José Ferrer

Born Jan 8, 1912
  • Actor, Film director, Theatre Director
Net Worth
$5 Million
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 Ri...
José Ferrer

José Ferrer Stats

Nickname

: Jose Ferrer, José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón, Joe, Jose Ferrer in closing credits

Profession

: Actor, Film director, Theatre Director

Height

: 5 ft 9 in (1.778 m)

Ethnicity

: Puerto Rican people

Nationality

: Puerto Rico

Date of Birth

: January 8, 1912

Place of Birth

: San Juan

Date of Death

: January 26, 1992

Place of Death

: Coral Gables

Cause of Death

: Colorectal cancer
Appearances

José Ferrer Film Roles

  1. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
    A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
  2. Blood & Orchids
  3. Lawrence of Arabia
    Turkish Bey
  4. Moulin Rouge
    Toulouse-Lautrec
  5. Ship of Fools
    Rieber
    Ship of Fools
  6. The Caine Mutiny
    Lt. Barney Greenwald
    The Caine Mutiny
  7. The Cockleshell Heroes
    The Cockleshell Heroes
  8. Whirlpool
    David Korvo
  9. Cyrano de Bergerac
    Cyrano de Bergerac
  10. Joan of Arc
    The Dauphin

José Ferrer Film Director

  1. The Cockleshell Heroes
    The Cockleshell Heroes
  2. The Great Man
  3. State Fair
  4. I Accuse!
  5. Return to Peyton Place
  6. The High Cost of Loving
  7. The Shrike
    The Shrike

José Ferrer Film Appearances

  1. Rodin—The Gates of Hell

José Ferrer TV Starring Roles

  1. George Washington
  2. Producers' Showcase

José Ferrer TV Guest Roles

  1. Cyrano de Bergerac

José Ferrer Books

  1. Oh, Captain!
Jose Ferrer