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Eddie Albert (I) (1906–2005)


A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Eddie Albert was a circus trapeze flier before becoming a stage and radio actor. He made his film debut in 1938 and has worked steadily since, often cast as the friendly, good-natured buddy of the hero but occasionally being cast as a villain; one of his most memorable roles was as the cowardly, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Roman Holiday
Roman Holiday Irving Radovich
(1953)
The Heartbreak Kid
The Heartbreak Kid Mr. Corcoran
(1972)
Green Acres
Green Acres Oliver Wendell Douglas / Calvin Whittaker / Charlie Foster / Cornelius Reinholt / Gus Thompson / Harry Wright / Horace Hooter / Jethro Bodine / Oliver's father
(1965-1971)
The Longest Yard
The Longest Yard Warden Hazen
(1974)

Filmography

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 1997 California (TV Series)
Ben McKay
 1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series)
Ben - Museum Curator
- The Jersey Devil (1997) ... Ben - Museum Curator (voice)
 1996-1997 Spider-Man (TV Series)
Adrian Toomes / Old Vulture / Vulture
- Partners in Danger Chapter 5: Partners (1997) ... Old Vulture / Adrian Toomes (voice)
- Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 14: The Final Nightmare (1996) ... Vulture / Adrian Toomes (voice)
- Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 13: Shriek of the Vulture (1996) ... Old Vulture / Adrian Toomes (voice)
 1995 The Barefoot Executive (TV Movie)
Herbert Gower
 1994 Death Valley Memories
Narrator
 1994 Headless! (Short)
Sheriff George
 1993 Okavango: The Wild Frontier (TV Series)
Uncle Bill Scofield
- I'll Be Home for Christmas (1993) ... Uncle Bill Scofield
- Acting Father (1993) ... Uncle Bill Scofield
- Eye to Eye (1993) ... Uncle Bill Scofield
- Falling in Love Canal (1993) ... Uncle Bill Scofield
- The End of Life as We Knew It (1993) ... Uncle Bill Scofield
 1993 Time Trax (TV Series)
Noah
- Treasure of the Ages (1993) ... Noah
 1993 The Golden Palace (TV Series)
Bill Douglas
- Say Goodbye, Rose (1993) ... Bill Douglas
 1991 The Girl from Mars (TV Movie)
Dr. Charles Favender
 1990 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Jonathan Hughes
- Touch of Petulance (1990) ... Jonathan Hughes
 1990 Return to Green Acres (TV Movie)
Oliver Wendell Douglas
 1989 Brenda Starr
Police Chief Maloney
 1989 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Charlie Weston
- Elliot's Dad (1989) ... Charlie Weston
 1989 The Big Picture
M.C. (as Eddie Albert Sr.)
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Breckinridge Long
- Part VI (1988) ... Breckinridge Long
 1988 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Roger Leads
- Dream Me a Life (1988) ... Roger Leads
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Jackson Lane
- The Body Politic (1988) ... Jackson Lane
 1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Carlton Travis
- Manhunt (1987) ... Carlton Travis
- Sweet Revenge (1987) ... Carlton Travis
- New Faces (1987) ... Carlton Travis
 1987 Turnaround
Theo
 1987 Mercy or Murder? (TV Movie)
Joe Varon
 1986 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Senator Fritz McCorkindale
- Jonathan Smith Goes to Washington (1986) ... Senator Fritz McCorkindale
 1986 Dress Gray (TV Mini-Series)
Judge Hand
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Judge Hand
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Judge Hand
 1985 Head Office
Pete Helmes
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
MacDonald 'Mack' Erickson
- Pathways (1985) ... MacDonald 'Mack' Erickson
 1985 Stitches
Dean Bradley
 1985 In Like Flynn (TV Movie)
Bill White
 1984 Burning Rage (TV Movie)
Will Larson
 1984 Dreamscape
The President
 1983 The Act
Harry Kruger
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Father Dietrich
 1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Judge Elliott Morris Taylor
- Pirate's Key: Part 2 (1983) ... Judge Elliott Morris Taylor
- Pirate's Key: Part 1 (1983) ... Judge Elliott Morris Taylor
 1982 Yes, Giorgio
Henry Pollack
 1982 Rooster (TV Movie)
Rev. Harlan Barnum
 1982 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Jason O'Day
- Beyond Witch Mountain (1982) ... Jason O'Day
 1981 Living in Paradise (TV Movie)
Vincent Slattery
 1981 Goliath Awaits (TV Movie)
Adm. Wiley Sloan
 1981 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
John Cramer
- The Fall Guy (1981) ... John Cramer
 1981 Take This Job and Shove It
Samuel Ellison
 1981 Peter and Paul (TV Movie)
Festus
 1981 Yesterday
Bart Kramer
 1981 The Oklahoma City Dolls (TV Movie)
Coach Homer Sixx
 1980 Foolin' Around
Daggett
