Emil Sitka

Actor, Stunts

Actor, Stunts


Orphaned at twelve, Sitka caught the acting bug while living with a priest in Pittsburgh. He road the rails as a hobo for years during the Depression before arriving in Hollywood in 1936. Theatre work, including directing, eventually brought him to the attention of a talent scout, who contracted him to Columbia Studios. Famous for his character ...
Birth date
1914-12-22
Death date
1998-01-16
Height
5' 10" (1.78 m)

Known For


Intruder
Intruder
Mr. Abernathy (1989)
Three Hams on Rye
Three Hams on Rye
B.K. Doaks (1950)
The Three Stooges in Orbit
The Three Stooges in Orbit
Professor Danforth (1962)
Watermelon Man
Watermelon Man
Delivery Man (1970)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Nutt House
Geeves
1992
ActorIntruder
Mr. Abernathy
1989
ActorCrimewave
Colonel Rodgers
1985
ActorBlazing Stewardesses
Harry (rehearsed only) (as The Three Stooges)
1975
ActorWatermelon Man
Delivery Man
1970
ActorThe Mad Room
Workman (uncredited)
1969
ActorWho's Minding the Mint?
Janitor (uncredited)
1967
ActorHazel
(TV Series) Mr. Miller - Please Don't Shout (1966) ... Mr. Miller
1966
ActorThe New 3 Stooges
(TV Series) Customer / Man With Busted Suitcase / Diner / ... - The Noisy Silent Movie (1965) ... Customer (uncredited) - Dentist the Menace (1965) - Weighing In ... Man With Busted Suitcase (uncredited) - Waiters ... Diner (uncredited) - Turkey Stuffers ... Pickup Truck Driver (uncredited) Show all 18 episodes
1965
ActorValentine's Day
(TV Series) Delivery Man - Farrow's Fling (1965) ... Delivery Man
1965
ActorThe Farmer's Daughter
(TV Series) - A Plague on Both Their Houses (1965)
1965
ActorThe Rogues
(TV Series) Man - Gambit by the Golden Gate (1965) ... Man
1965
ActorThe Outlaws Is Coming
Mr. Abernathy / Witch Doctor / Cavalry Colonel
1965
ActorMy Favorite Martian
(TV Series) Workman-1 - The Atom Misers (1963) ... Workman-1
1963
ActorThe Three Stooges Scrapbook
(Short) Prof. Dolottle
1963
ActorThe Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze
Butler at Men's Club (uncredited)
1963
Actor13 Frightened Girls
Ludwig (uncredited)
1963
ActorMr. Smith Goes to Washington
(TV Series) Marcello Ventoni - Grand Ol' Opry (1963) ... Marcello Ventoni
1963
ActorThe Three Stooges in Orbit
Professor Danforth
1962
ActorThe Three Stooges Meet Hercules
Shepherd / Refreshment Man
1962
ActorThe Bob Cummings Show
(TV Series) Elevator operator - Vive La Credit Card (1961) ... Elevator operator
1961
ActorThe Case of the Dangerous Robin
(TV Series) - Policy of Murder (1961)
1961
ActorWho Was That Lady?
