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Eddie Albert Sr. | Eddie Albert Heimberger
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[Who asked and answered London's question in 1969]: You remember London's story, 'To Build a Fire'? He wrote it in that cabin. Another man and I started to walk the 18 miles from the cabin to Henderson's Creek. It was about 32 below, but it began growing colder. I remembered how London wrote about testing the temperature - if your spit exploded on the ice, it was 50 below; if it exploded in ...
His real name was Eddie Albert Heimberger. He changed his name early on while he was singing on radio with a trio. It seems the announcer kept introducing him as "Eddie Hamburger" so he dropped his last name and adopted his middle name as his last.
Always spoke about environmental causes.