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Lou Costello

Lou Costello

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Also Known As: Died: March 3, 1959
Born: March 6, 1906 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Paterson, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Entertaining the Troops (1989) as Himself
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.
2.
The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock (1959) as Artie Pinsetter
A scatterbrained inventor accidentally turns his girlfriend into a giant.
3.
Dance with Me, Henry (1956) as Lou Henry
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
4.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955) as Willie Piper
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
5.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) as Freddie Franklin [Lou Costello]
Two bumblers get mixed up with Egyptian grave robbers and a murderous mummy.
6.
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953) as Orville
Bud and Lou travel through space with a group of escaped gangsters.
7.
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953) as Tubby
Slim and Tubby are American cops in London to study police tactics. They wind up in jail and are bailed out by Dr. Jekyll. Jekyll has been murdering fellow doctors who laugh at his experiments. He has more murders in mind. At one point the serum that turns Jekyll into the murderous Hyde gets injected into Tubby.
8.
Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) as Jack
A baby-sitter dreams himself and his best friend into the famous fairy tale.
9.
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952) as Oliver "Puddin' Head" Johnson
Two waiters stumble on a treasure map and land in hot water with pirates.
10.
Lost in Alaska (1952) as George Bell
11.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) as Lou Francis
Two bumbling private eyes turn a boxer invisible to save him from being framed for murder.
12.
Comin' Round the Mountain (1951) as Wilbert Smith
13.
Abbott & Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950) as Lou Hotchkiss
Two zany wrestling promoters join the French Foreign Legion by mistake.
14.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as Freddie Phillips
Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer (and it isn't the Swami).
15.
Africa Screams (1949) as Stanley Livington
Abbott and Costello search for an African diamond mine.
16.
The Noose Hangs High (1948) as Homer
Two nitwits working for a crooked bookie accidentally lose the boss's winnings.
17.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) as Wilbur [Grey]
Count Dracula plots to put a simpleton's brain into the body of the Frankenstein monster.
18.
Mexican Hayride (1948) as Joe Bascom [also known as Humphrey Fish]
19.
Buck Privates Come Home (1947) as Herbie Brown
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
20.
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947) as Chester Wooley
21.
The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Horatio Prim
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
22.
Little Giant (1946) as Benny Miller
Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This comedy is somewhat like "The Time of Their Lives," in that Abbott and Costello don't have much screen time together and there are very few vaudeville bits woven into the plot.
23.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945) as Abercrombie
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
24.
Here Come the Co-Eds (1945) as Oliver [Quackenbush]
25.
The Naughty Nineties (1945) as Sebastian Dinwiddie
In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to help the captain regain ownership of the vessel.
26.
In Society (1944) as Albert [Mansfield]
Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things don't go too smoothly.
27.
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Harvey Garvey
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
28.
Hit the Ice (1943) as Weejie ["Tubby"] McCoy
Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of a bank robbery. Lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers and accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and Peggy Osborn (Elyse Knox), they also meet old friend Johnny Long (Himself) and his band and singer Marcia Manning (Ginny Simms). Dr. Elliott and Peggy are being held in a remote cabin by the robbers, but Weejie rescues them by turning himself into a human snowball that becomes an avalanche that engulfs the crooks.
29.
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Wilbur Hoolihan
30.
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942) as Willoughby
On the run from a rodeo boss, two greenhorns get jobs as cowboys.
31.
Who Done It? (1942) as Mervyn Milgrim
Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.
32.
Rio Rita (1942) as "Wishy" [Dunn]
A pair of nitwits try to stop Nazis from infiltrating a Western ranch.
33.
Pardon My Sarong (1942) as Wellington Phlug
34.
Hold That Ghost (1941) as Ferdinand [Ferdie] Jones
Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house along with several other strangers.
35.
In the Navy (1941) as Pomeroy Watson
36.
Buck Privates (1941) as Herbie Brown
Two small-time con artists enlist in the Army to avoid the police.
37.
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) as Heathcliff
38.
One Night in the Tropics (1940) as Costello

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