Man with Flower Pot (uncredited)
1960
ActorClutch Cargo
(TV Series) - Big "X" (1959) ... (voice) - The Fortune Cookie Caper (1959) ... (voice) - The Case of Ripcord Van Winkle (1959) ... (voice) - Cheddar Cheaters (1959) ... (voice) - The Blunderbird (1959) ... (voice) Show all 51 episodes
1959
ActorBehind Closed Doors
(TV Series) Brin - Assignment Prague (1959) ... Brin
1959
ActorFlying Saucer Daffy
(Short) Mr. Barton - President of 'Facts and Figures' Magazine
1958
ActorPies and Guys
(Short) Sappington
1958
ActorQuiz Whizz
(Short) J.J. Figby
1958
ActorReturn to Warbow
Townsman (uncredited)
1958
ActorOuter Space Jitters
(Short) Professor Jones
1957
ActorHorsing Around
(Short) Circus Attendant
1957
ActorThe 27th Day
Newspaper Hawker (uncredited)
1957
ActorCircus Boy
(TV Series) Postal Clerk Smith - The Tumbling Clown (1957) ... Postal Clerk Smith
1957
ActorSpace Ship Sappy
(Short) Liar Club's MC
1957
ActorThe Phantom Stagecoach
Johnson (uncredited)
1957
ActorAffair in Reno
Cashier (uncredited)
1957
ActorThe Man Called X
(TV Series) - Voice on Tape (1956)
1956
ActorCommotion on the Ocean
(Short) Smitty
1956
ActorThe White Squaw
Texas Jim (uncredited)
1956
ActorScheming Schemers
(Short) Mr. Walter Norfleet
1956
ActorFather Knows Best
(TV Series) Earl - Never the Twain (1956) ... Earl (uncredited)
1956
ActorThunder Over Arizona
Man Hit by Pie (uncredited)
1956
ActorCrashing Las Vegas
Man in Seat 87 (uncredited)
1956
ActorFury at Gunsight Pass
Window Glass Installer (uncredited)
1956
ActorSchlitz Playhouse
(TV Series) - Dealer's Choice (1956)
1956
ActorHusbands Beware
(Short) J.M. Benton - Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
1956
ActorHighway Patrol
(TV Series) Hood - Escort (1956) ... Hood
1956
ActorThe Spoilers
Miner (uncredited)
1955
ActorThe Adventures of Spin and Marty
(TV Series) Joe's Father - The 'Triple R' (1955) ... Joe's Father
1955
ActorBlunder Boys
(Short) (uncredited)
1955
ActorMy Sister Eileen
Bit Welder (uncredited)
1955
ActorJail Busters
Mug Shot Photographer (uncredited)
1955
ActorStone Age Romeos
(Short) B. Bopper
1955
ActorBlackboard Jungle
Father (uncredited)
1955
ActorGypped in the Penthouse
(Short) Charlie
1955
ActorThree for the Show
First Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
1955
ActorTimberjack
Jim (uncredited)
1955
ActorCarolina Cannonball
Technician
1955
ActorKids Will Be Kids
(Short) Dog Show Judge (uncredited)
1954
ActorCaptain Midnight
(TV Series) Guard at gate - Operation Failure (1954) ... Guard at gate (uncredited)
1954
ActorShot in the Frontier
(Short) Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
1954
ActorJungle Gents
Boat Crewman (uncredited)
1954
ActorMy Little Margie
(TV Series) - Sleepwalking (1954)
1954
ActorWaterfront
(TV Series) Vince - Shipper, Beware ... Vince
1954
ActorThe Range Rider
(TV Series) Barber Shop Customer - The Black Terror (1953) ... Barber Shop Customer
1953
ActorGeraldine
Engineer (uncredited)
1953
ActorPrivate Eyes
Patient in Wheelchair (uncredited)
1953
ActorDown the Hatch
(Short) Doctor (uncredited)
1953
ActorBubble Trouble
(Short) Amos Flint / Gorilla
1953
ActorGun Belt
Townsman (uncredited)
1953
ActorA Perilous Journey
