Ricardo Montalban Overview:

Legendary actor, Ricardo Montalban, was born Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalb?n y Merino on Nov 25, 1920 in Mexico City, Mexico. Montalban died at the age of 88 on Jan 14, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA.


Smooth Mexican actor with dark hair, oval face, and flashing smile. He could sing a bit, dance a little, and project dramatic sincerity, qualities that kept him at MGM, several times opposite Esther Williams, for seven years. Thereafter kept busy in a wide variety of roles, playing, among others, Japanese, Italians, Frenchmen, and even American Indians. Married actress Georgiana Young (1923-2007).

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. Montalban was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Jane Powell and spend... Two Weeks with Love (1950)

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'Til Death Do Us Part ~ and Georgiana Young

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By Dawn on Nov 22, 2009 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Wednesday, Nov. 25th. TCM will be playing five great films with . Check local listings to confirm show times. Thank you Silent for the reminder. :)Two Weeks with Love- (1950) Two sisters find romance during turn of the century family vacation.On an Island with You- (1948) Movie star... Read full article

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By KC on Sep 18, 2009 From Classic Movies

It is appropriate that will always be best known as elegant Mr. Rourke from Fantasy Island and as the sophisticated gentleman he portrayed in a series of Chrysler commercials. These two upbeat, confident personas showcase the best elements of his charisma. However, there is much mo... Read full article

TV Tuesday: on I've Got a Secret

By KC on Aug 18, 2009 From Classic Movies

not only manages to keep his dignity despite having to do all manner of silly things on this 1957 appearance on I've Got a Secret, but he is utterly charming. His elegant, cheerful personality was a perfect fit for the lively game shows of the day.... Read full article

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Ricardo Montalban Quotes:

Vittorio: Without love, life would have no purpose.

Father Giovanni: Look at him. Do you really believe there is a devil lurking inside that humble young man?
Don Raspi: There was once a Lucifer in heaven.

Major Padula: War is very hard on a peaceful swordsman.

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