Walter Abel

Walter Abel

Infobox actor
name = Walter Abel

birthdate = birth date and age|1898|6|6
birthplace = St. Paul, Minnesota
deathdate = death date and age|1987|3|26|1898|6|6
deathplace = Essex, USA

Walter Abel (June 6, 1898March 26, 1987) was an American stage and film character actor.

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. 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 "Trelawney of the Wells".

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


* "The Three Musketeers" (1935) as D'Artagnan
* "The Lady Consents" (1936) as Stanley Ashton
* "Two in the Dark" (1936) as Ford 'Jitney' Adams
* "The Witness Chair" (1936) as James 'Jim' Trent
* "Fury" (1936) as Adams, the district attorney
* "We Went to College" (1936) as Philip Talbot
* "Second Wife" (1936) as Kenneth Carpenter
* "Portia on Trial" (1937) as Dan Foster
* "Wise Girl" (1937) as Karl Stevens
* "Law of the Underworld" (1938) as Rogers
* "Men with Wings" (1938) as Nick Ranson
* "King of the Turf" (1939) as Robert Barnes
* "Miracle on Main Street" (1940)
* "Dance Girl Dance" (1940) as the Judge
* "Arise, My Love" (1940) as Mr Phillips
* "Michael Shayne, Private Detective" (1940) as Elliott Thomas
* "Who Killed Aunt Maggie" (1940) as Dr George Benedict
* "Hold Back the Dawn" (1941) as Inspector Hammock
* "Skylark" (1941) as George Gore
* "Glamour Boy" (1941) as A. J. Colder
* "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1942) as Professor Thornton
* "Star Spangled Rhythm" (1942) as B.G. DeSoto
* "Holiday Inn" (1942) as Danny Reed, Ted Hanover's manic manager
* "Wake Island" (1942) as Cmdr. Roberts
* "So Proudly We Hail!" (1943) as the Chaplain
* "Fired Wife" (1943) as Chris McClelland
* "An American Romance" (1944) as Howard Clinton
* "Mr. Skeffington" (1944) as George Trellis
* "The Affairs of Susan" (1945) as Richard Aiken
* "Duffy's Tavern" (1945) (Director)
* "Kiss and Tell" (1945) as Harry Archer
* "The Kid From Brooklyn" (1946) as Gabby Sloan
* "13 Rue Madeleine" (1946) as Charles Gibson
* "Dream Girl" (1948) as George Allerton
* "That Lady in Ermine" (1948) as Maj. Horvath
* "So This Is Love" (1953) as Col. James Moore
* "Island in the Sky" (1953) as Col. Fuller
* "Night People" (1954) as Maj. Foster, MD
* "The Indian Fighter" (1955) as Capt. Trask
* "The Steel Jungle" (1956) as Warden Keller
* "Bernardine" (1957) as Mr. Beaumont
* "Raintree County" (1957) as T.D. Shawnessy
* "Handle With Care" (1958) as Prof. Bowdin
* "Mirage" (1965) as Charles Stewart Calvin
* "Quick Let's Get Married" (1966) as The Thief
* "The Man without a Country" (1974) (TV) as Col. A.B. Morgan
* "Silent Night, Bloody Night" (1974) (TV) as Mayor Adams
* "Grace Quigley" (1984) as Homer Morrison


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NAME= Abel, Walter
DATE OF BIRTH= 1898-6-6
PLACE OF BIRTH= St. Paul, Minnesota
DATE OF DEATH= 1987-3-26

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