Actor who played Cousin Itt in Addams Family dies after battle with cancer

Felix Silla who played Cousin Itt on the original 1960s Addam's Family TV show has died aged 84.

The 3'11" actor died on Friday (April 17) reportedly from pancreatic cancer which he had been battling.

The character of Cousin Itt was famed for being completely covered in hair with only a paid of feet showing and speaking only with a mumble.

Gil Gerard, Felix's co-star on the old NBC series "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century," announced the sad news.

According to TMZ Gil says he's sad to see his friend lose his cancer battle, but says he's glad Felix is no longer suffering.

In a Tweet Gerard wrote: "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. I will miss him terribly, especially the great time we had at our panels. Just him telling me to ,” go ‘ f ‘ myself”"

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