Eddie Albert

Actor, Film actor

1906 – 2005

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Who was Eddie Albert?

Edward Albert Heimberger, known professionally as Eddie Albert, was an American actor and activist. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1954 for his performance in Roman Holiday, and in 1973 for The Heartbreak Kid.

Other well-known screen roles of his include Bing Edwards in the Brother Rat films, traveling salesman Ali Hakim in the musical Oklahoma!, and the corrupt prison warden in 1974's The Longest Yard. He starred as Oliver Wendell Douglas in the 1960s television situation comedy Green Acres and as Frank MacBride in the 1970s crime drama Switch. He also had a recurring role as Carlton Travis on Falcon Crest, opposite Jane Wyman.

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Born
Apr 22, 1906
Rock Island
Also known as
  • Edward Albert Heimberger
  • Eddie Albert Sr.
  • Eddie Albert Heimberger
Parents
Spouses
  • Margo
    (1945/12/05 - 1985/07/17)
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Minnesota
Lived in
  • Minneapolis
Died
May 26, 2005
Pacific Palisades
Resting place
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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