|Born||in New York City, New York, USA|
|Died||in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA (lung cancer)|
|Birth Name||Nicolas Cuccia|
|Height||5' 4" (1.63 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Long-time circus acrobatic partner of Burt Lancaster (performing as "Lang & Cravat") may have been short on stature, but he was big on athletic prowess and highly enjoyable to watch on-screen. According to reports, Cravat was as strong as a bull. When he lost his cool, it took several men to hold him back. Cravat appeared with Lancaster in nine films. The best remembered were The Flame and the Arrow (1950) with Cravat playing Piccolo, and The Crimson Pirate (1952) with Cravat as Ojo. Another of Cravat's key roles was as the aircraft-eating gremlin terrorizing nervy passenger William Shatner on The Twilight Zone: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet (1963) in the episode, Nightmare at 20,000 Feet. Interestingly, Cravat & Lancaster both passed away in 1994.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: firehouse44