Cesar Romero Overview:

Legendary actor, Cesar Romero, was born Cesar Julio Romero Jr. on Feb 15, 1907 in New York City, NY. Romero died at the age of 86 on Jan 1, 1994 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, CA.

MINI BIO:

Handsome, strong-chinned, black-haired, mustachioed American actor of Italian-Mexican parentage, typed as a Latin lover from his earliest Hollywood days, although he had made his reputation as a dancer. For many years the film capital's most eligible bachelor, Romero never married. He won fresh popularity on TV as The Joker in the Batman series. Died from blood clot complications after bronchitis. Two years earlier, he had completed 60 years in films.

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HONORS and AWARDS:

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures. Romero was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

: More than just a Latin lover….

By Christy Putnam on Oct 11, 2014 From Christy Putnam

My article is part of a month-long celebration of Hispanic Heritage and culture and is a homage to Hispanic contributions to American Classic Cinema for Hollywood’s Hispanic Heritage Blogathon. The kindly Ram Dass from The Little Princess… I have to admit I fell in love. I was only 7 or ... Read full article


Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon:

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

“I’ve had a long career in this town. Hasn’t been the greatest but it’s been good and it’s been steady. And I owe a lot to this business.” – circa 1986 Imagine Hollywood in the late 1930s. A young starlet has been invited to a glamorous party... Read full article


Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon:

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

“I’ve had a long career in this town. Hasn’t been the greatest but it’s been good and it’s been steady. And I owe a lot to this business.” – circa 1986 Imagine Hollywood in the late 1930s. A young starlet has been invited to a glamorous party... Read full article


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Cesar Romero Quotes:

Marquis Andre de Lage: Well, there is our Mike Donovan. Three children and not one marriage. Oh, I do not say that he's the first man to put the cart before the horse, but three carts and no horse? Huh?


Billie Graham: Hey, Cisco, wait a minute! What about the gold mine?
Cisco Kid: The gold of the rising sun is much more beautiful, senorita. And it is ours for as long as we live.


Customs Inspector: [glances into Caesar's bag full of money, smiles] Welcome to Brazil, senhor!


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Cesar Romero Facts
Refused to shave off his mustache when he played the role of The Joker in "Batman" (1966). Close observation shows how the white clown make-up was applied right over his much loved mustache.

At 6'2" he was the tallest actor to have played the Joker in a (non-fan-made) live-action Batman production. Heath Ledger was six-foot-one and Jack Nicholson was nearly five-foot-ten.

Has never worked directly with George Clooney, but Clooney has starred in two remakes of movies Romero was in. Romero played the Joker in "Batman" (1966), and Clooney played Batman in Batman & Robin (1997). Romero also appeared in the original Ocean's Eleven (1960), the remake of which--Ocean's Eleven (2001)--starred Clooney.

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