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Sidney Vivian (1901–1984)

Sidney Vivian was born on April 18, 1901 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Sidney Drapkin. He was an actor, known for No Trace (1950), Great Expectations (1967) and Whispering Smith vs. Scotland Yard (1952). He died on December 22, 1984 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

No Trace Barman
(1950)
Great Expectations Mr. Hubble
(1967)
The Key Grogan
(1958)

Filmography

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 1969-1970 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
College Officer
- Finals (1970) ... College Officer
- Why Do You Want to Be a Doctor? (1969) ... College Officer
 1969 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Barman
- The Ring (1969) ... Barman
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Albert
- Episode (1969) ... Albert
 1969 Oh Brother! (TV Series)
 1968 Subterfuge
Taxi Driver
 1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Dodds
- Red Herring (1968) ... Dodds
 1968 Vendetta (TV Series)
Lou Wedge
- The Hollow Man (1968) ... Lou Wedge
 1967 All Gas and Gaiters (TV Series)
 1967 The Very Merry Widow (TV Series)
Mr. Lambert
- Square Meals at Round Tables (1967) ... Mr. Lambert
 1967 Les Mis√©rables (TV Mini-Series)
Dentist
- Cold Weather (1967) ... Dentist
 1967 Harry Worth (TV Series)
Sid Grummett
- Two to One Bar (1967) ... Sid Grummett
 1967 Sorry I'm Single (TV Series)
Dustman
- The Best Man (1967) ... Dustman
 1967 Misleading Cases (TV Series)
Foreman of the Jury
- The Last Glass (1967) ... Foreman of the Jury
 1967 Great Expectations (TV Series)
Mr. Hubble
- Herbert's Warning (1967) ... Mr. Hubble
- The Convict (1967) ... Mr. Hubble
 1966 Crossroads (TV Series)
Alderman Boffey
- Episode #1.555 (1966) ... Alderman Boffey
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Harry Dennison
- Stage Fever (1965) ... Harry Dennison
 1965 The Mind of the Enemy (TV Mini-Series)
Commissionaire
- The Trap (1965) ... Commissionaire
 1965 The Airbase (TV Series)
Mr. Warren
- A Young Man's Fancy (1965) ... Mr. Warren
 1965 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- Terry Mason (1965)
 1964 Curtain of Fear (TV Series)
Newsvendor
- The Linton Compact (1964) ... Newsvendor
 1964 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Danny
- The Tin God (1964) ... Danny (as Sydney Vivian)
 1964 Dave's Kingdom (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1964)
 1964 The Girl-Getters
Fast-talking Salesman (uncredited)
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Barman
- The Case of the Pious Patriarch (1964) ... Barman
 1964 Shadow of Treason
Charlie - Pub Customer (uncredited)
 1964 Hide and Seek
Commissionaire (as Sydney Vivian)
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Walter Marcus / Harry
- Drama '63: Eyes Down and Look In (1963) ... Walter Marcus
- Drama '63: The Hooded Terror (1963) ... Harry
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series)
Gussy Bonn
- Ten Years Hard (1963) ... Gussy Bonn
 1963 Love Story (TV Series)
Ambulance man #1
- Charlie Is My Darling (1963) ... Ambulance man #1
 1963 24-Hour Call (TV Series)
Sid Platt
- Take a Dive (1963) ... Sid Platt
 1963 Invasion of the Triffids
Ticket Agent (uncredited)
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Harry
- Call from a Customer (1963) ... Harry
 1962 Benny Hill (TV Series)
- The Time Bicycle (1962)
- The Before Man (1962)
- The Changeling (1962)
 1961-1962 Citizen James (TV Series)
Henry the Baker
- The Jury (1962)
- The Pensioner (1961)
- Sit-Down (1961)
- Crusty Bread (1961) ... Henry the Baker
- The Lamp (1961)
 1962 Kill or Cure
Fred - Barker-Rynde's Assistant (as Sidney Vyvyan)
 1962 Silent Evidence (TV Series)
George Bradley
- Driven to the Brink (1962) ... George Bradley
 1962 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Bill Yardley
- Episode #1.517 (1962) ... Bill Yardley
- Episode #1.503 (1962) ... Bill Yardley
 1962 The Pot Carriers
Bus Conductor
 1962 Jailbreak
Mr. Marshall
 1962 Emergency
Shaw
 1955-1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Johnny Rogers / Bertie Brew / Mr. Algar
- A Date to Remember (1961) ... Johnny Rogers
- The Name Is MacNamara (1957) ... Bertie Brew
- London Pride (1955) ... Mr. Algar
 1961 Jacks and Knaves (TV Series)
Stallholder
- The Master Mind (1961) ... Stallholder (as Sydney Vivian)
 1961 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
Misha
 1960-1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Wallis / Mr. Beckles
- His Polyvinyl Girl (1961) ... Mr. Wallis
- The Leather Jungle (1960) ... Mr. Beckles
 1961 The Devil Inside
Sam French
