Joe Kirk

TV Actor

Birthday October 1, 1903

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace New York

DEATH DATE Apr 16, 1975 (71)

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Radio and television actor who appeared as Mr. Bacciagalupe in both the radio and television versions of the Abbott and Costello Show. He later appeared in small roles in Abbott and Costello films.

Before Fame

In the 1930s, he began his career working in vaudeville as a master of ceremonies and comedian.


He held a small role in House of Frankenstein as a villager.

Family Life

He married Marie Cristillo, sister of Lou Costello of the Costello family, and they had two sons together.

Associated With

He appeared in the George Reeves starring version of the Adventures of Superman.