|Died||5 August 1942 64) (aged|
|Parent(s)|| Henry Bracy |
Clara T. Bracy
|Relatives||Lydia Thompson (aunt)|
Sidney Bracey (born Sidney Bracy; 18 December 1877 – 5 August 1942) was an Australian-born American actor. After a stage career in Australia, on Broadway and in Britain, he performed in more than 320 films between 1909 and 1942.
Bracey was born in Melbourne, Victoria, with the name Sidney Bracy, later changing the spelling of his last name. He was the son of Welsh tenor Henry Bracy and English actress Clara T. Bracy. His aunt was the actress and dancer Lydia Thompson. He was educated at Melbourne University. 
He began his stage career in Australia in the 1890s, with J. C. Williamson's comic opera companies. On Broadway, in 1900, he appeared as the tenor lead, Yussuf, in the first American production of The Rose of Persia at Daly's Theatre in New York. He then moved to England, appearing as Moreno in the Edwardian musical comedy hit The Toreador at the Gaiety Theatre, London in June 1901. He next joined the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company on tour in Britain, playing Terence O'Brian in The Emerald Isle from September 1901 to May 1902. He continued his stage career in Britain in Amorelle at London's Comedy Theatre in 1904, The Winter's Tale in 1904–05, and A Persian Princess at Queen's Theatre in 1909,  and also played roles in Shakespeare plays on Broadway in 1904 and 1905.  Back on Broadway, in 1912, he played Sir Guy of Gisborne in a revival of Reginald de Koven's Robin Hood at the New Amsterdam Theatre,  followed by Rob Roy at the Liberty Theatre in 1913. 
Bracey then moved into film acting, making first silent films and then "talkies", until his death in 1942, while also performing in live acts together with friends such as Frank Farrington and James Cruze.  Early in his film career, from 1913 to 1915, he worked for the Thanhouser Company in dozens of films, often playing butler roles, such as in The Million Dollar Mystery . There he co-wrote and directed a silent movie called Sid Nee's Finish (1914), in which he played the title character. In 1914, he married Evelyn Forshay.  After Thanhouser, he worked with several major studios. By 1916, he changed the spelling of his last name to "Bracey". Silent film authority Diane MacIntyre gave this description of him: "Bracey, a stately looking character man, was in big demand for authority like roles; such as movie directors, bosses and, most of the time, the most respectable and poised butler in all of Hollywood. He was thin, dark haired and had an earnest, yet sober, face that could break into a look of wide-eyed exasperation." 
Bracey died in Hollywood, California, on 5 August 1942, aged 64. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery in East Los Angeles. 
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