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 Abe “King Kong” Kashey

Abe “King Kong” Kashey

Birth
Syria
Death 24 Sep 1965 (aged 61)
Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cypress, Orange County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Protection, Lot 2A, Block 8274
Memorial ID 7721953 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Syria, he was a professional wrestler when he made his debut in America in a match for the Georgia Championship in 1932. By the late 1930s, he was a popular figure on the wrestling circuit when he was introduced to movies appearing in "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1942), followed by "King of the Mounties" (1942). His other film credits include "Nasty Nuisance" (1943) "The Crime Doctor's Courage" (1945), "Tarzan and the Leopard Woman" (1946), "The Thing From Another World" (1951) and "Don't Go Near the Water" (1957). He also formed a brother tag team with his real life son Al Kashey. He died of congestive heart failure at age 61 in Lynwood, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Graving Queen of the OC
  • Added: 29 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7721953
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abe “King Kong” Kashey (28 Nov 1903–24 Sep 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7721953, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress), Cypress, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .