Sydney Earle Chaplin (March 31, 1926 – March 3, 2009) was an award winning film and theatre actor. The third son of film legend Charlie Chaplin and the second by his second wife, actress Lita Grey.
Sydney Chaplin won the 1957 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for Bells Are Ringing, opposite Judy Holliday, and received a Tony nomination for his performance as Nicky Arnstein, the gambling first husband of Fanny Brice, opposite Barbra Streisand, in the Broadway musical Funny Girl in 1964.
Death of Sydney Chaplin
Sydney Earle Chaplin died aged 82. He was survived by his wife, Margaret, a son (by his first marriage) and a granddaughter.