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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

Intruder Mr. Abernathy
Three Hams on Rye B.K. Doaks
Watermelon Man Delivery Man
The Three Stooges in Orbit Professor Danforth


Jump to: Actor | Stunts | Self | Archive footage
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 1992 The Nutt House
 1989 Intruder
Mr. Abernathy
 1985 Crimewave
Colonel Rodgers
 1975 Blazing Stewardesses
Harry (rehearsed only) (as The Three Stooges)
 1970 Watermelon Man
Delivery Man
 1969 The Mad Room
Workman (uncredited)
 1967 Who's Minding the Mint?
Janitor (uncredited)
 1966 Hazel (TV Series)
Mr. Miller
- Please Don't Shout (1966) ... Mr. Miller
 1965 The New 3 Stooges (TV Series)
Customer / Man With Busted Suitcase / Diner / ...
- The Noisy Silent Movie (1965) ... Customer (uncredited)
- Weighing In ... Man With Busted Suitcase (uncredited)
- Waiters ... Diner (uncredited)
- Turkey Stuffers ... Pickup Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- Farrow's Fling (1965) ... Delivery Man
 1965 The Rogues (TV Series)
- Gambit by the Golden Gate (1965) ... Man
 1965 The Outlaws Is Coming
Mr. Abernathy / Witch Doctor / Cavalry Colonel
 1963 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
- The Atom Misers (1963) ... Workman-1
 1963 The Three Stooges Scrapbook (Short)
Prof. Dolottle
 1963 The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze
Butler at Men's Club (uncredited)
 1963 13 Frightened Girls
Ludwig (uncredited)
 1963 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Marcello Ventoni
- Grand Ol' Opry (1963) ... Marcello Ventoni
 1962 The Three Stooges in Orbit
Professor Danforth
 1962 The Three Stooges Meet Hercules
Shepherd / Refreshment Man
 1961 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Elevator operator
- Vive La Credit Card (1961) ... Elevator operator
 1960 Who Was That Lady?
Man with Flower Pot (uncredited)
 1959 Clutch Cargo (TV Series)
- Big "X" (1959) ... (voice)
- The Fortune Cookie Caper (1959) ... (voice)
- The Case of Ripcord Van Winkle (1959) ... (voice)
- Cheddar Cheaters (1959) ... (voice)
- The Blunderbird (1959) ... (voice)
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
- Assignment Prague (1959) ... Brin
 1958 Flying Saucer Daffy (Short)
Mr. Barton - President of 'Facts and Figures' Magazine
 1958 Pies and Guys (Short)
 1958 Quiz Whizz (Short)
J.J. Figby
 1958 Return to Warbow
Townsman (uncredited)
 1957 Outer Space Jitters (Short)
Professor Jones
 1957 Horsing Around (Short)
Circus Attendant
 1957 The 27th Day
Newspaper Hawker (uncredited)
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Postal Clerk Smith
- The Tumbling Clown (1957) ... Postal Clerk Smith
 1957 Space Ship Sappy (Short)
Liar Club's MC
 1957 The Phantom Stagecoach
Johnson (uncredited)
 1957 Affair in Reno
Cashier (uncredited)
 1956 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Voice on Tape (1956)
 1956 Commotion on the Ocean (Short)
 1956 The White Squaw
Texas Jim (uncredited)
 1956 Scheming Schemers (Short)
Mr. Walter Norfleet
 1956 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
- Never the Twain (1956) ... Earl (uncredited)
 1956 Thunder Over Arizona
Man Hit by Pie (uncredited)
 1956 Crashing Las Vegas
Man in Seat 87 (uncredited)
 1956 Fury at Gunsight Pass
Window Glass Installer (uncredited)
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Dealer's Choice (1956)
 1956 Husbands Beware (Short)
J.M. Benton - Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
- Escort (1956) ... Hood
 1955 The Spoilers
Miner (uncredited)
 1955 The Adventures of Spin and Marty (TV Series)
Joe's Father
- The 'Triple R' (1955) ... Joe's Father
 1955 Blunder Boys (Short) (uncredited)
 1955 My Sister Eileen
Bit Welder (uncredited)
 1955 Jail Busters
Mug Shot Photographer (uncredited)
 1955 Stone Age Romeos (Short)
B. Bopper
 1955 Blackboard Jungle
Father (uncredited)
 1955 Gypped in the Penthouse (Short)
 1955 Three for the Show
First Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1955 Timberjack
Jim (uncredited)
 1955 Carolina Cannonball
 1954 Kids Will Be Kids (Short)
Dog Show Judge (uncredited)
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Guard at gate
- Operation Failure (1954) ... Guard at gate (uncredited)
 1954 Shot in the Frontier (Short)
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1954 Jungle Gents
Boat Crewman (uncredited)
 1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Sleepwalking (1954)
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
- Shipper, Beware ... Vince
 1953 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Barber Shop Customer
- The Black Terror (1953) ... Barber Shop Customer
 1953 Geraldine
Engineer (uncredited)
 1953 Private Eyes
Patient in Wheelchair (uncredited)
 1953 Down the Hatch (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1953 Bubble Trouble (Short)
Amos Flint / Gorilla
 1953 Gun Belt
