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Kenneth Kessler (1920–1989)

Kenneth Kessler was born on November 6, 1920 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an assistant director and production manager, known for The Toxic Avenger (1984), The Rebel Set (1959) and Apology for Murder (1945). He died on January 31, 1989 in Davie, Florida, USA. See full bio »

Died:

(age 68) in Davie, Florida, USA

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Known For

The Toxic Avenger The Toxic Avenger
(1984)
The Rebel Set Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1959)
Apology for Murder Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1945)
77 Sunset Strip Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1960)

Filmography

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 1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Family Skeleton (1960) ... (assistant director)
- Created He Them (1960) ... (assistant director - as Kenny Kessler)
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Fernando (1960) ... (assistant director - as Kenny Kessler)
 1959 Maverick (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Maverick Springs (1959) ... (assistant director - as Kenny Kessler)
 1959 The Rebel Set (assistant director - as Kenny Kessler)
 1958 Thunder Road (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1958 The Rawhide Trail (assistant director)
 1956-1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series) (assistant director - 24 episodes)
- Attack on Fort Grant (1957) ... (assistant director - as K.M. Kenny Kessler)
- The Broken Wire (1957) ... (assistant director - as K.M. Kenny Kessler)
- Apache Girl (1957) ... (assistant director - as K.M. Kenny Kessler)
- The Archeologist (1957) ... (assistant director - as K.M. Kenny Kessler)
- The Assassin (1957) ... (assistant director - as K.M. Kenny Kessler)
 1956 D-Day the Sixth of June (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1947 The Chinese Ring (assistant director - uncredited)
 1946 Dangerous Money (assistant director - uncredited)
 1946 The Missing Lady (assistant director - as Kenny Kessler)
 1945 Apology for Murder (assistant director - as Kenny Kessler)
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 1959 The Rebel Set (production supervisor - as K.M. Kessler)
 1958 The Hot Angel (production supervisor - as K.M. Kessler)
 1958 The Rawhide Trail (production supervisor)
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 1986 Monster in the Closet (voice, as Ken Kessler)
 1984 The Toxic Avenger
The Toxic Avenger (voice)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

K.M. Kenny Kessler | K.M. Kessler | Kenny Kessler | Ken Kessler
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Trivia:

Was the "trailer-guy" for many films made by Troma during the 1970s and 80s.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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