John Abbott was born on June 5, 1905 in London, England as John Albert Chamberlain Kefford. He was an actor, known for The Jungle Book (1967), Gigi (1958) and Mrs. Miniver (1942). He died on May 24, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
My goal was always simply to do good work without having to run about looking for jobs.
Worked for the British Embassy in Moscow during World War II. After leaving his position and returning home to England, he made a stop in the United States and was offered a Hollywood film role in 1941. Wound up staying and settling there for the rest of his life. See more