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  Ricardo Montalban Forum @ Filmbug
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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 VH1.com : Movies : Person : Ricardo Montalban : Biography
Born Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalban y Merino in Mexico City, Montalban spent part of his youth in the U.S. The tall, dark, handsome, and curly haired actor first worked as a bit player on Broadway before returning to Mexico in the early '40s and launching a film career there.
It would not be until 1949 before Montalban had the opportunity to play a non-romantic role as a border agent who gets revenge upon the killers of his partner in Border Incident.
In 1982, Montalban reprised a role he had made famous on the original Star Trek TV series as the ruthless Khan to star in the second Star Trek feature, The Wrath of Khan.
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 Egobrowser: Ricardo Montalban   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ricardo Montalban was born Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalban y Merino in Mexico City in November 1920.
Ricardo Montalban had the Frito Bandito removed from the air because the cartoon character cast a slightly negative image on the Hispanic population.
Ricardo Montalban said in a visit to Albuquerque 20 years ago: He had known discrimination in his life, but never by someone who.
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 Ricardo Montalban @ Filmbug
Ricardo was then rediscovered by MGM and offered the lead with Esther Williams in Fiesta.
As a freelance star, Ricardo was seen in Sayonara (with Marlon Brando), Life In the Balance (with Anne Bancroft), Sol Madrid, Reluctant Saint, and Adventures of a Young Man.
Ricardo is married to Georgiana Young, youngest sister of the late Loretta Young.
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 Ricardo Montalban: Trek to Stardom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ricardo had a small role in "Hostages," a political film that Seki Sano was shooting in Mexico, but Ricardo insisted on becoming Seki Sano's student.
This behind-the-scenes account is a nostalgic walk down memory lane that includes a court-and-tell account of how the gentleman who is the subject of the book courted young ladies, and how one of these young ladies turned out to be the love of his life.
Ricardo Montalbán's work and the achievements of other Nosotros members form a large part of the books documenting the role of Latinos in Hollywood.
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 Latino Leaders: The National Magazine of the Successful American Latino: Ricardo Montalban: a Hollywood legend still ...
For the few who are not liar with the phrase: "Welcome to Fantasy Island", Ricardo Montalban may be Kahn, of Star Trek, or Grandpa Cortez from Spy Kids, but either way, he is a multi-talented actor that has portrayed roles from Indians to outer space villains and everything in between.
While still a young, unknown actor, Montalban fell in love with the younger sister of a famous actress (Loretta Young) "and somehow managed to get acquainted with her in Beverly Hills and in Studio social gatherings.
Ricardo Montalban not only has accomplished the hard mission of having a successful marriage that produced four children and six grand children, he has also achieved a successful acting career, one where he's still being approached for his talent after 35 years.
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 Ricardo Montalban religion and religious links
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Narrated by Ricardo Montalban, this program traces eleven worldwide apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary throughout this century.
This heartwarming film stars Maximilian Schell and Ricardo Montalban in the inspiring story of St. Joseph of Cupertino, the "flying saint." A peasant woman convinces the Abbott to accept her son into the community.
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He arrived in a limo before the sounds of a mariachi band and shouts of "Viva Ricardo!" and was rolled up the ramp, shaking hands all along the way, to the platform where the official unveiling ceremony took place, including a blessing from a priest.
Even at this event, which was largely Latino in spirit, Montalban's role as the Asian tyrant "Khan" in "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" (reprised from the Original Series episode "Space Seed") proved to be one of his most strongly identifiable and admired ones.
Later in the show Montalban was wheeled onto the stage, joined by Robert Goulet who sang "The Impossible Dream" (from "Man of La Mancha") to commemorate the culmination of Montalban's 34-year effort to establish this theatre facility.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/news/article/5521.html   (693 words)

 Legs - A tribute to Cyd Charisse - Ricardo Montalban
Roarke in the "Fantasy Island" TV Series, Ricardo Montalban started his career on Broadway and in Mexican films.
Montalban started to appear regularly on TV in the mid '70s, in "Fantasy Island" of course (with Cyd Charisse guest starring in two episodes), but also as Khan in the original "Star Trek" Series.
Ricardo Montalban also reprised the role of Khan in the second "Star Trek" movie (1982).
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 I Am Ricardo Montalban!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ricardo Montalban: You see, we have been chumming around Hollywood for so long together -- Ricardo, Fernando and Cesar -- the best of friends, we do everything together, we eat together, drink together, sleep over at each other's Hollywood homes.
Ricardo Montalban: Well, actually, we, too, were supposed to meet some lovely ladies here this evening -- Jill St. John, Susan St. James and Eva Marie Saint.
Ricardo Montalban: But, luckily, they canceled out and our evening is free so we'd love to join you until those insipid, pretty-boy flashes-in-the-pan named George show up.
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On Saturday, May 8, Ricardo Montalban will make a rare public appearance at the gala opening of a classic Hollywood theatre newly renamed after him.
The Ricardo Montalban Theatre will be the first major theater facility (1200 seats) in the United States to carry the name of a Latino performing artist.
In the television era Star Trek fans came to know Montalban as "Khan Noonien Singh" from the Original Series episode "Space Seed," a role he reprised in 1982 for "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan." He is probably most famous for playing "Mr.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/news/article/5403.html   (393 words)

 Ricardo Montalban at Brian's Drive-In Theater
Montalban's contract with MGM lapsed after his appearance in the 1957 film Sayonara, in which he portrayed Nakamura, the Kabuki dancer; this was one of his better roles while at MGM and demonstrated his acting range.
