15 January 2009

En paz descanse, Don Ricardo

I awoke to news this morning of the passing of Ricardo Montalban, one of my absolute favorite actors, who sounds, when he talks, a lot like my dad (but with just a tad more accent).

I'm posting clips from some great moments in his career.

From the Planet of the Apes series of movies:

In this preview of Star Trek (TOS) episode, "Space Seed" (which you can watch, here):

Dancing La Bamba with Cyd Charisse:

This "spoof" of his Chrysler Cordoba commericial:

Talent. The man had so much talent. So much talent.


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James Frank SolĂ­s
Former soldier (USA). Graduate-level educated. Married 26 years. Texas ex-patriate. Ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America.
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