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Sidney, Sylvialocked

(08 August 1910–02 July 1999)
  • James Ross Moore

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Sidney, Sylvia (08 August 1910–02 July 1999), actress, was born Sophia Kosow in the Bronx, New York, to Victor Kosow, a Jewish immigrant, and Rebecca Saperstein Kosow, who was of Romanian extraction. After her parents' divorce, Sophia Kosow was adopted by her mother's second husband, Dr. Sigmund Sidney, a dental surgeon. Sidney dropped out of New York's Washington Irving High School to attend the Theater Guild School in Manhattan....

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