April 16, 2021 | 9:39pm ET
Felix Silla, who famously portrayed Cousin Itt on the Nineteen Sixties TV sitcom The Addams Household, died Friday (April sixteenth) on the age of 84 from pancreatic most cancers.
Silla was by no means truly seen on The Addams Household throughout its two-season run between 1964 and 1966. Reasonably, the three’11” actor wore a full-body hairpiece, sun shades, and a bowler hat. He was additionally unintelligible to the viewers, as his fast gibberish may solely be understood by The Addams Relations themselves.
Because of his small stature, Silla additionally landed roles in Return of the Jedi as an Ewok, in Spaceballs as a Dink, and in Buck Rogers within the twenty fifth Century because the robotic Twiki. Silla additionally voiced Mortimer Received in The Sims 2 online game.
Previous to his profession in performing, Silla was a skilled circus performer who toured with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.