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Leonid Kinskey

Leonid Kinskey (April 18, 1903 – September 8, 1998) was a Russian-born movie and television actor who enjoyed a long career. Kinskey is best known for his role as Sascha in the film Casablanca (1942). Kinskey was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. He fled the Russian Revolution and acted on stage in Europe and South America before arriving in New York City in 1921. He joined the road production of Al Jolson's musical Wonder Bar, before making his first film appearance, in the 1932 Trouble in Paradise. His looks and accent helped him land supporting roles in numerous movies, including Duck Soup and Nothing Sacred, and on television, well into the 1960s. It is said that he got perhaps his best-known role, Sascha in Casablanca, because he was a drinking buddy of star Humphrey Bogart. Kinskey was in the pilot episode for Hogan's Heroes, but turned down a regular role in the series because he thought the subject matter was being taken too lightly. Kinskey was married three times. His second wife was actress Iphigenie Castiglioni, to whom he remained married until her death in 1963. He was married to Tina York from 1983 to his death. He died of complications of a stroke in Fountain Hills, Arizona, at the age of 95. Description above from the Wikipedia article Leonid Kinskey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Apr 18, 1903 In St. Petersburg, Russia
Movie/TV Credits:
64
First Appeared:
In the movie The Big Broadcast 1932-10-14
Latest Project:
Series Good Morning, World 1967-09-05
Known For
Poster of The Fighting Seabees
Poster of Cinderella Swings It
Poster of Candid Cameramaniacs
Poster of Manhattan Melodrama
Filmography

Good Morning, World (1967)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Honey West (1965)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
8.4 5 votes

Burke's Law (1963)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8 4 votes

Dr. Kildare (1961)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.6 5 votes

Pete and Gladys (1960)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

Guestward, Ho! (1960)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown

The Alaskans (1959)

Western
Series
as Unknown

The Detectives (1959)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown

Peter Gunn (1958)

Crime
Series
as Unknown
8.7 3 votes

Have Gun – Will Travel (1957)

Western Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
8.2 12 votes

Perry Mason (1957)

Mystery Drama Crime Family
Series
as Unknown
7.8 21 votes

Telephone Time (1956)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6 1 votes

The Millionaire (1955)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 2 votes

Lux Video Theatre (1950)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Alimony (1949)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Joe Wood
5.7 3 votes

The Fighting Seabees (1944)

Action War
Movie
as Johnny Novasky
6.6 5 votes

That's My Baby! (1944)

Comedy Drama Music
Movie
as Doctor Svatsky

Can't Help Singing (1944)

Music Western
Movie
as Koppa
8.5 2 votes

Cinderella Swings It (1943)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Vladimir Smitkin

El Circo (1943)

Comedy
Movie
as Cliente ruso zapatero (as L. Kinsky)
7.3 3 votes

Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943)

Comedy
Movie
as Window Washer
5.5 1 votes

The Talk of the Town (1942)

Comedy Drama Romance Thriller
Movie
as Jan Pulaski
6.2 19 votes

Lady for a Night (1942)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Boris
5.2 3 votes

Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)

Drama Romance War
Movie
as Dorloff, the Waiter
6 1 votes

Casablanca (1942)

Drama Romance War
Movie
as Sascha
7.9 1153 votes

Broadway Limited (1941)

Comedy
Movie
as Ivan
6 1 votes

That Night in Rio (1941)

Comedy Music Romance
Movie
as Monsieur Pierre Dufond
6 2 votes

Ball of Fire (1941)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Prof. Quintana
7.3 33 votes

He Stayed for Breakfast (1940)

Comedy
Movie
as Comrade Nicky

Down Argentine Way (1940)

Comedy Drama Music Romance
Movie
as Tito Acuna
5.6 4 votes

Exile Express (1939)

Drama
Movie
as David

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

Drama History Music Romance
Movie
as Artist
6 6 votes

The Spellbinder (1939)

Crime Romance Drama
Movie
as Harry Beldon - Saxophone Player

Day-time Wife (1939)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Coco
6.5 1 votes

On Your Toes (1939)

Comedy
Movie
as Ivan Boultonoff

Everything Happens at Night (1939)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Groder
5.5 1 votes

Outside of Paradise (1938)

Movie
as Cafe Owner Ivan Petrovich

Three Blind Mice (1938)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Young Man

Algiers (1938)

Drama Action Mystery Romance
Movie
as L'Arbi
5.8 6 votes

The Great Waltz (1938)

Drama Music Romance
Movie
as Dudelman
5 1 votes

Professor Beware (1938)

Comedy
Movie
as Tableau Director
5.5 1 votes

Flirting with Fate (1938)

Movie
as Pedro Lopez

Meet the Boy Friend (1937)

Movie
as Dr. Sokoloff
7 1 votes

Espionage (1937)

Drama
Movie
as Maxie Burgos

Make a Wish (1937)

Music Comedy
Movie
as Moe

My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as A Waiter

The Girl from Scotland Yard (1937)

Mystery
Movie
as Mischa

Wise Girl (1937)

Comedy
Movie
as Eccentric Greenwich Village Writer (uncredited)

Candid Cameramaniacs (1937)

Comedy History
Movie
as Otto

Nothing Sacred (1937)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Ferdinand Roassare - Poet (uncredited)
6.8 12 votes

The Sheik Steps Out (1937)

Comedy
Movie
as Allusi Ali

Rhythm on the Range (1936)

Western
Movie
as Mischa

I Live My Life (1935)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Waiter

The Gilded Lily (1935)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Vocal Teacher (uncredited)

Change of Heart (1934)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Party Guest

Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Crime Drama Romance
Movie
as Trotskyite Slapping Poppa Rosen (uncredited)
6.1 17 votes

We Live Again (1934)

Drama
Movie
as Simon Kartinkin

Fugitive Road (1934)

Drama
Movie
as Nicholas Petrovich,- Smuggler

The Merry Widow (1934)

Comedy Drama Music Romance
Movie
as Shepherd (uncredited)
6.2 10 votes

Storm at Daybreak (1933)

Drama Romance War
Movie
as Serbian Villager

Duck Soup (1933)

Comedy
Movie
as Sylvanian Agitator
7.6 123 votes

Girl Without a Room (1933)

Comedy
Movie
as Gallopsky

The Big Broadcast (1932)

Movie
as Ivan

Trouble in Paradise (1932)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as The Communist
7.2 38 votes