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Sidney Fox

Sidney Fox

Sidney Fox was an American actress. Born Sidney Leiffer in New York City into a Jewish family, Fox made her film debut in the 1931 Hobart Henley directed drama The Bad Sister opposite Conrad Nagel, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart and Zasu Pitts.

Fox is possibly best recalled for her starring role as 'Madamoiselle Camille L'Espanaye' in the 1932 Robert Florey directed horror/mystery film Murders in the Rue Morgue opposite Bela Lugosi. In 1933 she played the role of the niece opposite renowned operatic bass Feodor Chaliapin in the English-language version of Adventures of Don Quixote. Her last film appearance would be in the 1934 musical comedy Down to Their Last Yacht opposite Mary Boland, Polly Moran and Ned Sparks.

She was married to screenwriter Charles Beahan from 1932 until her death in 1942. She died of an overdose of sleeping pills which may have been suicide, but was officially ruled as accidental death, on November 14, 1942 in Hollywood at the age of 32. She was buried in the Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Sidney Fox Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayDecember 10, 1910
SignSagittarius
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Date of deathNovember 14, 1942 (Hollywood, California, USA, age 31)
Height4' 10" (1m47)  How tall is Sidney Fox compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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