Sidney James (II) (1913–1976)

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KNOWN FOR 
Carry On Again Doctor (1969) | Carry On Up the Khyber (1968) | Don't Lose Your Head (1967)
AKA 
Sid James | Sydney James
NICKNAME  
King of Carry On
BORN 
May 8, 1913 (died Apr 26, 1976)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

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Past Film & Video (116 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Bless This HouseBless This House (TV Series) Sid Abbott / Alf Carter (65 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1976 65
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  • Primary photo for Carry on Laughing!Carry on Laughing! (TV Series) Sir Francis Drake / Lovelace / Baron Hubert / Prince Rupert / Arnold Basket (4 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975 4
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  • Primary photo for Carry on ChristmasCarry on Christmas (TV Movie) Santa (Mr Belcher) / Seed Pod / Sir Henry / Sgt Ball / Robin Hood (as Sid James)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for All This, and Christmas Too!All This, and Christmas Too! (TV Movie) Sid Jones  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Carry on Again ChristmasCarry on Again Christmas (TV Movie) Long John Silver (as Sid James)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Two in CloverTwo in Clover (TV Series) Sid Turner (13 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970 13
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  • Primary photo for All Star Comedy CarnivalAll Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Carry on ChristmasCarry on Christmas (TV Movie) Ebenezer Scrooge (as Sid James)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Bruce Forsyth ShowThe Bruce Forsyth Show (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969 2
  • Primary photo for George and the DragonGeorge and the Dragon (TV Series) George Russell (26 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1968 26
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Emery ShowThe Dick Emery Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Basher Bates (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Taxi!Taxi! (TV Series) Sid Stone (26 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 26
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  • Primary photo for Citizen JamesCitizen James (TV Series) Sidney Balmoral James (32 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1962 32
    • The Jury (Nov 23, 1962) Sidney Balmoral James (as Sid James)  Less
    • The Tube Station (Nov 16, 1962) Sidney Balmoral James (as Sid James)  Less
    • The Librarian (Nov 9, 1962) Sidney Balmoral James (as Sid James)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Christmas Night with the StarsA Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) Sidney Balmoral James (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Hancock's Half HourHancock's Half Hour (TV Series) Sidney Balmoral James / General Sidski (55 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1960 55
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  • Primary photo for William TellWilliam Tell (TV Series) Schaffner (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Wally Burton (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Educated EvansEducated Evans (TV Series) Sam Spiegel (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for East End, West EndEast End, West End (TV Series) Sid (6 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 6
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  • Primary photo for Pantomania: Babes in the WoodPantomania: Babes in the Wood (TV Movie) The Genie / Friar Tuck  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Shadow SquadShadow Squad (TV Series) Spinner Burke (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for The Crime of the CenturyThe Crime of the Century (TV Series) Abbie (5 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1957 5
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  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of Martin KaneThe New Adventures of Martin Kane (TV Series) Ben (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The BuccaneersThe Buccaneers (TV Series) Chantey Jack (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Robin HoodThe Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series) Master Henry (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Passing ShowThe Passing Show (TV Series) Actor / Bit part (2 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953 2
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Family AffairsFamily Affairs (TV Series) Mr. Hamburger (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for The Front PageThe Front Page (TV Movie) Hildy Johnson  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Kid FlanaganKid Flanagan (TV Movie) Sharkey Morrison  Less 1948
Self (23 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Britain on FilmBritain on Film (TV Series) Himself (Narrator) (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
    • Episode #3.4 (Oct 17, 1973) Himself - Guest (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for What a Carry On!What a Carry On! (TV Movie) Himself / Various Characters (as Sid James)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
    • Diana Coupland (Feb 28, 1973) Himself - Guest (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for You, Your Pets and NeighboursYou, Your Pets and Neighbours (Short) Himself - Presenter (as Sid James)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety Performance 1971The Royal Variety Performance 1971 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for CillaCilla (TV Series) Self (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Jokers WildJokers Wild (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971
    • Episode #5.7 (Jun 30, 1971) Himself (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #5.4 (Jun 9, 1971) Himself (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #5.1 (May 19, 1971) Himself (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for Film NightFilm Night (TV Series) Himself / Bill Boosey (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Carry on Forever (Apr 12, 1970) Himself / Bill Boosey (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1967
    • Episode #3.21 (Feb 19, 1967) Himself (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #1.22 (Feb 28, 1965) Himself (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for 38A to Cape Town38A to Cape Town (Short) Himself - Commentator (voice) (as Sid James)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Comedy BandboxComedy Bandbox (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Juke Box JuryJuke Box Jury (TV Series) Himself - Panellist (11 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1964
    • Episode #1.273 (Oct 24, 1964) Himself - Panellist (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #1.245 (Apr 11, 1964) Himself - Panellist (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #1.225 (Nov 23, 1963) Himself - Panellist (as Sid James)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Cliff Richard ShowThe Cliff Richard Show (TV Movie) Himself (as Sid James)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for A Christmas Night with the StarsA Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) Himself - Juke Box Jury segment (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for What's My LineWhat's My Line (TV Series) Himself - Panellist (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Twist!Twist! (TV Series) Himself - Twist Competition Team Leader (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
