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Ricardo Montalban

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Biography

Montalbán as Mario Morales in Fiesta (1947)

Source: Wikipedia

Ricardo Montalbán, in full Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino, KSG (/ˌmɒntəlˈbɑːn/; Spanish pronunciation: [montalˈβan]; November 25, 1920 – January 14, 2009), was a Mexican actor. His career spanned seven decades, during which he became known for many different roles. During the 1970s, he was a spokesman in automobile advertisements for Chrysler, including those in which he extolled the "soft Corinthian leather" used for the Cordoba's interior.

Fact file

  • Born: Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino November 25, 1920 Mexico City, Mexico
  • Died: January 14, 2009 (aged 88) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1941–2009
  • Spouse(s): Georgiana Belzer (1944–2007; her death)
  • Children: 4
  • Relatives: Carlos Montalbán (brother)

Read more about Ricardo Montalban at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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