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 A Perilous Journey
Drunk (uncredited)
 1953 Spies and Guys (Short)
Enemy Commander (uncredited)
 1953 Loose Loot (Short)
Atty. Poole (uncredited)
 1953 Pardon My Wrench (Short)
Bogus Plumbing Inspector
 1953 All Ashore
Bartender (uncredited)
 1953 Fresh Painter (Short)
Hypnotist (uncredited)
 1952 Strop, Look and Listen (Short)
Mike - Drunk Party Guest
 1952 Tropical Heat Wave
Uniformed Police Officer (uncredited)
 1952 Gents in a Jam (Short)
Uncle Phineas Bowman
 1952 Sound Off
Waiter (uncredited)
 1952 Gobs and Gals
Dressing Man (uncredited)
 1952 Heebie Gee-Gees (Short)
 1952 Listen, Judge (Short)
The Chef
 1952 Harem Girl
Abdul's Servant (uncredited)
 1952 A Fool and His Honey (Short)
Girl's Father (uncredited)
 1951 Pest Man Wins (Short)
 1951 The Champs Step Out (Short)
Professor Bentley
 1951 The Sea Hornet
 1951 Hula-La-La (Short)
Mr. Baines
 1951 The Tooth Will Out (Short)
Italian Chef (uncredited)
 1951 The Well
Lunch Counter Customer (uncredited)
 1951 Corky of Gasoline Alley
Painter (uncredited)
 1951 Merry Mavericks (Short)
Mort (uncredited)
 1951 Pleasure Treasure (Short)
 1951 A Millionaire for Christy
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1951 Newlyweds Take a Chance (Short)
Dr. Wagner
 1951 Space Patrol (TV Series)
- The Dangerous Discovery (1951) ... Pete
 1951 Let's Go Navy!
Mailman (uncredited)
 1951 Scrambled Brains (Short)
Dr. Gesundheit
 1951 Fighting Coast Guard
Chief Boatswain Mate (uncredited)
 1951 Punchy Pancho (Short)
 1951 Blonde Atom Bomb (Short)
 1951 Wedding Yells (Short)
 1951 Bowery Battalion
Albert - Officers Club Waiter (uncredited)
 1951 Gasoline Alley
Martini (uncredited)
 1950 Emergency Wedding
Man in Department Store (uncredited)
 1950 Slaphappy Sleuths (Short)
Emil, a Customer
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
Man Stomping on Hair Folicle (uncredited)
 1950 Three Hams on Rye (Short)
B.K. Doaks
 1950 Two Roaming Champs (Short)
Horace Dwiggins / Elmer Dwiggins (uncredited)
 1950 Photo Phonies (Short)
 1950 Texas Dynamo
 1950 Kill the Umpire
Irate Baseball Fan (uncredited)
 1950 Rock Island Trail
Fireman (uncredited)
 1950 Beware of Blondie
Trash Collector (uncredited)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Street Cleaner (uncredited)
 1950 Put Some Money in the Pot (Short)
Carl (uncredited)
 1950 Dizzy Yardbird (Short)
 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 And Baby Makes Three
Baseball Fan (uncredited)
 1949 Feudin' Rhythm
Comic Actor (uncredited)
 1949 Jerks of All Trades (TV Short)
Mr. Pennyfeather
 1949 Vagabond Loafers (Short)
Mr. Walter Norfleet
 1949 Blondie Hits the Jackpot
Swedish Plaster Mixer (uncredited)
 1949 Fuelin' Around (Short)
Prof. Sneed
 1949 Microspook (Short)
George, Gorilla's Keeper
 1949 The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend
Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1949 The Lost Tribe
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1949 Who Done It? (Short)
Mr. John Goodrich
 1949 Radio Riot (Short)
 1949 He's in Again (Short)
Waiter (uncredited)
 1948 Blondie's Secret
Grocery Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1948 A Pinch in Time (Short)
Bartender (uncredited)
 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 (uncredited)
 1948 Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad
 1948 Silly Billy (Short)
 1947 Radio Romeo (Short)
Swenson the Janitor (uncredited)
 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)
Angry Passenger (uncredited)
 1947 Hold That Lion! (Short)
 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 (uncredited)
 1946 So's Your Antenna (Short)
Louie (uncredited)
 1946 Pardon My Terror (Short)
Mr. Dugan (uncredited)
 1946 Mr. Wright Goes Wrong (Short)
 1946 One Exciting Week
Councilman (uncredited)
 1946 Ain't Love Cuckoo? (Short)
2nd Bellhop (uncredited)
 1946 Hiss and Yell (Short)
Drunken Gardener (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
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The Three Stooges


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Donna D. Driscoll  (7 children)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on working with Curly Howard in Half-Wits Holiday (1946), Howard's final film with The Three Stooges after suffering a major stroke that debilitated him] After [the stroke] occurred, Curly was just missing all of a sudden. It wasn't announced to the rest of the cast; nobody knew what happened. So, we're approaching the last scene in the picture, a big pie fight. They had a big set and they put a... See more »


He was the last surviving member of The Three Stooges (although he never had a chance to make a film in this role). He was also the only person to have worked with all six of the Stooges. See more »


Catchphrase: "Hold hands, you lovebirds!"

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