He made his film debut as Smerdjakov in the 1958 movie version of The Brothers Karamazov with Yul Brynner, Lee J. Cobb, William Shatner, and Richard Basehart. Albert's next film was The Bravados in which he played one of the villains hunted down by hero Gregory Peck. The National Board of Review presented Albert with the NBR Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in both of these films.
He held several memorable roles on The Twilight Zone.
Salmi divorced Garner in 1964. Around the same time, he started a role as the comical Yadkin on TV's Daniel Boone opposite Fess Parker. He also had a regular role on the 1970s TV law series Petrocelli.
The high point of Salmi's career came in 1968, when he was cast in the Arthur Miller play The Price. He played the lead on Broadway and in London.
In 1990, Salmi and his wife, Roberta, were found shot to death in their home in what was ruled a murder-suicide.
Albert Salmi Facts
|Birthday||March 11, 1928|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Date of death||April 23, 1990 (Spokane, Washington, USA, age 62)|
|Height||6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Albert Salmi compared to you?|
|A Quality of Mercy|
|Hour Of The Gun|
|The Brothers Karamazov|