Bud Abbott

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Bud Abbott
Abbott 1951 colgate comedy hour.jpg
Bud Abbott pada Colgate Comedy Hour tahun 1951
Lahir William Alexander Abbott
2 Oktober 1895[1]
Asbury Park, New Jersey, AS.
Meninggal 24 April 1974(1974-04-24) (umur 78)
Woodland Hills, California, AS.
Pekerjaan Aktor, pelawak, produser
Tahun aktif 1924–1967
Suami/istri Betty Smith (m. 1918–74)

William Alexander "Bud" Abbott (lahir di Asbury Park, New Jersey, Amerika Serikat , 2 Oktober 1895 – meninggal di Los Angeles, California, Amerika Serikat, 24 April 1974 pada umur 78 tahun) adalah seorang pemain film, pelawak, dan produser asal Amerika Serikat.[2] Ia paling dikenal sebagai anggota pasangan tim komedi Abbott and Costello, bersama Lou Costello.

Karier[sunting | sunting sumber]

Lou Costello dan Hollywood[sunting | sunting sumber]

Abbott bertemu dengan Lou Costello dalam pertunjukan burlesque beberapa kali pada permulaan tahun 1930-an. Abbott memproduksi dan turut main dalam show Minsky's Burlesque, sementara Costello mulai menanjak kariernya sebagai pelawak. Keduanya secara formil membentuk tim pada tahun 1936, setelah pasangan yang biasa menemani Costello jatuh sakit.[3] Keduanya terus berperan bersama dalam berbagai burlesque, vaudeville, minstrel show, dan pertunjukan panggung.

Personal life[sunting | sunting sumber]

Abbott's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work on television.

Bud dan Betty Abbott menikah selama 55 tahun. Pasangan ini mengadopsi dua anak: Bud Jr. pada tahun 1942 dan Vickie pada tahun 1949. Bud Jr. meninggal pada tangal 19 Januari 1997 pada usia 57 tahun.

Kematian[sunting | sunting sumber]

Abbott menderita epilepsi dalam hidupnya. Pada awal tahun 1960-an, ia mulai mengalami stroke yang kemudian terjadi berulang. Pada tahun 1972, ia mengalami patah kaki. Abbott meninggal karena kanker pada usia 78 tahun, tanggal 24 April 1974, di rumahnya, di Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.[4] His wife Betty died on September 12, 1981 at the age of 79.

Filmografi[sunting | sunting sumber]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1940 One Night in the Tropics Abbott Film Debut
1941 Buck Privates Slicker Smith Komedi pertama[3]
In the Navy Smoky Adams
Hold That Ghost Chuck Murray
Keep 'Em Flying Blackie Benson
1942 Ride 'Em Cowboy Duke
Rio Rita Doc
Pardon My Sarong Algy Shaw
Who Done It? Chick Larkin
1943 It Ain't Hay Grover Mickridge
Hit The Ice Flash Fulton
1944 In Society Eddie Harrington
Lost in a Harem Peter Johnson
1945 Here Come The Co-Eds Slats McCarthy
The Naughty Nineties Dexter Broadhurst
Abbott and Costello in Hollywood Buzz Kurtis
1946 Little Giant John Morrison/Tom Chandler
The Time of Their Lives Cuthbert/Dr. Greenway
1947 Buck Privates Come Home Slicker Smith Sequel to Buck Privates
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap Duke Egan
1948 The Noose Hangs High Ted Higgins Also Producer (uncredited)
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Chick Young
Mexican Hayride Harry Lambert
10,000 Kids and a Cop Himself Documentary short
1949 Africa Screams Buzz Johnson
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff Casey Edwards
1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion Bud Jones
1951 Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man Bud Alexander
Comin' Round The Mountain Al Stewart
1952 Jack and the Beanstalk Mr. Dinklepuss Also Producer
Lost in Alaska Tom Watson
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd Rocky Stonebridge Also Executive Producer
1953 Abbott and Costello Go to Mars Lester
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Slim
1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops Harry Pierce
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy Peter Patterson
1956 Dance With Me, Henry Bud Flick
1965 The World of Abbott and Costello - Compilation Film
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1952–1954 The Abbott and Costello Show bud Abbott 52 Episode
1961 General Electric Theater ernie Kauffman episode: "The Joke's On Me" (04/16/61)
1967–1968 The Abbott and Costello Cartoon Show abbott (suara) 39 Episode, 156 segmen

Sebagai diri sendiri[sunting | sunting sumber]

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ [1] WW1 Draft Registration, in his own hand, from 1918, at Ancestry.com [subscription]
  2. ^ The year of birth has been reported as 1895, 1896, 1897, and 1898 in different reliable sources. This has been discussed in some depth on this article's talk page. Following are a small selection of references supporting the different values. Oct 2, 1898: William A. Abbott "California Deaths, 1940 - 1997" Periksa nilai |url= (bantuan). Family Tree Legends Records Collection (Online Database). Pearl Street Software. 2004–2005. Records for William, Abbot. . Oct 2, 1895: Thomas, Bob (1977), Bud & Lou: the Abbott & Costello story (Google eBook), Lippincott, hlm. 25, ISBN 978-0-397-01195-7, diakses tanggal March 31, 2011  Oct 6, 1897 and Oct 2, 1895: Nollen, Scott Allen (2009), "New Jersey Boys Make Good", Abbott and Costello on the Home Front: A Critical Study of the Wartime Films (Google eBook), McFarland, hlm. 7, ISBN 978-0-7864-3521-0, diakses tanggal March 31, 2011 ; "Abbott, Bud; and Costello, Lou". Encyclopædia Britannica. I: A-Ak - Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. 2010. p. 13. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8.
  3. ^ a b "Abbott, Bud; and Costello, Lou". Encyclopedia Britannica. I: A-Ak - Bayes (edisi ke-15th). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. 2010. hlm. 13. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8. 
  4. ^ Bud Abbott dies at 78


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