(1975-78) TV commercials: Chrysler's Cordoba sedan. Montalban's suave delivery and emphasis on the car's interior option of "fine Corinthian leather" became a pop culture catch phrase for several years during and after the ad campaign.
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[upon winning his Emmy Award for How the West Was Won
(1978)] I don't know about Mr. Roarke, but this certainly fulfills my fantasy. Thank you very much.
Had played a Japanese gangster in the Hawaii Five-O
(1968) episode Hawaii Five-O: Samurai
(1968). The eye makeup was so binding that Montalban could not blink. As a result, the continuous shots of Montalban are always short. The effect is a little jarring. Most people blink when they move their head to readjust their eyes. Montalban never does when moving his head on camera.
Rich smooth voice