(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 popular culture catchphrase for several years during and after the ad campaign.
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Ricardo Montalbán | Ricardo Montalvan
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[In a 1978 interview, analyzing the success of Fantasy Island
(1977)] What is appealing is the idea of attaining the unattainable and learning from it. Once you obtain a fantasy, it becomes a reality, and that reality is not as exciting as your fantasy. Through the fantasies, you learn to appreciate your own realities.
In 1999, he purchased an old Hollywood theater designed by the well-known architect John C. Austin which was built in 1927: "...conceiving a plan to rebuild this theater to benefit the diverse community and to build a state-of-the-art school to compliment this live theater".
Rich smooth voice
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