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Eddie Albert

Albert in 1975
Born Edward Albert Heimberger
(1906-04-22)April 22, 1906
Rock Island, Illinois, U.S.
Died May 26, 2005(2005-05-26) (aged 99)
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, U.S.
Cause of death Pneumonia
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
Parent(s) Frank Daniel-Heimberger
Julia Jones
Military career
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1942–45
Rank Lieutenant
Battles/wars Battle of Tarawa
Awards Bronze Star Medal

I always knew I would act. It was just a matter of time.
If I wasn't Eddie Albert's son, I'd be someone else's. It gave me a chance to do a lot of traveling, but mostly I'm glad I'm his son because he's such a good man.
Eddie Albert
You can forgive yourself a great deal.
I don't really care how I am remembered as long as I bring happiness and joy to people.
Eddie Albert
Courage is just fear plus prayers plus understanding.
I was not really as good as I should have been.
I don't think I'm proud of anything in acting.
And so I missed those best years and I find it difficult for me, in groups, to be comfortable.
Eddie Albert
I always thought I was a singer, but I really am not.
Usually in features, I'm the lead. I consider the director the captain, but I consider myself the first mate, and it's up to me to keep in contact with the heart of the crew.
Eddie Albert
What's the most important thing in the world? It's love, and I look at that as an energy, not a sentiment.
Eddie Albert