Bud Abbott

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Bud Abbott
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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello as the hosts of the television program The Colgate Comedy Hour.
BornOctober 2, 1895
DiedApril 24, 1974 (aged 78)
OccupationActor, Comedian
Spouse(s)Betty Smith
ChildrenBud Abbott, Jr
Vickie Abbott

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.

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