Drunk (uncredited)
1953
ActorSpies and Guys
(Short) Enemy Commander (uncredited)
1953
ActorLoose Loot
(Short) Atty. Poole (uncredited)
1953
ActorPardon My Wrench
(Short) Bogus Plumbing Inspector
1953
ActorAll Ashore
Bartender (uncredited)
1953
ActorFresh Painter
(Short) Hypnotist (uncredited)
1953
ActorStrop, Look and Listen
(Short)
1952
ActorTropical Heat Wave
Uniformed Police Officer (uncredited)
1952
ActorGents in a Jam
(Short) Uncle Phineas Bowman
1952
ActorSound Off
Waiter (uncredited)
1952
ActorGobs and Gals
Dressing Man (uncredited)
1952
ActorHeebie Gee-Gees
(Short) Tout
1952
ActorListen, Judge
(Short) The Chef
1952
ActorHarem Girl
Abdul's Servant (uncredited)
1952
ActorA Fool and His Honey
(Short) Girl's Father (uncredited)
1952
ActorPest Man Wins
(Short) Meadows
1951
ActorThe Champs Step Out
(Short) Professor Bentley
1951
ActorThe Sea Hornet
Waiter
1951
ActorHula-La-La
(Short) Mr. Baines
1951
ActorThe Tooth Will Out
(Short) Italian Chef (uncredited)
1951
ActorThe Well
Lunch Counter Customer (uncredited)
1951
ActorCorky of Gasoline Alley
House Painter / Irate Neighbor (uncredited)
1951
ActorMerry Mavericks
(Short) Mort (uncredited)
1951
ActorPleasure Treasure
(Short)
1951
ActorA Millionaire for Christy
Moving Man (uncredited)
1951
ActorNewlyweds Take a Chance
(Short) Dr. Wagner
1951
ActorSpace Patrol
(TV Series) Pete - The Dangerous Discovery (1951) ... Pete
1951
ActorLet's Go Navy!
Mailman (uncredited)
1951
ActorScrambled Brains
(Short) Doctor Geseundheit
1951
ActorFighting Coast Guard
Chief Boatswain Mate (uncredited)
1951
ActorPunchy Pancho
(Short)
1951
ActorBlonde Atom Bomb
(Short)
1951
ActorWedding Yells
(Short)
1951
ActorBowery Battalion
Albert - Officers Club Waiter (uncredited)
1951
ActorGasoline Alley
Martini (uncredited)
1951
ActorEmergency Wedding
Man in Department Store (uncredited)
1950
ActorSlaphappy Sleuths
(Short) Emil, a Customer
1950
ActorThe Fuller Brush Girl
Man Stomping on Hair Folicle (uncredited)
1950
ActorThree Hams on Rye
(Short) B.K. Doaks
1950
ActorTwo Roaming Champs
(Short) Horace Dwiggins / Elmer Dwiggins (uncredited)
1950
ActorPhoto Phonies
(Short)
1950
ActorTexas Dynamo
Turkey
1950
ActorKill the Umpire
Irate Baseball Fan (uncredited)
1950
ActorRock Island Trail
Railroad Fireman in Bar (uncredited)
1950
ActorBeware of Blondie
Trash Collector (uncredited)
1950
ActorThe Good Humor Man
Street Cleaner (uncredited)
1950
ActorPut Some Money in the Pot
(Short) Carl (uncredited)
1950
ActorDizzy Yardbird
(Short) Private
1950
ActorHugs and Mugs
(Short) Clerk (uncredited)
1950
ActorHis Baiting Beauty
(Short) Harry's Boss
1950
ActorPunchy Cowpunchers
(Short) Capt. Daley
1950
ActorFrench Fried Frolic
(Short) Uncle Pierre
1949
ActorAnd Baby Makes Three
Baseball Fan (uncredited)
1949
ActorFeudin' Rhythm
Comic Actor (uncredited)
1949
ActorJerks of All Trades
(TV Short) Mr. Pennyfeather
1949
ActorVagabond Loafers
(Short) Mr. Walter Norfleet
1949
ActorBlondie Hits the Jackpot
Swedish Plaster Mixer (uncredited)
1949
ActorFuelin' Around
(Short) Prof. Sneed
1949
ActorMicrospook
(Short) George, Gorilla's Keeper
1949
ActorThe Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend
Hoodlum (uncredited)
1949
ActorWho Done It?
