Today in Latin American History
Mexican Actor Ricardo Montalbán Died in 2009
Photo: Ricardo Montalbán
Today in Latin American history, Mexican Actor Ricardo Montalbán who played over 160 roles died in 2009.
Montalbán career spanning seven decades, he is most recognized for his role as Mr. Roarke in Fantasy Island.
He won an Emmy Award for his role in the miniseries How the West Was Won (1978) and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild in 1993.
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- Today in LatAm history, Venezuelan singer José Luis Rodríguez who is also known as El Puma was born in 1943