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Obit: Ricardo Montalban

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009


Ricardo Montalban dies at 88; ‘Fantasy Island’ actor


 Ricardo Montalban


He was often cast — and stereotyped — as a Latin lover and later was best known as Mr. Roarke of ‘Fantasy Island.’ He was respected for his work to improve the roles and image of other Latino actors


By Lorenza Muñoz
Los Angeles Times
January 14, 2009


Ricardo Montalban, the suave leading man who was one of the first Mexican-born actors to make it big in Hollywood and who was best known for his role as Mr. Roarke on TV’s “Fantasy Island,” has died. He was 88.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)