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Emil Sitka Height, Weight, Age, Children, Biography

Emil Sitka Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth December 22, 1914
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Date of Death January 16, 1998

Emil Sitka was an American actor who is best known for his multiple appearances with The Three Stooges and he was the unofficial “last Stooge”. Over the course of his career, he was cast in a variety of projects which include the likes of One Exciting WeekHold That Lion!Half-Wits Holiday, Brideless GroomJoe Palooka in Fighting MadAll Gummed Up, Blondie’s SecretPardon My Clutch, The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend“Who Done It?”, Feudin’ RhythmBlondie Hits the JackpotAnd Baby Makes ThreeThe Good Humor Man, Fuelin’ AroundJerks of All TradesVagabond LoafersKill the Umpire, Beware of BlondiePunchy CowpunchersHugs and MugsRock Island TrailTexas DynamoThree Hams on RyeThe Fuller Brush GirlFighting Coast GuardEmergency Wedding, Bowery BattalionSlaphappy SleuthsGasoline AlleyScrambled BrainsHula-La-La, A Millionaire for Christy, Let’s Go Navy!The Tooth Will OutCorky of Gasoline AlleyGents in a Jam, Merry Mavericks, The WellThe Sea HornetHarem GirlPest Man WinsTropical Heat Wave, Gobs and GalsSound OffBubble TroubleA Perilous JourneyAll AshorePrivate EyesLoose LootGun Belt, Carolina CannonballGypped in the PenthouseThree for the ShowJungle Gents, Geraldine, Blackboard JungleTimberjackHusbands Beware, Stone Age RomeosThe SpoilersThe White Squaw, My Sister EileenJail BustersFor Crimin’ Out LoudCrashing Las VegasCommotion on the Ocean, Hot StuffScheming Schemers, Affair in Reno, Thunder Over ArizonaThe Phantom StagecoachQuiz Whizz, Return to Warbow, The 27th DayHorsing Around, Flying Saucer Daffy, Outer Space JittersWho Was That Lady?Pies and Guys, The Three Stooges Meet HerculesThe Three Stooges Go Around the World in a DazePulp Fiction, The Three Stooges in OrbitWho’s Minding the Mint?13 Frightened GirlsThe Outlaws Is ComingIntruder, The Mad Room, Watermelon ManThe Nutt HouseCrimewave, and Listen, Judge.

Born Name

Emil Sitka

Nick Name


Emil Sitka as seen in 'Brideless Groom' (1947)
Emil Sitka as seen in ‘Brideless Groom’ (1947) (Columbia Pictures / “The Fourth Stooge” Newsletter / Public Domain)


He was born on December 22, 1914.


On January 16, 1998, Emil Sitka died at the age of 83 after suffering a massive stroke in his home in Camarillo, Ventura County, California, United States.

Resting Place

Conejo Mountain Memorial Park in Camarillo, Ventura County, California, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States


He resided in Camarillo, Ventura County, California, United States.







  • Father – Emil Sitka Sr. (A coal miner who died of black lung disease when Sitka was 12 years old)
  • Mother – Helena (Matula) Sitka
  • Siblings – He had 4 younger siblings.




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Emil Sitka dated –

  1. Donna Driscoll (1942-1969)​ – He tied the knot with his first wife Donna Driscoll in the year 1942 and the marriage produced 7 children – two daughters named Elonka and Little-Star and five sons named Rudigor, Storm, Tao, Darrow, and Saxon. Donna Driscoll and Emil Sitka got divorced in 1969.
  2. Edith Weber (1971-1981) – In 1971, he married Edith Weber and they remained together until her death in 1981.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Thin lips

Emil Sitka Facts

  1. He lost his father at the age of 12 and his mother was hospitalized and was hence unable to take care of the children. Subsequently, Emil Sitka’s siblings were placed in foster homes while Sitka went to live in a church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a Catholic priest for the next few years.
  2. Emil Sitka’s final film role was playing Geeves in the comedy film The Nutt House in 1992. He co-starred in the film alongside Stephen Kearney, Amy Yasbeck, Traci Lords, Barry Livingston, Stella Stevens, King Moody, Joseph Whipp, and Sandra Gould.
  3. Along with Harold Brauer, Emil Sitka is one of only two actors to have worked with all six Stooges (Shemp Howard, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Joe Besser, and Joe DeRita) on film in the various incarnations of the group.
  4. He died less than a month after his 83rd birthday.

Featured Image by Columbia Pictures / “The Fourth Stooge” Newsletter / Public Domain

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