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Walter Abel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Walter Abel (June 6, 1898 – March 26, 1987) was an American stage and film character actor. His eyes were brown and his (adult) height was five foot ten inches. Abel was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Christine (née Becker) and Richard Michael Abel. Abel graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts where he had studied in 1917 and joined a touring company. He made his Broadway debut in Forbidden in 1919. His many theatre credits include As You Like It, Desire Under the Elms, Mourning Becomes Electra, Merrily We Roll Along, and Trelawny of the 'Wells'. On the stage, he appeared in Channing Pollock's 1926 production of The Enemy together with Fay Bainter. Abel was married to concert harpist Marietta Bitter. He died of a myocardial infarction in Essex, Connecticut. Description above from the Wikipedia article Walter Abel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 6, 1898 In St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Liliom 1930-10-05
Latest Project:
Movie Grace Quigley 1985-05-17
Known For
Poster of Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
Poster of The Colgate Comedy Hour
Poster of Robert Montgomery Presents
Poster of The Hitler Gang
Movie Grace Quigley Homer Morrison 1985-05-17
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie The Man Without a Country Col. A.B. Morgan 1973-04-24
Movie Silent Night, Bloody Night Mayor Adams 1972-11-01
Movie Mirage Charles Stewart Calvin 1965-10-29
Movie The Human Duplicators Dr. Munson 1965-03-03
Movie The Confession The Thief 1964-05-22
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Movie Handle with Care Prof. Roger Bowden 1958-04-18
Movie Bernardine Mr. Beaumont 1957-07-24
Series Suspicion 1957-09-30
Movie Raintree County T.D. Shawnessy 1957-12-20
Movie The Steel Jungle Warden Bill Keller 1956-03-10
Series Playwrights '56 Unknown 1955-10-04
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Movie The Indian Fighter Captain Trask 1955-12-21
Movie Night People Maj. R.A. Foster 1954-03-11
Movie Twelve Angry Men Juror #4 1954-09-20
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie So This Is Love Col. James Moore 1953-07-15
Movie Island in the Sky Col. Fuller 1953-09-05
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Dream Girl George Allerton 1948-07-27
Movie Picture in Your Mind Narrator 1948-04-04
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie That Lady in Ermine Major Horvath / Benvenuto 1948-08-24
Series Studio One Juror #4 1948-11-07
Movie 13 Rue Madeleine Charles Gibson 1947-01-15
Movie The Fabulous Joe Milo Terkel 1947-08-28
Movie Variety Girl Himself (uncredited) 1947-08-29
Movie The Kid from Brooklyn Gabby Sloan 1946-03-21
Movie The Affairs of Susan Richard Aiken 1945-07-08
Movie Kiss and Tell Harry Archer 1945-10-04
Movie Duffy's Tavern Director 1945-09-28
Movie The Hitler Gang Narrator 1944-04-26
Movie An American Romance Howard Clinton 1944-04-16
Movie Follow the Boys Himself 1944-05-05
Movie Mr. Skeffington George Trellis 1944-05-25
Movie Fired Wife Chris McClelland 1943-09-04
Movie The Last Will and Testament of Tom Smith Jack, a Flyer, Opening Narrator 1943-09-09
Movie So Proudly We Hail Chaplain 1943-09-09
Movie Star Spangled Rhythm B.G. DeSoto 1942-03-05
Movie Beyond the Blue Horizon Prof. Thornton 1942-06-25
Movie Wake Island Cmdr. Roberts 1942-08-11
Movie Holiday Inn Danny Reed 1942-07-10
Movie Hold Back the Dawn Inspector Hammock 1941-09-26
Movie Skylark George Gore 1941-11-21
Movie Glamour Boy Anthony J. Colder 1941-12-05
Movie Who Killed Aunt Maggie? Dr. George Benedict 1940-11-01
Movie Dance, Girl, Dance Judge 1940-08-30
Movie Arise, My Love M. Phillips 1940-11-08
Movie Michael Shayne: Private Detective Elliott Thomas 1940-12-19
Movie King of the Turf Robert Barnes 1939-02-17
Movie Miracle on Main Street Jim Foreman 1939-12-19
Movie Law of the Underworld Warren Rogers 1938-05-06
Movie Men with Wings Nick Ranson 1938-07-16
Movie Racket Busters Hugh Allison 1938-07-16
Movie Green Light John Stafford 1937-02-20
Movie Portia on Trial Dan Foster 1937-11-08
Movie Wise Girl Karl 1937-12-31
Movie The Lady Consents Stanley Ashton 1936-02-07
Movie Two in the Dark Ford Adams 1936-01-10
Movie The Witness Chair James Trent 1936-04-23
Movie Fury District Attorney 1936-06-05
Movie We Went to College Phil Talbot 1936-06-19
Movie The Three Musketeers D'Artagnan 1935-11-01
Movie Liliom Carpenter 1930-10-05