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Felix Kendrick
- Part III (1980) ... Felix Kendrick (credit only)
- Part II (1980) ... Felix Kendrick
- Part I (1980) ... Felix Kendrick
 1980 Border Cop
Moffat
 1980 Trouble in High Timber Country (TV Movie)
Carroll Yeager
 1979 The Concorde... Airport '79
Eli Sands
 1978 The Word (TV Mini-Series)
Ogden Towery
- Part IV (1978) ... Ogden Towery
- Part III (1978) ... Ogden Towery
- Part II (1978) ... Ogden Towery
- Part I (1978) ... Ogden Towery
 1978 Crash (TV Movie)
Capt. Dunn
 1978 Evening in Byzantium (TV Movie)
Brian Murphy
 1975-1978 Switch (TV Series)
Frank MacBride
- The Siege at the Bouziki Bar (1978) ... Frank MacBride
- Photo Finish (1978) ... Frank MacBride
- The Cage (1978) ... Frank MacBride
- Play-Off (1978) ... Frank MacBride
- Mexican Standoff (1978) ... Frank MacBride
 1976 Moving Violation
Alex Warren
 1976 Birch Interval
Pa Strawacher
 1975 Hustle
Leo Sellers
 1975 Whiffs
Colonel Lockyer
 1975 The Devil's Rain
Dr. Sam Richards
 1975 Promise Him Anything (TV Movie)
Pop
 1975 Escape to Witch Mountain
Jason O'Day
 1974-1975 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
Benjamin Franklin / Benjamin Franklin at 72
- The Statesman (1975) ... Benjamin Franklin
- The Ambassador (1974) ... Benjamin Franklin at 72
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Dr. George Baxter
- Blood of the Dragon: Part 2 (1974) ... Dr. George Baxter
- Blood of the Dragon: Part 1 (1974) ... Dr. George Baxter
 1974 The Longest Yard
Warden Hazen
 1974 The Take
Chief Berrigan
 1974 McQ
Kosterman
 1973 The Borrowers (TV Movie)
Pod Clock
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Eddie Albert
 1973 Daddy's Girl (TV Movie)
Bob Randall
 1972 McCloud (TV Series)
Roy Erickson
- The Park Avenue Rustlers (1972) ... Roy Erickson
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid
Mr. Corcoran
 1972 Fireball Forward (TV Movie)
Col. Douglas Graham
 1972 The Lorax (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1971 See the Man Run (TV Movie)
Dr. Thomas Spencer
 1971 Columbo (TV Series)
Maj. Gen. Martin J. Hollister
- Dead Weight (1971) ... Maj. Gen. Martin J. Hollister
 1965-1971 Green Acres (TV Series)
Oliver Wendell Douglas / Charlie Foster / Calvin Whittaker / ...
- The Ex-Secretary (1971) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
- Hawaiian Honeymoon (1971) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
- Lisa the Psychologist (1971) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
- The Hole in the Porch (1971) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
- The Carpenter's Ball (1971) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
 1971 Li'l Abner (TV Movie)
 1970 Howdy (TV Movie)
 1965-1970 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Oliver Wendell Douglas / Oliver Douglas
- Last Train to Pixley (1970) ... Oliver Douglas (uncredited)
- The Valley Has a Baby (1968) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
- Kate Bradley, Peacemaker (1966) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
- Yogurt, Anyone? (1966) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
- Uncle Joe Plays Post Office (1965) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
 1968 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Oliver Wendell Douglas
- The Thanksgiving Spirit (1968) ... Oliver Wendell Douglas
 1968 Mouse on the Mayflower (TV Movie)
Capt. Standish (voice)
 1966 7 Women
Charles Pether
 1965 The Party's Over
'Ben'
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Brother Love
- The Love Affair (1965) ... Brother Love
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Arthur J. Poindexter
- Who Killed Rosie Sunset? (1965) ... Arthur J. Poindexter
 1965 The Rogues (TV Series)
Gregg Roberts
- The Golden Ocean (1965) ... Gregg Roberts
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Bert Andrews
- The Gun (1964) ... Dr. Bert Andrews
 1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Taylor Dickson
- The Photographer (1964) ... Taylor Dickson
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Paul Pollard
- A Time to Be Silent (1964) ... Paul Pollard
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Andy Thorne
- Cry of Silence (1964) ... Andy Thorne
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Charlie O'Rourke
- Visions of Sugar Plums (1964) ... Charlie O'Rourke
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Dr. Fred Wilson
- Eleven Days to Zero (1964) ... Dr. Fred Wilson
 1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Rodney Cameron O'Rourke
- O'Rourke (1964) ... Rodney Cameron O'Rourke
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. Norman French
