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Albert Salmi is a Actor American born on 11 march 1928 at Brooklyn (USA)

Albert Salmi

Albert Salmi
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Nationality USA
Birth 11 march 1928 at Brooklyn (USA)
Death 22 april 1990 (at 62 years) at Washington (USA)

Albert Salmi (March 11, 1928 – April 22, 1990) was an American actor of stage, film, and television. He was a noted as a character actor and appeared in over 150 film and television productions. Salmi died of a self inflicted gunshot, after first shooting dead his estranged second wife, Roberta.


Salmi met actress Peggy Ann Garner while the two were performing in the National Company touring production of Bus Stop in 1955. They were married on May 18, 1956 in New York City. Their only child, Catherine Ann "Cas" Salmi, was born on March 30, 1957 (Catherine died in 1995 of heart disease at the age of thirty-eight). Salmi and Garner separated in 1961 and divorced on March 13, 1963.

Salmi married Roberta Pollock Taper in 1964. The couple had two daughters, Elizabeth and Jennifer. The family moved from Los Angeles to Spokane, Washington in 1983 where Salmi went into semi-retirement only taking the occasional acting role. He later taught acting and appeared in regional theater.

In early February 1990, Albert and Roberta Salmi separated. He moved into a nearby condominium while Roberta Salmi remained in the family home. She filed for divorce on February 6, 1990. According to court documents, Roberta Salmi claimed that her husband was an alcoholic who physically abused her when he drank. She also claimed that Salmi threatened her on several occasions and she was fearful that he might kill her. Roberta Salmi later took out a restraining order against her husband. Salmi denied physically abusing Roberta and blamed their split on her emotional issues.

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Filmography of Albert Salmi (34 films)

