Cesar Romero

Born Feb 15, 1907

Cesar Julio Romero, Jr., was an American film and television actor who was active in film, radio, and television for almost sixty years. His wide range of screen roles included Latin lovers, historical figures in costume dramas, characters in light domestic comedies, and as The Joker in the Batman television series.… Read More

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1907 Birth Romero was born Cesar Julio Romero Jr. in New York City on February 15, 1907, the son of Cesar Julio Romero Sr. and Maria Mantilla. … Read More


1929 22 Years Old However, that lifestyle changed dramatically when his parents lost their sugar import business and suffered losses in the Stock Market Crash of 1929. … Read More


1939 32 Years Old He starred as the Cisco Kid in six westerns made between 1939 and 1941. … Read More
1942 35 Years Old He also played a minor role as Sinjin, a piano player in Glenn Miller's band, in the 1942 20th Century Fox musical, Orchestra Wives. … Read More


1957 50 Years Old …  He guest-starred in 1957 on CBS's The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour on the first episode of the seventh season ("Lucy Takes a Cruise to Havana"). … Read More
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In 1958, he guest-starred as Ramon Valdez, a South American businessman, who excels at dancing the Cha-Cha with Barbara Eden in her syndicated romantic comedy, How to Marry a Millionaire in the episode entitled "The Big Order".
1959 52 Years Old In 1959, Romero was cast as Joaquin in the episode "Caballero" from The Texan.
1960 53 Years Old In 1960, he was cast as Ricky Valenti in "Crime of Passion" from Pete and Gladys.
1965 58 Years Old In 1965, Romero played the head of THRUSH in France in "The Never Never Affair" from The Man from U.N.C.L.E. From 1966-68, he portrayed the Joker in Batman.
1966 59 Years Old He refused to shave his moustache for the role and so, the Joker's white face makeup was simply smeared over it when playing the supervillain throughout the series' run and in the 1966 film. … Read More


1994 87 Years Old On January 1, 1994, Romero died of bronchitis and pneumonia in Santa Monica, California, at age 86. … Read More
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