Leonid Kinskey

Actor, Director, Producer
Born: 04/18/1903 in Russia


Actor (42)

The People's Choice 1955 - 1958 (TV Show)


The Man With the Golden Arm 1955 (Movie)

Dominowski (Actor)

Monsieur Beaucaire 1946 (Movie)

Rene (Actor)

The Fighting Seabees 1944 (Movie)

Johnny Novasky (Actor)

Ball of Fire 1942 (Movie)

Professor Quintana (Actor)

Casablanca 1942 (Movie)

Sascha--a Bartender (Actor)

Lady For a Night 1940 (Movie)


So Ends Our Night 1940 (Movie)

The Chicken (Actor)

The Great Waltz 1937 (Movie)

Dudelman (Actor)

The General Died at Dawn 1935 (Movie)


Hollywood Party 1934 (Movie)

Cab Driver (Actor)

Duck Soup 1933 (Movie)

Agitator (Actor)

A Trip to Paris (Movie)

Emile (Actor)

Alimony (Movie)

Joe Wood (Actor)

Broadway Limited (Movie)

Ivan (Actor)

Brooklyn Orchid (Movie)

Ignatz Rochkowsky (Actor)

Cafe Metropole (Movie)

Artist (Actor)

Cinderella Swings It (Movie)

Vladimir Smitkin (Actor)

Day-Time Wife (Movie)

Coco (Actor)

Down Argentine Way (Movie)

Tito Acuna (Actor)

Everything Happens at Night (Movie)

Groder (Actor)

Exile Express (Movie)

David (Actor)

Flirting with Fate (Movie)

Lopez (Actor)

Fugitive Road (Movie)

Nicholas Petrovich (Tall Smuggler) (Actor)

Gildersleeve on Broadway (Movie)

Window Washer (Actor)

Girl without a Room (Movie)

Gallopsky (Actor)

Goin' to Town (Movie)

Interior Decorator (Actor)

He Stayed for Breakfast (Movie)

Comrade Nicky (Actor)

I Married an Angel (Movie)

Zinski (Actor)

Love on the Run (Movie)


Manhattan Melodrama (Movie)

Trotsky Aide (Actor)

Nancy Goes to Rio (Movie)

Ivan Putroff (Actor)

Outside of Paradise (Movie)

Ivan (Actor)

Presenting Lily Mars (Movie)

Leo (Actor)

Rhythm on the Range (Movie)

Mischa (Actor)

That Night in Rio (Movie)

Pierre Dufont (Actor)

That's My Baby (Movie)

Dr. Svatzky (Actor)

The Big Broadcast of 1937 (Movie)

Russian (Actor)

The Road to Glory (Movie)

Ledoux (Actor)

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (Movie)

Artist (Actor)

We Live Again (Movie)

Simon Kartinkin (Actor)

Weekend in Havana (Movie)

Rafael (Actor)


Iphigenie Castiglioni Actor

Married 1943 until her death 1963

Tina York

Fifty years his junior; married 1983 until his death 1998

Josephine Zossia Tankus

Married 1930 until her death 1939



Returned to mime in the role of Dr Drosselmeyer in the Shrine Auditorium production of "Nutcracker USA"


Appeared in TV's first situation comedy "The Spot Lite Club" on KTLA in Los Angeles


Played Sascha the bartender in the classic "Casablanca"


Starred with Betty Grable and Don Ameche in "Down Argentine Way"


Proved he could sing as well as act in the Bing Crosby musical "Rhythm on the Range"


Made his talkie debut in Ernest Lubitsch's "Trouble in Paradise"


Acted in the silent film "The Great Depression"


Left Russia following the communist revolution

Operated Bublitschki, a restaurant on Hollywood's Sunset Strip

Gave up acting to direct and write industrial films

Worked as a mime

Acted on stage in Europe and South America before moving to the USA to work with Al Jolson