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Robert Alda is a Actor American born on 26 february 1914 at New York City (USA)

Robert Alda

Robert Alda
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Birth name Alfonso Giuseppe Giovanni Roberto D'Abruzzo
Nationality USA
Birth 26 february 1914 at New York City (USA)
Death 3 may 1986 (at 72 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Robert Alda (February 26, 1914 – May 3, 1986) was an American theatrical and film actor and father of actors Alan and Antony Alda. A talented singer and dancer, Alda was featured in a number of Broadway productions before moving to Italy during the early 1960s. He appeared in many European films over the next two decades, occasionally returning to the U.S. for film appearances such as The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1969).

Biography

Robert Alda est né à New York, fils de Frances (née Tumillo), et d'Antonio D'Abruzzo, barbier de son métier, originaire de la province de Bénévent en Italie.

Il a étudié au Stuyvesant High School et devient ensuite chanteur et danseur dans des Vaudevilles.

Il se marie avec Joan Browne, avec qui il a un enfant, Alan Alda.

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Filmography of Robert Alda (31 films)

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Actor

Every Girl Should Have One, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Zsa Zsa Gabor, John LaZar, John Lazar, Robert Alda, Alice Faye, Herb Vigran
Roles Adam Becker
Rating41% 2.0933652.0933652.0933652.0933652.093365
A diamond theft takes place involving unlikely thieves, crazy lovers and fast-paced action.
The Amazing Spider-Man, 1h35
Directed by Ron Satlof
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Robert F. Simon, Michael Pataki, Joanna Cameron, Robert Alda, Ellen Bry, Chip Fields
Roles Mr. White
Rating50% 2.504942.504942.504942.504942.50494
L'homme-araignée poursuit un dangereux malfaiteur qui a dérobé une bombe au plutonium et menace de faire exploser la ville.
The Squeeze, 1h40
Directed by Antonio Margheriti
Genres Action
Themes Heist films, Gangster films
Actors Lee Van Cleef, Karen Black, Robert Alda, Edward Albert, Lionel Stander, Angelo Infanti
Roles Captain Donati
Rating53% 2.6613452.6613452.6613452.6613452.661345
Retired safe-cracker Chris Gretchko is coaxed out of comfortable retirement by Jeff Olafson, the impulsive son of a former accomplice, who begs him to help steal an undocumented shipment of diamonds to satiate Van Stratten, a New York City crime boss whose mistress, Jessica, has been seeing Jeff on the side. Chris subsequently recruits his old friend, pawn shop owner Sam, who agrees to fence the diamonds afterward. When they learn Van Stratten intends to cut them out of the deal, Chris and Jeff plot a countermeasure, resulting in Jeff getting thrown in jail to give him plausible deniability, and Chris convalescing in a safe house after getting shot during the heist. Clarisse, an eccentric neighbor in the building, discovers Chris, and agrees to help tend his injuries and lie to police who come looking for him. However, Captain Donati begins to piece together the events, and all the involved parties find their lives in danger.
Perfect Gentlemen
Directed by Jackie Cooper
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Themes Heist films
Actors Lauren Bacall, Ruth Gordon, Sandy Dennis, Lisa Pelikan, Robert Alda, Stephen Pearlman
Roles Ed Martin
Rating65% 3.2814553.2814553.2814553.2814553.281455
A story about three women with totally different backgrounds who share a common bond in that each needs a large sum of money and each has a husband serving time at a maximum security prison. Lizzie Martin (Lauren Bacall) has been instructed by her husband Ed (Robert Alda) to deliver a $1 million bribe in order to get him an instant parole; however, when she learns he has been having an affair with his secretary, Lizzie wants to disappear but fears for her life if she doesn't carry out his instructions.
I Will, I Will...For Now, 1h47
Directed by Norman Panama
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Elliott Gould, Diane Keaton, Paul Sorvino, Victoria Principal, Robert Alda, Warren Berlinger
Roles Dr. Magnus
Rating48% 2.4247952.4247952.4247952.4247952.424795
The marriage of Les and Katie Bingham is in big trouble. They've already split up once, and now they're giving it one more try, but the bedroom of their New York apartment is not a happy place. Les finds her too cold. Katie finds him too fast.
Bittersweet Love, 1h32
Directed by David Miller
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Lana Turner, Robert Lansing, Celeste Holm, Robert Alda, Scott Hylands, Meredith Baxter
Roles Ben
Rating45% 2.2931552.2931552.2931552.2931552.293155
Michael and Patricia meet in an unusual way — while on a date with another woman, Michael attempts to retrieve his date's car keys from a fountain. When his date abandons him, he meets Patricia and they soon find themselves falling in love. After learning that she is pregnant, they decide to get married and hold the ceremony in Canada, where Michael's family lives.
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood, 1h32
Directed by Michael Winner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Madeline Kahn, Bruce Dern, Rintintin (acteur canin), Teri Garr, Art Carney, Phil Silvers
Roles Richard Entwhistle
Rating48% 2.409012.409012.409012.409012.40901
En 1924, Estie Del Ruth se rend à Hollywood dans l'espoir de devenir une grande actrice. Sur son chemin, elle rencontre un chien du nom de Won Ton Ton (Rintintin) qui se met à la suivre. Une fois à destination, Won Ton Ton séduit tout le monde et devient une star à la place d'Estie.
Cagliostro
Cagliostro (1975)

Genres Thriller, Biography
Actors Rosanna Schiaffino, Bekim Fehmiu, Curd Jürgens, Ida Galli, Luigi Pistilli, Robert Alda
Roles Pope Clement XIII
Rating66% 3.313953.313953.313953.313953.31395
Arrivé à Paris pour se gagner les faveurs de Louis XVI et Marie-Antoinette, Cagliostro est traité en paria par la cour versaillaise et disgracié quand il a la fâcheuse idée de prédire à la Reine sa mort sur l’échafaud.
The House of Exorcism, 1h31
Directed by Mario Bava, Lamberto Bava
Origin German
Genres Horror
Actors Telly Savalas, Elke Sommer, Sylva Koscina, Robert Alda, Gabriele Tinti, Alida Valli
Roles Father Michael
Rating46% 2.3172652.3172652.3172652.3172652.317265
Après avoir vu une fresque représentant le Diable, une touriste, Lisa, est prise de convulsions et est hospitalisée. Un prêtre vient à son chevet, et, reconnaissant une possession démoniaque, décide de pratiquer un exorcisme. Entre deux crises, Lisa se souvient d'avoir été l'hôte d'une étrange villa. La maison de l'exorcisme est une version de Lisa et le diable voulue par le producteur au détriment de Mario Bava.
The Serpent, 2h4
Directed by Henri Verneuil
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Radio, Political films
Actors Yul Brynner, Henry Fonda, Jean Desailly, Dirk Bogarde, Philippe Noiret, Michel Bouquet
Roles Polygraph interrogator
Rating61% 3.0990853.0990853.0990853.0990853.099085
Aleksey Teodorovic Vlassov (Yul Brynner) is a high ranking KGB official who defects while in France. He has with him highly-classified information as part of a deal with Western intelligence for his arrival in the United States. The debriefing is held at Langley by DCI Allan Davies (Henry Fonda) and MI6 representative Philip Boyle (Dirk Bogarde). Vlassov hands off a list of enemy agents in Western Europe including a deep penetration into NATO. Davies wants to begin operations to arrest the agents; however, those on the list suddenly begin to die off. The CIA also has suspicions over the authenticity of Vlassov's claims. The CIA discovers that a defection photo of Vlassov was taken in the Soviet Union, not in Turkey, judging from the contours of Mt. Ararat in the background. Vlassov also fails a lie detector test after he angrily protests about sexual related questions asked by the CIA during the test.
Lisa and the Devil, 1h35
Directed by Mario Bava
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film
Actors Telly Savalas, Elke Sommer, Sylva Koscina, Gabriele Tinti, Eduardo Fajardo, Alida Valli
Rating62% 3.1495953.1495953.1495953.1495953.149595
Tourist Lisa Reiner (Elke Sommer) wanders away from her tour group in Toledo to go shopping inside a store, where she encounters a man named Leandro (Telly Savalas), who is purchasing a dummy and a carousel Lisa attempts to buy. Due to his resemblance to the portrait of the devil in a fresco she has just seen, Lisa flees, only to be confronted by a mustachioed gentlemen...who falls from a flight of stairs to his apparent death.
Toto and Peppino Divided in Berlin, 1h35
Directed by Giorgio Bianchi
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Totò, Peppino De Filippo, John Karlsen, Luigi Pavese, Robert Alda, Dante Maggio
Roles Lo Bianco
Rating65% 3.283343.283343.283343.283343.28334
In 1961, Antonio La Puzza emigrated from Acerra for lack of money in Berlin then divided between Western and Soviet searching for Giuseppe "Peppino" Pagliuca (a Neapolitan "magliaro" who emigrated to Germany years earlier). There he meets two guys, including the daughter of Admiral Attila Canarinis (former Nazi military very much like La Puzza) that, instead of helping the recruit to the tune of 20 million lire: the poor accept Antonio La Puzza and pretends the Admiral, and in the court of the U.S. base to be found innocent, even if not immediately believed, so the Americans release spiandolo in his every move.
Musketeers of the Sea, 1h56
Directed by Steno
Origin Italie
Genres Adventure
Actors Pier Angeli, Aldo Ray, Channing Pollock, Philippe Clay, Robert Alda, Raymond Bussières
Roles Vice Governatore Gomez
Rating53% 2.697842.697842.697842.697842.69784
Un mousquetaire décide de s'unir à deux aventuriers et une jeune femme téméraire pour piller un bateau transportant des richesses...