Syd Saylor

Syd Saylor (born Leo Sailor; March 24, 1895 – December 21, 1962) was an American comedic actor and movie cowboy sidekick who appeared in 395 films and television series between 1926 and 1962.

Saylor was born Leo Sailor in 1895 in Chicago. He graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago and worked as an artist before venturing into acting.

In the silent film days of the 1920s, he starred in a series of two-reel comedy shorts, Let George Do It, as the title character. He first appeared in feature-length films in 1926.

Saylor went on to have a prolific career as a character actor, set apart from other character actors by his protruding Adam's apple and unique comedic speaking voice. He appeared in everything from comedies to westerns, usually as the hero's comical sidekick. He briefly appeared, sometimes unbilled, in numerous television episodes of Maverick (1957-1962), often with James Garner, always recognizable for his distinctive voice.

Saylor was also the second television "Bozo the Clown" on KTTV Ch. 11 in Hollywood, California during the early 1950s.

Saylor was married in Chicago in 1920. On September 5, 1941, his wife, Marie, obtained a divorce in Los Angeles. They had a daughter, Jeanne. He died in Hollywood in 1962, aged 67.

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Vorname:Syd
Geburtsdatum:24.03.1895 (♈ Widder)
Geburtsort:Chicago
Sterbedatum:21.12.1962
Sterbeort:Hollywood
Nationalität:Vereinigte Staaten
Muttersprache:Englisch
Sprachen:Englisch;
Geschlecht:♂männlich
Berufe:Schauspieler,

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