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Sybil Jason (1927–2011)

Sybil Jacobson was born on November 23, 1929, in Cape Town, South Africa. By age 2 she had learned to play the piano, and she also demonstrated a remarkable talent for singing, dancing and mimicry. She moved to Great Britain as a small child, and by age 5 was singing, dancing, playing the piano or doing uncanny imitations of Maurice Chevalier in ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Blue Bird Angela Berlingot
The Littlest Diplomat Sybil Hardwick
The Captain's Kid Abigail Prentiss


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 1940 The Blue Bird
Angela Berlingot
 1939 The Little Princess
 1939 Woman Doctor
Elsa Graeme
 1938 Comet Over Broadway
 1937 The Littlest Diplomat (Short)
Sybil Hardwick
 1937 Little Pioneer (Short)
Betsy Manning
 1937 A Day at Santa Anita (Short)
Peaches Blackburn
 1937 The Great O'Malley
Barbara Phillips
 1936 The Captain's Kid
Abigail Prentiss
 1936 Changing of the Guard (Short)
 1936 The Singing Kid
Sybil Haines
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Gloria Parish
 1935 Little Big Shot
 1935 Broadway Gondolier (scenes deleted)
 1935 Dance Band
Girl On Train
 1935 Barnacle Bill
Jill as a Child
 1934 He Was Her Man
Little Girl (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Five Minutes More," by Sybil Jason. Albany: BearManor Media. ISBN 1593931158 See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on working with Shirley Temple] Everyone kept an eye out for an attitude or signs of competition that might have arisen between us two little girls. But that's just what we were, two little girls who worked well together. See more »


Sybil's cockney accent in The Little Princess (1939) was coached by Wendy Hiller of Pygmalion (1938) fame. See more »

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