Born on September 11, 1936 in London, England.
He started his career as a dancer. He has performed in London, Holland, Ireland and Scotland; for many years of active creative activity, he has earned bronze, silver and gold medals in dance categories.
He made his American theatrical debut in 1955. He played a lot at summer venues, in regional and off-broadway productions.
In 1957, he was drafted into the army and served in Germany.
After returning to California, Ian started taking part in auditions and got a job on a big TV project.
Over the years, Ian Abercrombie has played in many theater productions, and he also worked a lot on voice acting.