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|Also Known As:||Leonid Kinsky, Leonid Kinsky||Died:||September 8, 1998|
|Born:||April 18, 1903||Cause of Death:||complications from stroke|
|Birth Place:||Russia||Profession:||actor, producer, director, restauranteur|
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CAST: (feature film)
The Helen Morgan Story (1957) Stanislaus
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956) Dominowski
Glory (1956) Vasily
Gobs and Gals (1952) Ivan
Honeychile (1951) Chick Lester
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) Ivan Putroff
Alimony (1949) Joe Wood
The Great Sinner (1949) Band leader
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) Rene
Can't Help Singing (1944) Koppa
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Worked as a mime
Left Russia following the communist revolution
Acted on stage in Europe and South America before moving to the USA to work with Al Jolson
Acted in the silent film "The Great Depression"
Made his talkie debut in Ernest Lubitsch's "Trouble in Paradise"
Proved he could sing as well as act in the Bing Crosby musical "Rhythm on the Range"
Starred with Betty Grable and Don Ameche in "Down Argentine Way"
Played Sascha the bartender in the classic "Casablanca"
Appeared in TV's first situation comedy "The Spot Lite Club" on KTLA in Los Angeles
Returned to mime in the role of Dr Drosselmeyer in the Shrine Auditorium production of "Nutcracker USA"
Gave up acting to direct and write industrial films
Operated Bublitschki, a restaurant on Hollywood's Sunset Strip
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Iphigenie Castigloni. Actor. Deceased.
Tina York. Violinist; artist. Third wife; c. fifty years his junior; survived him.
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