Robert Alda

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Birthday
26, 1914
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 3, 1986 (72)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1914
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 3, 1986 (72)

About

Actor who played the role of George Gershwin in the movie Rhapsody in Blue and appeared in the film Imitation of Life. As a stage actor, he appeared in Harbor Lights and Guys and Dolls.

Before Fame

The son of an Italian barber, he graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1930. He began his entertainment career after winning a talent contest.

Trivia

He won a Tony Award after acting in the Broadway production of Guys and Dolls.

Family Life

He fathered two actor children: Anthony and Alan Alda.

Associated With

He appeared with his son, Alan Alda, in two episodes of the popular TV series Mash.