 1961 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Ted Moore
- Episode #1.10 (1961) ... Ted Moore
 1961 Mary Had a Little...
Grimmick
 1955-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Uncle Sidney / Freddie / Fletcher / ...
- The Reception (1961) ... Uncle Sidney
- The Serpent's Tooth (1961) ... Freddie
- Cornelius (1958) ... Fletcher
- One of Us (1957) ... Fred Kershaw
- Poison Unsuspect (1957) ... Inspector Martins
 1960-1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
1st Barber / James Oliver
- Told by a Dead Man (1961) ... 1st Barber
- A Man of Straw (1960) ... James Oliver
 1961 The Secret Partner
Dock Foreman (as Sydney Vivian)
 1960 Our House (TV Series)
- Moving In (1960)
 1959-1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Reg / Kippy
- Episode #2.1 (1960) ... Reg
- Episode #1.10 (1959) ... Kippy
 1959-1960 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Licensee
- The Reunion Party (1960) ... Licensee
- Football Pools (1959)
 1960 The Army Game (TV Series)
Basil Flimley
- The Claude Snudge Story (1960) ... Basil Flimley
 1960 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Seely
- A Box of Eyes (1959) ... Seely (as Sydney Vivian)
 1959 Sunday's Child (TV Series)
Biff
- The Emperor's Tailors (1959) ... Biff
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Bosun
- Offshore Incident (1959) ... Bosun
 1959 Nick of the River (TV Series)
Mike Farson
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Mike Farson
 1959 Frankly Howerd (TV Series)
Fred Thompson
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Fred Thompson
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Fred Thompson
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Fred Thompson
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Fred Thompson
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Fred Thompson
 1958 Dial 999 (TV Series)
The Sailor
- Extradition (1958) ... The Sailor
 1958 The Key
Grogan
 1957-1958 Educated Evans (TV Series)
Mr. Wright / Mr. Walters
- Hot Dog (1958) ... Mr. Wright
- The Sign (1957) ... Mr. Walters
 1958 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #3.4 (1958) ... Various Roles
 1958 The World Our Stage (TV Series)
Henry Thomas
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Henry Thomas
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1957 Strange Affection
Drunken Reveller
 1957 Rogue's Yarn
Corner Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
 1957 Precious Bane (TV Series)
Callard
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Callard
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Callard
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Callard
 1957 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Baker
- Sir Crustabread (1957) ... Baker
 1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
De Vere's Cook
- Hubert (1957) ... De Vere's Cook
 1956 One Fight More (TV Short)
Customer
 1956 Quiet Revolution (TV Movie)
Angry Householder
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Joseph T. Goodman
- The Innocent Gunman (1956) ... Joseph T. Goodman
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Pierre
- Flight to Calais (1956) ... Pierre
 1956 The Wall of Death (Short)
Circus Manager (as Sydney Vivian)
 1956 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Mr. Silk
- Prevention and Cure (1956) ... Mr. Silk
 1956 Tales from Soho (TV Series)
Morris
- Slippy Fives (1956) ... Morris (as Sydney Vivian)
 1955-1956 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Frederick
- The Guv'nor (1956) ... Frederick
- Fair Passenger (1955)
 1955 Sixpenny Corner (TV Series)
Mr. Dodgson
- Episode #1.23 (1955) ... Mr. Dodgson (as Sydney Vivian)
 1954 The Birdcage Room (TV Movie)
Uncle Jack
 1954 Johnnie's Night Out (TV Movie)
A policeman
 1953 One Stop Shop
Jim Brown
 1953 House of Blackmail
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1953 Reggie Little at Large (TV Series)
Court attendant
- Law and Disorder (1953) ... Court attendant
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Our Marie (1953)
 1951-1953 The Passing Show (TV Series)
Bit part
- Our Marie (1953) ... Bit part
 1953 The Great Game
Club Chairman
 1952 Huckleberry Finn (TV Series)
A doctor
- Back to the River (1952) ... A doctor
 1952 Down Among the Z Men
Landlord
 1952 Taking Things Quietly (TV Movie)
Sir William Spike
 1951 Bikini Baby
Councillor
 1951 The Lighter Side (TV Series)
- Food (1951)
 1950 No Trace
Barman
 1950 Double Confession
Ring Stall Attendant
 1949 Diamond City
Reader (uncredited)
 1949 Dick Barton Strikes Back
Inspector Burke
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