Birth Name: Eddie Albert
Birth Place: Rock Island, Illinois, USA
Death Place: Pacific Palisades, California, USA
Raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Albert began his career as a singer and stage manager in local theater. By the mid-1930s, he had toured the USA with the singing group Threesome and had begun to work on radio. "O Evening Star" (1935-36) marked his Broadway debut and in 1936 he had a co-starring role in "Brother Rat", the role which brought him to Hollywood. Throughout his career, he would venture back to the stage with memorable turns in Rodgers and Hart's "The Boys from Syracuse" (1938), Irving Berlin's ill-fated "Miss Liberty" (1949), Harold Hill in "The Music Man" (1960) and an all-star revival of "You Can't Take It With You" (1983). Once in Hollywood, Albert quickly became established a...