Eddie Albert Biography (1908?-)

Original name, Edward Albert Heimberger; born April 22, 1908 (some sources cite 1906), in Rock Island, IL; son of Frank Daniel (a realtor) and Julia (maiden name, Jones) Heimberger; married Maria Margarita Guadalupe Teresa EstellaBolado Castilla y O'Donnell (an actress and singer; professionally known as Margo Albert), December 5, 1945 (died, July 17, 1985); children: Edward (an actor), Maria.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer
Birth Details
April 22, 1908?
Rock Island, Illinois

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Robert Harris "Bing" Edwards, Brother Rat, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1936
  • O, Evening Star!, Empire Theatre, New York City, 1936
  • Leo Davis, Room Service, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1937
  • Antipholus of Syracuse, The Boys from Syracuse, Alvin Theatre, NewYork City, 1938
  • Horace Miller, Miss Liberty, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1949
  • Reuben, Reuben, Reuben, Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA, 1955
  • Jack Jordan, Say, Darling, American National Theatre and Academy Theatre, New York City, 1958
  • Harold Hill, The Music Man, Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1960
  • George Bartlett, No Hard Feelings, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1973
  • Martin Vanderhof, You Can't Take It with You, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • The stagehand, Parade of Stars Playing the Palace, Palace Theatre,New York City, 1983
  • Also appeared in Our Town and The Seven Year Itch.
  • Major Tours
  • Toured in a stage version of The Honeymooners.
  • Film Appearances
  • Robert Harris "Bing" Edwards, Brother Rat, Warner Bros., 1938
  • Dr. Clinton "Clint" Forrest, Jr., Four Wives, Warner Bros., 1939
  • Philip "Phil" Dolan, Jr./Boris Markoff, On Your Toes, Warner Bros., 1939
  • Dusty Rhodes, My Love Came Back, Warner Bros., 1940
  • Max Stargardt, A Dispatch from Reuters (also known as This ManReuter), Warner Bros., 1940
  • Peter Coleman, An Angel from Texas, Warner Bros., 1940
  • Robert Harris "Bing" Edwards, Brother Rat and a Baby, Warner Bros., 1940
  • Dr. Clinton "Clint" Forrest, Jr., Four Mothers, Warner Bros., 1941
  • Eddie Barnes, Thieves Fall Out, Warner Bros., 1941
  • George Watkins, Out of the Fog, Warner Bros., 1941
  • Matt Varney, The Wagons Roll at Night, Warner Bros., 1941
  • Robert "Dreamy" Smith, The Great Mr. Nobody, Warner Bros., 1941
  • Bill "Panama Kid" Kingsford, Treat 'Em Rough, Universal, 1942
  • Leckie, Eagle Squadron, Universal, 1942
  • Terry Moore, Lady Bodyguard, Paramount, 1942
  • Tom Hughes, Bombardier, RKO, 1943
  • Wacky Walters, Ladies' Day, RKO, 1943
  • Chris Thomson, Strange Voyage, Signal, 1945
  • Corporal Jeffrey Dolan, Rendezvous with Annie (also known as Corporal Dolan AWOL), Republic, 1946
  • Gil Cummins, The Perfect Marriage, Paramount, 1946
  • Jake Bullard, Time out of Mind, Universal, 1947
  • Kip Walker, Hit Parade of 1947 (also known as High and Happy), Republic, 1947
  • Mermaid barker, Unconquered, 1947
  • Steve Nelson, Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (also known as Smash-Up and A Woman Destroyed), Universal, 1947
  • Bullets Booker, You Gotta Stay Happy, Universal, 1948
  • Daniel Bone, The Dude Goes West, Allied Artists, 1948
  • Harry Proctor and Old Joe, Every Girl Should Be Married, 1948
  • Humphrey Briggs, The Fuller Brush Girl (also known as The Affairs of Sally), Columbia, 1950
  • Christopher Leeds, Meet Me after the Show, Twentieth Century-Fox,1951
  • Lieutenant Bill Barron, You're in the Navy Now (also known as U.S.S. Tea Kettle), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951
  • Charles Drouet, Carrie, Paramount, 1952
  • Orlando Higgins, Woman of Sin in Actors and Sin (also known as Actors and Sin and Woman of Sin), United Artists, 1952
  • Irving Radovich, Roman Holiday, Paramount, 1953
  • Ali Hakim, Oklahoma!, Magna Theatres, 1955
  • Burt McGuire, I'll Cry Tomorrow, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1955
  • Eliot Atterbury, The Girl Rush, Paramount, 1955
  • Captain Erskine Cooney, Attack!, United Artists, 1956
