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Edward G. Robinson (I) (1893–1973)


Edward G. Robinson arrived in the United States at age ten, and his family moved into New York's Lower East Side. He took up acting while attending City College, abandoning plans to become a rabbi or lawyer. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts awarded him a scholarship, and he began work in stock, with his new name, in 1913. Broadway was two ... See full bio »

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 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Abraham Goldman (segment "The Messiah on Mott Street")
- The Messiah on Mott Street/The Painted Mirror (1971) ... Abraham Goldman (segment "The Messiah on Mott Street")
 1970 The Silent Force (TV Series)
- The Courier (1970)
 1970 Song of Norway
Krogstad
 1969-1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Elstyn Draper / Cameo
- The Mary Tree (1970) ... Elstyn Draper
- Panic (1969) ... Cameo
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Dr. Lee Forestman
- U.M.C. (1969) ... Dr. Lee Forestman
 1969 Mackenna's Gold
Old Adams
 1968 It's Your Move
Sir George McDowell
 1968 Never a Dull Moment
Leo Joseph Smooth
 1968 The Biggest Bundle of Them All
Professor Samuels
 1967 Operazione San Pietro
Joe Ventura
 1967 Grand Slam
Prof. James Anders
 1967 The Blonde from Peking
Douglas - chef C.I.A.
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Edward G. Robinson
- Batman's Satisfaction (1967) ... Edward G. Robinson (uncredited)
 1967 All About People (Short)
Narrator
 1965 The Cincinnati Kid
Lancey Howard
 1965 Who Has Seen the Wind? (TV Movie)
Captain
 1964 The Outrage
Con Man
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz
 1964 Good Neighbor Sam
Simon Nurdlinger
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
Big Jim Stevens (uncredited)
 1963 A Boy Ten Feet Tall
Cocky Wainwright
 1962 Two Weeks in Another Town
Maurice Kruger
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Narrator
- Cops and Robbers (1962) ... Narrator
 1962 My Geisha
Sam Lewis
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
'Big Jim' Riva
- The Legend of Jim Riva (1961) ... 'Big Jim' Riva
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Bert Alquist
- The Drop-Out (1961) ... Bert Alquist
 1960 Seven Thieves
Theo Wilkins
 1960 The Right Man (TV Movie)
Theodore Roosevelt
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Victor Bers
- Heritage (1959) ... Victor Bers
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Harper
- A Good Name (1959) ... Harry Harper
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Oscar Bromek
- Shadows Tremble (1958) ... Oscar Bromek
 1956 Nightmare
Rene Bressard
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Baron / John Derwent
- A Set of Values (1955) ... Baron
- ..... and Son (1955) ... John Derwent
 1955 Hell on Frisco Bay
Victor Amato
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Matthew Considine
- For the Defense (1955) ... Matthew Considine
 1955 A Bullet for Joey
Inspector Raoul Leduc
 1955 Tight Spot
Lloyd Hallett
 1955 The Violent Men
Lew Wilkison
 1954 Black Tuesday
Vincent Canelli
 1954 For the Defense (TV Movie)
Matthew Considine
 1954 Climax! (TV Series)
 1953 The Glass Web
Henry Hayes
 1953 Big Leaguer
John B. 'Hans' Lobert
 1953 Vice Squad
Capt. 'Barnie' Barnaby
 1952 Actor's and Sin
Maurice Tillayou (segment "Actor's Blood")
 1945 Journey Together
Dean McWilliams
 1943 Flesh and Fantasy
Marshall Tyler (Episode 2)
 1943 Destroyer
Steve Boleslavski (as Edward G.Robinson)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
Avery L. 'Larry' Browne
 1941 Unholy Partners
Bruce Corey
 1938 I Am the Law
John Lindsay
 1933 I Loved a Woman
John Mansfield Hayden
 1931 The Stolen Jools (Short)
Gangster (as Edward Robinson)
 1930 The Widow from Chicago
Dominic
 1930 East Is West
Charlie Yong
 1930 Outside the Law
Cobra Collins
 1930 Night Ride
Tony Garotta
 1929 The Hole in the Wall
The Fox
 1923 The Bright Shawl
Domingo Escobar (as E.G. Robinson)
 1916 Arms and the Woman
Factory Worker
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Samuel Brisach") in "Mr. Samuel" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Winthrop Ames. From the French of Edmond Fleg. Directed by Clifford Brooke. Little Theatre: 10 Nov 1930-Nov 1930 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: France Bendtsen, Fairfax Burger, Kate Byron, Wallis Clark, Thomas Coffin Cooke, Teresa Dale, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 7 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward G.Robinson | E.G. Robinson | Edward Robinson | Mr. Edward G. Robinson

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Ah yes, I remember well what it was like to be a true collector, that soft explosion in the heart, that thundering inner "Yes!" when you see something you must have or die. For over 30 years I made periodic visits to Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party" in a Washington museum, and stood before that magnificent masterpiece hour after hour, day after day, plotting ways to steal it. See more »

Trivia:

Was named #24 greatest actor on The 50 Greatest Screen Legends by the American Film Institute See more »

Trademark:

Prideful, nasty and violent characters involved in the underworld See more »

Nickname:

Manny See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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