'King Kong' Kashey

born: 28 November 1903
died: 24 September 1965
Lynwood, California,
United States of America
(congestive heart failure, age 61)

Professional wrestler born in Syria who appeared in a handful of American films in the 1940s and 1950s. He was about 1 year old when his parents immigrated to the USA. His son, Alfred, also became a professional wrestler.
Real name: Abraham Kashey
Height: 5'11"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Nazty Nuisance
Paj Mab's guard #2

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https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/27966410/person/5103482864/facts (photo frm nealatancestry; Kashey Family Tree)
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/19107584:2238 (1942 April LA WWII Draft Card:Height 5'11": 215 lbs)
https://www.newspapers.com/ ("Passaic NJ Herald" 1965 Sep 27 p17: obit: died in South Gate, CA hospital about 2 miles from Lynwood)
Jim Jarvis (information)

This page was last updated on: 08 August 2023