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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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1933:
Made professional debut as singer and stage manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Made debut on NBC radio as part of musical trio called, "Threesome"
1935:
Co-starred with Grace Albert on the NY radio show, "The Honeymooners"; later toured in stage version
1935:
Broadway debut in "O Evening Star"
1936:
Created role of Bing Edwards in stage version of "Brother Rat"
1938:
Co-starred in Rodgers and Hart's musical "The Boys from Syracuse"
1938:
Film acting debut, repeating his Broadway role in "Brother Rat"
1941:
Appeared with Circus Moderno in Mexico
1945:
Formed educational film company, Eddie Albert Productions
1951:
Made TV episodic debut in "Somerset Maugham TV Theatre" (NBC)
1952:
Featured in first TV comedy series, "Leave It to Larry"
1953:
Tried TV series again with "Nothing But the Best" (NBC)
1953:
Had one of his more enduring feature film roles, "Roman Holiday"; won first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
1954:
Toured in nightclub act with wife, Margo
1954:
Hosted the CBS game show "On Your Account"
1960:
Played the title role in the Broadway musical "The Music Man"
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Starred in TV series, "Green Acres"
1971:
TV-movie debut, "See the Man Run" (ABC)
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Conducted a lecture tour on ecology
1972:
Played cool, WASP father in "The Heartbreak Kid"; received second Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination
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Returned to series TV as Robert Wagner's father in the CBS comedy-drama "Switch"
1978:
TV miniseries debut "The Word" (CBS)
1980:
Co-starred in NBC miniseries "Beulah Land"
1983:
Returned to the stage to co-star in Broadway revival of "You Can't Take It With You"
1987:
Appeared on one season of "Falcon Crest" (CBS)
1989:
Played Elliot's father on "thirtysomething" (ABC)
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Made occasional guest appearances on TV series throughout the 1990s
1995:
Had featured role in TV remake of "The Barefoot Executive" (ABC)

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