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Ricardo Montalban (born November 25, 1920 in Mexico City) is a television and film actor. November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México) is the federal capital of, and largest city in, Mexico. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...


Montalban's first major role was the 1949 film Border Incident, with George Murphy. Six years later he appeared on The 20th Century-Fox Hour. During the 1950s and 1960s he was one of the few working Hispanic actors. Many of his early roles were in Westerns in which he played character parts, usually as the Latin lover. George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor and politician. ... Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the... This article provides extensive lists of events and significant personalities of the 1960s. ...


In 1975, he was chosen as the television spokesman for the new Chrysler Cordoba. The car was successful and heavily advertised—his mellifluous delivery of a line praising its "rich Corinthian leather" upholstery became famous and was much parodied. The 75 Cordoba presented the opera windows, coach lamps, and landau vinyl roof that were obligatory in its market. ...


He then starred in the television series Fantasy Island, from 1978 to 1984 when the series was cancelled. For a time the series was one of the most popular on television. His character, Mr. Roarke, and his sidekick Tattoo, were pop icons. Tattoo and Mr. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Montalban as Khan
Montalban as Khan

He played an entirely different role by appearing as Khan Noonien Singh in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, which he reprised from a 1967 episode of Star Trek called Space Seed. He has appeared in many diverse films including The Naked Gun and two films from the Planet of the Apes series. He also appeared in the second Spy Kids film in 2002 and the third one in 2003. Khan, character from Star Trek This work is copyrighted. ... Khan, character from Star Trek This work is copyrighted. ... Khan Noonien Singh is a fictional villain in the Star Trek universe. ... Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Paramount Pictures, 1982; see also 1982 in film) is the second feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... 1967 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... The starship Enterprise as it appeared on Star Trek Star Trek is a culturally significant science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry in the 1960s. ... Space Seed is a first-season episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, that was first broadcast on February 2, 1967. ... Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) finds himself in an awkward situation with British Queen Elizabeth II (Jeannette Charles) in The Naked Gun. ... Planet of the Apes is a 1968 science fiction film in which an astronaut finds himself 2,000+ years in the future stranded on an earth-like planet, in which humans are enslaved by apes. ... Spy Kids is a name of a movie trilogy released from 2001 to 2003. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Over the course of his long career, he has played roles or guest starred in dozens of television series. In 1994, after spinal surgery, Montalban was confined to a wheelchair.


He is married to Georgiana Young (nĂ©e Georgiana Belzer), youngest half-sister of late star Loretta Young. Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 — August 12, 2000) was an American actress. ...


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Ricardo Montalban Forum @ Filmbug (352 words)
I have recently seen Ricardo Montalban as Khan Noonien Singh in "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and in the "Star Trek" episode "Space Seed".
Ricardo Montalban is a movie star from the past, but still he has the power to attract young viewers to him, as a talented and skilled actor.
Ricardo is a man of many other talents; he sings and dances as well.
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