Edward Albert Poster

Quotes (5)

  • [1972 interview] If I wasn't Eddie Albert's son, I'd be someone else's. It gave me a chance to do a lot of traveling, but mostly I'm glad I'm his son because he's such a good man.
  • I always knew I would act. It was just a matter of time.
  • Usually in features I'm the lead. I consider the director the captain, but I consider myself the first mate and it's up to me to keep in contact with the heart of the crew. They're crucial to me. If I don't feel that they're relaxed, I'm not relaxed. All the little things they do -- "Hello, how are you?" -- things they may not feel. And when they go out of their way to be nice to you, it means a lot. It's the glue that binds this industry together.
  • It was a very magical upbringing, the quality of feeling special and people treated us special. You tried real hard to remember all the normal things, so you didn't get twisted. I think they managed to bring me up well when Hollywood was very Hollywood. I'm obviously unusually aware of second-generation people in the business. The statistics are appalling! There are only about 3% successes.
  • Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.