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Lou Costello

Lou Costello in Africa Screams (1949)
Personal information
Birth nameLouis Francis Cristillo
Birth dateMarch 6, 1906
Place of birthPaterson, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of deathMarch 3, 1959(age 52)
Death placeBeverly Hills, California, U.S.
Cause of deathHeart attack
OccupationActor, Comedian
Years active1926 59
SpouseAnne Battler (1934 1959)

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Louis Francis "Lou" Costello (March 6, 1906 March 3, 1959) was an American actor and comedian best known as half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Bud Abbott. Costello was famous for his bumbling, chubby, clean-cut image that has appealed to many Americans over the decades, and for his shouted line of "HEEEEYYY ABBOTT!!"

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