Felix Silla

Felix Silla

Highest Rated: 92% Point Blank (1967)

Lowest Rated: 25% The Black Bird (1975)

Birthday: Jan 11, 1937

Birthplace: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Pint-sized actor and stuntman Felix Silla was best known for playing diminutive robots and alien creatures on numerous sci-fi screen sagas. Born in Rome, Italy, and trained as a circus performer, Silla immigrated to the United States as part of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. A trapeze and tumbling specialist, Silla was initially brought to Hollywood as a stuntman, but, because of his small size, he began appearing in a number of odd character roles. Cast as the hirsute "Cousin Itt" on the popular '60s sitcom "The Addams Family"--a character that required the 3' 11" actor to be covered, head to toe, in a shaggy, hair-covered suit--Silla went on to similar costumed roles on the late-'70s sci-fi series "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" (as robot servant "Twiki"), the original "Star Trek" (as a Talosian alien), and the third "Star Wars" feature, "Return of the Jedi" (as an Ewok). Retired from acting since the mid-'90s, Silla frequented sci-fi nostalgia conventions and performed in Las Vegas with his musical group, the Original Harmonica Band. Felix Silla died on April 16, 2021 at the age of 84.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet CHARACTERz Don Cluff (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 40% The Adventures of Galgameth Little Galgy (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 23% Meatballs Part II Meathead (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet 50% Black Samurai Rheinhardt (Character) - 1976
25% 56% The Black Bird Litvak (Character) - 1975
30% 25% Sssssss Sam Lee (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 67% Little Cigars Frankie (Character) - 1973
71% 58% Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Creature (Character) - 1973
92% 84% Point Blank Bellhop (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 0% She Freak Shorty (Character) - 1967

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Married ... With Children Alien (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dukes of Hazzard The Visitor (Guest Star) 1985
33% 58% Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Twiki (Character) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bewitched Troll (Guest Star) 1971 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
100% 97% The Addams Family Cousin Itt (Character) 1965-1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petticoat Junction Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1963

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