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Rudolph Valentino

Silent Film Actor
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Born May 6, 1895
Hometown Apulia
Died Aug 23, 1926
Death Place New York, New York
Other Names d'Antonguolla, Ro...

Rudolph Valentino was an Italian actor, known simply as "Valentino" and also an early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin Lover". He starred in several well-known silent films including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Sheik, Blood and Sand, The Eagle and Son of the Sheik. He had applied for American citizenship shortly before his death.… Read More

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Rudolph Valentino
Rudolph Valentino
d.1926

parents

  • Giovanni Antonio Giuseppe Fidele Guglielmi
    Giovanni Antonio Giuseppe Fidele Guglielmi
    Father
  • Beatrice Gabriela Barbin Guglielmi
    Beatrice Gabriela Barbin Guglielmi
    Mother

siblings

  • Alberto Guglielmi
    Alberto Guglielmi
    Brother
  • Maria Guglielmi
    Maria Guglielmi
    Sister

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CHILDHOOD

1895 Birth Born on May 6, 1895.

TEENAGE

1912 17 Years Old After living in Paris in 1912, he soon returned to Italy.
1913 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Unable to secure employment, he departed for the United States in 1913.

TWENTIES

1917 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1917, Valentino joined an operetta company that traveled to Utah where it disbanded. … Read More
1919 24 Years Old In 1919, just before the rise of his career, Valentino impulsively married actress Jean Acker who was involved with actresses Grace Darmond and Alla Nazimova. … Read More
1921 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In November 1921, Valentino starred alongside Gloria Swanson in Beyond the Rocks. … Read More
In 1922, Valentino began work on another Mathis-penned film, Blood and Sand. … Read More
In 1923, Valentino published a book of poetry titled Day Dreams, He would later serialize events in various magazines.

THIRTIES

1925 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Valentino was one of the first in Hollywood to offer an award for artistic accomplishments in films. The Academy Awards would later follow suit. In 1925, he gave out his one and only medal, to John Barrymore, for his performance in Beau Brummel. … Read More
…  The film began shooting in February 1926, with Valentino given his choice of director, and pairing him again with Vilma Banky.
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