Fox, Sidney (1910–1942)

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Fox, Sidney (1910–1942)

American stage and screen actress. Born Sidney Leifer, Dec 10, 1910, in New York, NY; died Nov 14, 1942, of a possible overdose of sleeping pills, in Hollywood, California; m. Charles E. Beahan, 1932.

Made stage debut in Johnstown (PA) in The Big Pond (1928) and NY debut as Dorothy Donovan in It Never Rains (1929), followed by Lost Sheep, The Mask of Kings (as Marie Vetsera), and Having a Wonderful Time; films include Strictly Dishonorable, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood, Once in a Lifetime, Don Quixote, Midnight, School for Girls and Down to Their Last Yacht.

See also chapter in Film Fan Monthly (July 8, 1971).