Knowledge Identifier: +Eddie_Albert
Finishing high school in 1924, he entered the University of Minnesota, where he majored in business
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
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
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
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"
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"
He created the title role of Marc Blitzstein's "Reuben, Reuben" in 1955 in Boston
In 1965, Albert was approached by producer Paul Henning to star in a new sitcom for CBS called "Green Acres"
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
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"
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"
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"
Yvonne De Carlo - Her last TV movie appearance was as Norma, in the 1995 Disney remake of "The Barefoot Executive", opposite Eddie Albert