Eddie Albert, Star of 'Green Acres,' Dies at 99 Eddie Albert, the actor best known as the constantly befuddled city slicker-turned-farmer in television's Green Acres, has died. He was 99. Albert was nominated for Academy Awards as supporting actor in Roman Holiday (1953) and The Heartbreak Kid (1972).
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Eddie Albert Dies at 99

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Eddie Albert, Star of 'Green Acres,' Dies at 99

Eddie Albert, Star of 'Green Acres,' Dies at 99

Eddie Albert Dies at 99

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Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor in a publicity handout for the TV series Green Acres 1965-1971. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Eddie Albert, the actor best known as the constantly befuddled city slicker-turned-farmer in television's Green Acres, has died. He was 99. Albert was nominated for Academy Awards as supporting actor in Roman Holiday (1953) and The Heartbreak Kid (1972).