Edward G. Robinson's Death
The actor Edward G. Robinson died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Edward G. Robinson net worth: Edward G. Robinson was a Romanian American actor who had a net worth equal to $100 million at the time of his death after adjusting for inflation. Edward G. Robinson was born in Bucharest, Romania in December 1893 and passed away in January 1973. During his 50-year career Robinson appeared in more than 100 films and 40 Broadway plays. He was often a tough-guy gangster including in movies like Key Largo and Little Caesar. Robinson was a critic of fascism and Nazism during the 1930s and 1940s. He testified at the House Un-American Activities Committee during the Red Scare but he was cleared of involvement. Robinson starred in several films including Double Indemnity, The Ten Commandments, and Soylent Green. He was listed as #24 on the list of greatest male stars of Classic American cinema by the American Film Institute. Robinson received an Honorary Academy Award in 1973 and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Picture in 1960 at 6235 Hollywood Blvd. He also received a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 1969. Edward G. Robinson passed away on January 26, 1973 at the age of 79 from bladder cancer.
How did Edward G. Robinson die?
Robinson died of bladder cancer at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles on January 26, 1973. Services were conducted at Temple Israel in Los Angeles where Charlton Heston delivered the eulogy. More than 1,500 friends of Robinson attended, with another 500 people outside.
"I know I'm not much on face value, but when it comes to stage value, I'll deliver for you."Edward G. Robinson
"I didn't play at collecting. No cigar anywhere was safe from me."Edward G. Robinson
"My father and uncles and all their friends turned their lungs black trying to satisfy my collector's zeal."Edward G. Robinson
"Things got so bad that when I went shopping for a house, some people would refuse to open the door if they saw it was me standing there. And drunks would always want to challenge me."Edward G. Robinson
"I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that."Edward G. Robinson