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Hungarian-born S.Z. "Cuddles" Sakall was a veteran of German, Hungarian and British films when he left Europe because of the rise of Adolf Hitler. In Hollywood, he began appearing in comedies and musicals, often playing a lovable if somewhat excitable and/or befuddled uncle, businessman or neighborhood eccentric.
You might recognize him as:
Joseph Ruder in The Student Prince
Papa Eric Schlemmer in Small Town Girl
Adolph Hubbell in Lullaby of Broadway
J. Maxwell Bloomhaus in Tea for Two
Otto Oberkugen in In The Good Old Summertime
Sammy in Embraceable You
Uncle Lazlo Lazlo in Romance on the High Seas
Uncle Latsie Doll in The Dolly Sisters
Felix Bassenak in Christmas in Connecticut
Poppa Carl in Shine On Harvest Moon
Carl in Casablanca
Professor Magenbruch in Ball of Fire
Arthur Penna in That Night in Rio