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Ever thought about how many famous people named Sidney are out there? This list of celebrities named Sidney or Sydney will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Sidneys below include actors named Sydney and athletes named Sidney, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Sydney who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Sydneys below include hockey legend Sidney Crosby, Sydney Leroux, Sydney Pollack, and Sydney Greenstreet as well.

This list is mostly comprised of famous men named Sidney, but there are also a few women on the list as well.

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Sidney Crosby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Crosby Sidney Patrick Crosby, ONS is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who serves as captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Crosby was drafted first overall by the ...more

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Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Poitier Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE, is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat. In 1964, Poitier became the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role ...more

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Sydney Leroux is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Leroux Sydney Rae Leroux Dwyer is a Canadian-born American professional soccer player and Olympic gold medalist. As a forward, she currently plays for the Western New York Flash in the National Women's ...more

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Sydney Pollack is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Pollack Sydney Irwin Pollack was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. ...more

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Sidney Moncrief is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Moncrief Sidney A. Moncrief is a retired American professional basketball player. As an NCAA college basketball player from 1975 to 1979, Moncrief led the University of Arkansas Razorbacks trio known as ...more

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Sydney Greenstreet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Greenstreet Sydney Hughes Greenstreet was a versatile English actor who did not work in films till the age of 62, but enjoyed a run of notable hits in a Hollywood career lasting just eight years. He is best ...more

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Sydney Esiason is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney

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Sidney Lumet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Lumet Sidney Arthur Lumet was an American director, producer and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Director for 12 Angry Men, Dog Day ...more

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Sydney Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Wheeler Sydney Wheeler is scheduled to appear on Survivor: Tocantins, the eighteenth season of reality show Survivor.

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Sidney Bechet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Bechet Sidney Bechet was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz, and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist. Forceful ...more

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Sidney Rice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Rice Sidney R. Rice is a former American football wide receiver who played seven seasons in the National Football League. Rice played college football at South Carolina. He was drafted by the ...more

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Sydney Penny is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Penny Sydney Margaret Penny is an American Daytime Emmy-nominated actress best known for the roles of Julia Santos Keefer on the soap opera All My Children and Samantha "Sam" Kelly on the ...more

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Sydney Newman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Newman Sydney Cecil Newman, OC was a Canadian film and television producer, who played a pioneering role in British television drama from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. After his return to Canada in ...more

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Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Wicks Sidney Wicks is a retired American basketball player. A native of California, he played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins and played professionally in the National Basketball Association ...more

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Sidney Govou is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Govou Sidney Rodrigue Noukpo Govou is a French international footballer of Beninese descent, currently playing for Monts d'Or Azergues Foot in the Championnat de France amateur. Govou is a natural ...more

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Sidney Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Sheldon Sidney Sheldon was an American writer. His TV works spanned a 20-year period during which he created The Patty Duke Show, I Dream of Jeannie and Hart to Hart, but he became most famous after he ...more

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Sidney McKnight is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney McKnight Sidney McKnight is a retired boxer from Canada, who represented his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics. There he was defeated in the first round of the men's light flyweight division by ...more

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Sydney Lassick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Lassick Sydney Lassick was an American actor perhaps best known for his role as Charlie Cheswick in the feature film One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. Lassick's first name was sometimes spelled Sidney.

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Sydney Tamiia Poitier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Tamiia Poitier Sydney Tamiia Poitier is an American television and film actress.

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Sydney Brenner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Brenner Sydney Brenner, CH FRS FMedSci is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston. Brenner made significant ...more

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Sidney Lowe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Lowe Sidney Rochell Lowe is an American basketball coach and is currently an assistant coach with the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA. He is a former NBA player and head coach, and has served as ...more

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Sydney Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Johnson Sydney Johnson is an American college basketball coach and the current head coach at Fairfield University for the Fairfield Stags men's basketball team. Previously, Johnson was the head coach at ...more

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Sidney Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Howard Sidney Coe Howard was an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1925 and a posthumous Academy Award in 1940 for the screenplay for Gone with the Wind.

