Who is Felix Silla's wife Sue Silla? Couple stayed together for 55 years and braved son Michael's tragic death

'Addams Family' star Felix Silla died at the age of 84 due to pancreatic cancer, here's all you need to know about his family


                            Who is Felix Silla's wife Sue Silla? Couple stayed together for 55 years and braved son Michael's tragic death
Felix Silla with his family (Getty Images/ Dignity Memorial)
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Actor Felix Silla, known for playing the role of Cousin Itt on the TV series ‘Addams Family’, has died. He was 84. The news of his death was confirmed by his longtime friend and actor Gil Gerard on Twitter.

“Felix died just a few hours ago and the only good I can draw from his passing is that he didn’t suffer any longer,” he wrote. “I will miss him terribly, especially the time we had at our panels. Just telling me to, ‘go ‘f ‘myself,’” Gerard wrote. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Felix Silla as Cousin Itt, with the Addams Family dog (Getty Images)

Born in Rome, Italy, in January 1937, Silla came to the United States in 1955. He trained as a circus performer and toured with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Silla started his career in Hollywood as a stuntman in 1962. A year later, he worked in the Gig Young-Shirley Jones comedy film ‘A Ticklish Affair’ and appeared on the ‘Bonanza’ episode ‘Hoss and the Leprechauns’.

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The actor also appeared in movies such as ‘Planet of the Apes’ (1968), ‘Demon Seed’ (1977) and ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’ (1984). On the other hand, he did stunt work in projects such as ‘The Towering Inferno’ (1974), 'E.T. the Extra Terrestrial' (1982), ‘Poltergeist’ (1982) and ‘Batman Returns’ (1992). The actor was married to Sue Silla and the couple shared two children, Bonnie and Michael. Here's all about Felix’s family.

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Felix and Sue Silla with family (Dignity Memorial)

Felix’s wife Sue Silla and their children

Sue Silla is an actress known for her role in the comedy film ‘Wilbur and the Baby Factory’. The couple got married in 1965 and stayed together for more than 55 years. In their marriage, they saw a lot of joyous moments and sorrows as well. The couple shared two children together, daughter Bonnie and son Michael, who tragically died at the age of 45 last year. Michael was born on September 1, 1974, in Torrance, California.

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Felix with son Michael who died last year (Dignity Memorial)

According to an obituary on Dignity Memorial, he attended culinary school at Los Angeles Mission College and pursued his love of cooking. He was an avid cook and loved to barbeque for his family. Michael died on March 22, 2020.

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A screenshot of Michael's obituary (Dignity Memorial)