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Karl 'Karchy' Kosiczky (1918–2011)


Karl Slover was 21 years old when he auditioned for the "Wizard Of Oz" movie, and in the process met the other 123 little people with whom he worked through a grueling two month production schedule. "Standing four feet four inches tall, I was the smallest Munchkin," recalls Karl. "I couldn't even reach the doorknob." He is best known for being the... See full bio »

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Known For

The Terror of Tiny Town
The Terror of Tiny Town The Barber (Sammy)
(1938)
Entertainment Tonight
(2005)
The Daily Show
The Daily Show Himself
(1999)

Filmography

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 1945 The Lost Weekend
Baby (uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz
Munchkin Herald #1 / Sleepyhead (uncredited)
 1938 The Terror of Tiny Town
The Barber (Sammy) (as Karl Casitzky)
 1938 Block-Heads
Midget in Elevator (uncredited)
 1938 Bringing Up Baby
Midget (uncredited)
 1937 They Gave Him a Gun
Minor Role (uncredited)
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 2009 Hollywood Celebrates Its Biggest Little Stars! (Video short)
Himself (as Karl Slover)
 2005 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 19 October 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Karl Slover)
 2001 Memories of Oz (TV Special short documentary)
Himself (as Karl Slover)
 1999 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Michael J. Fox (1999) ... Himself (as Karl Slover)
 1994 I Married a Munchkin (Documentary short)
Himself (uncredited)
 1993 We're Off to See the Munchkins (Video documentary) (as Karl Slover)
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 1986 The Laurel and Hardy Show (TV Series)
Midget (1986)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Karl Casitzky | Karl Slover

Height:

4' 5" (1.35 m)
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Trivia:

After filming was completed on 'Oz' he joined the Royal American Carnival in Tampa Florida and adopted the name Slover from his manager. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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