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Eddie Albert

Eddie Albert
from the film Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman, 1947
Personal information
Birth nameEdward Albert Heimberger
Birth dateApril 22, 1906
Place of birthRock Island, Illinois, U.S.
Date of deathMay 26, 2005(age 99)
Death placePacific Palisades, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, gardener, humanitarian, activist
Years active1938 - 97
Spouse-Margo (actress)-Margo-1945-1985
(her death)
ChildrenOne son, one adopted daughter
AwardsBronze Star Medal }}
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Edward Albert Heimberger (April 22, 1906 May 26, 2005), 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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