  • Captain McLean, The Teahouse of the August Moon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1956
  • Austin Mack, The Joker Is Wild (also known as All the Way and The Joker), Paramount, 1957
  • Bill Gorton, The Sun Also Rises, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957
  • Performer of title song, The Ride Back, United Artists, 1957
  • Abe Fields, The Roots of Heaven, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1958
  • Hanagan, The Gun Runners (also known as Gunrunners), UnitedArtists, 1958
  • Major MacMahon, Orders to Kill, United Motion Pictures, 1958
  • Carter, Beloved Infidel, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959
  • Dr. Charles Dornberger, The Young Doctors, United Artists, 1961
  • Harry Davis, The Two Little Bears, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961
  • Clint Morgan, Who's Got the Action?, Paramount, 1962
  • Colonel Tom Newton, The Longest Day, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962
  • Harvey Ames, Madison Avenue, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962
  • Colonel Norval Algate Bliss, Captain Newman, M.D., Universal, 1963
  • Rider Otto, Miracle of the White Stallions (also known as The Flight of the White Stallions), Buena Vista, 1963
  • Ben, The Party's Over, Allied Artists, 1966
  • Charles Pether, Seven Women (also known as 7 Women and Women), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • Mr. Corcoran, The Heartbreak Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Captain Ed Kosterman, McQ, Warner Bros., 1974
  • Chief Berrigan, The Take, Columbia, 1974
  • Warden Hazen, The Longest Yard (also known as The Mean Machine), Paramount, 1974
  • Colonel Lockyer, Whiffs (also known as C.A.S.H. and W.H.I.F.S.), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975
  • Dr. Samuel Richards, The Devil's Rain, Bryanston, 1975
  • Jason O'Day, Escape to Witch Mountain, Buena Vista, 1975
  • Leo Sellars, Hustle, Paramount, 1975
  • Alex Warren, Moving Violation, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Pa Strawacher, Birch Interval, Gamma III, 1976
  • Eli Sande, The Concorde--Airport '79 (also known as Airport '80: The Concorde, Airport '79, The Concorde, The ConcordeAffair, and S.O.S. Concorde), Universal, 1979
  • Moffat, The Border (also known as The Blood Barrier and Border Cop), 1979
  • Bert Kramer, Yesterday (also known as Gabrielle, Scoring, This Time Forever, and The Victory), Cinepix, 1980
  • Max, How to Beat the High Cost of Living, American International Pictures, 1980
  • Samuel Ellison, Take This Job and Shove It, Avco-Embassy, 1981
  • Harry Pollack, Yes, Giorgio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Harry Kruger, The Act (also known as Bless 'Em All), Film Ventures, 1984
  • The president, Dreamscape, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Dean Bradley, Stiches, International Film Marketing, 1985
  • Inc. chairman Pete Helmes, Head Office, TriStar, 1986
  • Theo (the magiker), Turnaround, Rose Productions/A-S-Major, 1987
  • Captain Danny Jackson, Terminal Entry, United Film, 1988
  • Emcee at NFI Film Awards, The Big Picture, Columbia, 1989
  • Police Chief Maloney, Brenda Starr, New World Pictures, 1989
  • Performer of the "Green Acres Theme," Son-in-Law, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Voice characterization, Mouse on the Mayflower (animated), FamilyHome Entertainment, 1993
  • Headless!, 1994
  • Illusion Infinity, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Larry Tucker, Leave It to Larry, CBS, 1952
  • Host, The Eddie Albert Show, CBS, 1953
  • Host, Nothing but the Best, NBC, 1953
  • Host, On Your Account, NBC, 1953
  • Host, Saturday Night Revue, NBC, 1954
  • Oliver Wendell Douglas, a recurring role, Petticoat Junction, CBS,1965-68
  • Oliver Wendell Douglas and theme song performer (with Eva Gabor), Green Acres, CBS, 1965-71
  • Frank MacBride, Switch, CBS, 1975-78
  • Carlton Travis, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987
  • Uncle Bill Scofield, Okavango: The Wild Frontier (also known as Okavango), syndicated, c. 1992-93
  • The first Jack Boland, General Hospital, ABC, 1993
