Cesar Romero
American actor
Cesar Romero
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.
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At The Lincoln: 'Rat Pack' makes original 'Ocean's Eleven' come alive - Massillon Independent
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“Ocean's Eleven” stars Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop, Angie Dickinson, Cesar Romero, Richard Conte and a few other greats you will recognize. Many of you may have seen the remake, but nothing beats the original
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'Adam West Naked': The Classic Batman Commentary Track Filmed In Adam West's ... - ComicsAlliance
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There's a great deal of time spent on discussing Julie Newmar's overwhelming sexiness, which was less of an opinion and more of a universal truth, but the best bits come when he talks about Cesar Romero. I've known since I was a kid that Romero had the
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Know It All - San Mateo Daily Journal
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Cesar Romero was The Joker, Vincent Price was Egghead, Burgess Meredith was The Penguin. Zsa Zsa Gabor was the villain Minerva in the final show in the series. Minerva owned a spa for men. While clients relaxed at the spa, their brains were secretly
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Jerry Robinson, cartoon artist who created The Joker, to make stops here - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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Beyond the pages of comic books, The Joker may bring to mind Cesar Romero or Jack Nicholson or the late Oscar winner Heath Ledger. But there are three other names who collaborated to give Batman's nemesis his pasty look and demented sense of humor,
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The Duke's boat gets historic designation - OCRegister
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The latter movie is something of a cult classic: it stars Jackie Gleason, Groucho Marx, Carol Channing, Cesar Romero, Mickey Rooney, and Peter Lawford, but it's about LSD. Director Otto Preminger famously got Gleason and Marx to drop acid in
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Lucille Ball Supported Gay Rights In 1980: "How Can You Knock It?" - Towleroad
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"Batman" co-star Cesar Romero confirmed having a brief affair with him before he died, and he stated that wasn't the only time Desi had male lovers. This is not to cast doubt on his reputation as a womanizer: He definitely chased girls
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COMIC BOOK MOVIE : FLASH BACK 1966 : BATMAN THE MOVIE - Comic Book Movie
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The dynamic duo use there high flying heroism and groovy gadgets to declaw Catwomam ( Lee Meriwether ), ice the Penguin ( Burgess Meredith ), upstage the Joker ( Cesar Romero ) and stump the Riddler ( Frank Gorshin ) in a cheesy, camped up 105 minutes
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Tod Booth to Star in the Alhambra's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Opens 8/10 - Broadway World
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Opened in 1967, The Alhambra has hosted legends such as Tony Curtis, Claude Aiken, Sid Cesar and Cesar Romero, and, recently, Loretta Swit. The Alhambra was the place of Betty Grable's final acting role. The Alhambra is also home to former Miss America
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COMMENT
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Here's a reader's comment about Dave Kehr's Video column about the 1968 movie ''Skidoo,'' a psychedelic generation-gap comedy by Otto Preminger that has just been released on DVD. Groucho Marx played God in the film. ''I was delighted that Mr. Kehr reviewed 'Skidoo,' one of my favorite wannabe countercultural films of the late 1960s. But I'd like
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DVD; Gleason as Tripster, Groucho as God
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Skidoo Stanley Kubrick's ''2001'' may have been billed as ''the ultimate trip,'' but attention must also be paid to another cinematic acid experience of 1968, Otto Preminger's surpassingly weird ''Skidoo.'' Now available on home video for the first time with its original wide-screen image and strategically garish Technicolor intact, this
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Shell training drivers to become fuel savers at Eco-marathon - The Borneo Post
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Cesar Romero, vice president of Shell Retail East said Shell is passionate about helping motorists get the most out of their fuel. “So recruiting a team of real drivers from across Asia to become fuel savers and help inspire others to be more fuel
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DVD Extra: Preminger's head trip - New York Post (blog)
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The wacky plot has Gleason visited by a former associate (Cesar Romero) and his horndog son (Frankie Avalon with a moustache) who tell Gleason that his former boss, referred to only as "God'' (Marx in a role that reportedly had been turned down by
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The Alhambra to Host Almost AHBA For Exclusive Area Engagement July 28 - Broadway World
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Opened in 1967, The Alhambra has hosted legends such as Tony Curtis, Claude Aiken, Sid Cesar and Cesar Romero, and, recently, Loretta Swit. The Alhambra was the place of Betty Grable's final acting role. The Alhambra is also home to former Miss America
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Copa America Player Profiles - SportPulse.net
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Lucas Barrios may well be the next Julio Cesar Romero but only time will tell if he can live up to his expectation. Known as "El Loco" the Florentines Defender is going to be the man holding Peru's solid wall. He will be the man in charge of Peru's
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Mark Frost transforms into The Joker for Batman Live - Sunday Mercury
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But he is also daunted to follow in the footsteps of actors Heath Ledger, Jack Nicholson and Cesar Romero. Playing the Caped Crusader's arch enemy – a grinning maniacal killer – shouldn't be too much of a stretch, though, for a man who has produced
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Movie Review: Vera Cruz (Blu-ray) - Flix 66
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The film also features Denise Darcel, Cesar Romero, a young Ernest Borgnine, Jack Elam, and Charles Bronson (credited as Charles Buchinsky for the last time). Almost 57 years later there are some surprises when you look back at this film
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Have Your Say : This Day in 1981 - ChicagoNow (blog)
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New York made it 2-1 on a goal by Giorgio Chinaglia, who then assisted on Julio Cesar Romero's score as the Cosmos came backed to tie the game at 2-2. With approximately 3 minutes left in the half, Charlie Fajkus won a ball in the opposing end and
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Cesar Romero
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 87
    On January 1, 1994, Romero died of bronchitis and pneumonia in Santa Monica, California, at age 86.