(Short) Mr. John Goodrich
1949
ActorRadio Riot
(Short)
1949
ActorHe's in Again
(Short) Waiter (uncredited)
1949
ActorBlondie's Secret
Grocery Store Clerk (uncredited)
1948
ActorA Pinch in Time
(Short) Bartender (uncredited)
1948
ActorBillie Gets Her Man
(Short) Wilbur Nixon
1948
ActorThe Sheepish Wolf
(Short) George (uncredited)
1948
ActorJitter Bughouse
(Short) Mr. Lark
1948
ActorPardon My Clutch
(Short) Professor Otto Klink (uncredited)
1948
ActorTwo Nuts in a Rut
(Short) Chiropodist (uncredited)
1948
ActorJoe Palooka in Fighting Mad
Photographer
1948
ActorSilly Billy
(Short)
1948
ActorRadio Romeo
(Short) Swenson the Janitor (uncredited)
1947
ActorAll Gummed Up
(Short) Amos Flint
1947
ActorWife to Spare
(Short) Lawyer Pratt (uncredited)
1947
ActorBrideless Groom
(Short) Justice of the Peace J.M. Benton (uncredited)
1947
ActorRolling Down to Reno
(Short) Angry Passenger (uncredited)
1947
ActorHold That Lion!
(Short) Attorney
1947
ActorBride and Gloom
(Short) Cab Driver (uncredited)
1947
ActorThe Good Bad Egg
(Short) Joe's Friend (uncredited)
1947
ActorHot Heir
(Short) Hugh's Uncle
1947
ActorMeet Mr. Mischief
(Short) Jason Perkins
1947
ActorHalf-Wits Holiday
(Short) Sappington (uncredited)
1947
ActorAndy Plays Hookey
(Short) Second Policeman (uncredited)
1946
ActorMoron Than Off
(Short) Sweepstakes Official (uncredited)
1946
ActorReno-Vated
(Short) Witness, (uncredited)
1946
ActorHoneymoon Blues
(Short) Janitor, much-put-upon
1946
ActorSo's Your Antenna
(Short) Louie (uncredited)
1946
ActorPardon My Terror
(Short) Mr. Dugan (uncredited)
1946
ActorMr. Wright Goes Wrong
(Short)
1946
ActorOne Exciting Week
Councilman (uncredited)
1946
ActorAin't Love Cuckoo?
(Short) 2nd Bellhop (uncredited)
1946
ActorHiss and Yell
(Short) Drunken Gardener (uncredited)
1946
RoleTitleYear
StuntsThe Three Stooges Scrapbook
(Short) (stunt double: Nick, the butler)
1963
RoleTitleYear
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Stooges: The Men Behind the Mayhem (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfDisorder in the Court: A 60th Anniversary Tribute to the Stooges
(TV Special) Self - Disguised Janitor
1990
SelfIn Search of the Three Stooges
(TV Short documentary) Self (voice)
1984
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageHey Moe, Hey Dad!
(TV Series documentary) Self & various characters - A Son Also Rises (2015) ... Self & various characters - Bum's Rush (2015) ... Self & various characters - Curtain Call (2015) ... Self & various characters - Déjà Vu All Over Again (2015) ... Self & various characters - Good Night & Good Nyuck! (2015) ... Self & various characters Show all 7 episodes
2015
Archive footageThe Three Stooges Family Album
(TV Movie documentary)
1998
Archive footagePulp Fiction
'Hold Hands You Love Birds'
1994
Archive footageStoogemania
Bit Part (uncredited)
1985
Archive footageThe Making of The Stooges
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Interviewee
1984
Archive footageKook's Tour
Butler
1970
Archive footageStop! Look! and Laugh!
Sapington the Butler (uncredited)
1960
Archive footageHot Stuff
(Short) Professor Sneed
1956
Archive footageFor Crimin' Out Loud
(Short) Councilman John Goodrich
1956
Archive footageG.I. Dood It
(Short) Private (uncredited)
1955