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Sydney Barnes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Barnes Sydney Francis Barnes was an English professional cricketer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest ever bowlers. He was right-handed and bowled at a pace that varied from medium to ...more

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Sidney Farber is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Farber Sidney Farber was an American pediatric pathologist. He is regarded as the father of modern chemotherapy, after whom the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is named.

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Sidney Samson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Samson Sidney Samson is a Dutch DJ and dance musician. Samson started DJing at the age of 13, focusing on hip hop music before working seriously on house music from 1999. He is a resident DJ at The ...more

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Sidney Blackmer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Blackmer Sidney Alderman Blackmer was an American actor.

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Sidney Lee is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sidney Lee Sir Sidney Lee was an English biographer and critic. He was born Solomon Lazarus Lee at 12 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London and educated at the City of London School and at Balliol College, ...more

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Sydney Sierota is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney

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Sydney Tafler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Tafler Sydney Tafler was an actor.

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Sydney Omarr is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Omarr Sydney Omarr, born Sidney Kimmelman in Philadelphia was an American astrologer and an astrology consultant to the rich and famous. His daily Sun Sign Horoscope column appeared in more than 200 ...more

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Sydney Smith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Smith Sydney Smith was an English wit, writer and Anglican cleric.

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Sydney Deane is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Deane Sydney Leslie Deane was a first-class cricketer and entertainer, and the first Australian to appear in a Hollywood movie. Born in Balmain, Sydney, to Edward and Sophia, Deane was a promising ...more

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Sydney Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Chaplin Sydney Earl Chaplin was an American actor.

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Sydney Sekeramayi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Sekeramayi Sydney Tigere Sekeramayi is a Zimbabwean politician who has served in the government of Zimbabwe as Minister of Defence since 2013. He has been a minister in the Cabinet since independence in ...more

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Sydney Cockerell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Cockerell Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell was an English museum curator and collector. From 1908 to 1937 he was director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, in Britain.

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Sydney Laurence is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Laurence Sydney Mortimer Laurence was an American Romantic landscape painter and is widely considered one of Alaska's most important historical artists.

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Sydney Bromley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Bromley Sydney Bromley was an English actor. He appeared in more than sixty films and television programmes. On stage, he appeared in the 1924 premiere of Saint Joan, by George Bernard Shaw, as well as ...more

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Sydney Sturgess is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Sturgess Dorothy Anna "Sydney" Sturgess was a British-Canadian actress. She is best known for her work with the Shaw Festival and the Stratford Festival of Canada. Primarily a stage actress in ...more

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Sydney McKenna is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney

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Sydney Richmond Burleigh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Richmond Burleigh Sydney Richmond Burleigh was an American artist, known primarily for his watercolors but also for his oil paintings, drawings, illustrations, and building and furniture designs. He was born in ...more

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Sydney Burney is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Burney Sydney Burney CBE, OBE was a British art and antiquities dealer and collector based in London. He was responsible for organizing an exhibition of African art in 1933 in which African art was ...more

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Sydney Ayres is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Ayres Sydney Ayres was an American silent film actor, director and screenwriter.

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Sydney Chapman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Chapman Sydney Chapman FRS was a British mathematician and geophysicist. His work on the kinetic theory of gases, solar-terrestrial physics, and the Earth's ozone layer has inspired a broad range of ...more

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Sydney Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Chaplin Sydney John "Syd" Chaplin was an English actor. He was the elder half-brother of Sir Charlie Chaplin and served as his business manager, and a half-uncle of the actor Sydney Chaplin, ...more

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Sydney Wells is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney

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Sydney Maleia Lawford is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney

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Sydney Silverman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Silverman Samuel Sydney Silverman was a British Labour politician and vocal opponent of capital punishment.

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Sydney Fairbrother is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Fairbrother Sydney Fairbrother was a British actress. Born Sydney Tapping on 31 July 1872 in London, she was educated at Blackpool and Bonn. She made her stage debut in Birmingham, UK in 1890 with the ...more

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Sydney Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Sidney or Sydney
Sydney Atkinson Sidney "Sid" Atkinson was a South African athlete, winner of 110 m hurdles at the 1928 Summer Olympics. Atkinson came onto the international athletics scene in 1922, when he ran the ...more