    More Details Hide Details His body was cremated and the ashes were interred at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California. Romero got an honorary mention in the popular television series MASH 4077 in Season 4 Episode 2 (Change of Command).
  • FIFTIES
  • 1966
    Age 59
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In the 1970s, Romero portrayed the absent father of the Freddie Prinze character Chico Rodriguez in Chico and the Man, and later Peter Stavros in the television series Falcon Crest (1985–1987). Among Romero's guest star work in the 1970s was a recurring role on the western comedy Alias Smith and Jones, starring Pete Duel and Ben Murphy. Romero played Señor Armendariz, a Mexican rancher feuding with Patrick McCreedy (Burl Ives), the owner of a ranch on the opposite side of the border. He appeared in three episodes. Apart from these television roles, Romero appeared as A.J. Arno, a small-time criminal who continually opposes Dexter Riley (played by Kurt Russell) and his schoolmates of Medfield College in a series of films by Walt Disney Productions in the 1970s. He also appeared in a sixth-season episode of The Golden Girls, where he played a suitor named Tony Delvecchio for Sophia who disappoints her when she tells him "I love you" after a night of passion and he doesn't return the sentiment.
  • 1965
    Age 58
    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.
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  • 1960
    Age 53
    In 1960, he was cast as Ricky Valenti in "Crime of Passion" from Pete and Gladys.
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  • 1959
    Age 52
    In 1959, Romero was cast as Joaquin in the episode "Caballero" from The Texan.
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  • 1958
    Age 51
    On January 16, 1958, he appeared on The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford.
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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".
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  • FORTIES
  • 1957
    Age 50
    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").
    More Details Hide Details He also played the character Don Carlos, a card shark on the episode, "The Honorable Don Charlie Story," of NBC's Wagon Train.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1942
    Age 35
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In The Thin Man (1934), Romero played a villainous supporting role opposite the film's main star William Powell. Many of Romero's films from this early period saw him cast in small character parts, such as Italian gangsters and East Indian princes. Romero had a lead role as the Pathan rebel leader, Khoda Khan, in John Ford's 1937 British Raj-era actioner Wee Willie Winkie and The Little Princess alongside Shirley Temple. He also appeared in a comic turn as a subversive opponent to Frank Sinatra and his crew in Ocean's 11. Romero was also a romantic if aggressive leading man in films such as Allan Dwan's 15 Maiden Lane (1936) opposite Claire Trevor, in which he spins Trevor around in a dance sequence, and played the key role of the Doc Holliday character (with name changed to "Doc Halliday") in Dwan's Wyatt Earp saga Frontier Marshal three years later.
  • 1939
    Age 32
    He starred as the Cisco Kid in six westerns made between 1939 and 1941.
    More Details Hide Details Romero danced and performed comedy in the 20th Century Fox films he starred in opposite Carmen Miranda and Betty Grable, such as Week-End in Havana and Springtime in the Rockies, in the 1940s.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1929
    Age 22
    However, that lifestyle changed dramatically when his parents lost their sugar import business and suffered losses in the Stock Market Crash of 1929.
    More Details Hide Details Romero's Hollywood earnings allowed him to support his large family, all of whom followed him to the American West Coast years later. Romero lived on and off with various family members (especially his sister) for the rest of his life. In October 1942, he voluntarily enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and served in the Pacific Theater of Operations. He reported aboard the Coast Guard-manned assault transport in November 1943. According to a press release from the period, Romero saw action during the invasions of Tinian and Saipan. The same article mentioned that he preferred to be a regular part of the crew and was eventually promoted to the rating of Chief Boatswain's Mate. At 6'3" Romero was very tall for an actor, and routinely played "Latin lovers" in films from the 1930s until the 1950s, usually in supporting roles.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1907
    Age 0
    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.
    More Details Hide Details His mother was said to be the biological daughter of Cuban national hero José Martí. His father was an importer-exporter of sugar refining machinery, and his mother was a concert singer. He grew up in Bradley Beach, New Jersey, and was educated at Bradley Beach Elementary School, Asbury Park High School, the Collegiate School, and the Riverdale Country Day School.
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