S.Z. Sakall (1883–1955)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack



Photos

  • Virginia Gibson, Virginia Mayo, Lucille Norman, and S.Z. Sakall in Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
  • Samuel S. Hinds and S.Z. Sakall in It's a Date (1940)
  • Dennis Morgan, S.Z. Sakall, Robert Shayne, and Marie Wilson in Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
  • Robert Ellis and S.Z. Sakall in April Showers (1948)
  • S.Z. Sakall in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  • James Cagney, S.Z. Sakall, and Richard Whorf in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

When the Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933, Sakall was forced to return to Hungary. He was involved in over 40 movies in his native land.


Trademark

Often cast as a sympathetic friend or employee of the main character.


Nickname

Cuddles


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

Sándor Gärtner

Budapest, Austria-Hungary

Died

(age 72)
Los Angeles, California, USA


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