Walter Abel

Walter Abel

Birth
Death 26 Mar 1987 (aged 88)
Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes scattered off a boat in Long Island Sound
Memorial ID 5842972 · View Source
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Actor. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, he was a versatile character actor who appeared in motion pictures and television for over seven decades. In 1919, he began his career as a stage performer and made his first silent film "The North Winds Malice" in 1920. His many movie credits included "Liliom" (1930), "The Three Musketeers" (1935), "Holiday Inn" (1942), "Mirage" (1966) and "The Ultimate Solution of Grace Quigley" (1984). Also during this period, he was appointed president of the American National Theatre and Academy. For television, he appeared on "Masterpiece Playhouse", "The Colgate Comedy Hour", "Tales of Tomorrow", "Playhouse 90" and "East Side, West Side". He died of a heart attack.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 13 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5842972
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Abel (6 Jun 1898–26 Mar 1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5842972, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a Ashes scattered off a boat in Long Island Sound.