Mel Ferrer Overview:

Actor, Mel Ferrer, was born Melchor Gaston Ferrer on Aug 25, 1917 in Elberon, NJ. Ferrer died at the age of 90 on Jun 2, 2008 in Santa Barbara, CA .



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Audrey Hepburn and Star in Mayerling (1957)

By KC on Sep 24, 2013 From Classic Movies

It really happened. Newlyweds Audrey Hepburn and played doomed lovers in a lavish production of Mayerling (1957) for the Producer's Showcase anthology series on NBC. The film aired once, on February 4, 1957, and never again. Though it was broadcast in color, it has only been preserved on ... Read full article

Happy Birthday (1917-2008)

By monty on Aug 25, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Happy Birthday to (1917-2008). One time husband to Audrey Hepburn, Ferrer was also a very good actor in his own right. Having appeared in such films like Lili, War and Peace, The Sun Also Rises, The Longest Day and Sex & the Single Girl.... Read full article

, 1917-2008

By KC on Jun 5, 2008 From Classic Movies

Goodbye to , the actor, director and producer who despite all he did in his long career, is best known as the first husband of Audrey Hepburn. Perhaps he wouldn’t have minded, as he claimed to be a reluctant subject of the spotlight, though you wouldn’t know it to see his perfo... Read full article

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Mel Ferrer Quotes:

Marie Antoinette: I am angry with you, sir.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: Angry, Your Majesty?
Marie Antoinette: Very angry! You know why, of course.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: Could it be for fighting Count de Talles?
Marie Antoinette: Among others.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: I only scratched him a little.
Marie Antoinette: They say you crippled him for life.
Marie Antoinette: And five minutes later, you killed the Baron Marblaux.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: An unfortunate accident. He ran into my sword.

Jake Barnes: [Answering Robert's questions about Lady Brett Ashley] Well, let me give you the facts. She's a drunk and a drifter. She's gonna marry a guy named Mike Campbell. That way she'll have a rich, sodden old age.
Robert Cohn: I don't believe it!
Jake Barnes: Don't ask a lot of fool questions if you don't like the answers.
Robert Cohn: Well, I didn't ask you for a rundown on her private life.
Jake Barnes: You asked me what I knew about her.
Robert Cohn: I didn't ask you to insult her.
Jake Barnes: Oh, go to Hell!
Robert Cohn: Take that back!
Jake Barnes: Cut out the prep school stuff, Robert!
Robert Cohn: Take it back!
Jake Barnes: Sure, sure. I never heard of Brett Ashley. How's that?
Robert Cohn: No, not that! About me going to Hell!
Jake Barnes: Don't go to Hell! Go back in the Select if that's what you want!
Robert Cohn: All right, I will!

Paul Berthalet: [whispering unseen from behind the puppet stage in his own voice] And I care, Lili.

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Mel Ferrer Facts
His oldest child, with Pilchard, died as an infant.

After attending Princeton University until his sophomore year, he abandoned his studies and worked as an editor of a Vermont newspaper. He also wrote a children's book named "Tito's Hat".

Spoke Spanish and French fluently.

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