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Ian Abercrombie (born 11 September 1936) is an English actor, best known for playing Alfred Pennyworth in Birds of Prey. He appeared as Elaine Benes' boss Justin Pitt during the sixth season of Seinfeld, and as a fastidious butler on Desperate Housewives.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

 

Ian Abercrombie (born 11 September 1936) is an English actor, best known for playing Alfred Pennyworth in Birds of Prey. He appeared as Elaine Benes' boss Justin Pitt during the sixth season of Seinfeld, and as a fastidious butler on Desperate Housewives.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 123

Birthday 1936-09-11

Day of Death 2012-01-26

Place of Birth Grays, Essex, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2011 Green Lantern: The Animated Series (26 episodes) as Ganthet (voice)
2011 Rango as Ambrose (voice)
2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (121 episodes) as Palpatine as Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious (voice)
2008 Wizards of Waverly Place: Wizard School as Headmaster Crumbs
2007 Wizards of Waverly Place (4 episodes)
2007 Hard Four as Jack Ermine
2007 Moonlight (1 episode) as Richard Whitley
2006 Inland Empire as Henry the Butler
2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties as Smithee
2005 Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance (5 episodes)
2005 When Puppets and Dolls Attack! as Dr. Hess (archive footage)
2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School as Ervin Sezgin
2004 Desperate Housewives (4 episodes)
2004 The Batman (1 episode)
2004 Summerland (1 episode)
2003 Puppet Master: The Legacy as Dr. Hess (archive footage)
2003 Nip/Tuck (1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2002 Birds of Prey (13 episodes) as Alfred Pennyworth
2002 Chromiumblue.com (13 episodes)
2002 ChromiumBlue.com as Sir George
2002 The Random Years (1 episode)
2001 Crossing Jordan (1 episode)
2000 Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman as Psychiatrist
2000 The District (1 episode)
1999 Love & Money (1 episode)
1999 Grown Ups (1 episode)
1999 Wild Wild West as British Dignitary
1997 Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard as Merlin
1997 MouseHunt as Auctioneer
1997 Over the Top (1 episode)
1997 Bimbo Movie Bash as Dr. Dorn
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park as Butler
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1 episode)
1996 A Face to Die For as Mr. Sturetsky
1996 Rattled as Dr. Remsen
1995 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler as Parks
1995 Star Trek: Voyager (2 episodes)
1995 Cybill (1 episode)
1994 Touched by an Angel (1 episode)
1994 Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 as Professor Dorn
1994 Clean Slate as Leader
1994 Babylon 5 (1 episode) as Correlilmurzon
1993 Addams Family Values as Driver
1993 The Nanny (1 episode)
1993 Grief as Stanley
1992 The Flash III: Deadly Nightshade as Skip
1992 Army of Darkness as Wiseman
1992 The Public Eye as Mr. Brown
1991 Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge as Dr. Hess
1991 Sisters (1 episode)
1991 Zandalee as Louis Medina
1991 Rolling Thunder
1990 The Flash (1 episode)
1990 Repossessed as Ice Tea Waiter
1990 Northern Exposure (1 episode)
1990 Twin Peaks (1 episode)
1989 Seinfeld (8 episodes)
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode) as Fulton
1989 Warlock as Magistrate#1
1988 Murphy Brown (1 episode)
1988 War and Remembrance (12 episodes) as Vice Admiral Rodney
1988 Empty Nest (1 episode)
1988 Catacombs as Brother Orsini
1987 The Dancing Princesses as Royal Cobbler
1987 Flicks as Inspector
1987 Frog as Dr. Fritsky
1986 Firewalker as Boggs
1986 ALF (1 episode)
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1986 Last Resort as Maitre d'
1985 Foley Square (1 episode)
1985 Hostage Flight as Scotland Yard Inspector
1985 George Burns Comedy Week (1 episode)
1985 Stingray (1 episode)
1985 Kicks as Barnes
1985 Moonlighting (1 episode)
1985 Otherworld (1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1984 Who's the Boss? (1 episode)
1984 Hunter (1 episode)
1984 Santa Barbara (6 episodes)
1984 The Ice Pirates as Hymie
1984 Airwolf (1 episode) as Lord Killebrew
1983 Hotel (1 episode)
1982 Tucker's Witch (1 episode)
1982 Voyagers! (1 episode)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as Royal Cobbler
1982 Marian Rose White as Lord Bates
1981 Falcon Crest (2 episodes)
1981 Dynasty (2 episodes)
1980 Blood Beach as Man in Mayor's Office
1980 The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood as Denis
1979 Knots Landing (1 episode)
1979 S.O.S. Titanic as Deck Steward
1979 The Prisoner of Zenda as Johann
1979 Mrs. Columbo (1 episode)
1979 Backstairs at the White House (4 episodes) as British Valet
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1978 Little Mo as Dr. Noyes
1978 The Bastard as Deserter
1978 Sextette as Rex Ambrose
1977 Three's Company (1 episode)
1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years as Whiting (uncredited)
1977 The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries (1 episode)
1976 Quincy, M.E. (1 episode)
1976 High Risk as Major Domo
1974 Young Frankenstein as Second Villager
1974 The Questor Tapes as Charlie
1974 Happy Days (1 episode)
1974 The Island at the Top of the World as Train Conductor
1973 Wicked, Wicked as Eddie (uncredited)
1972 Search (1 episode)
1971 Cannon (1 episode)
1970 The Molly Maguires as Stock Actor (uncredited)
1970 Sole Survivor as British co-pilot
1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? as Male Dancer #74
1968 Star! as Man in Brixton Music Hall
1965 Get Smart (1 episode)
1965 Von Ryan's Express as English POW
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)

Sound

2001 Shrek ADR & Dubbing

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