John Abbott grew up in Boston and graduated from Harvard, where he studied Classics and wrote for the Lampoon. In Los Angeles, he was a founding member of the sketch group the Joke Pimps and learned long-form improv at the IO West.
Improv credits include Cog, Trophy Wife, Nite Terrors, and coaching Mud Hen and MPG. On the scripted side, he performed in the IO mainstage sketch show Three’s Company, Four’s a Conglomerate and is a member of the Top Story! Weekly cast. John also contributes the occasional ripped-from-the-headlines zinger to Top Story! Weekly, the IO West’s news-driven sketch show. John, Mrs. Abbott, and Junior live in a charming cottage in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.