Eddie Albert

Actor, Singer, Producer
This personable character actor from radio and the stage entered films in 1938, reprising his stage role as the star pitcher for a military college's baseball team in "Brother Rat". In his long and varied stage, screen ... Read more »
Born: 04/22/1906 in Rock Island, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (111)

General Hospital 1962 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Illusion Infinity 2003 (Movie)

(Actor)

Intimate Portrait: Eva Gabor 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Martial Law 1987 - 1988, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Frank Sinatra: The E! True Hollywood Story 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Barefoot Executive 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

A Norman Rockwell Christmas 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Victory in the Pacific 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Okavango 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Golden Palace 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Jackie Thomas Show 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ray Bradbury Theater 1987 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Brenda Starr 1992 (Movie)

Police Chief Maloney (Actor)

The Big Picture 1989 (Movie)

Emcee (Actor)

Daddy Can't Read 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Deadly Illusion 1988 (Movie)

Theo (Actor)

Murder, She Wrote 1987 - 1988 (Tv Show)

Actor

Terminal Entry 1987 (Movie)

Captain Danny Jackson (Actor)

Head Office 1986 (Movie)

Helmes (Actor)

Stitches 1986 (Movie)

Dean Bradley (Actor)

Dreamscape 1984 (Movie)

President (Actor)

Parade of Stars 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Beyond Witch Mountain 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Yes, Giorgio 1982 (Movie)

Henry Pollack (Actor)

Living in Paradise 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Take This Job and Shove It 1981 (Movie)

Samuel Ellison (Actor)

The Act 1981 (Movie)

Harry Kruger (Actor)

Foolin' Around 1980 (Movie)

Daggett (Actor)

How to Beat the High Cost of Living 1980 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

Siegfried and Roy 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Concorde - Airport '79 1979 (Movie)

Eli Sande (Actor)

The Word 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Switch 1975 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Yesterday 1978 (Movie)

Bart Kramer (Actor)

Birch Interval 1976 (Movie)

Pa Strawacher (Actor)

Moving Violation 1976 (Movie)

Alex Warren (Actor)

Escape to Witch Mountain 1975 (Movie)

Jason (Actor)

Hustle 1975 (Movie)

Leo Sellars (Actor)

Switch 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ambassador 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Whiffs 1975 (Movie)

Colonel Lockyer (Actor)

The Borrowers 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Devil's Rain 1974 (Movie)

Dr Samuel Richards (Actor)

Daddy's Girl 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

McQ 1973 (Movie)

Kosterman (Actor)

The Longest Yard 1973 (Movie)

Warden Hazen (Actor)

The Take 1973 (Movie)

Chief Berrigan (Actor)

Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Heartbreak Kid 1972 (Movie)

Mr Corcoran (Actor)

Green Acres 1965 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Howdy 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Li'l Abner 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

The Outer Limits 1963 - 1965 (TV Show)

Actor

Seven Women 1964 (Movie)

Charles Pether (Actor)

Alcoa Premiere 1961 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Miracle of the White Stallions 1963 (Movie)

(Actor)

Captain Newman, M.D. 1962 (Movie)

Colonel Bliss (Actor)

Madison Avenue 1962 (Movie)

Harvey Ames (Actor)

The Loretta Young Theater 1953 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

The Spiral Staircase 1961 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

Who's Got the Action? 1962 (Movie)

Clint Morgan (Actor)

Zane Grey Theater 1956 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

The Longest Day 1961 (Movie)

Colonel Newton (Actor)

The Young Doctors 1961 (Movie)

Dr Charles Dornberger (Actor)

The Two Little Bears 1960 (Movie)

Harry Davis (Actor)

Beloved Infidel 1958 (Movie)

Bob Carter (Actor)

The Gun Runners 1958 (Movie)

Hanagan (Actor)

The Roots of Heaven 1958 (Movie)

Abe Fields (Actor)

Orders to Kill 1957 (Movie)

Major MacMahon (Actor)

The Joker Is Wild 1957 (Movie)

Austin Mack (Actor)

The Sun Also Rises 1957 (Movie)

Bill Gorton (Actor)

Attack! 1956 (Movie)

Captain Cooney (Actor)

Front Row Center 1954 - 1956 (TV Show)

Actor

The Teahouse of the August Moon 1956 (Movie)

Captain McLean (Actor)

I'll Cry Tomorrow 1955 (Movie)

Burt McGuire (Actor)

