The movie actor Robert Alda died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
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.
The son of an Italian barber, he graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1930. He began his entertainment career after winning a talent contest.
He won a Tony Award after acting in the Broadway production of Guys and Dolls.
He fathered two actor children: Anthony and Alan Alda.
He appeared with his son, Alan Alda, in two episodes of the popular TV series Mash.
How did Robert Alda die?
Alda died on May 3, 1986, aged 72, after a long illness following a stroke. He is buried in the Garden of Ascension lot 9101 Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, California.