Ricardo Montalban
20 Images

Ricardo Montalban | 1920-2009

Ricardo Montalban, Esther Williams, Mary Astor, Fortunio Bonanova and Akim Tamiroff, from left, in MGM’s “Fiesta,” 1947 (MGM)
Ricardo Montalban and Cyd Charisse in “Fiesta.” (MGM)
Ricardo Montalban and Cyd Charisse in “Fiesta.” (MGM)
Ricardo Montalban training in the gym with Johnny Indrisano for the movie “Right Cross,” 1950 (MGM)
Ricardo Montalban in 1950 (MGM)
Ricardo Montalban and Cyd Charisse in “The Mark of the Renegade,” 1951 (Universal International Pictures)
Ricardo Montalban and his wife, Georgiana, sister of Loretta Young, stop to smell the roses placed over an old Caruso poster in the lobby of the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood at the premiere of “The Great Caruso” in 1951. (Universal International Pictures)
Ricardo Montalban, left, on location in Mexico for MGM’s “Sombrero,” is visited by hugely popular Mexican actor Cantinflas in 1952. (Luis Reyes Archives)
Ricardo and Georgiana Montalban, parents of three other children, admire their newest child, Victor, in 1952. (File)
In a 1955 photo, Ricardo Montalban and his wife, Georgiana, are shown with their children, Mark, center left; Laura, center right; Victor, foreground left; and Anita in Los Angeles. (American Airlines)
Ricardo Montalban and Rhonda Fleming in the Italian movie “Cortigiana di Babilonia” (Queen of Babylon), 1956 (Graham Barclay)
Ricardo Montalban in 1957 (Los Angeles Times)
Ricardo Montalban in 1964 (Los Angeles Times)
Ricardo Montalban as the king of Siam in a 1965 Los Angeles Civic Light Opera production of “The King and I” (Graham Barclay)
Ricardo Montalban as Natchi, an Indian scout, in the 1971 movie “The Deserter” (Graham Barclay)
Ricardo Montalban as villain Khan Noonien Singh in 1982’s “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.” Critic Pauline Kael said his performance as Khan “was the only validation he has ever had of his power to command the big screen.” (Bruce Birmelin / Paramount Pictures)
Grand Marshal Ricardo Montalban at the Cinco de Mayo parade in Huntington Park, near Los Angeles, in 1987 (Los Angeles Times)
Ricardo Montalban at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood in 1991 (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Ricardo Montalban, left, and Herve Villechaize on “Fantasy Island” (Columbia Pictures Television)
Ricardo Montalban in 1999 (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)