| Share
 

Bud Abbott

(William Alexander Abbott)
comedian
Born: 10/2/1895
Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey

A comedian known especially for his long-running partnership with Lou Costello in such comedy films as Buck Privates (1941) and The Naughty Nineties (1945), which features their famous “Who's on First” routine. Lean and street-smart, he played the part of straight man, always getting the chubby and simple-minded Costello into trouble.

Died: 4/24/1974

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Berenice AbbottAGeorge Abbott

More on Bud Abbott from Infoplease:


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring