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Edward G. Robinson

Character Actor | * 12/12/1893 († 79, 01/26/1973) | Bucharest, Romania
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Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג‎; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian American actor of stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden Age. He appeared in 30 Broadway plays and more than 100 films during a 50-year career and is best remembered for his tough-guy roles as gangsters in such films as Little Caesar and Key Largo. During the 1930s and 1940s, he was an outspoken public critic of fascism and Nazism, which were growing in strength in Europe leading up to World War II. His activism included contributing over $250,000 to more than 850 organizations involved in war relief, along with cultural, educational and religious groups. During the 1950s, he was called to testify at the House Un-American Activities Committee during the Red Scare, but was cleared of any deliberate Communist involvement when he claimed he was "duped" by several people whom he named (including screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, according to the official Congressional record, "Communist infiltration of Hollywood motion-picture industry"). Robinson's roles included an insurance in... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Edward G. Robinson

Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Edward G. Robinson as Actor(118)

as Himself (archive footage)2001 Pulp Cinema
as Himself (archive footage)1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as Himself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as Sol Roth1973 Soylent Green
as Edward G. Robinson - Party guest (uncredited)1971 Mooch Goes to Hollywood
as Emile Pulska1970 The Old Man Who Cried Wolf
as Krogstad1970 Song of Norway
as Old Adams1969 Mackenna's Gold
as Sir George McDowell1968 It's Your Move
as Leo Joseph Smooth1968 Never a Dull Moment
as Professor Samuels1968 The Biggest Bundle of Them All
as Joe Ventura1967 Operation San Pietro
as Prof. James Anders1967 Grand Slam
as Douglas - chef C.I.A.1967 The Blonde from Peking
as Lancey Howard (File Footage)1965 The Cincinnati Kid Plays According to Hoyle
as Lancey Howard1965 The Cincinnati Kid
as Big Jim Stevens (uncredited)1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
as Simon Nurdlinger1964 Good Neighbor Sam
as the Secretary of the Interior1964 Cheyenne Autumn
as Con Man1964 The Outrage
as Cocky Wainwright1963 Sammy Going South
as Max Stratman/Walter Stratman1963 The Prize
as Sam Lewis1962 My Geisha
as Maurice Kruger1962 Two Weeks in Another Town
as Theodore Roosevelt1960 The Right Man
as Theo Wilkins1960 Seven Thieves
as himself1960 Pepe
as Mario Manetta1959 A Hole in the Head
as Rene Bressard1956 Nightmare
as Dathan1956 The Ten Commandments
as Lloyd Hallett1955 Tight Spot
as Victor Amato1955 Hell on Frisco Bay
as Victor Scott1955 Illegal
as Insp. Raoul Leduc1955 A Bullet for Joey
as Lee Wilkison1955 The Violent Men
as Vincent Canelli1954 Black Tuesday
as Capt. 'Barnie' Barnaby1953 Vice Squad
as John B 'Hans' Lobert1953 Big Leaguer
as Henry Hayes1953 The Glass Web
as Maurice Tillayou (Actor's Blood sequence)1952 Actors and Sin
as George Constantin1950 My Daughter Joy
as Himself, Cameo Appearance (uncredited)1949 It's a Great Feeling
as Gino Monetti1949 House of Strangers
as Joe Keller1948 All My Sons
as John Triton / 'The Mental Wizard'1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes
as Johnny Rocco1948 Key Largo
as Pete Morgan1947 The Red House
as himself1947 Blow-Ups of 1947
as Federal Agent Wilson1946 The Stranger
as Martinius Jacobson1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
as Christopher Cross1945 Scarlet Street
as Dean McWilliams1945 Journey Together
as Professor Richard Wanley1944 The Woman in the Window
as Capt. Bart Manson1944 Tampico
as Barton Keyes1944 Double Indemnity
as Wilbert Winkle1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
as Marshall Tyler (Episode 2)1943 Flesh and Fantasy
as Steve Boleslavski (as Edward G.Robinson)1943 Destroyer
as 'Pressure' Maxwell1942 Larceny, Inc.
as Avery L. 'Larry' Browne1942 Tales of Manhattan
as Himself (uncredited)1942 Breakdowns of 1942
as Himself - Watching Polo Match1941 Polo with the Stars
as Bruce Corey1941 Unholy Partners
as 'Wolf' Larsen1941 The Sea Wolf
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)1941 Breakdowns of 1941
as Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry1941 Manpower
as Little John T. 'Johnny' Sarto1940 Brother Orchid
as Dr. Paul Ehrlich1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
as Paul Julius Reuter1940 A Dispatch from Reuter's
as Edward 'Ed' Renard1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
as John R. Ingram1939 Blackmail
as Remy Marko1938 A Slight Case of Murder
as John Lindsay1938 I Am the Law
as Dr. T.S. Clitterhouse1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
as Nick 'Nicky' Donati1937 Kid Galahad
as Edward G. Robinson (uncredited)1937 A Day at Santa Anita
as Joe Krozac1937 The Last Gangster
as Dan Armstrong1937 Thunder in the City
as himself1936 Breakdowns of 1936
as Johnny Blake1936 Bullets or Ballots
as Arthur Ferguson 'Jonesy' Jones / 'Killer' Mannion1935 The Whole Town's Talking
as Luis Chamalis1935 Barbary Coast
as Jim 'Buck' Turner1934 Dark Hazard
as Damon Welles / Jules Chautard1934 The Man with Two Faces
as John Mansfield Hayden1933 I Loved a Woman
as James Francis 'Bugs' / 'Jim' Ahearn1933 The Little Giant
as Mike Mascarenhas1932 Tiger Shark
as Wong Low Get1932 The Hatchet Man
as John Allen1932 Two Seconds
as Yates Martin1932 Silver Dollar
as Gangster1931 The Stolen Jools
as himself1931 Round About Hollywood
as Caesar Enrico 'Rico' Bandello aka 'Little Caesar'1931 Little Caesar
as Joseph W. Randall1931 Five Star Final
as Nick 'The Barber' Venizelos1931 Smart Money
as Tony Garotta1930 Night Ride
as Charlie Yong1930 East Is West
as Dominic1930 The Widow from Chicago
as Cobra Collins1930 Outside the Law
as Tony1930 A Lady to Love
as The Fox1929 The Hole in the Wall
as Domingo Escobar1923 The Bright Shawl
as Factory Worker1916 Arms and the Woman

TV Shows/Series with Edward G. Robinson as Actor(14)


Full Name: Edward Robinson
Born: Tuesday, 12/12 1893 (December) in Bucharest
Died: Friday, 01/26 1973 (January) in Hollywood (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN), Romanian (RO)
Educated at: City College of New York, American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Employer: Warner Bros.
Other names for Edward G. Robinson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Emanuel Goldenberg"
"E.G. Robinson"
"Edward Robinson"
"Эдвард Дж. Робинсон"
Edward G. Robinson frequently works together with these people:
Humphrey Bogart (16x, Actor)
James Cagney (11x, Actor)
Hal B. Wallis (11x, Crew)
Bette Davis (10x, Actress)
Jack L. Warner (10x, Crew)
James Stewart (9x, Actor)
Barbara Stanwyck (9x, Actress)
Ronald Reagan (9x, Actor)
Joan Crawford (8x, Actress)
Edith Head (8x, Crew)
Max Steiner (8x, Crew)
Zsa Zsa Gábor (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9288, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/07/2020