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Jose Ferrer

Jose Ferrer



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Also Known As: Jose Vicente Ferrer De Otero Y Cintron Died: January 26, 1992
Born: January 8, 1912 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Puerto Rico Profession: Cast ... actor writer director producer musician assistant stage manager French teacher


Broadway actor-director-producer whose noteworthy stage performances include Iago to Paul Robeson's "Othello" (1942), a Tony-winning "Cyrano de Bergerac" (1946) and the prince in the Noel Coward musical, "The Girl Who Came to Supper" (1964).


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Ferrer received his first Academy Award nomination for his film debut in Joan of Arc in 1948. Ferrer won an Academy Award as "Best Actor" for his portrayal of Cyrano de Bergerac in the 1950 film. In 1952, Ferrer portrayed French painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in John Huston's Moulin Rouge , for which he was Oscar nominated for the third time. In the midst of his film work, Ferrer would return to the stage every so often, and the most notable performance of his later career was in the dual role of Miguel de Cervantes and his fictional creation Don Quixote in the hit musical Man of La Mancha. Ferrer took over the role from Richard Kiley in 1967, and subsequently went on tour with it in the first national company of the show. He considered Lawrence of Arabia in 1962,to be his finest film performance.

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