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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 March 1933Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death 26 February 1974Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart attack)
Nickname Manny

Mini Bio (1)

Edward G. Robinson Jr. was born on March 19, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Some Like It Hot (1959), Tank Battalion (1958) and Invasion, U.S.A. (1952). He was married to Nan Elizabeth Morris, Ruth Elaine Menold Conte and Frances Chisholm. He died on February 26, 1974 in Los Angeles.

Spouse (3)

Nan Elizabeth Morris (7 December 1970 - 26 February 1974) (his death)
Ruth Elaine Menold Conte (13 December 1963 - 1965) (divorced)
Frances Chisholm (14 February 1952 - 14 October 1955) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Was supposedly the model for the character Eddie G. in Blonde (2001), the mini-series version of the Joyce Carol Oates novel. This character is involved in a sexual threesome with Marilyn Monroe and a character called Cass Chaplin that was supposedly inspired by Charles Chaplin Jr.. The three did know each other, but apparently not in this context.
His autobiography "My Father, My Son," written with William Robinson Duffy was published in 1958.
According to his autobiography, "My Father, My Son," bad publicity resulting from a bad check cost him a role in "Bride of the Gorilla.".
Edward G. Robinson Jr. died only 1 year after the death of his father.
Became a father at age 20 when his 1st [later ex] wife Frances Chisholm gave birth to their daughter Francesca Gladys Robinson on March 27, 1953.
His grandson Adam Edward Sanchez, via daughter Francesca and her husband Ricardo, was born 9 years after his death on February 5, 1983.

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