Lou Costello, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lou Costello

American actor and comedian

Date of Birth: 06-Mar-1906

Place of Birth: Paterson, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 03-Mar-1959

Profession: stunt performer, stage actor, film producer, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Lou Costello

  • Louis Francis Cristillo (March 6, 1906 – March 3, 1959), professionally known as Lou Costello, was an American actor, best known for his film comedy double act with straight man Bud Abbott and their comedy routine "Who's on First?" The comedians, who teamed up in burlesque in 1936, were among the most popular and highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II.
  • In 1942 they sold $85 million in war bonds in 35 days.
  • By 1955 their popularity waned due to overexposure and their film and television contracts lapsed.
  • The partnership ended soon afterwards.

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