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Sydney Chaplin

1885 - 1965

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Sydney John Chaplin (né Hill; 16 March 1885 – 16 April 1965) was an English actor. Chaplin was the elder half-brother of actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin and served as his business manager in later life. Through their mother Hannah, they were older half-brothers to the younger Wheeler Dryden, who grew up separately with his father in England and was not told about his half-brothers until 1915. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sydney Chaplin has received more than 692,282 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Sydney Chaplin is the 1,333rd most popular actor (down from 1,008th in 2019), the 1,428th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,192nd in 2019) and the 195th most popular British Actor.

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  • 22

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  • 2.52

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Among actors, Sydney Chaplin ranks 1,333 out of 9,996Before him are Claire Bloom, Elizabeth McGovern, Don S. Davis, Chris Noth, Walter Huston, and Geneviève Grad. After him are Akiko Wakabayashi, Stefanie Powers, Daniel Stern, Grace Moore, Robert Shaw, and Michel Simon.

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Among people born in 1885, Sydney Chaplin ranks 76Before him are Egon Kisch, Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Jules Romains, Nikolai Krylenko, and Władysław Raczkiewicz. After him are Frank Knight, Friedrich Kellner, Lev Rudnev, Jacques Feyder, John Edensor Littlewood, and Constantin Sănătescu. Among people deceased in 1965, Sydney Chaplin ranks 54Before him are Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i, Georges Gurvitch, Henry A. Wallace, Chen Cheng, and Oskar R. Lange. After him are Humberto Delgado, Ladislas Starevich, George Adamski, Carl Oberg, Edgard Varèse, and Shirley Jackson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sydney Chaplin ranks 1,428 out of 7,765Before him are Malcolm McLaren (1946), Louise d'Orléans (1869), Greg Lake (1947), Michael Scot (1175), Christopher Isherwood (1904), and Princess Augusta of Great Britain (1737). After him are Ælle of Sussex (500), David Purley (1945), Robert Shaw (1927), Patrick Macnee (1922), Alvin Lee (1944), and Albert Ketèlbey (1875).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Sydney Chaplin ranks 195Before him are Rupert Everett (1959), Tom Courtenay (1937), Gemma Jones (1942), Peter Mayhew (1944), Frances Fisher (1952), and Claire Bloom (1931). After him are Robert Shaw (1927), Patrick Macnee (1922), Edward Fox (1937), Frances de la Tour (1944), Marina Berti (1924), and Francesca Annis (1945).

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