Italian-American actor Felix Silla, extensively identified for enjoying the mysterious and bushy Cousin Itt on The Addams Household handed away at the age of 84. In accordance to experiences, he succumbed to pancreatic most cancers after a lengthy battle. Felix’s twenty fifth Century co-star Gil Gerard took to Twitter on Friday afternoon (ET) and confirmed the unhappy information.
Gil mentioned he was unhappy to see his buddy lose his most cancers battle, however was glad to know that Felix is no longer struggling. The tweet learn, “Felix died simply a few hours in the past and the solely good I can draw from his passing is that he did not endure any longer. I will miss him terribly, particularly the nice time we had at our panels. Simply him telling me to, go ‘ f ‘ myself.”
Felix Silla born in Rome, Italy in January 1937, had moved to the United States in 1955. Earlier than becoming a member of Hollywood he was a educated circus performer and toured with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Present. He was greatest identified for his recurring function as the costumed character of Cousin Itt on the Nineteen Sixties sitcom The Addams Household.
His expertise as a tumbler, bareback rider and trapeze artist had typically landed him stuntman roles. Some of his movies embody the 1963 comedy A Ticklish Affair, The Towering Inferno (1974) and Battlestar Galactica (1978). He additionally appeared in well-established franchises like Star Trek, and Star Wars: Episode VI, in which he performed an Ewok.
Felix Silla is survived by his spouse Sue and kids Bonnie and Michael. The couple had tied the knot in 1965.
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