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Edward Albert Heimberger
April 22, 1906
Rock Island, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||May 26, 2005
|Resting place||Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota|
|Occupation||Actor, singer, humanitarian, activist|
|Home town||Minneapolis, Minnesota|
(m. 1945; her death 1985)
|Children||Edward Albert, Maria Albert Zucht|
||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1942–45|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Tarawa|
|Awards||Bronze Star Medal|
Edward Albert "Eddie" Heimberger (April 22, 1906 – May 26, 2005), known professionally as Eddie Albert, was an American movie, television, stage, voice, radio actor, singer, comedian and activist. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1954 for his role in Roman Holiday, and then again in 1973 for his role in The Heartbreak Kid. He is also known for his role in Green Acres.
Albert was born on April 22, 1906 in Rock Island, Illinois, but was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Albert studied at the University of Minnesota. He was married to Margo Albert from 1945 until her death in 1985. They had two children. Albert died on May 26, 2005 in Pacific Palisades, California from Pneumonia caused by Alzheimer's disease, aged 99.
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