Appeared as a special guest (not a panelist) on an episode of the NBC daytime game show It Takes Two
(1969) hosted by Vin Scully
(sometime in 1969 or 1970), reminiscing about his career with Lou Costello
3 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
2 Articles |
Abbott | Abbott & Costello | Abbott and Costello
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
[speaking after his professional break-up with partner Lou Costello
] I never understood Lou.
Soon after former partner Lou Costello
's death, the Internal Revenue Service demanded Bud pay over $750,000 in back taxes. He was forced to sell his estate in Encino, California (at a loss), as well as his 200-acre ranch. His wife sold her jewelry and furs and they relinquished their remaining share of profits from the old lucrative Universal movies. He said he'd have to start all over and begged...
Often uses the "play on words" technique in order to confuse another person (examples include the "who's on first" routine and "loafing" bit)