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Walter Abel
Born June 6, 1898(1898-06-06)
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Died March 26, 1987 (aged 88)
Essex, USA
Years active 19181984
Spouse(s) Marietta Bitter (1926-1979) (her death) 2 children

Walter Abel (June 6, 1898 – March 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.[1] 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 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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