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Edward G. Robinson Jr
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Edward G. Robinson, Jr. was born on March 19, 1933 in Los Angeles. He was the son of legendary actor Edward G. Robinson and actress Gladys Lloyd. He was an actor, appearing in a few films and on television series. Robinson, Jr. led a troubled life and was known for being a playboy. He started drinking as a teenager and got into trouble with the law numerous times after becoming an adult. He eloped at the age of 19, had a daughter, and was divorced a few years later. He was arrested multiple times for charges including check fraud, drunken driving, and assault and robbery. He married twice more and died of a heart attack on February 26, 1974.
Photograph caption dated March 20, 1962 reads "'I don't know what happened...I was in the back seat." Robinson is in a hospital being pushed in a wheelchair by a nurse. He was a passenger in a car with a friend when the friend lost control and the car crashed. He is wearing a hospital gown and has a bandage on the bridge of his nose.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2227
Robinson, Edward G.,--1933-1974
Robinson, Edward G.,--1893-1973--Family
Actors--United States
Children of celebrities--United States
Traffic accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Nurses--California--Los Angeles
Hospitals--California--Los Angeles
Wheelchairs--California--Los Angeles
Bandages and bandaging
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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