  • Voice of Adrian Toomes/The Vulture, Spider-Man (animated), Fox, 1996-97
  • Miniseries
  • Brian Murphy, Evening in Byzantium, syndicated, 1978
  • Ogden Towery, The Word, CBS, 1978
  • Felix Kendrick, Beulah Land, NBC, 1980
  • Admiral Wiley Sloan, Goliath Awaits, syndicated, 1981
  • Festus, Peter and Paul, CBS, 1981
  • Breckinridge Long, War and Remembrance, ABC, 1988
  • Movies
  • Our Mr. Sun, 1955
  • The Lieutenant, NBC, 1963
  • Dr. Thomas Spencer, See the Man Run (also known as The Second Face), ABC, 1971
  • Colonel Douglas Graham, Fireball Forward, ABC, 1972
  • Pop, Promise Him Anything, ABC, 1975
  • Captain Dunn, Crash (also known as The Crash of Flight 401), ABC, 1978
  • Coach Homer Sixx, The Oklahoma City Dolls, ABC, 1981
  • Reverend Harlan Barnum, Rooster, ABC, 1982
  • Father Dietrich, The Demon Murder Case (also known as The RhodeIsland Murders), NBC, 1983
  • Judge Hand, Dress Gray, NBC, 1984
  • Will Larson, Burning Rage, CBS, 1984
  • Bill White, In Like Flynn, ABC, 1985
  • Joe Varon, Mercy or Murder?, NBC, 1987
  • Nutcracker: Money, Madness, Murder, NBC, 1987
  • Oliver Wendell Douglas, Return to Green Acres, CBS, 1990
  • Charles, The Girl from Mars, 1991
  • Ernest Gower, The Barefoot Executive, ABC, 1995
  • Specials
  • Bumerli, The Chocolate Soldier, NBC, 1955
  • Dr. Jack Davidson, Johnny Belinda, CBS, 1955
  • Martin Barret, A Connecticut Yankee, NBC, 1955
  • Host, The Night of Christmas, NBC, 1959
  • Paul Hughes, The Ballad of Louie the Louse, CBS, 1959
  • Hollywood Sings, NBC, 1960
  • Albert Warren, "The Spiral Staircase," Theatre '62, NBC, 1961
  • Host and narrator, The Nutcracker, CBS, 1965
  • Cameo appearance, Li'l Abner, NBC, 1971
  • Narrator, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, CBS, 1972
  • Pod Clock, "The Borrowers," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1973
  • Ben Franklin, The Lives of Ben Franklin: The Ambassador, CBS, 1974
  • Host, Siegfried and Roy, NBC, 1980
  • Turandot, PBS, 1982
  • Guest, Parade of Stars, ABC, 1983
  • Sylvia Fine Kaye's Musical Comedy Tonight III: The Spark and the Glue, PBS, 1985
  • Bill Watson, "Daddy Can't Read," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1988
  • Christmas with the Stars: An International Earthquake Benefit, 1989
  • The Legend of the Beverly Hillbillies, CBS, 1993
  • Himself, Art Linkletter on Positive Aging: Alternative Living, SeniorRip-Offs, and Grandparenting, PBS, 1994
  • Host, A Norman Rockwell Christmas, The Discovery Channel, 1994
  • Himself, Victory in the Pacific, CBS, 1995
  • Himself, The Rodgers and Hart Story: Thou Swell, Thou Witty, PBS,1999
  • Episodic
  • "Who's Your Judge?," Chevrolet Tele-Theatre, NBC, 1948
  • "Revenge," Suspense, NBC, 1949
  • Teller of Tales (also known as The Somerset Maugham TV Theatre), CBS, 1950
  • Narrator, "Wings over Barriers," Goodyear Television Playhouse, NBC, 1953
  • Winston Smith, "1984," Studio One, CBS, 1953
  • "The Bachelor Party," Philco Television Playhouse, NBC, 1953
  • "Journey to Nowhere," Philip Morris Playhouse, CBS, 1953
  • "The Little Wife," Revlon Mirror Theatre, NBC, 1953
  • "Mutiny Below," Suspense, NBC, 1953
  • "Outlaw's Reckoning," The Motorola TV Hour, CBS, 1953
  • "Tin Wedding," The U.S. Steel Hour (also known as The United States Steel Hour), CBS, 1953
  • "The Trial of John Peter Zenger," Studio One, CBS, 1953
  • Your Show of Shows, NBC, 1953
  • Narrator, "I'm a Fool," General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theater), CBS, 1954
  • Your Show of Shows, NBC, 1954
  • Bide Turley, "Stage to Tucson," Zane Grey Theater (also known as Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater), CBS, 1956
  • Jed Wiley, "A Gun for My Bride," Zane Grey Theater (also known asDick Powell's Zane Grey Theater), CBS, 1956
  • Jess Matson, "The Vaunted," Zane Grey Theater (also known as Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater), CBS, 1956
  • Sam Barlow, "A Fugitive," Zane Grey Theater (also known as DickPowell's Zane Grey Theater), CBS, 1956
  • "Rise Up and Walk," Philco Television Playhouse, NBC, 1956
  • John Darro, "The John Darro Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1957
  • "No License to Kill," The Alcoa Hour, NBC, 1957