No doubt due to his struggle to fight typecasting, Ricardo Montalban founded "Nosotros" in 1970, which is an organization whose purpose is to improve the image of Latinos and Hispanics as they are portrayed by the entertainment industry.
Ricardo Montalban, Joanna Pettet and Karl Malden co-star.
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 SPLICEDwire | "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" DVD review (1982) Nicholas Meyer, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, ...
Arguably the best "Star Trek" film and certainly a turning point in the franchise, the success of "The Wrath of Khan" (not just financially, but stylistically and in terms of creating the religious adherence to detailed "Trek" lore) is directly responsible for the viability of subsequent films and spin-off TV series.
Ricardo Montalban chews scenery with style and conviction in the title role as he commandeers another Star Fleet vessel with his rag-tag followers and engages in visually spectacular, submarine-like combat to the death with the Enterprise inside a nebula.
Surprisingly, the film was made on the cheap, and director Nicholas Meyer explains in great detail on his commentary track and in supplementary interviews how he cut costs and recycled sets while breathing new life into "Star Trek." Meyers comes across as being a bit egotistical, but what he has to say is fascinating.
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 Actor Ricardo Montalban information pictures photos posters scans wallpapers images biographies filmographies links fan ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Ricardo Montalban
Partly educated in the US, Montalban played bit roles in several Broadway productions before making his film debut in his native land in the early 40s.
He was recruited by MGM in 1947 and was used as a "Latin lover" type in a number of the studio's films.
Roarke, the mysterious host on the TV series "Fantasy Island." Montalban had one of his most notable big screen roles late in his career, as the villainous Khan in the second installment of the popular Star Trek series, THE WRATH OF KHAN.
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 Ricardo Montalban Posters & Prints - Where to buy Ricardo Montalban Posters & Prints Online.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ricardo Montalban Posters and Prints - Where to buy Ricardo Montalban Posters and Prints Online.
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The surface is treated to protect against moisture, dust, dirt, fingerprints, and protects your Ricardo Montalban print against UV comparable to standard glass.
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 Ricardo Montalban Current Month TV Schedule
Starring Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, Ricardo Montalban, George Kennedy, O J Simpson, Susan Beaubian.
Starring Debbie Reynolds, Ricardo Montalban, Chad Everett, Greer Garson, Agnes Moorehead, Katharine Ross.
Starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Ricardo Montalban, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Bibi Besch, Kirstie Alley.
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 Gary Westfahl's Bio-Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Film: Ricardo Montalban
And one of the many talented performers that it wasted was Ricardo Montalban, who somehow conveyed a certain air of charm and mystery as Mr.
Montalban's other noteworthy science fiction role came in the Star Trek episode, “Space Seed,” where he was evocative as a genetically-engineered superman, harsh and arrogant but still attractive and admirable.
Along with other work in television, Montalban was also convincing as a sympathetic human in Escape from the Planet of the Apes and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes.
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 AP Online: Ricardo Montalban's Theater Opens@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Actor Ricardo Montalban is shown in this Aug. 10, 1994 file photo.
The opening of the Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Los Angeles' Hollywood district Saturday, May 8, 2004, fulfills a 34-year quest by the veteran movie and television star who has long championed Hispanics in Hollywood.
Celebrities gathered for the opening of the Ricardo Montalban Theatre, owned by a group that advocates greater roles for Hispanics in Hollywood.
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 Ricardo Montalban News
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Nosotros, a non-profit organization founded by living legend Ricardo Montalban; and Latin Heat Entertainment, the only English-language entertainment industry trade magazine focusing on Latinos in the U.S.,...
Fernando Lamas, Rudolph Valentino, Ricardo Montalban--these are names that evoke a sense of sensuality, masculinity, and romance.
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 Ricardo Montalban
Handsome, masculine, talented, intelligent, and charismatic Mexican actor Ricardo Montalban is best known for his outstanding and unforgettable performances in the long running series Fantasy Island and the villain in Star Trek III: The Wrath of Khan.
After having received his basic education in Mexico City, Montalban finished high school in Hollywood where he made his theatrical debut in a number of school productions.
Montalban also played the nefarious villain Khan (a character he created on the 1967 Space Seed’ episode of the TV series) in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982).
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 Ricardo Montalban
A Mexican native with an easygoing manner, dark-eyed intensity, and a lyrical Spanish accent, Ricardo Montalban first gained fame for his “Latin lover” roles opposite 1940s and 1950s stars, such as
Despite these seemingly lightweight roles, Montalban has earned high critical marks for his roles in such films as
Montalban's unwillingness to succumb to Latin stereotypes led him to found Nosotros (“Us”) in 1973, an organization that focused on improving the depiction of Hispanic performers in the media.
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 Ricardo Montalban
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 Ricardo Montalban   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Ricardo Montalban
Ricardo Montalban is a man of great strength and faith.
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Tell the world what you think of Ricardo Montalban.
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 Sayonara, Mgm/Ua Studios, Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban
Nakamura (the only real Japanese man shown in the film and played interestingly enough by a very young Ricado Montalban) mentions that some of his own countrymen are not too terribly enthusiastic about international relationships.
But for once the soap operatics seem to be there to support the film's surprisingly daring criticism of the US Army's racist policies rather than its sole raison d'etre, and it's hard to imagine a major studio today making a mainstream big-budget picture with A-list stars about, say, American troops falling for nice Islamic girls.
Based on the novel by James Michener and directed by Joshua Logan (PICNIC) SAYONARA is a not very subtle account of American soldiers falling for and taking Japanese women for wives during the Korean War era.
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