He came to the US in the mid-30s in The Eternal Road in which he played at least 12 roles. In 1941 he was drafted into the army, where he was trained as a cinematographer and served in the Pacific. He was assigned to an army photographic unit and was part of the team who filmed the signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the U.S.S. Missouri.
His first major Broadway role was The Happy Time. Kasznar also played in The Sound Of Music, Barefoot in The Park, Waiting for Godot and Six Characters In Search Of An Author. He appeared in many films.
He played in a number of films and plays. He played a regular in the television series Land of the Giants as Alexander Fitzhugh.
Kurt Kasznar Facts
|Birthday||August 13, 1913|
|Date of death||August 6, 1979 (age 65)|
|Valley of the Kings|
|Kiss Me Kate|
|Legend of the Lost|
|Judgement from Outer Space, Part 1|
|A Farewell to Arms|
|Land of the Giants|
|Lovely To Look At|