Character actor, Gus Schilling, was born August Eugene Schilling on Jun 20, 1908 in New York City, NY. Schilling died at the age of 49 on Jun 16, 1957 in Hollywood, CA .
Gus Schilling, appeared in over 70 film and television roles from 1940 through 1958. Schilling started his acting career in vaudeville and burlesque. He joined the Earl Carroll Vanities (Broadway musicals) in the 1930's and then moved on to join Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre troupe. He appeared in several Welles' Mercury radio shows as well as some Welles' films including Citizen Kane (1940), The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) and The Lady From Shanghai (1947). His last film role (posthumous) was as Eddie Farnham, albeit uncredited, in Orson Welles' Touch of Evil (1958).(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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