Bud Abbott 10.02.1895 - 04.24.1974 (79 years old)
Bud Abbott was an American actor and comedian who was best known for his work in radio and film. Abbott was one of the most popular comedians of his time and is remembered for his comedic partnership with Lou Costello.
Abbott was born in 1895 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and began his career as a burlesque performer in the 1920s. He teamed up with Lou Costello in 1936, and the two became one of the most popular comedy duos of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. They performed in vaudeville shows and on radio before moving to Hollywood to make films. Abbott and Costello's signature routine, "Who's on First?" became one of the most famous comedy sketches of all time and is still performed today.
In addition to his work with Costello, Abbott also performed as a solo act on radio and appeared in several films, including "Buck Privates" and "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein." He continued to perform with Costello until the latter's death in 1959.
Bud Abbott was a talented and versatile performer who helped to shape the world of comedy in the 20th century. His work in radio and film has had a lasting impact, and he is remembered as one of the greatest comedians of all time.
This actor appeared in the following radio shows