• 13 August 1913
  •  Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]

Kurt Kasznar


As a young man, Kurt Kasznar enrolled in Max Reinhardt's seminars. He came to the US in the mid-30s in "The Eternal Road," in which he played at least 12 roles. In 1941, he produced the New York show, "Crazy with the Heat." That same year, he was drafted into the army, where he was trained as a cinematographer and served in the Pacific. 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 has appeared in many films.