Namesakes

Emmy Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Alan Rickman (a.k.a. Sidney)   1996   Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny  
Italian Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Sidney Sonnino   1906; 1909-1910  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry
(chemistry) Sidney Altman   1989  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors
Sidney Poitier   1927-  
Alan Rickman (a.k.a. Sidney)   1946-2016  
Notable Athletes: 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Sidney Crosby   1987-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 silver, 1 bronze, 1 gold, 1 silver/bronze/gold, 1 silver/gold
(silver/bronze/gold) Sidney Robinson   1900   3000 m steeplechase; 4000 m steeplechase; 5000 m team  
(silver) Sidney Hatch   1904   4 mile team  
(bronze) Sidney Jelinek   1924   rowing  
(silver/gold) Sidney Atkinson   1924; 1928   110 m hurdles  
(silver) George Simpson (a.k.a. Sidney)   1932   200 m  
(gold) Sidney Crosby   2010; 2014   ice hockey  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Sidney Poitier   1963   Lilies of the Field  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Sidney Holland   1949-1957   New Zealand  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed Sidney Hodgson   ?-1591