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Albert, Eddie (Edward Albert Heimberger)

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 99 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors


1906 - Albert was born in Rock Island, Illinois on April 22, 1906.


1912 - At the age of six, he worked as a newspaper boy.


1920 - Attended Central High School and joined the school's Drama Club.


1924 - Went to study at the University of Minnesota.


1933 - Went to New York City and became a co-host in the popular radio show, The Honeymooners-Grace and Eddie Show.


1936 - Warner Bros. offered a film contract due to his popularity.


1938 - Portrayed Cadet Bing Edwards in the Hollywood version of Brother Rat.


1942 - As a lieutenant in the United States Navy, he was a genuine war hero of the World War II. He was given the Bronze Star Award for his action during the Battle of Tarawa.


1945 - Married María Marguerita Guadalupe Boldao y Castilla O'Donnell, an actress on December 5, 1945.


1950 - Played the role of Lucille Ball's husband in the movie, The Fuller Brush Girl.


1952 - Portrayed a traveling salesman in the movie, Carrie.


1953 - Nominated to Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for the movie, Roman Holiday.


1965 - Portrayed Oliver Wendell Douglas, a lawyer in the television sitcom Green Acres.


1970 - Played an active role in launching the first Earth Day on Aprill 22, 1970.


1974 - Became a special consultant at the World Hunger Conference which took place in Rome.


1975 - Became Director to the United States Commission on Refugees.


2000 - Albert was positive for having the Alzheimer's disease.


2005 - Died on May 26, 2006, due to pneumonia.


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