Sydney Tafler Movies and Career Information
Jul 31, 1916
Sydney Tafler (31 July 1916 - 8 November 1979), was a British film and television actor. First appearing in London's West End in 1936 after two years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art with Sir Seymour Hicks in The Man in Dress Clothes. Tafler is best remembered for his appearances on British television alongside Sid James and Tony Hancock in the early 1960s. His other television work included, Angel Pavement, The Gentle Killers, The Infernal Machine, Focus, Citizen James, Dixon of Dock Green and Hadleigh. His father was an antiques dealer. He was married to Joy Shelton from 1944 until his death; they had three children - two sons Jeremy and Jonathan and a daughter Jennifer. He appeared in many films from 1947 to 1977, ending with the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me.