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Sydney Greenstreet –

sydney-greenstreet Greenstreet in Christmas In Connecticut.
About Sydney Greenstreet (1879 – 1954)
Sydney Greenstreet was born on December 27, 1879, in Sandwich, Kent, England.

Sydney Greenstreet passed away on January 18, 1954, in Hollywood, California from the effects of diabetes and nephritis.

Greenstreet made his stage debut as a murderer in a 1902 production of Sherlock Holmes.

Sydney Greenstreet spent most of the 1930s with the Lunts at the Theatre Guild. His parts ranged from musical comedy to Shakespeare.

At age 62 and at almost 300 pounds, Sydney Greenstreet made his film debut as Kasper Guttman in The Maltese Falcon.

In 1950 and 1951, Sydney Greenstreet starred as the title character on NBC Radio's The New Adventures Of Nero Wolfe.

In just eight years, Greenstreet made twenty-four films, all the while beset by diabetes and Bright's disease.

Sydney Greenstreet's notable movie credits include...

Malaya (1949)
Flamingo Road (1949)
The Velvet Touch (1948)
The Woman In White (1948)
Ruthless (1948)
The Hucksters (1947)
That Way With Women (1947)
The Verdict (1946)
Devotion (1946)
Three Strangers (1946)
Christmas In Connecticut (1945)
Conflict (1945)
Pillow To Post (1945)
The Conspirators (1944)
The Mask Of Dimitrios (1944)
Between Two Worlds (1944)
Passage To Marseille (1944)
Background To Danger (1943)
Casablanca (1942)
Across The Pacific (1942)
They Died With Their Boots On (1941)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)



Sydney Greenstreet in The Maltese Falcon (1941).


Sydney Greenstreet in Christmas In Connecticut (1945).