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James, Sidney [Sid] [real name Sidney Joel Cohen] (1913-1976), actor

Marc W. Brodie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31282

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James, Sidney [Sid] [real name Sidney Joel Cohen] (1913-1976), actor, was born on 8 May 1913 in Hancock Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, the second of the two sons of Laurie Cohen (b. 1878) and his wife, Reine Solomon. His parents were both Jewish music-hall entertainers who had moved to South ...

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