Updated: July 01, 2020
KURT KASZNAR PHOTO GALLERY #02
Date of Birth - 13 August 1913, Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Date of Death - 6 August 1979, Santa Monica, California, USA (cancer)
Birth Name - Kurt Serwicher
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 appeared in many films.