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Hispanic actor who played the role of Mr. Roarke on the series, Fantasy Island and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actor’s Guild in 1993.
He married Georgiana Young in 1944, and together they had two daughters and two sons.
How did Ricardo Montalban die?
Ricardo Montalban's death was caused by Heart Failure.
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Birthday||November 25, 1920|
|Death date||January 14, 2009|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Hollywood does not write parts for people like me, an elderly gentleman, and when they find out you’re crippled, forget about it. No, I’ll never work again.Ricardo Montalban
There couldn’t be better parents than mine, loving yet strict. They disciplined with love. A child without discipline is, in away, a lost child. You cannot have freedom without discipline.Ricardo Montalban
And yet I think of Christopher Reeve who said he would pay two million dollars to be able to feel pain again. What a courageous man! So I have to think that pain is a blessing.Ricardo Montalban
Because we should always respect other nationalities, I have always tried to play them with dignity.Ricardo Montalban
It is to TV that I owe my freedom from bondage of the Latin lover roles. Television came along and gave me parts to chew on. It gave me wings as an actor.Ricardo Montalban