Edward Albert

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Edward Laurence Albert
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/20/1951, Pisces
  • Date of Death: 09/22/2006
  • Profession: Actor
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Edward Albert Fast Facts:
  • His father, Eddie Albert, was the star of the television series Green Acres. His mother, Margo Albert, was an actress who once studied dance under Rita Hayworth's father, Eduardo Cansino.
  • In his early teens, made his film debut opposite Anthony Perkins in The Fool Killer (1965).
  • Was studying psychology at UCLA when he got his award-winning part in Butterflies Are Free (1972).
  • Served on the California Coastal Commission and California's Native American Heritage Commission.
  • Cared for his ailing father during the final years of the Green Acres' star's life.
  • In 2006, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy named a trail in his honor. (Like his father, he was a dedicated environmentalist.)
  • Got his middle name from Laurence Olivier, his godfather.
  • Edward Albert Relationships:
  • Thais Albert - Daughter
  • Kate Woodville - Wife
  • Laurence Olivier - Godparent
  • Margo Albert - Mother
  • Eddie Albert - Father
  • Maria Zucht - Sister
  • Edward Albert Awards:
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1973 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Oxford University, Oxford, England; attended University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

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