(1/23/39) Radio: Appeared (as "Andre De Pons") in a "Lux Radio Theater" production of "Cardinal Richelieu".
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Caesar Romero | César Romero
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
I was never stereotyped as just a Latin lover in any case because I played so many parts in so many pictures. I was more of a character actor than a straight leading man. I did many kinds of characters -- Hindus, Indians, Italians. There were very few pictures where I ended up with the girl.
His maternal grandparents were exiled Cubans Carmen and her invalid husband, Manuel Mantilla. Their daughter, María Mantilla -- Romero's mother -- is generally believed to have been the daughter of Cuban poet and revolutionary hero José Martí
, who wrote the verse used in "Guantánamera" ("Yo soy un hombre sincero...").