  • "The Night the Phone Rang," Desilu Playhouse, CBS, 1958
  • Dan Sampson, "The Unwilling," Riverboat, NBC, 1959
  • "Apple of His Eye," The U.S. Steel Hour (also known as The United States Steel Hour), CBS, 1959
  • "Glory Road," Laramie, NBC, 1959
  • The David Niven Theatre, NBC, 1959
  • Bonzo Croydon, "A Fistful of Pride," Tales of Wells Fargo (also known as Wells Fargo), NBC, 1961
  • Dr. Jordan, "The Hunter and the Hunted," Frontier Circus, CBS, 1961
  • "Famous," The U.S. Steel Hour (also known as The United StatesSteel Hour), CBS, 1961
  • Cal Kroeger, "Impasse," The Virginian, NBC, 1962
  • Kurt Davos, "The Kurt Davos Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1962
  • "A Break in the Weather," The U.S. Steel Hour (also known as The United States Steel Hour), CBS, 1962
  • "An Uncommonly Innocent Killing," Ben Casey, ABC, 1962
  • Duke Donovan, "The Judas Goat," Wide Country, NBC, 1963
  • Phil, "Doughboy," Combat, ABC, 1963
  • "Accomplice," Sam Benedict, NBC, 1963
  • "Robin Hood and Clarence Darrow, They Went out with Bow and Arrow," The Naked City, ABC, 1963
  • Andy Thorne, "Cry of Silence," The Outer Limits, ABC, 1964
  • Dr. Fred Wilson, "Eleven Days to Zero," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, ABC, 1964
  • Taylor Dickson, "The Photographer," Rawhide, CBS, 1964
  • Land of the Giants, ABC, 1964
  • "The Golden Ocean," The Rogues, NBC, 1965
  • Brother Love, "The Love Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1965
  • Hippodrome, CBS, 1966
  • Himself and various characters, The Carol Burnett Show, CBS, 1967
  • Himself and various characters, The Carol Burnett Show, CBS, 1968
  • Oliver Wendell Douglas, "The Thanksgiving Story," The Beverly Hillbillies, CBS, 1968
  • Major general Martin J. Hollister, "Dead Weight," Columbo, NBC, 1971
  • "The Park Avenue Rustlers," McCloud, NBC, 1972
  • Himself, "Lucy Gives Eddie Albert the Old Song and Dance," Here's Lucy, CBS, 1973
  • Dr. George Baxter, "Blood of the Dragon: Part 1," Kung Fu, ABC, 1974
  • John Cramer, "The Fall Guy," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1981
  • Judge Elliott Morris Taylor, "Pirates Key: Parts 1 and 2," Simon and Simon, CBS, 1983
  • "The Captain and the Kid/The Dead and the Flunkee/Poor Rich Man/Isaac Aegean Affair: Parts 1 and 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1983
  • Mack Erickson, "Pathways," Hotel, ABC, 1985
  • Senator Corky McCorkindale, "Jonathan Smith Goes to Washington," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1986
  • Jackson Lane, "The Body Politic," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1988
  • Roger Simpson Leads, "Dream Me a Life," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1988
  • Charlie Weston, "Elliot's Dad," thirtysomething, ABC, 1989
  • Jonathan Hughes, "A Touch of Petulance," The Ray Bradbury Theatre,HBO and USA Network, 1990
  • Bill Douglas, "Say Goodbye, Rose," Golden Palace, CBS, 1993
  • Himself, "One Flu over the Cuckoo's Nest," The Jackie Thomas Show,ABC, 1993
  • Noah, "Treasure of the Ages," Time Trax, syndicated, 1993
  • Voice characterization, "The Jersey Devil," Extreme Ghostbusters (animated), syndicated, 1997
  • Appeared as Tiger Tipton in "Count of Ten," The Loretta Young Show(also known as A Letter to Loretta), NBC. Also appeared in episodes of Alcoa Premiere, ABC; Chrysler Medallion Theatre, CBS; Dr.Kildare, NBC; Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS; DuPont Show of the Week, NBC; Ford Theatre Hour, NBC; Front Row Center, CBS;Lights Out, NBC; Playhouse 90, CBS; and Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, CBS.
  • Pilots
  • Oliver Douglas, Carol, CBS, 1967
  • Howdy, ABC, 1970
  • Bob Randall, Daddy's Girl, CBS, 1973
  • Frank MacBride, Switch (also known as Las Vegas Roundabout), CBS, 1975
  • Carroll Yeager, Trouble in High Timber Country (also known as The Yeagers), ABC, 1980
  • Vincent Slattery and performer of the theme "That's the Way I Am," Living in Paradise, NBC, 1981
  • Jason O'Day, Beyond Witch Mountain, CBS, 1982
  • Radio Appearances
  • Series
  • Eddie, The Honeymooners--Grace and Eddie, NBC, 1935

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