"William Alexander "Bud" Abbott" was an American actor, producer and comedian.The year of birth has been reported as 1895, 1896, 1897, and 1898 in different reliable sources. This has been discussed in some depth on Talk:Bud Abbott#Birth date/this article's talk page. Following are a small selection of references supporting the different values. "Oct 2, 1898": . "Oct 2, 1895".If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Bud Abbott on Wikipedia.