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  • BIRTH 05/06/1898
  • DEATH 26/03/1987
  • Country United States
  • SHOWS 2
  • MOVIES 17

Walter Abel

Walter Abel (June 6, 1898 – March 26, 1987) was an American stage and film character actor. His eyes were brown and his (adult) height was five foot ten inches.

Abel was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Christine (née Becker) and Richard Michael Abel. Abel graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts where he had studied in 1917 and joined a touring company. He made his Broadway debut in Forbidden in 1919. His many theatre credits include As You Like It, Desire Under the Elms, Mourning Becomes Electra, Merrily We Roll Along, and Trelawny of the 'Wells'. On the stage, he appeared in Channing Pollock's 1926 production of The Enemy together with Fay Bainter.

Abel was married to concert harpist Marietta Bitter. He died of a myocardial infarction in Essex, Connecticut.

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Walter Abel

Shows (2)

The Defenders
The Defenders
Ben Burke
Studio One
Studio One
Juror #4

Movies (17)

Island in the Sky
Island in the Sky
Col. Fuller
Raintree County
Raintree County
T.D. Shawnessy
The Indian Fighter
The Indian Fighter
Captain Trask
13 Rue Madeleine
13 Rue Madeleine
Charles Gibson
So Proudly We Hail
So Proudly We Hail
Chaplain
The Affairs of Susan
The Affairs of Susan
Richard Aiken
Glamour Boy
Glamour Boy
Anthony J. Colder
Mirage
Mirage
Charles Stewart Calvin
The Witness Chair
The Witness Chair
James Trent
Night People
Night People
Maj. R.A. Foster
Fury
Fury
District Attorney
Dance, Girl, Dance
Dance, Girl, Dance
Judge
Twelve Angry Men
Twelve Angry Men
Juror #4
The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers
D'Artagnan
Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn
Danny Reed
That Lady in Ermine
That Lady in Ermine
Major Horvath / Benvenuto
Racket Busters
Racket Busters
Hugh Allison