George Abbott

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Birthday
25, 1887
Birthplace
Forestville, NY
Death Date
Jan 31, 1995 (107)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1887
Birthplace
Forestville, NY
Death Date
Jan 31, 1995 (107)

About

One of the most active American theatre and film directors and producers in history. His career lasted over nine decades.

Before Fame

He had many years of education at many different institutions including Kearney Military Academy, Hamburg High School, University of Rochester, and Harvard University.

Trivia

His first hit was Broadway in 1926. He became known as a show doctor.

Family Life

He was married three times to women considerably younger than he was.

Associated With

His Broadway production of Damn Yankees garnered Gwen Verdon a Tony Award.