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Eddie Albert

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Eddie Albert

American actor and activist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1906.

Countries: United States (65%), New York (7%), (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Sid Melton, Eva Gabor, Mary Grace Canfield

Linked to: University of Minnesota, United States Navy, The Ink Spots, United States Army

 

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Eddie Albert was born in 1906 add something


1908

His year of birth is often given as 1908, but this is incorrect add something


1924

Finishing high school in 1924, he entered the University of Minnesota, where he majored in business add something


1929

However, the stock market crash in 1929 left him substantially unemployed add something


1930

In the 1930s, Albert performed in Broadway stage productions, including "Brother Rat", which opened in 1936 add something


1933

He moved to New York City in 1933, where he co-hosted a radio show, "The Honeymooners - Grace and Eddie Show", which ran for three years add something


1936

In 1936, Albert had become one of the earliest television actors, performing live in RCA's first television broadcast, a promotion for their New York City radio stations add something

 

Done live , this production took place November 6, 1936 and originated in Studio 3H in the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in New York City add something


1938

In 1938, he made his feature film debut in the Hollywood version of "Brother Rat" with Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman, reprising his Broadway role as cadet "Bing" Edwards add something


1940

Beginning in the 1940s, his Eddie Albert Productions produced films for various US corporations, as well as documentaries such as "Human Beginnings" and "Human Growth" add something


1941

Jack Warner - Although Ann did once have an affair with studio actor Eddie Albert in 1941, she was much more devoted to the marriage by contrast


1942

Linda Darnell - Up to 1942, she dated Kay Kyser, Eddie Albert, George Montgomery and Jackie Cooper, among others


 

He was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat "V" for his actions during the invasion of Tarawa in November 1943, when, as the pilot of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, he rescued 47 Marines who were stranded offshore , while under heavy enemy machine-gun fire add something


1945

Albert married Mexican actress, Margo , in 1945 add something

 

Margo (actress) - She married the actor Eddie Albert on December 5, 1945, and they remained together until her death from brain cancer in 1985; they were the parents of the actor Edward Albert


1946

Arsenic and Old Lace (film) - "Arsenic and Old Lace" was adapted as a radio play for the November 25, 1946, broadcast of The Screen Guild Theater with Boris Karloff and Eddie Albert, and the January 25, 1948, broadcast of the Ford Theatre


1948

Since 1948, Albert enjoyed being a character actor and guest-starred in nearly 90 TV series add something


1950

In the 1950s, Albert appeared in film roles such as that of Lucille Ball's fiancé in "The Fuller Brush Girl" , as Bill Gorton in "The Sun Also Rises" and as a traveling salesman in "Carrie" add something

 

Wilbur Mack - He would continue to appear in both films and television throughout the 1950s and into 1962, with his last appearance being an uncredited role in the 1962 movie "Who's Got the Action-", starring Dean Martin, Lana Turner, Eddie Albert and Walter Matthau


1952

Albert's first television series was "Leave It to Larry", a CBS sitcom that aired in the 1952-1953 season, with Albert as Larry Tucker, a shoe salesman who lives with his young family in the home of his father-in-law and employer, played by Ed Begley add something


 

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" add something


1955

He created the title role of Marc Blitzstein's "Reuben, Reuben" in 1955 in Boston add something


1956

His first was the 1956 made-for-television NBC documentary "Our Mr. Sun", a Bell Telephone-produced color special add something


1960

He starred as Oliver Wendell Douglas in the 1960s television situation comedy "Green Acres" and as Frank MacBride in the 1970s crime drama "Switch" add something

 

In 1960, Albert replaced Robert Preston in the lead role of Professor Harold Hill, in the Broadway production of "The Music Man" add something


1964

In 1964, Albert guest starred in "Cry of Silence", an episode of the science fiction television series "The Outer Limits" add something


1965

In 1965, Albert was approached by producer Paul Henning to star in a new sitcom for CBS called "Green Acres" add something

 

