Kurt Katch (born Isser Kac; January 28, 1893[2] – August 14, 1958) was a Polish film and television actor.[3] He appeared in Quiet Please, Murder, The Purple V, The Mask of Dimitrios, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, among many others. Katch appeared in the first James Bond story filmed (Casino Royale) in 1954 for the Climax! t.v. show. Katch died from cancer and is interred at Eden Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.[4]

Kurt Katch
Kurt Katch in Salome, Where She Danced (1945).jpg
Katch in Salome, Where She Danced (1945)
Isser Kac[1]

(1893-01-28)28 January 1893
Died14 August 1958(1958-08-14) (aged 65)
Resting placeEden Memorial Park Cemetery
Years active1919–1958
Hinda Ryfka Kleinlerer
(m. 1938)
ChildrenVic Katch

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Kay Weniger: 'Es wird im Leben dir mehr genommen als gegeben …', S. 280, Hamburg 2011
  2. ^ "Ancestry.com". Ancestry.com.
  3. ^ "Kurt Katch". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2008. Archived from the original on 4 February 2008. Retrieved 3 May 2011.
  4. ^ Wilson, Scott. Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.: 2 (Kindle Locations 25047-25048). McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Kindle Edition.

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