Sylvia Sidney Height Weight Body Measurements Bra Size

Sylvia Sidney was born in New York City, United States, on August 8, 1910, was an American actress. Young Sylvia Sidney began her professional acting career at the age of 15. She made her big screen debut in silent drama film The Sorrows of Satan (1926) in uncredited role as extra. She got her television debut in NBC anthology series Cameo Theatre (1952) in episode "The Gathering Twilight". Sylvia's breakthrough performance came as Nan Cooley in Pre-Code film noir City Streets (1931). She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Crime" (1927), in role as Annabelle Porter, at Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre.

How tall was Sylvia Sidney and what was her weight? Sylvia Sidney's height was 5' 2½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 159 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 110 іn pоunds or 50 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. Sylvia Sidney body measurements was bust-waist-hip 35-25-35 in inches or 89-63.5-89 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 32B with cup size B.

Sylvia Sidney

Sylvia Sidney
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Birth Date

August 8, 1910


July 1, 1999


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Light Brown


5 ft 2½ in | 159 cm

Body Measurements

35-25-35 in | 89-63.5-89 cm


50 kg | 110 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

5.5 US | 36 EU

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Mrs. Pritchett in drama film Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973).

She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role as Beatrice McKenna in drama movie An Early Frost (1985).

She won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Juno in fantasy horror comedy film Beetlejuice (1988).

Street Scene (1931) pre-Code drama as Rose Maurrant

Merrily We Go to Hell (1932) pre-Code romantic comedy as Joan Prentice

Fury (1936) noir thriller as Katherine Grant

Sabotage (1936) espionage thriller as Mrs. Verloc

You Only Live Once (1937) crime drama as Joan Graham

Dead End (1937) crime drama as Drina Gordon

You and Me (1938) crime romance as Helen Dennis

Blood on the Sun (1945) war thriller as Iris Hilliard

God Told Me To (1976) science fiction horror as Elizabeth Mullin

Damien: Omen II (1978) supernatural horror as Aunt Marion

Best TV Shows

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Adela Collins in CBS courtroom drama television series The Defenders (1962).

She was nominated for the OFTA Television Award for Best Actress in a New Drama Series for her role as Clia in ABC fantasy drama television series Fantasy Island (1998).

She played Sister Mary Joel in ABC soap opera Ryan's Hope (1975-1976).


Graduated from Theatre Guild School in 1926.

Had Romanian-Jewish and Russian-Jewish ancestry.

She was Max Factor's Star of the Year in 1934.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6245 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

She played Mrs. Kolowitz in a play "Enter Laughing" (1963-1964), at Henry Miller's Theatre.

She portrayed Mrs. Banks in a play "Barefoot in the Park" (1963-1967), at Biltmore Theatre.

Published two books Sylvia Sidney Needlepoint Book (1968) and Question and Answer Book on Needlepoint (1974).

Sylvia died on July 1, 1999, at the Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, United States, at the age of 88.


She was married to:

Carlton Alsop (1947-1951)

Luther Adler (1938-1947) they had one son, Jacob

Bennett Cerf (1935-1936)


She dated B.P. Schulberg.