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Sydney Jarvis (1878–1939)

Sydney Jarvis was born on January 11, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Climbing the Golden Stairs (1929), Loose Ankles (1930) and Casey at the Bat (1927). He was married to Virginia Dare. He died on June 6, 1939 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Loose Ankles Circus Cafe Ringmaster
Casey at the Bat John McGraw
Footlights and Fools Stage manager


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 1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Museum Exhibit Attendee (uncredited)
 1939 Zenobia
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade
Santa Claus (uncredited)
 1938 The Rage of Paris
Mr. Smythe - Canadian Club Patron (uncredited)
 1938 The Baroness and the Butler
Member of Parliament (uncredited)
 1938 Man-Proof
Boxing Spectator (uncredited)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone
Jury Member (uncredited)
 1937 Blossoms on Broadway
Doorman (uncredited)
 1937 Confession
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1937 Wild and Woolly
Referee (uncredited)
 1937 The Devil Is Driving
Extra (uncredited)
 1937 Bank Alarm
Police Doctor (uncredited)
 1937 Meet the Missus
Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Big Business
Townsman Investor (uncredited)
 1937 Maytime
Cabby (uncredited)
 1936 The Plainsman
Gideon Welles (uncredited)
 1936 The Devil-Doll
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1936 Fury
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1935 Coronado
Performer (uncredited)
 1935 Timber War
Bartender (uncredited)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Radio Station Technician (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
French Citizen (uncredited)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Man at Dock (uncredited)
 1934 Bum Voyage (Short)
Ship's Passenger at Party (uncredited)
 1934 Lightning Strikes Twice
Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1934 We Live Again
Siberian Guard (uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1934 Servants' Entrance
Voice of Quavering Bar / Broken Fork (uncredited)
 1934 She Was a Lady
Bartender (uncredited)
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Ali Pasha (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat's-Paw
Extra at Photo Session (uncredited)
 1934 Murder in the Private Car
Passenger on Eastbound Limited (uncredited)
 1934 The Thin Man
Witness (uncredited)
 1934 Caravan
Card Player (uncredited)
 1933 Signing 'em Up (Short)
Movie director
 1933 Sons of the Desert
Assistant Exalted Ruler (uncredited)
 1933 Air Fright (Short)
Passenger (uncredited)
 1933 Blood Money
Poolroom Kibitzer (uncredited)
 1933 Rhapsody in Brew (Short)
Waiter (uncredited)
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan
Detective (uncredited)
 1933 Maids a la Mode (Short)
Furniture Man (uncredited)
 1933/I Topaze
Restaurant Doorman (uncredited)
 1933 Hey, Nanny Nanny (Short)
Mr. Bond (as Sidney Jarvis)
 1932 Frisco Jenny
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short)
Ship Passenger (uncredited)
 1932 Now We'll Tell One (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Over the Counter (Short)
Husband #6 (uncredited)
 1932 Movie Crazy
The Director
 1932/I Grand Hotel
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1932 Scandal for Sale
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1932 Scarface
Bartender (uncredited)
 1932 A Fool's Advice
 1932 Sealskins (Short)
Mr. Jarvis - Lonely Hearts Advisor (uncredited)
 1931 Under Eighteen
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1931 What a Bozo! (Short)
Night Club Doorman (uncredited)
 1931 Expensive Women
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1931 New Adventures of Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford
Chief of Police Morgan (uncredited)
 1931 The Pajama Party (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Young Donovan's Kid
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1930 Feet First
Window Dresser (uncredited)
 1930 Kismet (uncredited)
 1930 Loose Ankles
Circus Cafe Ringmaster (uncredited)
 1929 Footlights and Fools
Stage manager
 1929 Condemned!
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1929 The Mysterious Island
Cossack (uncredited)
 1929 The Unholy Night
The Butler
 1929 Madame X
Gendarme at Trial (uncredited)
 1929 Climbing the Golden Stairs (Short)
St. Peter
 1929 Spite Marriage
Man in Audience Next to Elmer (uncredited)
 1928 A Woman of Affairs
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1928 The Mysterious Lady
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1928 The Racket
Bartender (uncredited)
 1928 The Upland Rider
Ross Cheswick (as Sidney Jarvis)
 1928 Circus Rookies
Mr. Magoo (as Sidney Jarvis)
 1928 The Wagon Show
Sayre (as Sidney Jarvis)
 1927 Casey at the Bat
John McGraw (as Sidney Jarvis)
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Alternate Names:

Sidney Jarvis


5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

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