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Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid, 1h36
Directed by William A. Graham
Origin USA
Genres Historical, Western
Themes Gangster films
Actors Val Kilmer, Duncan Regehr, Wilford Brimley, Julie Carmen, John O'Hurley, Albert Salmi
Roles Mr. Maxwell
Rating57% 2.8601952.8601952.8601952.8601952.860195
En 1879, au Nouveau-Mexique. À dix-neuf ans, William Bonney, dit 'Billy le Kid', est embauché par Tunstall, un puissant éleveur. Il y trouve son premier véritable foyer. Lorsque Tunstall est abattu par des individus qui convoitent ses terres, Billy voit rouge. Il venge le défunt et doit s'enfuir.
Breaking In, 1h34
Directed by Bill Forsyth
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Burt Reynolds, Casey Siemaszko, Lorraine Toussaint, Sheila Kelley, Albert Salmi, Harry Carey, Jr.
Roles Johnny Scot
Rating60% 3.0470053.0470053.0470053.0470053.047005
Ernie Mullins (Burt Reynolds) is New York's old-pro safecracker, who is operating now in Portland, Oregon. Mike (Casey Siemaszko), is the "nosy, amiable kid" that Ernie takes on as his lookout and apprentice. Ernie is content to live in a tract home on the fringe of the city but the kid cannot resist flashing his new wealth.
Born American, 1h35
Directed by Renny Harlin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Political films
Actors Mike Norris, David Coburn, Thalmus Rasulala, Albert Salmi, Vesa Vierikko, Sari Havas
Roles United States emissary
Rating42% 2.106522.106522.106522.106522.10652
Trois étudiants américains en vacances en Finlande, traversent la frontière vers la Russie pour s'amuser. Quand ils sont repérés par les soldats russes qui tirent pour tuer, ce n'est plus drôle. Capturés et jetés en prison, ils trouvent que ce n'est pas amusant non plus. C'est un cauchemar.
Hard to Hold, 1h33
Directed by Larry Peerce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Rick Springfield, Patti Hansen, Albert Salmi, Bill Mumy, Gregory Itzin, Garry Goodrow
Roles Johnny Lawson
Rating48% 2.4108452.4108452.4108452.4108452.410845
James "Jamie" Roberts (played by singer, songwriter Rick Springfield), being a pop idol, is used to having his way with women. He meets child psychologist Diana Lawson (Janet Eilber) in a car accident, however, who not only doesn't swoon at his attentions, but has also never heard of him. He tries to win her affection, but it's complicated by the fact that his ex-lover, Nicky Nides (Patti Hansen), is still a member of his band.
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Jill Clayburgh, Nicol Williamson, Geraldine Page, Dianne Wiest, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
Roles Ben Martin
Rating61% 3.0985953.0985953.0985953.0985953.098595
Barbara Gordon appears to have it all, including a successful career in a male-dominated industry and a solid relationship with her live-in lover, attorney Derek Bauer. Beneath her facade is a high-strung personality who heavily relies on sedatives to reduce tension and anxiety and maintain a composed exterior for her friends and associates. Her current project focuses on cancer patient Jean Scott Martin and her husband Ben and how the couple is coping as the disease progresses. Despite reservations expressed by her collaborators, Barbara is determined to end the film on a positive note, showing the Martins embracing on the beach. When she shows them a rough cut, fatalistic Jean is angered by the false optimism and vehemently voices her objections to Barbara's choices.
Love Child
Love Child (1982)
, 1h36
Directed by Larry Peerce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Crime, Romance
Themes Prison films
Actors Amy Madigan, Beau Bridges, Mackenzie Phillips, Albert Salmi, Joanna Merlin, Margaret Whitton
Roles Capt. Ellis
Rating57% 2.8579152.8579152.8579152.8579152.857915
Terry Jean Moore (Madigan) was convicted of a crime at the age of 19 and over the time she spent in prison, she meets a guard named Jack Hansen (Bridges). The two fall in love and Moore ends up having his child. Terry has to face the possibility of losing her baby, but she takes up the fight to keep the baby.
Superstition, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Jim Houghton, Albert Salmi, Stacy Keach, Lynn Carlin, Billy Jayne, Jacquelyn Hyde
Roles Inspector Sturgess
Rating57% 2.8595452.8595452.8595452.8595452.859545
Two young men are murdered in an abandoned house after playing a prank on a young couple outside in their car.
Dragonslayer, 1h49
Directed by Matthew Robbins
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Films about dragons, Children's films
Actors Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam, Peter Eyre, Sydney Bromley
Roles Greil
Rating65% 3.29873.29873.29873.29873.2987
A sixth-century post-Roman kingdom called Urland is being terrorized by a 400-year-old dragon named Vermithrax Pejorative. To appease the dragon, King Casiodorus (Peter Eyre) offers it virgin girls selected by lottery twice a year. An expedition led by a young man called Valerian (Clarke) seeks the last sorcerer, Ulrich of Craggenmoor (Richardson), for help. A brutish centurion from Urland named Tyrian (Hallam), who has followed the expedition, intimidates the wizard. Ulrich invites Tyrian to stab him to prove his magical powers. Tyrian does so and Ulrich dies instantly, to the horror of his young apprentice Galen Bradwarden (MacNicol) and his elderly servant Hodge (Sydney Bromley). Hodge cremates Ulrich's body and places the ashes in a leather pouch, informing Galen that Ulrich wanted his ashes spread over a lake of burning water.
Burned at the Stake, 1h28
Directed by Bert I. Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about religion
Actors Susan Swift, Albert Salmi, Guy Stockwell, Tisha Sterling
Roles Capt. Billingham
Rating48% 2.424912.424912.424912.424912.42491
In the Salem of 1692, a group of witches are burned at the stake. Now, in the 1980s, a witch comes back from the dead, possesses one of her descendants, and goes hunting for the occupants of the town to avenge her death.
St. Helens
St. Helens (1981)
, 1h30
Directed by Ernest Pintoff
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Art Carney, David Huffman, Albert Salmi, Ron O'Neal, Tim Thomerson, Bill McKinney
Roles Clyde Whittaker
Rating60% 3.0499753.0499753.0499753.0499753.049975
The film opens up with an image of Central Oregon's Mount Bachelor and the Central Oregon Cascades, which is the fictional setting for Mount St. Helens itself. On March 20, 1980 an earthquake of 4.1 on the Richter Scale strikes Mount St. Helens, signalling the first signs of volcanic activity in 123 years.
Caddyshack (1980)
, 1h38
Directed by Harold Ramis, Ricou Browning
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Golf films
Actors Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Murray, Cindy Morgan
Roles Mr. Noonan
Rating71% 3.5975053.5975053.5975053.5975053.597505
Danny Noonan (Michael O'Keefe) works as a caddy at the upscale Bushwood Country Club to raise enough money to go to college. Danny often caddies for Ty Webb (Chevy Chase), a suave and talented golfer and the son of one of Bushwood's co-founders. Danny decides to gain favor with Judge Elihu Smails (Ted Knight), the country club's stodgy co-founder and director of the Caddy Scholarship program, by caddying for him. Meanwhile, Carl Spackler (Bill Murray), one of the greenskeepers, is entrusted with combatting a potentially disastrous gopher infestation. Throughout the film, Carl tries a variety of methods to kill the gopher (e.g. shooting, drowning) without success.
Brubaker (1980)
, 2h12
Directed by Bob Rafelson, Stuart Rosenberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Prison films
Actors Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander, Morgan Freeman, David Keith, Everett McGill
Roles Rory Poke
Rating70% 3.548393.548393.548393.548393.54839
In 1969 a mysterious man (Robert Redford) arrives at Wakefield State Prison in Arkansas. As an inmate, he immediately witnesses rampant abuse and corruption, including open and endemic sexual assault, torture, worm-ridden diseased food, insurance fraud and a doctor charging inmates for care. Brubaker eventually reveals himself—during a dramatic standoff involving a deranged prisoner who was being held in solitary confinement—to be the new prison warden to the amazement of both prisoners and officials alike.
Cloud Dancer, 1h44
Directed by Barry Brown
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors David Carradine, Jennifer O'Neill, Joseph Bottoms, Colleen Camp, Norman Alden, Albert Salmi
Roles Ozzie Randolph
Rating51% 2.5788352.5788352.5788352.5788352.578835
Brad Randolph (Carradine) is the World Champion aerobatic pilot but now, in his early 40s, he faces many challenges to maintain his position. His physical struggles are heightened by the presence of a youthful competitor, Tom Loomis (Bottoms). Intertwined with Brad's professional struggles is his relationship with Helen St. Clair (O'Neil).
Cuba Crossing, 1h32
Genres Thriller
Themes Political films
Actors Stuart Whitman, Robert Vaughn, Woody Strode, Albert Salmi, Michael Vincenzo Gazzo, Caren Kaye
Rating39% 1.9612651.9612651.9612651.9612651.961265
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