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Sidney James

Sidney James's biography

Sidney James is often nicknamed as King of Carry OnOne-Take JamesSydney James. According to year of birth 1913 Sidney James belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 8th of May means Sidney James is Taurus. Taurus is most stable sign of Zodiac, that is the reason it is also included in the earthy sign of the Zodiac Belt. One born with this Moon Sign (Not a Rising Sign) is very stable and balanced through their mind.

How did Sidney James die

Sidney James died on on Monday 26th of April 1976 when he was 63 years old. Sidney Jamess death was caused by heart attack.

What Sidney James has done for a first time

  • His daughter with his first wife was called Elizabeth and was born in December 1937.
  • Nicknamed "One Take James" because he nearly always did it the right the first time. He was also earning the highest daily rate of any character actor in the UK.
  • The first time he headed a cast list as star of a film was Carry on Constable (1960).
  • James' biographer Cliff Goodwin, described how secretive the actor was about the first 30 years of his life. Goodwin claimed that James would reinvent details of his early life.

Sidney James's quotes

  • Comedy is hard work and I am not really a comedian ... I need funny people around me to get the best out of myself.
  • I didn't want to go to the States because I think there are too many blokes like me in the States.
  • Stardom is no perishin' use to me. If I had stardom people might get the idea that I was too expensive and stop offering me some of those small character parts that help the old bank balance.
  • I don't refuse any part, providing I can do something with it and the lolly's good.
  • I'm the eternal dirty old man.
  • [Interviewed about the Carry On films during the making of Carry On Up The Jungle] I've played a hell of a lot of different roles, but they're all me - with different hats on.
  • [to Barbara Windsor] If I can't have you, I want to die.
  • I can get as much as £500 for a morning's work.

Sidney James's body shape

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