- A Vote of Confidence (1963) ... Dr. Norman French
 1963 Captain Newman, M.D.
Col. Norval Algate Bliss
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
Phil
- Doughboy (1963) ... Phil
 1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Frank Land
- The Loser (1963) ... Frank Land
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Ken Downer
- I Feel Like a Rutabaga (1963) ... Ken Downer
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Jack Boland #1 (1993)
 1963 Miracle of the White Stallions
Rider Otto
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Lewis Wiley
- Accomplice (1963) ... Lewis Wiley
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series)
Duke Donovan
- The Judas Goat (1963) ... Duke Donovan
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Frank Foster
- Windfall (1963) ... Frank Foster
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Earl Johannis
 1962 Who's Got the Action?
Clint Morgan
 1957-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Kurt Davos / John Darro
- The Kurt Davos Story (1962) ... Kurt Davos
- The John Darro Story (1957) ... John Darro
 1962 The Virginian (TV Series)
Cal Kroeger
- Impasse (1962) ... Cal Kroeger
 1953-1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Jordan Blake / Sam Stover
- Famous (1961) ... Jordan Blake
- Apple of His Eye (1959) ... Sam Stover
- Tin Wedding (1953)
 1962 Winter Journey (TV Movie)
Frank Elgin, an actor
 1962 The Longest Day
Col. Thompson
 1962 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Joe Minelli
- The Night the Phone Rang (1962) ... Joe Minelli
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Mark Evans
- The Time of the Tonsils (1962) ... Mark Evans
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Walter Cowley
- A Motive Named Walter (1962) ... Walter Cowley
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Gene Billstrom
- An Uncommonly Innocent Killing (1962) ... Gene Billstrom
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Bonzo Croydon
- A Fistful of Pride (1961) ... Bonzo Croydon
 1961 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Dr. Payton Jordan
- The Hunter and the Hunted (1961) ... Dr. Payton Jordan
 1961 The Two Little Bears
Harry Davis
 1961 Theatre '62 (TV Series)
 1961 The Spiral Staircase (TV Movie)
Albert Warren
 1961 The Young Doctors
Dr, Charles Dornberger
 1954-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Louie Schmidt / Paul Mattson / Narrator
- Louie and the Horseless Buggy (1961) ... Louie Schmidt
- Into the Night (1955) ... Paul Mattson
- I'm a Fool (1954) ... Narrator
 1961 Madison Avenue
Harvey Holt Ames
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Guest
- Hollywood Sings (1960) ... Guest
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Oliver Erwenter / Leroy Dawson
- The Silver Whistle (1959) ... Oliver Erwenter
- The Ding-A-Ling Girl (1959) ... Leroy Dawson
 1959 Beloved Infidel
Bob Carter
 1959 The Ballad of Louie the Louse (TV Movie)
Paul Hughes
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Dan Simpson
- The Unwilling (1959) ... Dan Simpson
 1959 Laramie (TV Series)
Roany Bishop
- Glory Road (1959) ... Roany Bishop
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Adam Winter
- The Promise (1959) ... Adam Winter
 1959 Your Hit Parade (TV Series)
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe Minelli
- The Night the Phone Rang (1958) ... Joe Minelli
 1954-1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Max Asher / Tiger Tipton / Lionel Kent
- The Last Witness (1958) ... Max Asher
- The Count of Ten (1954) ... Tiger Tipton
- Act of Faith (1954) ... Lionel Kent
 1956-1958 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Jess Matson / Jed Wiley / Sam Barlow / ...
- The Vaunted (1958) ... Jess Matson
- A Gun for My Bride (1957) ... Jed Wiley
- Fugitive (1957) ... Sam Barlow
- Stage for Tucson (1956) ... Bide Turley
 1952-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Sheldon Black / Bill Carter / Randy Smith
- Last Edition (1958) ... Sheldon Black
- Pattern for Death (1957) ... Bill Carter
- Too Many Nelsons (1955) ... Randy Smith
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Calvin Lazarus
- Lazarus Walks Again (1958) ... Calvin Lazarus
 1958 The Roots of Heaven
Abe Fields
 1958 The Gun Runners
Hanagan
 1958 Orders to Kill
Major MacMahon
 1958 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Jim Hammond
- An End to Fear (1958) ... Jim Hammond
 1956-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
David Adams / Barney Kanda / Gabe Douglas
- Murder Has a Deadline (1957) ... David Adams
- Let It Be Me (1957) ... Barney Kanda
- Burst of Violence (1956) ... Gabe Douglas
 1957 The Joker Is Wild
Austin Mack
