65 (passed away Aug. 6th, 1979)
Aug. 13th, 1913
Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Kurt Kasznar's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1967 - The Ambushers
1963 - 55 Days at Peking
1957 - Legend of the Lost
1956 - Anything Goes
1953 - Kiss Me Kate
1953 - Lili
1953 - Ride, Vaquero!
1953 - The Bad and The Beautiful
1952 - Lovely to Look at
Guest TV Roles
As a young man, Kurt Kasznar enrolled in Max Reinhardt's seminars. He came to the US in the mid-30s in "The Eternal Road" in which he played at least 12 roles. In 1941 he produced the New York show "Crazy With the Heat." That same year he was drafted into the army, where he was trained as a cinematographer and served in the Pacific. 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.
- Daughter is former journalist Susan Kasznar.
- Was nominated for Broadway's 1960 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) for "The Sound of Music."
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