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Eddie Albert
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Albert in 1975
Born
Edward Albert Heimberger

(1906-04-22)April 22, 1906
Died May 26, 2005(2005-05-26) (aged 99)
Resting place Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Occupation Actor, singer, humanitarian, activist
Years active 1933–1997
Home town Minneapolis, Minnesota
Spouse(s)
Margo
(m. 1945; her death 1985)
Children Edward Albert, Maria Albert Zucht
Military career
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Navy
Years of service 1942–45
Rank Captain Insignia USMC.png Lieutenant
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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