Jonny Kitzmiller | John Kitzmuller
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
An engineer with no acting experience, he was stationed in Italy when director Luigi Zampa
chose him for To Live in Peace
(1947), for which he needed an African-American actor who could also play the trumpet. Encouraged by the success of the movie, Kitzmiller kept pursuing an acting career with several noted European directors. He won the Best Actor prize at the 1957 Cannes Film Festival for
Amiable, contagious laugh