Felix Silla was born on January 11, 1937 in a small village outside Rome, Italy. He was only to grow to the height of 3 feet and 11 inches. When he was 10 years old, he started working as a circus performer. Inside of becoming a freak in the circus, he learned some talents that later set his career into action. While in the circus he learned to ride bareback. He was also trained as a trapeze artist and tumbler. Being in the circus he learned how to perform and act in front of a live audience. When he finally made it to Hollywood, he became a stunt man. He was not to limit his career there. It was not long before Hollywood realized how talented he was. His parts varied have varied from the maniacal, miniature Hitler who menaces George Segal in "The Black Bird" to the enduring and lovable Cousin Itt on the long-running TV series, "The Addams Family." He never allowed his size to type cast him or limit his performance. He has done stunt work in such memorable hits as "The Towering Inferno," "The Hindenberg," and "Battlestar Galactica." He is a talent musician with his own musical combo. When not doing movies, he can be seen in Las Vegas and Reno night clubs. His musical combo is called "The Original Harmonica Band.". Personally his life has been successful too. Felix and wife Susan, a "little person," has been happily married since 1965. They have two children, Bonnie and Michael. It is rare that one whom society would feel has a disability goes beyond that apparent disability to make a success for his life in all ways. From his list of credit, you can tell short or tall this man would have had a success life. His talents go beyond music, acting and stunts. He is a successful person is all aspects of his life.