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Edward G Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg, 1893 - 1973) in his Beverly Hills home, circa 1935.

Edward G Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg, 1893 - in his Beverly Hills home, circa

Edward G. Robinson was born Emmanuel Goldenberg in Bucharest, Romania. He arrived in the United States at age ten, and his family moved into New York's Lower East Side. He took up acting while attending City College, abandoning plans to become a rabbi or lawyer. Although best known for playing fierce, shady little men, Robinson was well liked by almost everyone off-screen, having been a sensitive, quiet, artistic type when not performing.

Image detail for -Wednesday, August highlights on Turner Classic Movies: Here’s Edward G. Robinson as quoted in his autobiography, All My Yesterdays, put together by Leonard .

Edward G. Robinson  EGRobinson held me as a baby ...That's Hollywood..My hometown..

Edward G. Robinson, 1931 loved him in Double Indemnity also Soylent Green

Edward G. Robinson and Junior   My Grandfather could pass for Edward's twin brother  If you were to see the photo i have.

Edward G. Robinson holds his little 'angel' Junior in 1940 There was a photographer in my hometown, and he looked just like him and it turned out they were cousins. They both smoked cigars too.