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Emil Sitka is a Actor American born on 22 december 1914 at Johnstown (USA)

Emil Sitka

Emil Sitka
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Nationality USA
Birth 22 december 1914 at Johnstown (USA)
Death 16 january 1998 (at 83 years) at Camarillo (USA)

Emil Sitka (December 22, 1914 – January 16, 1998) was a veteran American actor who appeared in hundreds of movies, short films, and television shows, and is best known for his numerous appearances with The Three Stooges—nearly 40. He is one of only two actors to have worked with all six Stooges (Shemp Howard, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Joe Besser, Joe DeRita) on film in the various incarnations of the group (Harold Brauer was the other). He is remembered mostly for a line of dialogue he repeated several times in the Three Stooges short, Brideless Groom, where he appears as the justice of the peace attempting to marry Shemp and Dee Green: "Hold hands, you lovebirds!"


Sitka and first wife Donna Driscoll married in the 1940s and divorced in the 1960s. He married longtime girlfriend Edith Weber in the 1970s; they were married until her death in 1981.

Sitka had seven children: daughters EElonka and Little-Star; and sons Rudigor, Storm, Tao, Darrow, and Saxon. All children are from the first marriage. Saxon carries on his father's legacy by appearing at Stooge conventions as often as possible.

Usually with

Larry Fine
Larry Fine
(40 films)
Moe Howard
Moe Howard
(40 films)
Jules White
Jules White
(27 films)
Shemp Howard
Shemp Howard
(28 films)
Edward Bernds
Edward Bernds
(17 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Emil Sitka (53 films)

