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John Abbott

John Abbott

Highest Rated: 100% Jane Eyre (1944)

Lowest Rated: 27% The Black Bird (1975)

Birthday: Jun 5, 1905

Birthplace: London, England, UK

John Abbott was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1949, he appeared on Broadway in "Montserrat." In 1934, he joined the Old Vic Company. In 1957, he co-starred in "The Waltz of the Toreadors" on Broadway. Abbott started his acting career landing roles in such films as the spy thriller "Nightmare" (1942) with Diana Barrymore, the Michèle Morgan drama "Joan of Paris" (1942) and "Mission to Moscow" (1943) with Walter Huston. He also appeared in "They Got Me Covered" (1943), "Dangerous Blondes" (1943) with Allyn Joslyn and the Tom Conway mystery "The Falcon in Hollywood" (1944). He continued to act in productions like "The Notorious Lone Wolf" (1946) with Gerald Mohr, the adventure "The Bandit of Sherwood Forest" (1946) with Cornel Wilde and "Time Out of Mind" (1947). He also appeared in the Ella Raines thriller "The Web" (1947). Abbott was most recently credited in "Touching Evil II" (PBS, 1999-2000). Abbott had a number of different projects under his belt in the sixties through the nineties, including "The Jungle Book" (1967) starring Phil Harris, "Used Cars" (1980) and "Slapstick of Another Kind" (1984) starring Jerry Lewis. His credits also expanded to "Revenge of Billy the Kid" with Michael Balfour (1991) and "Four Weddings and A Funeral" (1994). Abbott passed away in May 1996 at the age of 91.

Highest rated movies

100% Gambit
100% Jane Eyre
88% Gigi
83% Thunder on the Hill
83% The Mask of Dimitrios
57% Who's Minding the Store?
42% The Greatest Story Ever Told
27% The Black Bird

Photos

JANE EYRE, Orson Welles, John Abbott, Joan Fontaine, 1944, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS, John Abbott, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, 1944 THE VAMPIRE'S GHOST, John Abbott, 1945 THE VAMPIRE'S GHOST, John Abbott, Peggy Stewart, 1945 GIGI, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, John Abbott, 1958 THE SHANGHAI GESTURE, from left: Gene Tierney, John Abbott, Ona Munson, Albert Bassermann, 1941 GAMBIT, Shirley MacLaine, John Abbott, 1966 THE VAMPIRE'S GHOST, John Abbott, Charles Gordon, 1945 THE VAMPIRE'S GHOST, Peggy Stewart, Charles Gordon, John Abbott, 1945 JANE EYRE, John Abbott, Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, 1944, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. DECEPTION, Bette Davis, John Abbott, 1946 THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS, John Abbott, Charles Dingle, Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, 1946 IF WINTER COMES, Walter Pidgeon, John Abbott, 1947

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 17% Slapstick of Another Kind Dr. Frankenstein (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Quest Unknown (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet 53% Sherlock Holmes in New York Heller (Character) - 1976
27% 50% The Black Bird DuQuai (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cat Creature Dr. Reinhart (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet 2000 Years Later Gregorious (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Guns for Texas Banker Irwing (Character) - 1968
88% 82% The Jungle Book Wolf (Voice) - 1967
100% 80% Gambit Emile (Character) - 1966
42% 64% The Greatest Story Ever Told Aben (Character) - 1965
57% 65% Who's Minding the Store? Roberts (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shangri-La Chang (Character) - 1960
88% 74% Gigi Manuel (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Public Pigeon No. One Dipso Dave Rutherford (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 65% The Miracle on 34th Street Dr. Albert Sawyer (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Steel Lady Mustafa el Melik (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thunder in the East Nitra Puta (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sombrero Don Daniel (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rogue's March Herbert Bielensen (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 53% The Merry Widow Marshovian Ambassador (Character) - 1952
83% 65% Thunder on the Hill Abel Harmer (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Navy Bound Pappa Cerrano (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 70% Madame Bovary Mayor Tuvache (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Her Wonderful Lie Orchestra Conductor (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 56% The Woman in White Frederick Fairlie (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 56% If Winter Comes Mr. Twyning (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventure Island Huish (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 0% The Bandit of Sherwood Forest Will Scarlet (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 66% Deception Bertram Gribble (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet One More Tomorrow Joseph Baronova (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 45% The Power of the Whistler Kasper Andropolos (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 60% Pursuit to Algiers Jodri (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 59% Saratoga Trunk Roscoe Bean (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 33% The Vampire's Ghost Webb Fallon (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 21% Cry of the Werewolf Peter Althius (Character) - 1944
83% 79% The Mask of Dimitrios Mr. Pappas (Character) - 1944
100% 83% Jane Eyre Mason (uncredited) (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet End of the Road Chris Martin (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Abroad With Two Yanks Salesman (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 42% The Falcon in Hollywood Martin S. Dwyer (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet U-Boat Prisoner Alfonse Lamont (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dangerous Blondes Roland X. Smith (uncredited) (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Under Secret Orders Armand (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rubber Racketeers Dumbo (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 60% Joan of Paris English Spy (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet London Blackout Murders Jack Rawlings (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gorilla Man Dr. Ferris (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nightmare Karl/Charles (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 38% The Saint in London Count Stephen Duni (Character) - 1939

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 100% The Wild, Wild West Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet 42% Bewitched Leonardo Da Vinci (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Horse Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Monty Kelbo (Guest Star) 1967
80% 88% Star Trek Ayelborne (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet 73% Lost in Space Sesmar (Guest Star) 1966
83% 91% The Munsters Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
100% No Score Yet The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet 82% Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Professor Carlos Muntz (Guest Star) 1962 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flipper Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Farmer's Daughter Mr. Smith (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Dr. Felstrand (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet 85% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Mr. Munro (Character) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Professor Lute Bone (Guest Star) 1956 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1956 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The 20th Century-Fox Hour Dr. Sawyer (Character) 1955