    • Episode #1.2 (Jul 14, 1962) Himself - Twist Competition Team Leader (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for SpectacularSpectacular (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Look at Life: Market PlaceLook at Life: Market Place (Short) Himself (as Sid James)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Award Presenter / Himself (3 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1959
    • Episode #12.17 (Jan 4, 1959) Himself - Award Presenter (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #11.16 (Jan 12, 1958) Himself (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #8.49 (Aug 14, 1955) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for These Are the ShowsThese Are the Shows (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Film FanfareFilm Fanfare (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
    • Episode #1.7 (Jun 9, 1956) Himself (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for Here's TelevisionHere's Television (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1951
Archive Footage (40 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Many Faces of...The Many Faces of... (TV Series) Himself / Various (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Sid James (Apr 6, 2013) Himself / Various (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for Death in ParadiseDeath in Paradise (TV Series) Sid (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Episode #2.6 (Feb 12, 2013) Sid (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of Bad Sex50 Years of Bad Sex (TV Movie) Self (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for My Favourite JokeMy Favourite Joke (TV Series) Sid James (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode #1.6 (Aug 26, 2011) Sid James (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 100 Years of the London Palladium100 Years of the London Palladium (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Various (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.5 (May 17, 2008) Various (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases (TV Movie) Various (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for All the Best from Denis NordenAll the Best from Denis Norden (TV Movie) Sid Abbott (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Carry on QuizzingCarry on Quizzing (Video Game) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Best of the Royal VarietyThe Best of the Royal Variety (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • The Entertainers (Oct 19, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tory! Tory! Tory!Tory! Tory! Tory! (TV Mini-series) Sidney James (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Outsiders (Mar 8, 2006) Sidney James (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Crumpet! A Very British Sex SymbolCrumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol (TV Movie) Various (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Unknown HancockUnknown Hancock (TV Movie) Himself (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Carry on Christmas Memories: Jack DouglasCarry on Christmas Memories: Jack Douglas (Video) Various Characters (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Carry on Christmas Memories: Peter RogersCarry on Christmas Memories: Peter Rogers (Video) Various Characters (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Carry on Christmas Memories: Wendy RichardCarry on Christmas Memories: Wendy Richard (Video) Various Characters (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Joan SimsThe Unforgettable Joan Sims (TV Special) Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself / Various (6 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–2002
    • Dick Emery (Apr 13, 2002) Self (archive footage)  Less
    • Hattie Jacques (Mar 9, 2002) Self (archive footage)  Less
    • Sidney James (Feb 23, 2002) Himself / Various (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • Drake's Progress (Dec 25, 2001) Self (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Sid Abbott (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for On Location: The Carry OnsOn Location: The Carry Ons (TV Movie) Various (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Sid JamesThe Unforgettable Sid James (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for What's a Carry On?What's a Carry On? (TV Movie) Himself / Various Characters (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for A Perfect Carry OnA Perfect Carry On (TV Movie) Self (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Carry on DarklyCarry on Darkly (TV Movie) Various / Himself (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Stop Messin' About!: The Very Best of Kenneth WilliamsStop Messin' About!: The Very Best of Kenneth Williams (Video) Various Characters (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Very Best of Sid JamesThe Very Best of Sid James (Video) Himself (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Laugh with the Carry OnsLaugh with the Carry Ons (TV Series) Self  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for Without WallsWithout Walls (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Lackery (clip from The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)) (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
    • Sir Alec Guinness (Oct 6, 1985) Lackery (clip from The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Golden GongThe Golden Gong (TV Movie) Self (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Rock 'n' Roll YearsThe Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series) Sidney Balmoral James (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
    • 1960 (1985) Sidney Balmoral James (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for What a Carry OnWhat a Carry On (TV Series) Charlie Roper / Sidney Fiddler / Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond / Sir Rodney Ffing: The Black Fingernail / Sidney Bliss / Sid Plummer (13 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1984
    • Episode #1.13 (Feb 1, 1984) Charlie Roper / Sidney Fiddler / Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #1.12 (Jan 25, 1984) Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond / Sir Rodney Ffing: The Black Fingernail / Charlie Roper / Sidney Bliss (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #1.11 (Jan 18, 1984) Sir Rodney Ffing: The Black Fingernail (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Carry on Laughing's Christmas ClassicsCarry on Laughing's Christmas Classics (TV Special) Various Characters (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Carry on LaughingCarry on Laughing (TV Series) Vic Flange / Sidney Fiddler / Sidney Bliss / Big Dick Turpin / Reverend Flasher / King Henry VIII / Bill Boosey / Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond / Gladstone Screwer / Sid Carter / Sid Boggle (13 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981
    • Episode #1.13 (Dec 31, 1981) Vic Flange / Sidney Fiddler / Sidney Bliss (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #1.12 (Dec 24, 1981) Big Dick Turpin / Reverend Flasher / King Henry VIII / Bill Boosey / Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
    • Episode #1.11 (Dec 17, 1981) Gladstone Screwer / Sid Carter (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Years of LightningYears of Lightning (TV Series) Sidney Balmoral James (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
    • 1958: Now Dig This (Jul 14, 1981) Sidney Balmoral James (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Clapper BoardClapper Board (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for That's Carry On!That's Carry On! Various Characters (archive footage)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for To See Such FunTo See Such Fun Himself (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Highlight: The Singing CinemaHighlight: The Singing Cinema Self (archive footage) (as Sid James)  Less 1964

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