Sid James

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Birthday
8, 1913
Birthplace
Hillbrow, South Africa
Death Date
Apr 26, 1976 (62)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1913
Birthplace
Hillbrow, South Africa
Death Date
Apr 26, 1976 (62)

About

Radio and screen comedian who was Tony Hancock's co-star in Hancock's Half Hour, which ran on television from 1956 to 1960. He also starred in the shows Two In Clover and Bless this House.

Before Fame

He claimed he was a boxer in his younger days, though it was more likely he worked in the profession he trained in: hairdresser.

Trivia

His characters in nearly 20 Carry On films, a sequence of 31 low-budget British comedy motion pictures produced between 1958 and 1992, were typically sly, wise-cracking, and lecherous.

Family Life

He married three times, and he had three children.

Associated With

He had a high-profile affair with Barbara Windsor, his Carry On co-star.