Edward Albert Poster

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Son of actor Eddie Albert and Mexican dancer/actress Margo.

He was a talented musician, singer, and linguist.

He was given the middle name Laurence after his godfather, Sir Laurence Olivier.

He was a graduate of Oxford University.

He was fluent in English, Spanish, French, Portugese and Mandarin Chinese.

Brother of Maria Albert Zucht.

Was his father Eddie Albert's primary caregiver during his final years.

Father, with Katherine Woodville, of daughter Thais Albert, singer/songwriter in the rock band, "Sugar in Wartime".

Malibu's Escondido Canyon has been renamed in his honor as the Edward Albert Escondido Trail & Waterfalls.

While filming 40 Carats (1973), he suffered an accident on the set, breaking his shoulder and collar bone in six places.

In preparation for his blind role in Butterflies Are Free (1972), he studied at the Braille Instiute and walked around town blindfolded.

Worked closely with Plaza de la Raza, a cultural arts center in Lincoln Heights that was co-founded by his Mexican-born mother.

He was diagnosed with lung cancer in April 2005, only a month before his father's death.

His remains were cremated at Southland Crematory in San Bernardino, California.