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Also Known As: Percy William Kilbride Died: December 11, 1964
Born: July 16, 1888 Cause of Death: pneumonia after brain surgery for injuries sustained after being struck by a car
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: actor

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Wojciech Kilar built up his entertainment career by putting his musical skills to use in the world of Hollywood. Kilar began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Barbara Wrzesinska drama "The Structure of Crystal" (1969), "Rejs" (1970) and the Josef Duriasz historical drama "Lokis" (1970). His music also appeared in "Zycie Rodzinne" (1971) with Daniel Olbrychski, the drama "Iluminacja" (1973) with Stanislaw Latallo and the drama "A Woman's Decision" (1977) with Maja Komorowska. In the eighties, Kilar's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "Blaubart" (1984), "Le Pouvoir du Mal" (1985) and the drama "Kronika wypadkow milosnych" (1986) with Paulina Mlynarska. His work was also in the Daniel Olbrychski period drama "The Promised Land" (1988). Kilar's music was also featured in the dramatic adaptation "Death and the Maiden" (1994) with Sigourney Weaver, "In Full Gallop" (1996) with Maja Komorowska and "Fantome avec chauffeur" (1996) with Philippe Noiret. His music was also featured in "Our God's Brother" (1997). Kilar was most recently credited in the Jean Martin animated adaptation "Le Roi et l'oiseau" (2014). Kilar was...

Wojciech Kilar built up his entertainment career by putting his musical skills to use in the world of Hollywood. Kilar began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Barbara Wrzesinska drama "The Structure of Crystal" (1969), "Rejs" (1970) and the Josef Duriasz historical drama "Lokis" (1970). His music also appeared in "Zycie Rodzinne" (1971) with Daniel Olbrychski, the drama "Iluminacja" (1973) with Stanislaw Latallo and the drama "A Woman's Decision" (1977) with Maja Komorowska. In the eighties, Kilar's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "Blaubart" (1984), "Le Pouvoir du Mal" (1985) and the drama "Kronika wypadkow milosnych" (1986) with Paulina Mlynarska. His work was also in the Daniel Olbrychski period drama "The Promised Land" (1988). Kilar's music was also featured in the dramatic adaptation "Death and the Maiden" (1994) with Sigourney Weaver, "In Full Gallop" (1996) with Maja Komorowska and "Fantome avec chauffeur" (1996) with Philippe Noiret. His music was also featured in "Our God's Brother" (1997). Kilar was most recently credited in the Jean Martin animated adaptation "Le Roi et l'oiseau" (2014). Kilar was nominated for an Anthony Asquith Award For Achievement In Film Music BAFTA Award for "The Pianist" in 2002. Kilar passed away in December 2013 at the age of 81.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki (1955) Pa Kettle
2.
 Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954) Pa Kettle
3.
 Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953) Franklin "Pa" Kettle
4.
 Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) Pa Kettle
5.
6.
 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950) Pa Kettle
7.
 Riding High (1950) Pop Jones
8.
 Ma and Pa Kettle (1949) Pa Kettle
9.
 Free for All (1949) Mr. Abbott
10.
 The Sun Comes Up (1949) Mr. Willie B. Williegoode
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Milestones close milestones

1933:
Film debut in "White Woman"
1942:
Had featured roles in "Keeper of the Flame" and "George Washington Slept Here"
1944:
Cast as the jailer in "Knickerbocker Holiday"
1945:
Appeared in "State Fair"
1947:
First screen appearance as Pa Kettle opposite Marjorie Main in "The Egg and I"
1948:
Reunited with Main for "Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'"
1949:
Reteamed with Main to play the Kettles in first in a series of films, "Ma and Pa Kettle"
1955:
Last major film role as Pa Kettle in "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki"
1963:
Final film appearance, an uncredited bit in "Son of Flubber"
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father:
Owen Kilbride. Canadian.
mother:
Elizabeth Kilbride.
sister:
Maude Kilbride Crowley.

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