Johnny Kascier

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Johnny Kascier
Born(1889-07-01)July 1, 1889
Minnesota, United States
Died May 10, 1974(1974-05-10) (aged 84)
South Pasadena, California
Years active 1932-1956

Johnny Kascier (July 1, 1889 May 10, 1974) was an American actor who appeared in over 90 films between 1932 and 1956.

Modern viewers will recognize Kascier as the Emir of Schmow in the Three Stooges film Malice in the Palace and its remake Rumpus in the Harem , and as the hotel bellboy who catches Moe kissing Larry's cheek in Brideless Groom . He also had an uncredited role of a courtroom spectator in Idiots Deluxe . More often than not, though, Kascier's face was rarely seen, as his primary role at Columbia Pictures was as Moe Howard's stunt double. [1]

The Three Stooges American comedy team

The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best known for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures that have been regularly airing on television since 1958. Their hallmark was physical farce and slapstick. Six stooges appeared over the act's run : Moe Howard and Larry Fine were mainstays throughout the ensemble's nearly fifty-year run and the pivotal "third Stooge" was played by Shemp Howard, Curly Howard, Shemp Howard again, Joe Besser, and Curly Joe DeRita.

<i>Malice in the Palace</i> 1949 film by Jules White

Malice in the Palace is the 117th short film released by Columbia Pictures in 1949 starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges. The comedians released 190 short films for the studio between 1934 and 1959.

<i>Rumpus in the Harem</i> 1956 film by Jules White

Rumpus in the Harem is the 171st short film released by Columbia Pictures in 1956 starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges. The comedians released 190 short films for the studio between 1934 and 1959.

Kascier died on May 10, 1974.

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