Date of Birth : Sep 11th 1936
English actor, best known for playing Alfred Pennyworth in Birds of Prey. He appeared as Elaine Benes’ boss Mr. Pitt during the sixth season of Seinfeld, and as a fastidious butler on Desperate Housewives.
He is the cousin of John Abercrombie, a jazz guitarist of ECM Recording Star and ex-husband of Elizabeth Romano.
He is also known to cult film audiences as Wiseman in Army of Darkness.
Also, he has guest starred in many television shows such as The Nanny, Wizards of Waverly Place, Airwolf, Babylon 5 and NewsRadio.
As a voice actor, Ian Abercrombie portrayed evil chancellor Palpatine in the film Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) and reprised his role as Palpatine in the television adaption.