CBS - CBS would later show two other versions of the ballet, a semi-forgotten one-hour German-American version hosted by Eddie Albert ,shown annually for three years beginning in 1965, and the well-loved Baryshnikov production from 1977 to 1981

 

Wiping - One hosting sequence from that era that does survive is the one Eddie Albert made for the 1965 CBS telecast of "The Nutcracker", starring Edward Villella, Patricia McBride, and Melissa Hayden

 

Eva Gabor - She was widely known for her role on the 1965 to 1971 television sitcom, "Green Acres" as Lisa Douglas, the wife of Eddie Albert's character, Oliver Wendell Douglas


1970

Albert was a director of the U.S. Council on Refugees and participated in the creation of Earth Day and spoke at its inaugural ceremony in 1970 add something

 

Albert was active in social and environmental causes especially from 1970s onward add something

 

He narrated and starred in a 1970 film promoting views of the Weyerhaeuser Company, a major international forestry products concern add something


1971

By 1971, "Green Acres" was still reasonably popular but was canceled when CBS decided to discontinue their lineup of rural-themed programs due to changing tastes and because they were sensitive to the fact that they had been disparagingly referred to in the press as the "Country Broadcasting System" add something


1972

In 1972, Albert resumed his film career and was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as an overprotective father, in "The Heartbreak Kid" and delivered a memorable performance as an evil prison warden in 1974's "The Longest Yard" add something


1974

Richard Widmark - The mini-series Benjamin Franklin was a unique experiment of four 90-minute dramas, each with a different actor performing the title role: Widmark, Beau Bridges, Lloyd Bridges, Eddie Albert, Melvyn Douglas and Willie_Aames.


1975

In a lighter vein, Albert portrayed the gruff though soft-hearted Jason O'Day in the successful Disney film "Escape to Witch Mountain" in 1975 add something

 

Hustle (1975 film) - "'Hustle"' is a 1975 American neo-noir crime film directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield, Eileen Brennan, Eddie Albert and Ernest Borgnine, which was released in 1975


1976

By late 1976, the show had become a more serious and traditional crime drama add something


1978

At the end of its third season in 1978, ratings began to drop, and the show was canceled after 70 episodes add something


1985

Margo Albert died from brain cancer on July 17, 1985 add something


1990

He guest-starred on an episode of the '80s television series "Highway to Heaven", as well as "Murder She Wrote" and "Columbo," and in 1990 he reunited with Eva Gabor for a "Return To Green Acres" add something


1993

In 1993, he guest-starred for several episodes on the ABC daytime soap opera "General Hospital" as Jack Boland, and made a guest appearance on the "Golden Girls" spin-off, "The Golden Palace" the same year add something


1995

Yvonne De Carlo - Her last TV movie appearance was as Norma, in the 1995 Disney remake of "The Barefoot Executive", opposite Eddie Albert


2005

Eddie Albert died of pneumonia in 2005 at the age of 99 at his home in Pacific Palisades add something


Eddie Albert died in 2005 add something

 

Congressional Record, July 18, 2005, Section 22 He joined Albert Schweitzer in a documentary about African malnutrition and fought agricultural and industrial pollution, particularly DDT add something

 

Mary Grace Canfield - Canfield made her last public appearance in 2005, when she attended Eddie Albert's funeral along with "Green Acres"'s co-stars Sid Melton and Frank Cady

 

Frank Cady - In 2005, Cady attended Eddie Albert's funeral, along with "Green Acres" co-stars Sid Melton and Mary Grace Canfield

 

Sid Melton - In 2005, he attended Eddie Albert's funeral along with "Green Acres" co-stars Mary Grace Canfield and Frank Cady

 

Tom Lester - On May 26, 2005, his "Green Acres" series' star and close friend Eddie Albert died

 

Eva Gabor - She is buried near Eddie Albert, who died on 26 May 2005


2014

"Vincent Price: A Daughter's Biography" Open Road Media, 2014 s://books add something