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Sydney Fairbrother, from an 1896 publication.

Sydney Fairbrother (31 July 1872 – 4 January 1941) was a British actress. [1]

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Born Sydney Tapping on 31 July 1872 in London to actor/playwright Alfred B. Tapping and actress Florence Cowell, [2] she was educated at Blackpool and Bonn. She made her stage debut in Birmingham in 1890 with the famous Kendall Company and a few years later toured America with them. She came to the screen in 1915 in a film called Iron Justice [3] and chiefly appeared in comedy roles. She retired in 1938 and died on 4 January 1941 in London, aged 68.

Selected filmography

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References

  1. Profile, BFI.org. Accessed 10 July 2022.
  2. Who's who in the theatre. University of California. London : Pitman ; Detroit : Gale Research. 1912. p. 275.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. "An Actress of Genius" . The Bioscope. No. 447. 6 May 1915. p. 69. Retrieved 14 August 2019 via British Newspaper Archive.