Bud Abbott (1895–1974)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack

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Photos

  • Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  • Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  • Lon Chaney Jr. and Bud Abbott in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  • Lon Chaney Jr., Bud Abbott, and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  • Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  • Bud Abbott, Charles Bradstreet, Lou Costello, and Jane Randolph in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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Filmography


All Filmography


Videos

Awards

5 wins.

Did You Know

Trivia

He appeared with Lou Costello in the short films "Fun on the Run", "Riot on Ice" and "No Bulls Please".


Quotes

[Speaking after his professional break-up with partner Lou Costello] I never understood Lou.


Trademark

Often uses the "play on words" technique in order to confuse another person (examples include the "who's on first" routine and "loafing" bit)


Star Sign

Libra

Personal Details

Born

William Alexander Abbott

Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

Died

(age 78)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA


Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

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