|Born||September 11, 1934
Grays, Essex, England, U.K.
|Died||January 26, 2012
Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Kidney failure|
|Years active||1955 – 2012|
|Notable works||Young Frankenstein,
The Lost World: Jurassic Park,
|Television||Birds of Prey,
Wizards of Waverly Place,
Star Wars: Clone Wars
(?-2012; his death)
Ian Abercrombie (11 September 1934 – 26 January 2012) was an English television, stage, voice, and movie actor.
Career[change | change source]
Abercrombie was known for playing Alfred Pennyworth in Birds of Prey. He appeared as Elaine Benes's boss, Justin Pitt, during the sixth season of Seinfeld, and Rupert Cananaugh, Ian Hainsworth's butler, in Desperate Housewives. His career started in 1955 and would last until his death in 2012.
Personal life[change | change source]
Abercrombie was born in September 11, 1934 in Grays, Essex, England. Abercrombie was married to Elizabeth Romano from 1956 until they divorced. Lastly he married Gladys Abercrombie until his death in 2012.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Barnes, Mike (27 January 2012). "Ian Abercrombie, Elaine's Boss on 'Seinfeld', Dies at 77". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ian-abercrombie-dies-seinfeld-elaine-boss-285386. Retrieved 28 January 2012.