Albert R. Broccoli

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Birth Name: Albert R. Broccoli
Born: 04/05/1909
Birth Place: Astoria, New York, USA
Death Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA
Died: 06/27/1996

Born on April 5, 1909 in Astoria, Queens, NY, Broccoli was descended from a family of horticulturists and himself worked as an agronomist on his family's farm. After living for a time in Florida, he returned to New York following the death of his father, Giovanni, to live with his grandparents and later attended City College of New York. Broccoli entered the film industry in the late 1930s as an assistant director for 20th Century Fox, but was nearly dragged into a scandal in 1937 for his alleged participation in the beating death of "Three Stooges" creator, Ted Nealy, as claimed decades later in E.J. Fleming's book, The Fixers (2004). Though it has been thought that Healy was beaten ... Continue Bio >>

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