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Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert
Born Edward Albert Heimberger
April 22, 1906
Rock Island, Illinois
Died May 26, 2005 (age 99)
Los Angeles, California
Characters played Vulture

Edward Albert Heimberger (born April 22, 1906, died May 26, 2005), known professionally as Eddie Albert, was an actor who played elderly Vulture in Spider-Man. He was the father of fellow Spider-Man guest star Edward Albert, who played Daredevil.


He was left unemployed following the Stock Market Crash of 1929. He served in the Coast Guard and Naval Reserve during World War II.

He is best remembered for his Oscar nominated roles in Roman Holiday and The Heartbreak Kid as well as starring rol as Oliver Wendell Douglas on Green Acres.

Other notable works include Brother Rat, The Great Mr. Nobody, Lady Bodyguard, The Dude Goes West, The Ford Theater Hour, Lights Out, Suspense, Oklahoma!, The Son Also Rises, Studio 57, The Loretta Young Show, Laramie, General Electric Theater, The Longest Day, Wagon Train, General Hospital, The Nutcracker, The Outer Limits, Rawhide, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Petticoat Junction, The Beverly Hillbillies, Li'l Abner, Columbo, The Lorax, The Borrowers, The Longest Yard, Kung Fu, Switch, The Concord... Airport '79, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, Rooster, The Love Boat, Dreamscape, Murder, She Wrote, The Twilight Zone, The Girl from Mars, and Extreme Ghostbusters.

In his last years he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. His son Edward put aside his acting career to help his father. He passed away from pneumonia on May 26th, 2005 in his home in Pacific Palisades. He was interred next to his late wife, close to his Green Acres co-star Eva Gabor. Edward died a year later after suffering from lung cancer.

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