Edward Albert

Edward AlbertEdward Albert (February 20, 1951 – September 22, 2006) was an American film and television actor. He was also known as Edward Laurence Albert and occasionally Eddie Albert Jr.
Edward is probably most famous for his work in the 1972 film Butterflies Are Free in which he played Don Baker, a blind man who is a talented guitarist and singer-songwriter. His performance won him the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year – Actor. The following year he starred opposite Liv Ullman in the film adaptation of the play 40 Carats. Children may remember him as Mr. Collins, father to Wesley Collins, the Red Ranger from Power Rangers: Time Force. Albert also voiced theEdward Albert blind superhero Daredevil in two episodes of Spider-Man: The Animated Series in the 1990’s.
He appeared as a U.S. Navy fighter pilot in the epic film Midway, portraying the doomed son of a famous (and fictitious) naval captain (played by Charleton Heston). By the end of the battle, his character is attacked by Japanese fighter planes that set his aircraft on fire, burning him horribly. His character manages to crash-land his damaged airplane but with severe life-threatening injuries. This is a climactic point to the film’s sub-plot.
On television, he had a recurring role in Beauty and the Beast as Elliot Burch, the millionaire New York developer who loved series heroine Catherine Edward Albert youngChandler (played by Linda Hamilton).
In the film Guarding Tess (1994), he played the son of kidnapped former First Lady Tess Carlisle (Shirley Maclaine), also starring Nicolas Cage. He also appeared in numerous films, television shows and soap operas, often playing a debonair gentleman with villainous tendencies.
He married Katherine Woodville in 1978, and they had one daughter, Thais (who is a singer/songwriter of the rock band Sugar in Wartime).
He put his acting career aside for eight years to care for his father, Eddie Albert in his last years. He died of lung cancer in his home on September 22, 2006 at the age of 55, one year after his father’s death. His wife said he had suffered from lung cancer for 17 months. Despite his illness he had tended to his ailing father, who died at the age of 99 in 2005.
He had an adopted sister, Maria, who was not in show business.
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