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Sidney Toler

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sidney Toler,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 28, 1874 In Warrensburg, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Madame X 1929-08-17
Latest Project:
Movie That's Entertainment! 1974-06-21
Known For
Poster of The Kid from Kokomo
Poster of Wide Open Faces
Poster of Romance in Manhattan
Poster of The World Changes
Movie That's Entertainment! (archive footage) (uncredited) 1974-06-21
Movie Dark Alibi Charlie Chan 1946-05-25
Movie Shadows Over Chinatown Charlie Chan 1946-06-27
Movie The Trap Charlie Chan 1946-11-30
Movie Dangerous Money Charlie Chan 1946-10-12
Movie Charlie Chan in The Jade Mask Charlie Chan 1945-01-26
Movie The Scarlet Clue Charlie Chan 1945-05-11
Movie It's in the Bag! Detective Sully 1945-04-21
Movie The Shanghai Cobra Charlie Chan 1945-09-29
Movie The Red Dragon Charlie Chan 1945-08-01
Movie Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat Charlie Chan 1944-05-20
Movie Charlie Chan in the Secret Service Charlie Chan 1944-02-14
Movie Black Magic Charlie Chan 1944-08-19
Movie The Adventures of Smilin' Jack General Kai Ling [Chs. 1-5, 13] 1943-01-05
Movie White Savage Wong 1943-04-23
Movie Isle of Forgotten Sins Capt. Krogan aka Carruthers 1943-08-15
Movie Castle in the Desert Charlie Chan 1942-02-02
Movie A Night to Remember Inspector Hankins 1942-12-10
Movie Charlie Chan in Rio Charlie Chan 1941-09-05
Movie Dead Men Tell Charlie Chan 1941-03-28
Movie Charlie Chan in Panama Charlie Chan 1940-03-01
Movie Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise Charlie Chan 1940-05-02
Movie Murder Over New York Charlie Chan 1940-12-13
Movie Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum Charlie Chan 1940-09-06
Movie The Kid from Kokomo Judge William 'Gashouse' Bronson 1939-05-23
Movie Disbarred G.L. 'Mardy' Mardeen 1939-01-06
Movie Charlie Chan in Reno Charlie Chan 1939-06-16
Movie Law of the Pampas Fernando "El Melancolio" Lopez Ramirez 1939-11-03
Movie Heritage of the Desert Nosey 1939-06-23
Movie City in Darkness Charlie Chan 1939-11-15
Movie Charlie Chan at Treasure Island Charlie Chan 1939-08-31
Movie One Wild Night Lawton 1938-06-02
Movie Gold Is Where You Find It Harrison McCooey 1938-02-12
Movie The Mysterious Rider Frosty Kilburn 1938-09-21
Movie Wide Open Faces Sheriff 1938-04-18
Movie If I Were King Robin Turgis 1938-09-28
Movie Charlie Chan in Honolulu Charlie Chan 1938-12-30
Movie Up the River Jeffrey Mitchell 1938-12-09
Movie That Certain Woman Détective Lieutenant Neely 1937-08-30
Movie Double Wedding Mr. Keough, Margit's Butler 1937-10-15
Movie Three Godfathers Professor Snape 1936-03-06
Movie The Gorgeous Hussy Daniel Webster 1936-08-28
Movie Give Us This Night First Carabiniere 1936-03-06
Movie The Longest Night Captain Holt 1936-10-02
Movie Our Relations Captain of SS Periwinkle 1936-09-15
Movie Romance in Manhattan Police Sergeant 1935-01-11
Movie The Daring Young Man Warden Palmer 1935-07-17
Movie Orchids to You Nick Corsini 1935-08-09
Movie This Is the Life Professor Lafcadio F. Breckenridge 1935-10-07
Movie Call of the Wild Joe Groggins 1935-08-09
Movie Spitfire Jim Sawyer 1934-03-08
Movie Dark Hazard John Bright 1934-01-31
Movie The Trumpet Blows Pepi Sancho 1934-04-14
Movie Registered Nurse Frankie Sylvestrie 1934-04-06
Movie Upperworld Officer Moran 1934-04-19
Movie Here Comes the Groom Detective Weaver 1934-06-21
Movie Operator 13 Major Allen 1934-06-08
Movie The Billion Dollar Scandal Carter B. Moore 1933-01-06
Movie He Learned About Women Wilson 1933-03-02
Movie King of the Jungle Neil Forbes 1933-03-10
Movie The Way to Love Pierre 1933-10-20
Movie The World Changes Mr. Hodgens 1933-11-25
Movie The Narrow Corner Ryan, the Go-Between 1933-07-08
Movie Is My Face Red? Tony Mugatti 1932-06-17
Movie Radio Patrol Sgt. Tom Keogh 1932-06-02
Movie Strangers in Love McPhail 1932-03-05
Movie Tom Brown of Culver Maj. Wharton 1932-06-30
Movie Over the Counter Mr. Drake 1932-10-15
Movie Blonde Venus Detective Wilson 1932-09-23
Movie Speak Easily Stage Director 1932-08-13
Movie The Phantom President Prof. Aikenhead 1932-09-23
Movie Blondie of the Follies Pete 1932-09-01
Movie Strictly Dishonorable Mulligan 1931-12-26
Movie Madame X Dr. Merivel 1929-08-17