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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 26, 2005|
|Born:||April 22, 1906||Cause of Death:||complications from pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Rock Island, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Made professional debut as singer and stage manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Made debut on NBC radio as part of musical trio called, "Threesome"
Co-starred with Grace Albert on the NY radio show, "The Honeymooners"; later toured in stage version
Broadway debut in "O Evening Star"
Created role of Bing Edwards in stage version of "Brother Rat"
Co-starred in Rodgers and Hart's musical "The Boys from Syracuse"
Film acting debut, repeating his Broadway role in "Brother Rat"
Appeared with Circus Moderno in Mexico
Formed educational film company, Eddie Albert Productions
Made TV episodic debut in "Somerset Maugham TV Theatre" (NBC)
Featured in first TV comedy series, "Leave It to Larry"
Tried TV series again with "Nothing But the Best" (NBC)
Had one of his more enduring feature film roles, "Roman Holiday"; won first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
Toured in nightclub act with wife, Margo
Hosted the CBS game show "On Your Account"
Played the title role in the Broadway musical "The Music Man"
Starred in TV series, "Green Acres"
TV-movie debut, "See the Man Run" (ABC)
Conducted a lecture tour on ecology
Played cool, WASP father in "The Heartbreak Kid"; received second Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination
Returned to series TV as Robert Wagner's father in the CBS comedy-drama "Switch"
TV miniseries debut "The Word" (CBS)
Co-starred in NBC miniseries "Beulah Land"
Returned to the stage to co-star in Broadway revival of "You Can't Take It With You"
Appeared on one season of "Falcon Crest" (CBS)
Played Elliot's father on "thirtysomething" (ABC)
Made occasional guest appearances on TV series throughout the 1990s
Had featured role in TV remake of "The Barefoot Executive" (ABC)
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