Edward G. Robinson

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Birthday
12, 1893
Birthplace
Bucharest, Romania
Death Date
Jan 26, 1973 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1893
Birthplace
Bucharest, Romania
Death Date
Jan 26, 1973 (79)

About

Actor who played tough guys such as mobster Little Caesar during Hollywood's Golden Age. He also played Rocco in Key Largo and Baron Keyes in Double Indemnity.

Before Fame

His real name is Emanuel Goldenberg, but he adopted a stage name after gaining a scholarship to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Trivia

He is remembered for his roles as gangsters, but he also played Dathan in The Ten Commandments.

Family Life

He married his first wife, actress Gladys Lloyd, in 1927. The couple separated in 1956.

Associated With

He was listed as one of the greatest male stars in American cinema, along with Marlon Brando.