
 1926 Should Husbands Pay? (Short)
The Distressed Lady's Husband (uncredited)
 1926 Crazy Like a Fox (Short)
Conductor (uncredited)
 1926 Shivering Spooks (Short)
 1926 Baby Clothes (Short)
House detective
 1925 The Perfect Clown
Cop (uncredited)
 1925 Starvation Blues (Short)
 1925 Laughing Ladies (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1925 Madame Behave
 1925 California Straight Ahead
Cop (uncredited)
 1925 Hay Fever Time (Short)
 1925 The Gold Rush
Barman (uncredited)
 1925 Confessions of a Queen (uncredited)
 1925 Plain and Fancy Girls (Short)
Charley's Rival
 1924 The Family Secret
Cop (uncredited)
 1924 One Wet Night (Short)
A Guest
 1924 Not Wanted (Short)
Moonshine Steve
 1924 Paying the Limit
Ole (as Stanley J. Sanford)
 1924 Waterfront Wolves
Hans Skol
 1923 Oh! What a Day! (Short)
Irate Husband (uncredited)
 1923 Breaking Into Society
A Chiropractor (as Tiny Sanford)
 1923 Uncle Bim's Gifts (Short)
Irate Neighbor (uncredited)
 1923 Love's Handicap (Short)
 1922 Love Taps (Short)
 1922 Pure But Simple (Short)
 1922 Don't Shoot
Jim (as Tiny Sanford)
 1922 The World's Champion
Lord Brockington (as Stanley J. Sandford)
 1921 Be Reasonable (Short)
The Installment Collector (uncredited)
 1921 Rubes and Boobs (Short)
 1919 After His Own Heart
Goliath (as Stanley Sanford)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

S.J. Sandford | Stanley J. Sandford | Stanley Sandford | Stanley J. Sanford | Stanley Sanford | Tiny Sanford | Stanley Standford | Tiny Stanford


6' 5" (1.96 m)


Edna  (2 children)

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