Sidney Blackmer

Born Jul 13, 1895
Hometown Salisbury, North ...
Died Oct 6, 1973
Death Place New York City, Ne...
Other Names Sidney Alderman B...

Sidney Alderman Blackmer was an American actor.

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1895 Birth Born on July 13, 1895.


1917 21 Years Old He made his Broadway debut in 1917, but his career was interrupted by service in the U.S. military in World War I.


1928 32 Years Old Blackmer was married to actress Lenore Ulric from 1928–1939.
1929 33 Years Old After the war, he returned to the theatre and in 1929 returned to motion pictures and went on to be a major character actor in more than 120 films.


1943 48 Years Old His second wife was Suzanne Kaaren to whom he was married from 1943 to his death in 1973. … Read More


1950 55 Years Old He won the 1950 Tony Award for Best Actor (Drama) for his role in the Broadway play, Come Back, Little Sheba.


1968 73 Years Old In film, Blackmer is remembered for his more than a dozen portrayals of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, and for his role in the Academy Award-winning 1968 Roman Polanski film about urban New York witches, Rosemary's Baby, in which he played an over-solicitous neighbor. … Read More
1972 77 Years Old A humanitarian, Blackmer served as the national vice president of the United States Muscular Dystrophy Association. He also helped start up the North Carolina School of the Arts. In 1972, he was honored with the North Carolina Award in the Fine Arts category. … Read More
1973 78 Years Old On his passing in 1973, Blackmer was interred in the Chestnut Hill Cemetery in his hometown of Salisbury, North Carolina.
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