On This Day

Bud Abbott

Comedian and Actor Bud Abbott

Full Name: William Alexander "Bud" Abbott
Profession: Comedian and Actor

United States of America

Born: October 2, 1895
Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra

Died: April 24, 1974 (aged 78)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1918-09-17 Abbott and Costello's Bud Abbott (22) weds Betty Smith

Events in the Life of Bud Abbott

  • 1940-10-30 Film premiere of "One Night in the Tropics" first film for Abbott and Costello Paterson New Jersey.
  • 1942-10-08 Comedy duo Abbott and Costello launch their weekly radio show
  • 1945-07-06 Abbott and Costello's film "The Naughty Nineties" released featuring longest version of their "Who's on First" routine