Syd Chaplin Net Worth

Syd Chaplin Net Worth is
$1.1 Million

Syd Chaplin Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Not to be confused with writer Sid Chaplin. For Sydney Chaplin's nephew, son of Charlie Chaplin, see Sydney Chaplin (actor).Sydney John "Syd" Chaplin (16 March 1885 — 16 April 1965) was an English actor. He was the elder half-brother of Sir Charlie Chaplin and served as his business manager, and a half-uncle of the actor Sydney Chaplin (1926–2009), who was named after him.

Date Of BirthMarch 16, 1885, London, United Kingdom
DiedApril 16, 1965, Nice, France
Place Of BirthLondon, England, UK
Height5' 7½" (1.71 m)
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer
ParentsHannah Chaplin, Sydney Hawkes Sr.
SiblingsCharlie Chaplin, Wheeler Dryden
Star SignPisces
1He died on his younger half-brother Charles Chaplin's 76th birthday.
2Worked 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 on his own and was given starring roles. His best film is regarded to be the silent version of Charley's Aunt (1925). Syd made his last films in Britain, but did not take to sound pictures and left the business in the early thirties, spending the rest of his life in happy retirement between Nice in France, and Montreux in Switzerland.
3He was the uncle of Charles Chaplin Jr., Sydney Chaplin, Geraldine Chaplin, Michael Chaplin, Josephine Chaplin, Victoria Chaplin, Eugene Chaplin, Jane Chaplin, Annette Chaplin, Christopher Chaplin and Spencer Dryden.
4Son of Hannah Chaplin. Sydney's biological father may have been a bookmaker named Sydney Hawkes, Sr.
5Hlaf-brother of Wheeler Dryden.
6Entered films with Mack Sennett
7British film comedian, half-brother of Charles Chaplin.
8Darryl F. Zanuck, who worked for Syd Chaplin for a couple of years in the 1920s, referred to him as "the greatest ladies' man in Hollywood history -- better even than Errol Flynn."


Skirts1928Bertram Tully
The Missing Link1927Arthur Wells
The Fortune Hunter1927Nat Duncan
The Better 'Ole1926Pvt. William 'Old Bill' Busby
Oh What a Nurse!1926Jerry Clark (as Sydney Chaplin)
The Man on the Box1925Bob Warburton (as Sydney Chaplin)
Charley's Aunt1925Sir Fancourt Babberley (Babbs) (as Sidney Chaplin)
The Perfect Flapper1924Dick Trayle
The Galloping Fish1924Freddy Wetherill (as Sydney Chaplin)
Her Temporary Husband1923Judd (as Sydney Chaplin)
The Rendezvous1923Winkie (as Sydney Chaplin)
The Pilgrim1923ShortEloper / Train Conductor / Little Boy's Father (as Sydney Chaplin)
Pay Day1922/IShortCharlie's Friend and Lunch Cart Owner
King, Queen and Joker1921The King / The Joker (as Sydney Chaplin)
Shoulder Arms1918Charlie's Comrade / The Kaiser (as Sydney Chaplin)
The Bond1918ShortThe Kaiser (uncredited)
A Dog's Life1918ShortLunchwagon Owner (uncredited)
A Submarine Pirate1915ShortA Waiter
No One to Guide Him1915ShortGussle
A Lover's Lost Control1915ShortGussle
Gussle Tied to Trouble1915ShortGussle
Gussle's Backward Way1915ShortGussle
Gussle Rivals Jonah1915ShortGussle
Gussle's Wayward Path1915ShortGussle
Gussle's Day of Rest1915ShortMr. Gussle
That Springtime Feeling1915ShortGussle - the Flirt
Caught in a Park1915ShortThe Husband
Giddy, Gay, and Ticklish1915ShortMr. Dash
Hushing the Scandal1915ShortMr. Gussle
Gussle, the Golfer1914ShortReggie Gussle
Wild West Love1914Short
His Prehistoric Past1914ShortCop in Park (uncredited)
Among the Mourners1914ShortThe Drunk
Fatty's Wine Party1914ShortThe Waiter


King, Queen and Joker1921as Sydney Chaplin
A Submarine Pirate1915Short
A Lover's Lost Control1915Short
Gussle Tied to Trouble1915Short
Gussle's Backward Way1915Short
Gussle Rivals Jonah1915Short
Gussle's Wayward Path1915Short


King, Queen and Joker1921screenplay - as Sydney Chaplin / story - as Sydney Chaplin


Dough and Dynamite1914Short as Sidney Chaplin


Hello, 'Frisco1924ShortHimself - Syd Chaplin

Archive Footage

Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin2003DocumentaryHimself / Various Roles (uncredited)
The Tramp and the Dictator2002DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Biography1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Chaplin's Goliath1996DocumentaryHimself
Unknown Chaplin1983TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Funniest Man in the World1967DocumentaryHimself
Hollywood My Home Town1965DocumentaryHimself
30 Years of Fun1963
The Chaplin Revue1959Various

Known for movies

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