Philip Abbott was born March 21, 1924 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA as Philip Abbott Alexander. He was an actor and director, known for his roles in The F.B.I. (1965)
, Quincy M.E. (1976)
, Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
, Columbo (1971)
, and The Young and the Restless (1973)
, among many other productions. He was married to Jane Dufrayne; the couple had two sons and a daughter. Abbott died on February 23, 1998, aged 73, of cancer in Tarzana, California, USA.