Felix Silla

Actor, Stunts, Miscellaneous Crew, Archive Footage

Years Active

1963 - Present

Known For

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
The Addams Family
Space Balls

Felix Silla was born on January 11, 1937 in a small village outside Rome, Italy. Silla trained as a circus performer, came to the United States in 1955, and toured with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Show. His multiple talents -- as a bareback rider, trapeze artist and tumbler -- brought him to Hollywood where he became a stuntman, starting with the Gig Young-Shirley Jones vehicle, A Ticklish Affair (1963). His best-known roles are the maniacal, miniature "Hitler" who menaces George Segal in The Black Bird (1975) and "Cousin Itt" on the long-running TV series, The Addams Family (1964). He had doubled--often for children--in such hits as The Towering Inferno (1974), The Hindenburg (1975) and Battlestar Galactica (1978). Between movies, he frequently appears in Las Vegas and Reno night clubs with his own musical combo, "The Original Harmonica Band". Silla and wife Sue Silla -- a "little person", like himself -- have been married since 1965 and have two children, Bonnie and Michael


  • The Grindhouse Radio

    Felix Silla

  • Meet Slate



    Don Cluff

  • Batman Returns

    Emperor Penguin

  • Married with Children


  • Halloween with the New Addams Family

    Cousin Itt

  • Spaceballs


  • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

    Twiki / Odee-x

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