Ramon Novarro

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 60
Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego, known professionally as Ramon Novarro, was a Mexican-American film, stage and television actor who began his career in silent films in 1917 and eventually became a leading man and one of the top box office attractions of the 1920s and early 1930s. Novarro was promoted by MGM as a "Latin lover" and became known as a sex symbol... read more

Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego, known professionally as Ramon Novarro, was a Mexican-American film, stage and television actor who began his career in silent films in 1917 and eventually became a leading man and one of the top box office attractions of the 1920s and early 1930s. Novarro was promoted by MGM as a "Latin lover" and became known as a sex symbol after the death of Rudolph Valentino.

Birth Name

Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego

Born

Monday, 06 February 1899

Died

Wednesday, 30 October 1968

Actor Filmography

The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema Self 2002
E! Mysteries & Scandals Self 1998
The Bible According to Hollywood Himself 1994
The Republic Pictures Story Ahmed Ben Nesib (clip from The Sheik Steps Out (1937)) 1991
Death in Hollywood Self 1990
Hollywood Actor 'Ben-Hur' 1980
Arena Himself (archive footage) 1975
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Self - film clips 1972
The High Chaparral Padre Guillermo 1967
The Wild Wild West Don Tomas 1965
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema Self 2002
E! Mysteries & Scandals Self 1998
The Bible According to Hollywood Himself 1994
The Republic Pictures Story Ahmed Ben Nesib (clip from The Sheik Steps Out (1937)) 1991
Death in Hollywood Self 1990
Hollywood Actor 'Ben-Hur' 1980
Arena Himself (archive footage) 1975
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Self - film clips 1972
The High Chaparral Padre Guillermo 1967
The Wild Wild West Don Tomas 1965
Combat! Charles Gireaux, Count De Roy 1962
Dr. Kildare Gasparo Paolini 1961
Thriller Maestro Giuliano 1960
Heller in Pink Tights De Leon 1960
The Big Party Self - Schick Razor pitchman 1959
Bonanza Jose Ortega 1959
Rawhide Father Tasso 1959
The Magical World of Disney Don Esteban Miranda 1954
This Is Your Life Self 1950
Crisis Colonel Adragon 1950
The Outriders Don Antonio Chaves 1950
The Ken Murray Show Self 1950
The Big Steal Inspector General Ortega 1949
We Were Strangers Chief 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Ben-Hur in 'Ben-Hur', Self 1948
Some of the Best Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur: A Story of the Christ 1944
Twenty Years After (archive footage) 1944
La comédie du bonheur Félix 1940
A Desperate Adventure André Friezan 1938
The Sheik Steps Out Ahmed Ben Nesib 1937
The Night Is Young Archduke Paul 'Gustl' Gustave 1935
Laughing Boy Laughing Boy 1934
The Cat and the Fiddle Victor / Victor Florescu 1934
The Barbarian Jamil El Shehab 1933
The Son-Daughter Tom Lee 1932
Huddle Tony / Tony Amatto 1932
Mata Hari Lt. Alexis Rosanoff 1931
The Christmas Party Ramon Navarro / Himself 1931
Son of India Karim 1931
Daybreak Willi Kasder 1931
Call of the Flesh Juan de Dios 1930
In Gay Madrid Ricardo 1930
Devil-May-Care Armand de Treville 1929
The Pagan Henry Shoesmith, Jr. / Henry Shoesmith Jr. 1929
The Flying Fleet Tommy Winslow 1929
Across to Singapore Joel Shore 1928
The Road to Romance José Armando 1927
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg Prince Karl Heinrich 1927
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Ben-Hur / Judah Ben-Hur 1925
A Lover's Oath Ben Ali 1925
1925 Studio Tour Himself / Self 1925
The Red Lily Jean Leonnec 1924
The Arab Jamil Abdullah Azam 1924
Scaramouche André-Louis Moreau / André-Louis Moreau, alias 'Scaramouche' 1923
Where the Pavement Ends Motauri 1923
The Prisoner of Zenda Rupert of Hentzau 1922
Mr. Barnes of New York Antonio 1922
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Guest at Ball 1921
The Woman God Forgot Aztec man 1917
The Little American Wounded Soldier 1917
Joan the Woman Starving Peasant 1916
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