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Kurt Kasznar

Kurt Kasznar worked as an actor in film and television. He was born 13 August 1913 in Vienna, Austria. He died 6 August 1979 in Santa Monica, California of cancer.

He came to the US in the mid-30s in The Eternal Road in which he played at least 12 roles. In 1941 he was drafted into the army, where he was trained as a cinematographer and served in the Pacific. He was assigned to an army photographic unit and was part of the team who filmed the signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the U.S.S. Missouri.

His first major Broadway role was The Happy Time. Kasznar also played in The Sound Of Music, Barefoot in The Park, Waiting for Godot and Six Characters In Search Of An Author. He appeared in many films.

He played in a number of films and plays. He played a regular in the television series Land of the Giants as Alexander Fitzhugh.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Kurt Kasznar Facts

BirthdayAugust 13, 1913
BirthplaceVienna, Austria
Date of deathAugust 6, 1979 (age 65)

Selected Filmography

Valley of the Kings
Kiss Me Kate
Casino Royale
Legend of the Lost
Judgement from Outer Space, Part 1
A Farewell to Arms
Land of the Giants
Lovely To Look At
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