Kit Guard was born Christen Klitgaard May 5, 1894 in Hals, Denmark. His parents, Jens and Thyra Klitgaard, were farmers and he had four bothers. The family immigrated to Canada in 1901 and later moved to San Francisco, California. He became an American citizen and went to New York City where he worked as a blacksmith. During World War 1 he joined the Army and served overseas in a military police unit. After the war he moved to Hollywood and was signed by F.B.O. Pictures. He starred in more than one hundred silent shorts including The Telephone Girl series with Alberta Vaiughn and The Beauty Parlor series with Lorraine Eason. Kit often costarred with Al Cooke and they became a popular onscreen comedy team. On August 1, 1924 her married 24 year old Nell Griffith Sullivan. She filed for divorce in 1928 claiming he was a a violent alcoholic. By the 1930s Kit was appearing in low low budget B-movies. He had bit parts in several Three Stooges shorts and was in numerous Westerns including The Fighting Champ and El Diablo Rides with Bob Steele. Sadly his second wife passed away. Kit married his third wife, Hazel Bowers, and continued to act until the late 1950s. He had uncredited roles on the TV shows Gunsmoke and Have Gun Will Travel. Kit died from stomach cancer on July 18, 1961. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park in North Hollywood.
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