1930s Residence of Golden Age Gangster-Movie Star in Beverly Hills to Listing for $22 Million


A 10,000-sq.-foot Beverly Hills mansion that at the time belonged to a Golden Age movie star is established to be outlined on Thursday for $21.95 million, Mansion Global has learned.

The residence, which functions seven bedrooms and 11 loos, as soon as belonged to the Romanian-born actor Edward G. Robinson, in accordance to Jon Grauman of the Company.

“He was most effective recognised for gangster movies,” reported Mr. Grauman, who shares the listing with Mauricio Umansky, also of the Company. “He was best recognized as a wise-male character.”

Without a doubt, Robinson was popular for movies this sort of as “Little Caesar” (1931) and “Key Largo” (1948). He acted in more than 100 movies and 30 performs in his 50-year job, and died in 1973.


Robinson was one particular of the initial, most likely the initially, occupants of the home, which was created in 1930, Mr. Grauman explained. A lot of of the first facts of the dwelling have been preserved. It’s not clear how very long Robinson lived there.

“It’s these kinds of a terrific mix of old-earth appeal and fashionable-day sophistication,” he stated. “It’s a truly neat juxtaposition of the two distinctive eras.”

For instance, the residence features an authentic wooden bar in what is now the loved ones area.

“You can just think about what it was like when Robinson lived there,” Mr. Grauman reported. “You can virtually see him sitting around with other Hollywood stars of the day, smoking cigars.”


The dining space characteristics hand-painted wallpaper from the 1940s, and there’s a ground-to-ceiling carved picket fireplace that has also been restored, the agent added. At the very same time, the kitchen area has been reworked and now features a butcher-block island, a breakfast nook, marble counters and a double-range oven.

The principal suite has been redone as well, and features dual dressing rooms “that really feel like showrooms on Rodeo [Drive]”, Mr. Grauman observed. There’s also a lavatory with a soaking tub and a double vanity and two patios.

There are 5 bedrooms on the floor over with balconies, views of the back garden and developed-in shelving, according to the listing. There is also a independent visitor property and individual workers quarters.

Outside the house, there is a pool with a waterfall and slide, moreover a stone patio surrounded by landscaped grounds and experienced trees.

Situated north of Sunset Boulevard, driving the Beverly Hills resort, the household also has a loft on the fourth floor—now serving as a home office—with views of downtown Los Angeles, Mr. Grauman claimed.

The home very last traded in 1999 for $2.6 million, according to general public data. The present-day proprietors have been not instantly accessible for comment.