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Emil Sitka (1914–1998)


Orphaned at twelve, Sitka caught the acting bug while living with a priest in Pittsburgh. He road the rails as a hobo for years during the Depression before arriving in Hollywood in 1936. Theatre work, including directing, eventually brought him to the attention of a talent scout, who contracted him to Columbia Studios. Famous for his character ... See full bio »

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Known For

Crimewave
Crimewave Colonel Rodgers
(1985)
Intruder
Intruder Mr. Abernathy
(1989)
Bubble Trouble
Bubble Trouble Amos Flint / Gorilla
(1953)
Who Done It?
Who Done It? Mr. John Goodrich
(1949)

Filmography

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 1963 The Three Stooges Scrapbook (Short)
Prof. Dolottle
 1958 Flying Saucer Daffy (Short)
Mr. Barton--President of 'Facts and Figures' Magazine
 1958 Pies and Guys (Short)
Sappington
 1958 Quiz Whizz (Short)
J.J. Figby
 1957 Outer Space Jitters (Short)
Professor Jones
 1957 Horsing Around (Short)
Circus Attendant
 1957 Space Ship Sappy (Short)
Liar Club's MC
 1956 Commotion on the Ocean (Short)
Smitty
 1956 Scheming Schemers (Short)
Mr. Walter Norfleet
 1956 Husbands Beware (Short)
J.M. Benton - Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1955 Blunder Boys (Short) (uncredited)
 1955 Stone Age Romeos (Short)
B. Bopper
 1955 Gypped in the Penthouse (Short)
Charlie
 1954 Kids Will Be Kids (Short)
Dog Show Judge
 1954 Shot in the Frontier (Short)
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1953 Down the Hatch (Short)
Doctor
 1953 Bubble Trouble (Short)
Amos Flint / Gorilla
 1953 Spies and Guys (Short)
Enemy Commander (uncredited)
 1953 Loose Loot (Short)
Atty. Poole (uncredited)
 1953 Pardon My Wrench (Short)
Bogus Plumbing Inspector
 1953 Fresh Painter (Short)
Hypnotist (uncredited)
 1952 Strop, Look and Listen (Short)
 1952 Gents in a Jam (Short)
Uncle Phineas Bowman
 1952 Heebie Gee-Gees (Short)
Tout
 1952 Listen, Judge (Short)
The Chef
 1952 A Fool and His Honey (Short)
 1951 Pest Man Wins (Short)
Meadows
 1951 The Champs Step Out (Short)
Professor Bentley
 1951 Hula-La-La (Short)
Mr. Baines
 1951 The Tooth Will Out (Short)
Italian Chef (uncredited)
 1951 Merry Mavericks (Short)
Mort (uncredited)
 1951 Pleasure Treasure (Short)
 1951 Scrambled Brains (Short)
Doctor Geseundheit
 1951 Punchy Pancho (Short)
 1951 Blonde Atom Bomb (Short)
 1951 Wedding Yells (Short)
 1950 Slaphappy Sleuths (Short)
Emil, a Customer
 1950 Three Hams on Rye (Short)
B.K. Doaks
 1950 Two Roaming Champs (Short)
Eccentric Millionaire
 1950 Photo Phonies (Short)
 1950 Put Some Money in the Pot (Short)
Carl (uncredited)
 1950 Dizzy Yardbird (Short)
Private
 1950 Hugs and Mugs (Short)
Clerk (uncredited)
 1950 His Baiting Beauty (Short)
Harry's Boss
 1950 Punchy Cowpunchers (Short)
Capt. Daley
 1949 French Fried Frolic (Short)
Uncle Pierre
 1949 Vagabond Loafers (Short)
Mr. Walter Norfleet
 1949 Fuelin' Around (Short)
Prof. Sneed
 1949 Microspook (Short)
George, Gorilla's Keeper
 1949 Who Done It? (Short)
Mr. John Goodrich
 1949 Radio Riot (Short)
 1948 A Pinch in Time (Short)
 1948 Billie Gets Her Man (Short)
Wilbur Nixon
 1948 The Sheepish Wolf (Short)
George (uncredited)
 1948 Jitter Bughouse (Short)
Mr. Lark
 1948 Pardon My Clutch (Short)
Professor Otto Klink (uncredited)
 1948 Two Nuts in a Rut (Short)
Chiropodist
 1948 Silly Billy (Short)
 1947 Radio Romeo (Short)
Swenson the Janitor
 1947 All Gummed Up (Short)
Amos Flint
 1947 Wife to Spare (Short)
Lawyer Pratt (uncredited)
 1947 Brideless Groom (Short)
Justice of the Peace J.M. Benton (uncredited)
 1947 Rolling Down to Reno (Short) (uncredited)
 1947 Hold That Lion! (Short)
Attorney
 1947 Bride and Gloom (Short)
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1947 The Good Bad Egg (Short)
Joe's Friend (uncredited)
 1947 Hot Heir (Short)
Hugh's Uncle
 1947 Meet Mr. Mischief (Short)
Jason Perkins
 1947 Half-Wits Holiday (Short)
Sappington (uncredited)
 1946 Andy Plays Hookey (Short)
Second Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 Moron Than Off (Short)
Sweepstakes Official (uncredited)
 1946 Reno-Vated (Short)
Witness, (uncredited)
 1946 Honeymoon Blues (Short)
Janitor, much-put-upon
 1946 So's Your Antenna (Short)
Louie (uncredited)
 1946 Pardon My Terror (Short)
Mr. Dugan (uncredited)
 1946 Mr. Wright Goes Wrong (Short)
 1946 Ain't Love Cuckoo? (Short)
2nd Bellhop (uncredited)
 1946 Hiss and Yell (Short)
Drunken Gardener (uncredited)
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Officially became a member of The Three Stooges in the early 1970s, replacing Larry Fine. Two planned Stooges film projects never occurred. The second, which the Stooges dropped out of when Moe Howard became too ill to work, was produced with the [two surviving] Ritz Brothers stepping into the Stooges' shoes and released as Blazing Stewardesses (1975). See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrase: "Hold hands, you lovebirds!"

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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