Abbott, Richard

BORN 22 May 1899, Antwerpen - DIED 1986, New York City, New York
BIRTH NAME Vandenberg, Simon
GRAVE LOCATION Valhalla, New York: Kensico Cemetery, 273 Lakeview Avenue (Actors' Fund, Lot 453)

Richard Abott was born as Simon Vandenberg in Antwerp, Belgium. He married the actress Sara Haden in 1921. They divorced in 1948. His second wife was Pearl Eatron from Canada.

He played in the movies "The Fountain" (1934), "Lights Out" (1946), "Man Against Crime" (1949) and in many other movies for which he received no credits. His last part was in "The Last Escape" (1970).


The graves of Richard Abbott and Yvonne Rudie at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla.
Picture by Androom (11 Apr 2010)


Abeking, Hermann

Published: 05 Apr 2020
Last update: 25 Feb 2022