|Born||October 2, 1895
Asbury Park, New Jersey
|Died||April 24, 1974 (aged 78)
Woodland Hills, California
|Children||Bud Abbott, Jr
William Alexander “Bud” Abbott (October 2, 1895 – April 24, 1974) was an American actor, producer and comedian born in Asbury Park, New Jersey. He is famous for his role as the "straight man" of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Lou Costello.