Sydney Chaplin

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Birthday
16, 1885
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 16, 1965 (80)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1885
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 16, 1965 (80)

About

Though he was an actor in his own right, this star of the 1915 comedy A Submarine Pirate is best remembered as the half-brother of the famous comedian Charlie Chaplin

Before Fame

Born Sydney John Hill, he grew up in London with his soon-to-be-famous half-sibling. He later discovered that he had yet another actor half-brother-- Wheeler Dryden.

Trivia

In 1919, he established a private airline called the Syd Chaplin Airline Company.

Family Life

Following the death of his first wife, Minnie, he married a woman named Henriette.

Associated With

Throughout much of Charlie Chaplin's successful career, Sydney Chaplin managed his younger brother's business affairs.