José Ferrer Actor

José Ferrer is a 80 years old actor from Puerto Rico from Santurce. José Ferrer was born on January 08, 1912 (died on January 26, 1992, he was 80 years old) in Santurce as José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón. His nickname was Cintrón José Vincente Ferrer de Otero y.

José Ferrer



José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón best known as José Ferrer was a Puerto Rican actor theater and film director. He was the first Puerto Rican actor as well as the first Hispanic actor to win an Academy Award. To honor his roots he donated his Oscar award to the University of Puerto Rico. The prolific and distinguished thespian also won several Tony Awards.
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His real name:
Birth name of José Ferrer is José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón
Is José Ferrer still alive?

No, he died on 01/26/1992, 31 years ago. He was 80 years old when he died. Cause of death: colorectal cancer. He died in Coral Gables and buried in Santa María Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery .



José Ferrer had three marriages.

Phyllis Hill

Phyllis Hill, American ballet dancer

He married with Phyllis Hill (72), in 1948. José Ferrer was 35 and Phyllis Hill was 27 years old. After 5 years, they break up in 1953.

Uta Hagen

Uta Hagen, Actress acting teacher

Ferrer married with Uta Hagen (84), in 1938. José was 25 and Uta Hagen was 18 years old. They ended their 10 years marriage in 1948.

Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney, singer actress


He had five children, Rafael (41, Spanish missionary) , Miguel (61, Actor) , Gabriel (65) , Monsita (64) and Rafael (62, American actor) . When his first child, Rafael Ferrer (Jesuit), was born, José Ferrer was 342 years old.

José Ferrer net worth

He had a net worth of 5 million dollars.


José Ferrer Movies (86)

There are 86 movies of José Ferrer.

His first feature film was Dune (1984, as Padisha Emperor Shaddam IV). He was 72 when he starred in this movie. Since 1984, he has appeared in 86 feature films. The last one is The Best Of Danny Kaye - The Television Years (1993). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

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José Ferrer movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

José Ferrer TV Shows (9)

His first TV Show was Producers' Showcase (1954).

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Awards (6)

Awarded Distinguished Americans series in 2011 , nominated Academy Award for Best Actor , awarded Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1946 , awarded Tony Award for Best Director in 1951 , awarded National Medal of Arts ,


He graduated from Princeton University

What was José's zodiac sign?

José Ferrer zodiac sign was capricorn.

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