Obituary of Bud Abbott

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Bud Abbott

William Alexander “Bud” Abbott (born October 2, 1897 in Asbury Park, New Jersey) was a film actor, comedian, and film producer who was best known for being in a comedy duo with Lou Costello. Bud died on April 24, 1974 and his death was because of prostate cancer. He died at age 76.

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Bud Abbott Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Abbott, Bud
    • Common Name: Bud Abbott
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
    • Birth Date: October 02, 1897
    • Age: 76 (at death)
    • Also Known As: William Abbott
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1924-1968
    • Net Worth: $50 thousand
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Domino's Meat Lover's Pizza
    • Favorite Color: Orange (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bud's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: William Alexander Abbott
    • Father: Harry Abbott
    • Mother: Rae Abbott
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Betty Smith (married 1918-1974, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Bud Abbott Jr.
    • Daughter(s):
      • Vickie Abbott

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 24 1974 at age 76
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Prostate cancer
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean

Category Tags:

Film ActorComedian Film Producer American Born on October 2nd Born in 1897 Born in New Jersey Died in 1974 Died at age 76 Died from Prostate cancer

Bud's Notable Roles:

  • The Abbott and Costello Show

Quotable Quotes:

"[Speaking after his professional break-up with partner Lou Costello] I never understood Lou." (IMDB)

"Bud Abbott was an American comedian and actor who died in 1988 at the age of 81 after a long and successful career in comedy. (V)"

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