Leonid Kinskey Overview:

Actor, Leonid Kinskey, was born on Apr 18, 1903 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Kinskey died at the age of 95 on Sep 8, 1998 in Fountain Hills, AZ .

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- The Mad Russian

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 10, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Step aside Clark Gable.... has entered the room, and woe to any man who has to battle with him for center stage! This scene-stealer will win any match hands down. Kinskey did not have the gentlemanly charm of Cary Grant, or the rugged physique of Johnny Weissmuller, or even the croon... Read full article


- The Mad Russian

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 10, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Step aside Clark Gable.... has entered the room, and woe to any man who has to battle with him for center stage! This scene-stealer will win any match hands down. Kinskey did not have the gentlemanly charm of Cary Grant, or the rugged physique of Johnny Weissmuller, or even the croon... Read full article


- The Mad Russian

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 10, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Step aside Clark Gable.... has entered the room, and woe to any man who has to battle with him for center stage! This scene-stealer will win any match hands down. Kinskey did not have the gentlemanly charm of Cary Grant, or the rugged physique of Johnny Weissmuller, or even the croon... Read full article


- The Mad Russian

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 10, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Step aside Clark Gable.... has entered the room, and woe to any man who has to battle with him for center stage! This scene-stealer will win any match hands down. Kinskey did not have the gentlemanly charm of Cary Grant, or the rugged physique of Johnny Weissmuller, or even the croon... Read full article


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Leonid Kinskey Quotes:

Yvonne: [Yvonne is drunk] Give me another.
Rick: Sascha, she's had enough.
Yvonne: Don't listen to him, Sascha. Fill it up!
Sascha: Yvonne, I loff you, but he pays me.


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Leonid Kinskey Facts
Along with Bing Crosby, introduced the song "I'm an Old Cowhand (from the Rio Grande)" in the film Rhythm on the Range (1936).

Leonid Kinskey was supposed to be one of the "heroes" of Hogan's Heroes. He is in the pilot episode only "The Informer." He decided not to be in the series because he didn't believe that one could have a comedy take place in a German P.O.W. camp.

He emigrated from Russia after the Communist Revolution of 1917, then worked in Europe, then came to Hollywood, and became a character actor, and eventually became a U.S. citizen.

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