Albert R. Broccoli (Albert Romolo Broccoli)

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New York City, New York, USA
Albert Romolo Broccoli was born in Astoria, Queens (New York City) on April 5th, 1909. His mother and father, Cristina and Giovanni Broccoli, raised young Albert in New York on the family farm. The family was in the vegetable business, and Albert claimed one of his uncles brought the first broccoli seeds into the United States in the 1870's. Albert's cousin Pat DiCicco gave him the nickname "Cubby" after a comic strip character named Kabibble. Cubby worked in a pharmacy and then as a coffin-maker, but a trip to see his cousin in Los Angeles gave him an ambition for film stardom. Read more...


Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 69th Annual Academy Awards 1997

Character: Himself - Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

The 54th Annual Academy Awards 1982