EDDIE ALBERT Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Edward Albert Heimberger                                                       
Born: 22 April 1906 Rock Island, Illinois, USA                                       
Died: 26 May 2005 Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California                         
Edward Albert Heimberger (April 22, 1906 – May 26, 2005) was a popular Oscar and   
Emmy Award-nominated American stage, film, character actor, gardener,                 
humanitarian activist, and World War II hero. In an acting career that spanned       
nearly seven decades, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting     
Actor in 1954 for his performance in Roman Holiday and again in 1973 for The         
Heartbreak Kid. Among his other well-known roles are Bing Edwards in the Brother     
Rat films, Oliver Wendell Douglas in the popular 1960s television situation           
comedy Green Acres, and Frank MacBride on the 1970s crime drama Switch. He also       
had a recurring role as Carlton Travis on Falcon Crest, opposite Jane Wyman.