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José Ferrer

Actor / Film Producer / Theatre Director | * 01/08/1912 († 80, 01/26/1992) | Santurce, Puerto Rico
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José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor and theatre and film director. He was the first Puerto Rican-born actor, as well as the first Hispanic actor, to win an Academy Award (in 1950 for Cyrano de Bergerac). In 1947, Ferrer won the Tony Award for his theatrical performance of Cyrano de Bergerac, and in 1952, he won the Distinguished Dramatic Actor Award for The Shrike, and also the Outstanding Director Award for directing the plays The Shrike, The Fourposter, and Stalag 17. Ferrer's contributions to American theatre were recognized in 1981, when he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. In 1985, he received the National Medal of Arts from Ronald Reagan, becoming the first actor to receive that honor. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | TV Movies | Action

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Awards & Nominations for José Ferrer

National Medal of Arts Academy Award for Best Actor 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play Tony Award for Best Director Distinguished Americans Series Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 2x Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with José Ferrer as Actor(79)

as Judge Leatham2019 Mother's Day
as Alfred Davidson (archive footage)2015 3-D Rarities
as Edward Everett1991 The Perfect Tribute
as Rallis1990 Hired to Kill
as Warner Watney1990 Old Explorers
as Badger (voice)1987 The Wind in the Willows
as Dr. Tybalt Grimaldi1987 Young Harry Houdini
as Walter Bergman1986 Blood & Orchids
as James Killian (as Jose Ferrer)1985 Seduced
as Victor Noble1985 The Covenant
as Prof. Ludwig Rosenberg1985 Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil
as Dr. Hector Lomelin1984 The Evil That Men Do
as Padisha Emperor Shaddam IV1984 Dune
as The High Priest1984 Samson and Delilah
as Prof. Siletski1983 To Be or Not to Be
as Himself / Narrator1983 The Horror of It All
as Mayor Gordon Lane1983 The Being
as Harrison Wooly1983 This Girl For Hire
as Nereus1982 Blood Tide
as Agustin Magaldi1981 Evita Peron
as Doctor1981 Bloody Birthday
as Komansky1981 Berlin Tunnel 21
as Abe Fortas1980 Gideon's Trumpet
as Dominici1980 The Big Brawl
as Harry Rosenthal (as Jose Ferrer)1979 Natural Enemies
as Athos1979 The Fifth Musketeer
1978 Fame
as Capitain Nemo1978 The Amazing Captain Nemo
as Doctor Vando1978 Fedora
as Dr. Andrews1978 The Swarm
as Inspector Branco1978 Dracula's Dog
as The Ben1977 Who Has Seen the Wind
as Kermit Haas1977 Exo-Man
as Priest of the Brotherhood1977 The Sentinel
as Ironman1976 The Big Bus
as Marc Denne1976 Crash!
as Fermin Flores1976 Paco
as Manuel Benitez1976 Voyage of the Damned
as Inspector Reed1975 Order to Assassinate
as Father Alberto1975 Forever Young, Forever Free
as Cyrano de Bergerac (voice)1974 Cyrano
as Angel of the Lord1971 Gideon
as Dr. Charles Bedford1971 Crosscurrent
as Lee Jennings1971 Banyon
as Dr. Alfred Vreeland1970 The Aquarians
as Ben Haramed (voice) (as Jose Ferrer)1968 The Little Drummer Boy
as Hassan Bey1967 Cervantes
as Hajj1967 Kismet
as Harrison B. Marlowe1967 Enter Laughing
as Herod Antipas1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told
as Rieber1965 Ship of Fools
as Cyrano de Bergerac1964 Cyrano and d'Artagnan
as Cowan the Reporter1963 Stop Train 349
as Superintendent Das1963 Nine Hours to Rama
as Turkish Bey1962 Lawrence of Arabia
as Capt. Alfred Dreyfus1958 I Accuse!
as Joe Harris1956 The Great Man
as Major Stringer1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
as Jim Downs1955 The Shrike
as Lt. Barney Greenwald1954 The Caine Mutiny
as Sigmund Romberg1954 Deep in My Heart
as Alfred Davidson1953 Miss Sadie Thompson
as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1952 Moulin Rouge
as Giorgi Papashvily1952 Anything Can Happen
as Raoul Farrago1950 Crisis
as Cyrano de Bergerac1950 Cyrano de Bergerac
as José1950 The Secret Fury
as David Korvo (as Jose Ferrer)1949 Whirlpool
as The Dauphin1948 Joan of Arc

TV Shows/Series with José Ferrer as Actor(9)

as Governor Dinwiddie1984 George Washington
as Arthur Vanderkellen1982 Newhart
as Gamaliel1981 Peter and Paul
as George Pappas1980 The Dream Merchants
as Präsident Aristide Brouchard1979 The French Atlantic Affair
as Erich Rhinemann1977 The Rhinemann Exchange
as Jake Weinhaus1973 Kojak
as Dr. Cahill1971 Columbo

Movies with José Ferrer as Crew(8)

Directing/Director1962 State Fair
Directing/Director1961 Return to Peyton Place
Directing/Director1958 I Accuse!
Directing/Director1958 The High Cost of Loving
Directing/Director1956 The Great Man
Writing/Screenplay1956 The Great Man
Directing/Director1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Directing/Director1955 The Shrike

Full Name: José Ferrer
Citizenship: Puerto Rico
Born: Monday, 01/08 1912 (January) in Santurce
Died: Sunday, 01/26 1992 (January) in Coral Gables (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Educated at: Princeton University
Record Label: RCA Victor
Spouses (current/former): Rosemary Clooney, Uta Hagen, Phyllis Hill
Children: Miguel Ferrer, Rafael Ferrer, Monsita Ferrer, Gabriel Ferrer
Related to: Tessa Ferrer
Other names for José Ferrer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón"
José Ferrer frequently works together with these people:
Robert Culp (5x, Actor)
John Huston (5x, Crew)
Max von Sydow (4x, Actor)
Henry Fonda (4x, Actor)
Burgess Meredith (4x, Actor)
Horst Buchholz (4x, Actor)
Carl Reiner (4x, Actor)
William Windom (4x, Actor)
Buzz Kulik (4x, Crew)
Lee Marvin (3x, Actor)
Leslie Nielsen (3x, Actor)
Telly Savalas (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9321, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 02/10/2020