Lou Costello

Lou Costello bio

Birth Name: Louis Francis Cristillo

Occupation: Comedian

Place Of Birth: Paterson, NJ

Date Of Birth: March 6, 1906

Date Of Death: March 3, 1959

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Lou Costello was born on the 6th of March, 1906. He was best known for being a Comedian. Actor and comedian who played an overweight, foolhardy character in the burlesque comedy show, Abbot and Costello. He and his comedy partner Bud Abbot are best known for their immortal ‘Who’s On First?’ routine, which they first performed in the 1940 film One Night In The Tropics.

Lou Costello was born in Paterson, NJ. He traveled to Hollywood in 1927 to become famous, and worked as a stuntman, an extra, and a laborer until he became discouraged and decided to hitchhike home. He met Bud Abbot in Saint Joseph, Missouri while hitchhiking home during the Great Depression. They became an official team in 1936 and made 36 films between 1940 and 1956, becoming one of the most popular and highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II.

Lou Costello was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Lou Costello was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Louis Francis Cristillo is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Lou Costello’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Lou Costello’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Lou Costello kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Lou Costello was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Louis Francis Cristillo
NICKNAME: Louis Francis Cristillo, Lou Costello
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Lou Costello was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Lou Costello was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Lou Costello had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Lou Costello’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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