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Born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary [now Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy]
Died in Hollywood, California, USA  (stroke)
Birth NameAlbert De Conti Cadassamare
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Albert Conti was born on January 29, 1887 in Trieste, Austria-Hungary as Albert De Conti Cadassamare. He is known for his work on The Eagle (1925), The Black Cat (1934) and Show People (1928). He was married to Miriam Wherry (née Patricia Cross). He died on January 18, 1967 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Miriam Wherry (née Patricia Cross) (April 1927 - ?)

Trivia (4)

Entered films in 1922.
Discovered by Erich von Stroheim. Conti made his last film as actor in 1942, he remained in the industry as an employee of the MGM wardrobe department until his retirement in 1962. But he's credited too in this function in two pics: one "In Old Chicago" at Twentieth Century Fox and one other "Prejudice", a social, religious drama made by Edmund L. Dorfmann Productions for Protestant Film Commission. -R.U.
Before entering the film business, he worked in the California oil fields.
Served as an officer in the Austro/Hungarian Army during World War I.

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