Sid James

Sid James

South African-born British character actor and comedy actor
The star of the Carry On series of films, Sid James originally came to prominence as sidekick to the ground breaking British comedy actor Tony Hancock, on both radio and then television. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and named Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife in tow, having served with the South African Army during World War 2.Wikipedia
BornMay 8, 1913
HometownJohannesburg, South Africa
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseMeg Williams, Valerie Ashton, Berthe Sadie Delmont
ChildrenReina James
ParentsReina Cohen


Epic Alan Sugar blunder spotted on the Jeremy Vine show

Viewers of Jeremy Vine on 5 were left in hysterics when the show accidentally used a photo of Carry On star Sid James instead of Alan Sugar.
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