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Robert Alda
Birth: Feb. 26, 1914
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 3, 1986
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born Alphonso Roberto D'Abruzzo in New York City, his career began in vaudeville, as a singer and dancer. After performing on radio, he made his film debut in "Rhapsody in Blue" (1945), followed by "Day and Night" (1946). He appeared in many Italian and European films over the next 15 years, but had his greatest success in the Broadway Theatre. In 1951, he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in the musical "Guys and Dolls" and won another for "What Makes Sammy Run". During the 1960s to 1980s, he had a long career as television performer. His many credits included "The Lucy Show", "Ironside", "Rhoda", "Police Story", "The White Shadow" and "M*A*S*H". He is also the father of actor s Anthony and Alan Alda. He died in Los Angeles, California, at age 72. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Flora Marino Alda (1922 - 2008)*
 
 Children:
  Antonio Joseph D'Abruzzo (1956 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Stroke
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Ascension
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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