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Pulp Fiction, 2h34
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Mob film, Crime, Black comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about drugs, Films about psychiatry, Gangster films
Actors John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer
Roles Hold Hands You Lovebirds (archive footage)
Rating84% 4.2231054.2231054.2231054.2231054.223105
"Pumpkin" (Tim Roth) and "Honey Bunny" (Amanda Plummer) are having breakfast in a diner, and discussing their life as robbers. They decide to rob the restaurant after realizing they could make money off the customers as well as the business, as they did during their previous heist. Moments after they initiate the hold-up, the scene breaks off and the title credits roll.
The Nutt House, 1h34
Directed by Adam Rifkin, Scott Spiegel
Origin USA
Actors Amy Yasbeck, Traci Lords, Barry Livingston, Ben Stiller, Robert Trebor, Stella Stevens
Roles Geeves
Rating36% 1.833111.833111.833111.833111.83311
Identical twins Philbert and Nathan were separated at birth. Philbert is married to a wealthy heiress (Amy Yasbeck) with a mistress (Traci Lords) and a political campaign for President of the United States. Nathan suffers from a severe case of multiple personality disorder and has spent his life in a lunatic asylum. Nathan shows up on his brother's doorstep and what begins as a case of mistaken identity spirals out of control.
Intruder (1989)
, 1h23
Directed by Scott Spiegel
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Actors Renée Estevez, Dan Hicks, Sam Raimi, Eugene Robert Glazer, Burr Steers, Ted Raimi
Roles Mr. Abernathy
Rating63% 3.150463.150463.150463.150463.15046
A supermarket closes and the workers begin restocking the shelves for the next day. Craig, the former boyfriend of cashier Jennifer, appears and the two have an argument. Worried for her friend, Linda presses her panic button. Co-owner Bill appears and a fight ensues. Craig escapes onto the shop floor, and the night crew set out to track him down while Jennifer calls the police. When Craig is found there is another scuffle; he is ejected from the building and disappears into the night.
Watermelon Man, 1h40
Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about racism
Actors Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Melvin Van Peebles, Howard Caine, Mae Clarke, D'Urville Martin
Rating64% 3.249053.249053.249053.249053.24905
Jeff Gerber (Godfrey Cambridge) lives in an average suburban neighborhood with his seemingly liberal housewife Althea (Estelle Parsons), who tolerates her husband's character flaws out of love. Every morning when Jeff wakes up, he spends some time under a tanning machine, hits the speedbag, drinks a health drink, and races the bus to work on foot.
Who's Minding the Mint?, 1h37
Directed by Howard Morris
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Heist films
Actors Jim Hutton, Dorothy Provine, Milton Berle, Joey Bishop, Bob Denver, Jamie Farr
Rating70% 3.544183.544183.544183.544183.54418
Harry Lucas (Jim Hutton) works at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C. He has an admirer in sweet co-worker Verna Baxter (Dorothy Provine), who tries to woo him by giving him home-cooked (yet famously inedible) fudge, but he avoids her as he doesn't feel ready for anything serious. He also has an enemy in co-worker and supervisor Samson Link (David J. Stewart), who can't understand how Harry manages to live beyond his means. Unbeknownst to Link, Harry relies on free trials that enable him to take luxury apartments and ride in chauffeured cars, enjoying the good life, including romance with a sexy neighbor.
The Outlaws Is Coming, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Western
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Adam West, Nancy Kovack, Mort Mills
Roles Mr. Abernathy / Witch doctor / Cavalry colonel
Rating62% 3.1442653.1442653.1442653.1442653.144265
In 1871, Rance Roden (Don Lamond) plans to kill off all the buffalo and thus cause the Indians to riot. After they destroy the U.S. Cavalry (his real enemy), Rance and his gang will take over the West. Meanwhile, a Boston magazine gets wind of the buffalo slaughter and sends editor Kenneth Cabot (Adam West) and his associates (Moe, Larry and Curly Joe) to Casper, Wyoming to investigate. Once there, Ken's shooting skills (secretly aided by sharp shooter Annie Oakley (Nancy Kovack)) earn him the job of town sheriff. Rance has his band of bad guys called in to have the lawmen wiped out, but the Stooges sneak into the gang's hideout while the gang is asleep and glue their firearms to their holsters. When Ken confronts the bad guys, the bad guys decide that a life of justice is better than crime. Meanwhile, Rance and Trigger attempt to sell firearms to the Indians, including an armoured wagon containing a Gatling Gun and cannon in a turret, but the Stooges foil this plan by snapping a picture of them making the sale.
The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films based on science fiction novels, Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Joan Freeman, Walter Burke, Peter Forster
Roles Butler at Men's Club (uncredited)
Rating65% 3.295853.295853.295853.295853.29585
Phileas Fogg III (Jay Sheffield), great-grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great-grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph Stuart III, the descendant of the original Fogg's nemesis. Unbeknownst to anyone, however, "Stuart" is the infamous con man Vicker Cavendish (Peter Forster) who made the bet in order to cover up his robbing the bank of England by framing Fogg for the crime.
13 Frightened Girls, 1h29
Directed by William Castle
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films, Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Murray Hamilton, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh, Norma Varden, Alexandra Bastedo, Lynne Sue Moon
Roles Ludwig (uncredited)
Rating52% 2.616352.616352.616352.616352.61635
After a 16-year-old girl develops a crush on an intelligence agent, she helps him to uncover a plot against the United States.
The Three Stooges in Orbit, 1h27
Directed by Edward Bernds
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Buddy films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Emil Sitka, Carol Christensen, Edson Stroll
Roles Professor Danforth
Rating59% 2.953142.953142.953142.953142.95314
The Stooges are TV actors who are trying to sell ideas for their animated television show The Three Stooges Scrapbook. Unfortunately, their producer does not like anything. He gives the boys ten days to come up with a gimmick or their show will be canceled. In the meantime the Stooges lose their accommodation when they are caught cooking in their room because Curly-Joe turned up the TV-disguised refrigerator way too loud. The only affordable accommodation that will allow cooking is found in an advertisement in a newspaper. The home belongs to Professor Danforth (Emil Sitka) and it resembles a castle.
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules, 1h29
Directed by Edward Bernds
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action
Themes Films based on mythology, Time travel films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology, Buddy films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Vicki Trickett, Quinn K. Redeker, George N. Neise
Roles Shepherd / Refreshment Man
Rating63% 3.1990853.1990853.1990853.1990853.199085
The Stooges work at Dimsal's Drug Store in Ithaca, New York, where they befriend Schuyler Davis (Quinn Redeker), the owner of the shop next door, who is attempting to build a time machine. With the boys' "help", the machine transports the boys, Schuyler and disaffected girlfriend Diane Quigley (Vicki Trickett) back in time to Ithaca in ancient Greece during the reign of the lecherous King Odius (George N. Neise). The King, after defeating and imprisoning Ulysses because the Stooges are believed to be gods, has a yearning for Diane. Realizing they have disrupted the proper course of history, Schuyler and the boys free Ulysses, after which Odius banishes them to the galleys, where Schuyler builds impressive muscles while constantly rowing.
Flying Saucer Daffy
Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Comedy science fiction films, Space opera, Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Emil Sitka, Harriette Tarler, Diana Darrin
Rating60% 3.0067453.0067453.0067453.0067453.006745
Joe's accidental snapshot of a paper plate blown by a breeze, is mistaken for a picture of a UFO. However, Moe and Larry take the credit for the photo, and are paid a huge sum. Angered, Joe leaves the boys for a camping trip, only to meet two genuine and beautiful aliens from Planet Zircon who allow Joe to photograph them. Moe and Larry end up arrested when their UFO picture is revealed to be a fraud. They are put in straitjackets and incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital while Joe becomes a national hero.
Pies and Guys
Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Greta Thyssen, Milton Frome, Gene Roth
Rating60% 3.008773.008773.008773.008773.00877
In the third Stooge adaptation of Pygmalion, the trio are repairmen who make a scene in the presence of two psychologists, Professors Quackenbush (Milton Frome) and Sedletz (Gene Roth). Quackenbush makes a bet with Sedletz that he can turn the boys into gentlemen through environment. Training is slow and painful for the professor, who pulls his hair out in disgust. However, the Stooges do have the opportunity to flirt with the professor's assistant (Greta Thyssen), while learning table etiquette. Finally, the Stooges will decide the wager by their behavior at a fancy society party.
Quiz Whizz
Quiz Whizz (1958)

Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Gene Roth, Greta Thyssen, Milton Frome
Rating62% 3.1026553.1026553.1026553.1026553.102655
Sweepstakes winner Joe is taken to the cleaners by con men G. Y. Prince (Milton Frome) and R. O. Broad (Bill Brauer) by investing his winnings in Consolidated Fujiyama California Smog Bags. The Stooges head to their offices to get Joe's money back. Instead, they find two sympathetic businessmen (the two crooks, in disguise) who offer to pay back the losses if Moe, Larry and Joe will pose as juvenile wards for a rich and eccentric millionaire, Montgomery M. Montgomery (Gene Roth). But Montgomery is actually Prince's and Broad's gang leader, and plotting to kill the Stooges.
Horsing Around
Directed by Jules White
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Emil Sitka, Harriette Tarler, Tom Mix
Rating49% 2.492652.492652.492652.492652.49265
The short begins with Joe talking about the injured circus horse Schnapps who might be destroyed. Moe and Larry tell him to forget about that horse and instead focus on their sister Bertie. The Stooges' sister Bertie is a reincarnated horse who is trying to track down her mate. It's during breakfast that Bertie reveals that her mate is Schnapps. The Stooges spit out their food, realizing that the horse that's about to be destroyed is Bertie's mate.