 1957 The Sun Also Rises
Bill Gorton
 1956 The Teahouse of the August Moon
Capt. McLean
 1956 Our Mr. Sun (TV Movie)
The Fiction Writer
 1956 Attack
Capt. Erskine Cooney
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Ralph Grimes
- No License to Kill (II) (1956) ... Ralph Grimes
 1953-1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Ted / Narrator
- Rise Up and Walk (1956) ... Ted
- Wings Over Barriers (1953) ... Narrator
 1953-1956 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Charlie
- Rise Up and Walk (1956)
- The Bachelor Party (1953) ... Charlie
 1955 I'll Cry Tomorrow
Burt McGuire
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Jesse
- The World to Nothing (1955) ... Jesse
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
R.J. Banning
- And Now from the Audience (1955) ... R.J. Banning
 1955 Oklahoma!
Ali Hakim
 1955 The Girl Rush
Elliot Atterbury
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Dr. Jack Davidson
- Johnny Belinda (1955) ... Dr. Jack Davidson
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Joey White
- Human Nature Through a Rear View Mirror (1955) ... Joey White
 1955 The Chocolate Soldier (TV Movie)
Bumerli
 1955 A Connecticut Yankee (TV Movie)
Martin Barret
 1954 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- Homestead (1954)
- The Voyage Back (1954)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
 1953 The Philip Morris Playhouse (TV Series)
 1951-1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
John Peter Zenger / Winston Smith
- 1984 (1953) ... Winston Smith
- The Trial of John Peter Zenger (1953) ... John Peter Zenger
- The Trial of John Peter Zenger (1951) ... John Peter Zenger
 1953 Roman Holiday
Irving Radovich
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
- The Little Wife (1953)
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Subpoena (1953)
 1949-1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Danny Maguire
- Mutiny Below (1953) ... Danny Maguire
- Revenge (1949)
 1952 Leave It to Larry (TV Series)
Larry Tucker
- Episode #1.11 (1952) ... Larry Tucker
- Episode #1.10 (1952) ... Larry Tucker
- Episode #1.9 (1952) ... Larry Tucker
- Episode #1.8 (1952) ... Larry Tucker
- Episode #1.7 (1952) ... Larry Tucker
 1952 Carrie
Charles Drouet
 1952 Actor's and Sin
Orlando Higgens (segment "Woman of Sin")
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- Smith Serves (1951)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1951 Meet Me After the Show
Chris Leeds
 1951 You're in the Navy Now
Lt. Bill Barron
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
Humphrey Briggs
 1948 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
 1948 Every Girl Should Be Married
Harry Proctor / 'Old' Joe (uncredited)
 1948 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
- Joy to the World (1948)
 1948 You Gotta Stay Happy
Bullets Baker
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Daniel Bone
 1947 Unconquered
Barker (scenes deleted)
 1947 Time Out of Mind
Jake Bullard
 1947 Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman
Steve Nelson
 1947 Hit Parade of 1947
Kip Walker
 1947 The Perfect Marriage
Gil Cummins
 1946 Rendezvous with Annie
Cpl. Jeffrey Dolan
 1946 Strange Voyage
Chris Thompson
 1943 Bombardier
Tom Hughes
 1943 Ladies' Day
Wacky Waters
 1943 Lady Bodyguard
Terry Moore
 1942 Eagle Squadron
Leckie
 1942 Treat 'Em Rough
Bill Kingsford aka The Panama Kid
 1941 Out of the Fog
George Watkins
 1941 Thieves Fall Out
Eddie Barnes
 1941 The Wagons Roll at Night
Matt Varney
 1941 The Great Mr. Nobody
Robert 'Dreamy' Smith
 1941 Four Mothers
Clint Forrest
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuters
Max Wagner
 1940 My Love Came Back
Dusty Rhodes
 1940 An Angel from Texas
Peter Coleman
 1940 Brother Rat and a Baby
'Bing' Edwards
 1939 Four Wives
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.
 1939 On Your Toes
Phil Dolan Jr.
 1938 Brother Rat
'Bing' Edwards
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Subbed for David Wayne in "Say, Darling" on Broadway. Comedy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eddie Albert Sr. | Eddie Albert Heimberger

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Because I couldn't get work in pictures, I put a club act together with my wife and it caught on pretty well. Finally, Ed Sullivan invited us to appear on Toast of the Town. See more »

Trivia:

Met his future wife, Margo, while on leave of duty. They were married in December 1945, after Eddie's discharge from the U.S. Navy. See more »

Trademark:

Always spoke about environmental causes. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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