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Kurt Schiegl (1925–1984)

Born in Vienna, Kurt was a big strapping boy, whose first love was boxing. After the Anschluss, (The German annexation of Austria in 1938) Kurt was conscripted into the German armed forces. After the war, Kurt returned to boxing, eventually winning the Austrian Heavy Weight championship. Kurt migrated to Canada, and settled in Toronto. He married ... See full bio »

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Known For

Quest for Fire
Quest for Fire Faum - The Ulam Tribe
Strange Paradise
Starship Invasions


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 1985 Terminal Choice
Mr. Schultz
 1984 Deadline
Boltz's Henchman
 1981 Quest for Fire
Faum - The Ulam Tribe
 1978 Drying Up the Streets
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
- Emily (1977) ... Moonshiner (uncredited)
 1977 Starship Invasions
 1976 Find the Lady
 1969 Strange Paradise (TV Series)
- Episode #1.31 (1969) ... Quito (uncredited)
- Episode #1.30 (1969) ... Quito
- Episode #1.29 (1969) ... Quito (uncredited)
- Episode #1.28 (1969) ... Quito (credit only)
- Episode #1.27 (1969) ... Quito (uncredited)
 1969 Adventures in Rainbow Country (TV Series)
Diner Manager
- Town That Died (1969) ... Diner Manager
 1967 Hatch's Mill (TV Series)
Big Kurt (1967)
 1966 Seaway (TV Series)
Bonehead / Damon
- Billy the Kid (1966) ... Bonehead
- Over the Falls (1966) ... Damon
 1963-1965 The Forest Rangers (TV Series)
Big Jim Hansen / Little Bill Blount / Al
- Strongest Man in the World (1965) ... Big Jim Hansen
- Surprise Party (1964) ... Little Bill Blount
- The Chase (1963) ... Al
 1963 Festival (TV Series)
- The Endless Echo (1963) ... Baccul
 1960 Encounter (TV Series)
- Sun in My Eyes (1960) ... Townsman
 1960 The Unforeseen (TV Series)
 1959 Cannonball (TV Series)
- Racket (1959) ... Moose
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 1985 Terminal Choice (third grip)
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 1982 The Quest for Fire Adventure (TV Short documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Actor in American and European films in early '60s. Played monsters and wrestlers in low grade movies. Was also a wrestler in real life. See more »

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