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Ricardo Montalbán

1920 - 2009

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Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino, KSG (; Spanish: [montalˈβan]; November 25, 1920 – January 14, 2009) was a Mexican and American film and television actor. 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. Later in his career, Montalbán 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 4,694,685 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Ricardo Montalbán is the 1,156th most popular actor (down from 947th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 64th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Mexican Actor.

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Among actors, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 1,156 out of 9,996Before him are Mikael Persbrandt, Delphine Seyrig, Bob Fosse, Jean Arthur, Daniel Brühl, and Brendan Fraser. After him are Armand Assante, Corinne Cléry, Conrad Veidt, Madeleine Stowe, David Prowse, and Teri Hatcher.

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Among people born in 1920, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 99Before him are Gottfried Böhm, P. D. James, Meliton Kantaria, Väinö Linna, Jaan Kross, and Hans Blumenberg. After him are Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Henrietta Lacks, Saul Bass, Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, Luisa Cuesta, and Roberto Calvi. Among people deceased in 2009, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 72Before him are Susan Atkins, Israel Gelfand, Irving Penn, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, James Whitmore, and Jack Kemp. After him are Luís Cabral, Achille Compagnoni, Merce Cunningham, Yves Rocher, Augusto Boal, and Pat Hingle.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 75 out of 585Before him are Tizoc (1436), Pedro Rodríguez (1940), Subcomandante Marcos (1957), Itzcoatl (1380), Antonio Carbajal (1929), and Pedro Lascuráin (1856). After him are Ernesto Zedillo (1951), Katy Jurado (1924), José Sánchez del Río (1913), Enrique Peña Nieto (1966), Felipe Calderón (1962), and Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (1911).

Among ACTORS In Mexico

Among actors born in Mexico, Ricardo Montalbán ranks 11Before him are Linda Christian (1923), Dolores del Río (1905), María Félix (1914), Chespirito (1929), Carmen Salinas (1939), and Pedro Infante (1917). After him are Katy Jurado (1924), Verónica Castro (1952), Silvia Pinal (1931), Lupe Vélez (1908), Antonio Aguilar (1919), and Edith González (1964).

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