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: 61
Highest Metascore: 64 Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 58 Birds of Prey: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 5 Sep 29, 2012 Chancellor Palpatine 8.9
tbd Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 4 Sep 16, 2011 Chancellor Palpatine 8.9
tbd Wizards of Waverly Place: Season 4 Nov 12, 2010 Professor Crumbs 8.0
tbd Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 2 Oct 2, 2009 Chancellor Palpatine / Chancellor Palpatine 8.2
64 Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1 Oct 3, 2008 Darth Sidius / Chancellor Palpatine 8.3
tbd Wizards of Waverly Place: Season 2 Sep 12, 2008 Professor Crumb 8.4
tbd Wizards of Waverly Place: Season 1 Oct 12, 2007 Professor Crumb / Professor Crumbs 8.1
tbd General Hospital: Season 43 Apr 1, 2005 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 42 Apr 1, 2004 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 41 Apr 1, 2003 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 40 Apr 1, 2002 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 39 Jan 2, 2002 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 38 Jan 2, 2001 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 37 Jan 3, 2000 Star / Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 36 Jan 4, 1999 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 35 Jan 2, 1998 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd Seinfeld: Season 9 Sep 25, 1997 Justin Pitt 9.0
tbd General Hospital: Season 34 Mar 4, 1997 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd Seinfeld: Season 8 Sep 19, 1996 Justin Pitt 9.0
tbd General Hospital: Season 33 Jan 4, 1996 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd General Hospital: Season 32 Nov 7, 1995 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd Seinfeld: Season 6 Sep 22, 1994 Mr. (Justin) Pitt 9.2
tbd General Hospital: Season 31 Apr 22, 1994 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd Seinfeld: Season 5 Sep 16, 1993 Mr. (Justin) Pitt 9.2
tbd General Hospital: Season 30 Mar 31, 1993 Clive Durban (1993) tbd
tbd Santa Barbara: Season 1 Jul 30, 1984 Phillip 7.0
58 Birds of Prey: Season 1 Oct 9, 2002 Alfred Pennyworth 5.1