Johnny Belinda 1954 - 1955 (TV Show)

Actor

Oklahoma! 1955 (Movie)

Ali Hakim (Actor)

The Girl Rush 1955 (Movie)

Elliot Atterbury (Actor)

Revlon Mirror Theater 1952 - 1954 (TV Show)

Actor

Roman Holiday 1953 (Movie)

Irving Radovich (Actor)

U.S.S. Tea Kettle 1950 (Movie)

Lieutenant Bill Barrow (Actor)

Bombardier 1942 (Movie)

Tom Hughes (Actor)

The Wagons Roll at Night 1940 (Movie)

Matt Varney (Actor)

Thieves Fall Out 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

An Angel From Texas 1939 (Movie)

Peter Coleman (Actor)

Brother Rat and a Baby 1939 (Movie)

Bing Edwards (Actor)

Brother Rat 1938 (Movie)

Bing Edwards (Actor)

Beulah Land (TV Show)

Actor

Burning Rage (TV Show)

Actor

Dress Gray (TV Show)

Actor

Evening in Byzantium (TV Show)

Actor

Fireball Forward (TV Show)

Actor

Goliath Awaits (TV Show)

Actor

In Like Flynn (TV Show)

Actor

Mercy or Murder? (TV Show)

Actor

Peter and Paul (TV Show)

Actor

Promise Him Anything... (TV Show)

Actor

Return to Green Acres (TV Show)

Actor

Rooster (TV Show)

Actor

See the Man Run (TV Show)

Actor

The Demon Murder Case (TV Show)

Actor

The Girl From Mars (TV Show)

Actor

The Oklahoma City Dolls (TV Show)

Actor

War and Remembrance (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This personable character actor from radio and the stage entered films in 1938, reprising his stage role as the star pitcher for a military college's baseball team in "Brother Rat". In his long and varied stage, screen and television career, Eddie Albert has had roles that have ranged from amiable best friend of the romantic lead to charming con men to outright villains.

Relationships

Margo

Wife
married from 1945 until her death on July 17, 1985

Julia Heimberger

Mother

Maria Albert

Daughter

Edward Albert

Son
born February 20, 1951

Frank Heimberger

Father

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota at Minneapolis-St Paul

Minneapolis-St Paul , Minnesota 1927 - 1929

Milestones

1995

Had featured role in TV remake of "The Barefoot Executive" (ABC)

1989

Played Elliot's father on "thirtysomething" (ABC)

1987

Appeared on one season of "Falcon Crest" (CBS)

1983

Returned to the stage to co-star in Broadway revival of "You Can't Take It With You"

1980

Co-starred in NBC miniseries "Beulah Land"

1978

TV miniseries debut "The Word" (CBS)

1972

Played cool, WASP father in "The Heartbreak Kid"; received second Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination

1970

TV-movie debut, "See the Man Run" (ABC)

1960

Played the title role in the Broadway musical "The Music Man"

1954

Hosted the CBS game show "On Your Account"

1954

Toured in nightclub act with wife, Margo

1953

Tried TV series again with "Nothing But the Best" (NBC)

1953

Had one of his more enduring feature film roles, "Roman Holiday"; won first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor

1952

Featured in first TV comedy series, "Leave It to Larry"

1951

Made TV episodic debut in "Somerset Maugham TV Theatre" (NBC)

1944

Formed educational film company, Eddie Albert Productions

1940

Appeared with Circus Moderno in Mexico

1938

Co-starred in Rodgers and Hart's musical "The Boys from Syracuse"

1938

Film acting debut, repeating his Broadway role in "Brother Rat"

1936

Created role of Bing Edwards in stage version of "Brother Rat"

1935

Co-starred with Grace Albert on the NY radio show, "The Honeymooners"; later toured in stage version

1935

Broadway debut in "O Evening Star"

1933

Made professional debut as singer and stage manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Returned to series TV as Robert Wagner's father in the CBS comedy-drama "Switch"

Conducted a lecture tour on ecology

Starred in TV series, "Green Acres"

Made occasional guest appearances on TV series throughout the 1990s

Made debut on NBC radio as part of musical trio called, "Threesome"

Bonus Trivia

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Participated in the World Hunger Conference in Rome (1974).

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Received the Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree from Southern Illinois University in 1982.

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In 1960, Albert was announced as the first host of the CBS revival of the "Candid Camera" series, but was dropped before the premiere in favor of Arthur Godfrey.

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