Sylvia Sidney, born August 8, 1910, in New York City, attended acting school, landed a Broadway role in 1926, then a film, Broadway Nights, in 1927. City Streets, filmed at Paramount in 1931, made her a star. Her husky voice, and "the saddest eyes in Hollywood," won roles…more
Sylvia was 5'4" tall.
Sylvia has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her motion picture work. It is located at 6245 Hollywood Blvd.
Sylvia was married and divorced 3 times.
In the 1970's she wrote 2 books about needlepoint.
Sylvia: Hollywood! It's like an old chair - if it's useful, keep it; if not, give it to Goodwill.
Sylvia: Paramount paid me by the tear.