George Francis Abbott (George Francis Abbott)

George Francis Abbott

Playwright, Theatrical Director. He became one of the most prominent American theatrical writers with works that include the plays “On Your Toes,” “Beat The Band,” “The Boys From Syracuse,” “Pal Joey,” “On The Town,” “A Funny Thing is Happened in the Way to the Forum,” “Three Men on a Horse,” and the adaption of “All Quiet on the Western Front.” He won five Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for “Fiorello!” (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)  Family links:  Parents:  George Burwell Abbott (1858 – 1942)  Hannah May McLaury Abbott (1869 – 1940)


  • June, 25, 1887
  • USA


  • January, 01, 1995
  • USA


  • Cremated

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