Ian Abercrombie

Biography: London born and bred, Abercrombie gave his earliest performances at the request of his teachers during the Blitz in World War II. To calm the younger children, he would sing and dance for them. As young as he was, Abercrombie was determined to have a theatrical career. That career has taken him all over the world.

His films include "Wild Wild West," "Mouse Hunt," "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Clean Slate," "Army of Darkness," "Warlock," "Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge," "Firewalker," "Von Ryan's Express," "The Molly Maguires," "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?," "Young Frankenstein" and "Johnny Mysto, Boy Wizard." Abercrombie has appeared in over 200 guest-starring roles on television, including "Love & Money," "Star Trek: Voyager," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "NewsRadio," "Touched by an Angel," "Babylon 5," "Murphy Brown," "Cybill," "Murder, She Wrote," "Twin Peaks" and a recurring role on "Seinfeld" as Elaine's boss, Mr. Pitt. Abercrombie's theatre appearances
London born and bred, Abercrombie gave his earliest performances at the request of his teachers during the Blitz in World War II. To calm the younger children, he would sing and dance for them. As young as he was, Abercrombie was determined to have a theatrical career. That career has taken him all over the world.

His films include "Wild Wild West," "Mouse Hunt," "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Clean Slate," "Army of Darkness," "Warlock," "Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge," "Firewalker," "Von Ryan's Express," "The Molly Maguires," "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?," "Young Frankenstein" and "Johnny Mysto, Boy Wizard." Abercrombie has appeared in over 200 guest-starring roles on television, including "Love & Money," "Star Trek: Voyager," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "NewsRadio," "Touched by an Angel," "Babylon 5," "Murphy Brown," "Cybill," "Murder, She Wrote," "Twin Peaks" and a recurring role on "Seinfeld" as Elaine's boss, Mr. Pitt.

Abercrombie's theatre appearances in Europe, New York, summer stock, regional, touring companies and Los Angeles have included "Hamlet," "Misalliance," "The Good Doctor," "Cause Celebre," "The Wrong Box," "Journey's End," "The Cocktail Party," "Ben," "Mary Stuart," "Crucifer of Blood," "The Vortex," "Africa," "Lettice and Lovage" and many others. He won awards for his work in "Sweet Prince," with Keir Dullea; "Teeth 'N' Smiles"; "A Doll's House," with Linda Purl; and "The Arcata Promise," opposite Anthony Hopkins. Abercrombie also received high acclaim for the one-man show "Jean Cocteau: A Mirror Image." One of the highlights of his career was playing Alfie Doolitle in "My Fair Lady."
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Ian Abercrombie's Scores

Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 75 Rango
Lowest Metascore: 35 Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 2 out of 6
6 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
75 Rango Mar 4, 2011 Ambrose 7.5
35 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Aug 15, 2008 Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious 5.3
72 Inland Empire Dec 6, 2006 Henry The Butler 7.2
37 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Jun 16, 2006 Smithee 5.9
54 Mousehunt Dec 19, 1997 Auctioneer 8.5
57 Army of Darkness Feb 19, 1993 Wiseman 8.5