Date of Birth:
19 September 1899
Ricardo Cortez played in 7 movies in the Romance, Drama, Musical, Crime, Music, Action, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Film-Noir genres.
Ricardo Cortez got succeed with average imdb rating 6.7.
Though his professional personage was suggestive of a Latin Lover type, actor Ricardo Cortez was actually an Austrian Jew, born Jacob Krantz. He arrived in Hollywood in 1922, at a time when the Rudolph Valentino fashion was at its level. Producers liked the darkly handsome Jacob Krantz but felt that neither his celebrity nor his inheritance would do for publicity purposes: thus he became Ricardo Cortez, and his birthplace shifted to Spain.
Despite the fact that his roles called... Read more