Sidney Toler

Sidney Toler

American, Actor
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Sidney Toler

Sidney Toler (born Hooper G. Toler Jr., April 28, 1874 – February 12, 1947) was an American actor, playwright and theatre director. The second European-American actor to play the role of Charlie Chan on screen, he is best remembered for his portrayal of the Chinese-American detective in 22 films made between 1938 and 1946. Before becoming Chan, Toler played supporting roles in 50 motion pictures and was a highly regarded comic actor on the Broadway stage.

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Full name at birth
Sidney Hooper Toler
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Charlie Chan
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Date of birth
28 April 1874
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Place of birth
Warrensburg, Missouri, USA
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Date of death
12 February 1947
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Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Intestinal Cancer
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Highland Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
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Actor, playwright, theatre director
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6' (183 cm)
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