Sydney Chaplin Has Died


(Squonkamatic) #1

Perhaps best known amongst SW fans as the villain from Frank Kramer’s IF YOU MEET SARTANA PRAY FOR YOUR DEATH, actor Sydney Chaplin has passed away at age 82. Here is a news short from the IMDb’s Studio Watch section:

"Sydney Chaplin, Tony Winner, Charlie’s Son, Dies At 82

6 March 2009 1:35 AM, PST

Sydney Chaplin, who starred on Broadway in The Bells Are Ringing and Funny Girl and in movies opposite his father, Charlie, in Limelight and The Countess from Hong Kong has died in Rancho Mirage, CA at age 82. He won a Tony award for best actor in a musical in 1957 for The Bells are Ringing, in which he starred opposite Judy Holliday, who won the best actress Tony. In 1964’s Funny Girl he played gambler Nicky Arnstein, a gambler who married comedienne Fanny Brice, played by Barbra Streisand. Although both Holliday and Streisand recreated their roles in movie versions, Chaplin was replaced by other actors."

Here is a link to Sydney Chaplin’s IMDb profile page:

and here is a link to a Wikipedia reference page:


(Bill san Antonio) #2

Oh, I didn’t know he was the son of Charlie Chaplin.


(sartana1968) #3

and he plays only one western :frowning: but very great!! 8)


(Col. Douglas Mortimer) #4

Sorry to hear this. He was a stage legend and played very well in the first sartana film.


(Stanton) #5

It actually was one and a half year ago. This is an old thread.


(ENNIOO) #6

Hopefully should be having a good rest by now then.


(Col. Douglas Mortimer) #7

Oh shit, I didn’t even notice. Better late than never I guess.