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Tomas Milian

1933 - 2017

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Tomas Milian (born Tomás Quintín Rodríguez-Varona Milián Salinas de la Fé y Álvarez de la Campa; 3 March 1933 – 22 March 2017) was a Cuban-born actor and singer with American and Italian citizenship, known for the emotional intensity and humor he brought to starring roles in European genre films. A student of Lee Strasberg, Milian studied method acting at the Actors Studio in New York City. In Italy, he was discovered by director Mauro Bolognini and appeared in supporting roles in several drama films during the late 1950s and early 1960s, including Bad Girls Don't Cry (1959) and as Raphael in Carol Reed's The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tomas Milian has received more than 421,726 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Tomas Milian is the 1,021st most popular actor (up from 1,174th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Cuba (up from 29th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Cuban Actor.

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  • 28

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Among actors, Tomas Milian ranks 1,021 out of 9,996Before him are Frances Conroy, Valentina Cortese, Kirsten Dunst, Lily Tomlin, Jan-Michael Vincent, and Barbara Bach. After him are Jesper Christensen, Lena Olin, Diane Kruger, Theda Bara, Edward James Olmos, and Paul Scofield.

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Among people born in 1933, Tomas Milian ranks 99Before him are Lea Massari, Godfried Danneels, Hisataka Okamoto, Franz, Duke of Bavaria, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and Fouad Mebazaa. After him are Jehan Sadat, Joan Rivers, Yukhym Zvyahilsky, Debra Paget, Rik Van Looy, and Yasukazu Tanaka. Among people deceased in 2017, Tomas Milian ranks 92Before him are Karin Dor, Colin Dexter, Anne Wiazemsky, Kim Jong-nam, Paolo Villaggio, and Tobe Hooper. After him are Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, René Préval, Peter Abrahams, Bruce McCandless II, Bill Paxton, and Yisrael Kristal.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Tomas Milian ranks 25 out of 248Before him are Alicia Alonso (1920), Omara Portuondo (1930), Javier Sotomayor (1967), Sergio Oliva (1941), Reinaldo Arenas (1943), and Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1956). After him are Teófilo Stevenson (1952), Aleida March (1936), Vilma Espín (1930), Pérez Prado (1916), Gerardo Machado (1871), and Alberto Juantorena (1950).

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Among ACTORS In Cuba

Among actors born in Cuba, Tomas Milian ranks 2Before him are Andy García (1956). After him are Ana de Armas (1988), Steven Bauer (1956), Desi Arnaz (1917), María Conchita Alonso (1957), Chelo Alonso (1933), William Levy (1980), Ninón Sevilla (1929), Tony Plana (1952), César Évora (1959), and Mario Cimarro (1971).

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