Albert Salmi

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Albert Salmi

Born

3/11/1928, Brooklyn, New York

Died

4/22/1990

Birth Name

Alfred Salmi

Gender

Male
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Albert Salmi was born on March 11, 1928. His parents, Svante and Ida Salmi, were natives of Finland. They lived in the Finnish section of Brooklyn, and Finnish was the everyday language they used. It wasn't until he was school age that Albert learned to speak English. The…more

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  • It's almost unanimous.

    9.8
    After reading Albert Salmi's biography (the book, not the one here), I realize that fans and fellow actors all felt the same way - that he should have been much more appreciated than he was. Casting directors knew it, and they were tickled pink to cast him in their shows or movies. They knew he would arrive promptly, know his character inside and out, and give a stellar performance every time. In fact, it was Salmi's work that sometimes kept a show from being a total thumbs-down.



    I'm glad we had him on screen for as long as we did. Too bad it wasn't for longer. What a tragic end that poor man had!moreless