Appeared (as "Customs" Performer" / "On the Boulevard" Performer" / "Searcher" / "Rest Cure" / "Marcel" / "That's Music" / "The French Have a Word for It" Featured Performer"), in "Streets of Paris" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Jimmy McHugh
. Lyrics by Al Dubin
. Additional numbers by Harold Rome
. Sketches by Charles ...
3 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
6 Portrayals |
3 Articles |
Abbott & Costello | Abbott and Costello | Costello | Lou Cristillo | Sebastian Cristillo
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[his last words] I think I'll be more comfortable.
1943: He was stricken with rheumatic fever, which halted the production of any new Abbott and Costello features for over a year until Lou fully recuperated. The disease, which normally strikes children, damaged his heart and led to the heart attack that ultimately killed him at such a young age.
Mentioned his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey, in virtually every episode of his TV show and in many of his films.