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Bud Abbott

Long acknowledged as one of the best "straight men" in the business, Bud Abbott was born William Alexander Abbott in Asbury Park, New Jersey, to Rae (Fisher) and Harry Abbott, who had both worked for the Barnum and Bailey Circus. He himself worked in carnivals while still a child and dropped out of school in 1909. He worked as assistant treasurer ...

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Oct 2, 1895 In Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 8: Looking Back
Latest Project:
Movie Olympic Fund Telethon 2016-03-07

4 wins.

Known For
Poster of The Abbott and Costello Show
Poster of Jack and the Beanstalk
Poster of Africa Screams
Poster of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
Movie When It Was a Game Himself 2017
Movie Olympic Fund Telethon Himself 2016-03-07
Movie Eric & Ernie: Behind the Scenes Unknown 2011
Movie Reagan Himself 2011-01-23
Movie Behind the Burly Q Unknown 2010
Series A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss Unknown 2010
Series Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Unknown 2009
Movie Morecambe and Wise: The Show What Paul Merton Did Unknown 2009
Movie Shemp Cocktail: A Toast to the Original Stooge Unknown 2008
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Series Close-up Unknown 2007
Movie Elvis Presley: Hot Shots and Cool Clips Volume 3 Unknown 2007
Series The Story of Light Entertainment Unknown 2006
Movie Back to the 1950s Unknown 2004
Movie Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed Peter 2002-11-01
Movie The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster Unknown 2002
Movie ABC 2000: The Millennium None 1999-12-31
Series The Century: America's Time Unknown 1999
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star Unknown 1996
Movie It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein Unknown 1994
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie Television's Christmas Classics Himself 1994-12-23
Movie Entertaining the Troops Unknown 1994
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld Unknown 1994
Movie Legends of Comedy None 1992-03-07
Movie Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook Unknown 1991
Movie The Three Stooges 60th Anniversary Special Unknown 1990
Movie Abbott & Costello: Live & Hilarious! Unknown 1989
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Horrible Horror Unknown 1986
Movie Classic Comedy Teams Unknown 1986
Movie Into the Night Unknown 1985
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Unknown 1985-02-27
Movie Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter Unknown 1982-05-16
Movie Showbiz Goes to War Unknown 1982
Movie The Horror Show None 1979-02-06
Movie The Hollywood Clowns Unknown 1979
Movie Hey, Abbott! Unknown 1978
Movie Funny Business Unknown 1978
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II Unknown 1976
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1970
Series Abbott & Costello Abbott 1967-09-09
Movie The World of Abbott and Costello Unknown 1965-04-01
Series Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look At... Unknown 1965
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy Unknown 1964
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1961
Series Project XX Unknown 1960
Movie Dance with Me, Henry Unknown 1956
Series The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series Unit One Unknown 1956
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy Unknown 1955
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops Unknown 1955
Movie Fireman Save My Child Unknown 1954-05-02
Series Screen Snapshots Series 33, No. 10: Hollywood Grows Up Unknown 1954
Movie Oh, My Achin' Tooth! Unknown 1954
Movie Champs of the Chase Unknown 1954
Movie Abbott and Costello Go to Mars Unknown 1953
Series The Abbott and Costello Show Unknown 1953
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Unknown 1953
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Gobs in a Mess Unknown 1953
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk Unknown 1952
Movie News of the Day Unknown 1952
Movie Lost in Alaska Unknown 1952-08-01
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Screen Snapshots: Memories of Famous Hollywood Comedians Himself 1952-01-24
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd Unknown 1952
Movie Knights of the Bath Unknown 1951
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man Unknown 1951
Movie Comin' Round the Mountain Unknown 1951
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1951
Movie Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion Unknown 1950
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff Unknown 1949
Movie Africa Screams Unknown 1949
Movie Kitchen Mechanics Unknown 1949
Movie Fun on the Run Unknown 1949
Movie Screen Snapshots: Motion Picture Mothers, Inc. Unknown 1949
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Unknown 1948
Movie 10,000 Kids and a Cop Bud Abbott 1948-10-01
Movie Mexican Hayride Unknown 1948
Movie Oysters and Muscles Unknown 1948
Movie The Noose Hangs High Unknown 1948
Movie Buck Privates Come Home Unknown 1947
Movie The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap Unknown 1947
Series Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 8: Looking Back Unknown 1946
Movie The Time of Their Lives Unknown 1946
Movie Little Giant Unknown 1946
Movie The Naughty Nineties Unknown 1945
Movie Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood Unknown 1945
Movie Here Come the Co-eds Unknown 1945
Movie Mail Call Unknown 1944
Movie Lost in a Harem Unknown 1944
Movie Twenty Years After Unknown 1944
Movie In Society Unknown 1944
Movie Hit the Ice Unknown 1943
Movie It Ain't Hay Unknown 1943
Movie The Autobiography of a 'Jeep' Unknown 1943
Movie Picture People No. 10: Hollywood at Home Unknown 1942
Movie Who Done It? Unknown 1942
Movie Rio Rita Unknown 1942
Movie Picture People Vol. 2 No. 6: Hollywood War Efforts Unknown 1942
Movie Ride 'Em Cowboy Unknown 1942
Movie Pardon My Sarong Unknown 1942
Movie Buck Privates Unknown 1941
Movie Meet the Stars #4: Variety Reel #2 Unknown 1941
Movie Hold That Ghost Unknown 1941
Movie Keep 'Em Flying Unknown 1941
Movie In the Navy Unknown 1941
Movie One Night in the Tropics Unknown 1940