Ricardo Montalbán

1920 - 2009

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Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino, KSG (; Spanish pronunciation: [montalˈβan]; 25 November 1920 – 14 January 2009) was a Mexican-American film and television actor. Born in Mexico, Montalbán's career spanned seven decades, during which he became known for performances in a variety of genres, from crime and drama to musicals and comedy. Among his better-known roles, he portrayed Armando in the Planet of the Apes film series from the early 1970s, starring in both Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ricardo Montalbán has received more than 3,565,057 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Ricardo Montalbán is the 947th most popular actor (up from 1,049th in 2019), the 64th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 69th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Mexican Actor.

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Among actors, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 947 out of 10,030Before him are Judith Anderson, Rossana Podestà, Stacy Keach, Imelda Staunton, John Noble, and Joe Mantegna. After him are Til Schweiger, Rosanna Arquette, Randolph Scott, Mike Myers, Run Run Shaw, and Marika Rökk.

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Among people born in 1920, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 92Before him are Saul Bass, Georg Ots, Albert Memmi, Nobuyuki Kato, Mehdi Ben Barka, and Constanze Manziarly. After him are Henri Verneuil, Peggy Lee, George Porter, Vilém Flusser, Väinö Linna, and Tonino Guerra. Among people deceased in 2009, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 59Before him are Norman Borlaug, Yves Rocher, Tomohiko Ikoma, Kim Peek, Ingemar Johansson, and Toni Sailer. After him are Susan Atkins, Qian Xuesen, Irving Penn, Marek Edelman, Philip José Farmer, and Hussein-Ali Montazeri.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 64 out of 487Before him are José Clemente Orozco (1883), Acamapichtli (1325), Guadalupe Victoria (1786), José María Morelos (1765), Juan Diego (1474), and Itzcoatl (1380). After him are Pedro Infante (1917), Marcial Maciel (1920), Vicente Fernández (1940), Alfonso García Robles (1911), Felipe Calderón (1962), and Amado Carrillo Fuentes (1956).

Among ACTORS In Mexico

Among actors born in Mexico, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 9Before him are Chespirito (1929), Cantinflas (1911), Linda Christian (1923), Pedro Armendáriz (1912), Dolores del Río (1905), and María Félix (1914). After him are Pedro Infante (1917), Silvia Pinal (1931), Verónica Castro (1952), Katy Jurado (1924), Lupe Vélez (1908), and Antonio Aguilar (1919).

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