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Fernando Rey (I) (1917–1994)


Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young Fernando intended to become an architect. However... See full bio »

Died:

(age 76) in Madrid, Spain

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Filmography

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 1995 Don Quixote
Closing Scene Narrator (in new version) (voice)
 1994 Al otro lado del túnel
Miguel
 1994 Arnau (TV Mini-Series)
Comte de Barcelona
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Comte de Barcelona
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Comte de Barcelona
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Comte de Barcelona
 1993 Los ladrones van a la oficina (TV Series)
Duque de Glanston
- Un milagro en la oficina (1993) ... Duque de Glanston
 1993 Madregilda
Padre de Franco
 1992 Missione d'amore (TV Mini-Series)
 1992 L'Atlantide
Father Mauritius
 1992 La marrana
Fray Juan
 1992 Después del sueño
Ramiro Lanza
 1992 Fantômes en héritage (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Edwards
 1992 Blood and Dust (TV Movie)
Sahaladin / Sultan Saladin
 1990 La batalla de los Tres Reyes
Papa Pablo V
 1990 Breath of Life
Doctor
 1990 Naked Tango
Judge Torres
 1990 Blue Blood (TV Mini-Series)
Dekker
- Wo der Teufel wacht (1990) ... Dekker
 1989 Esmeralda Bay
Ramos
 1989 Le grand secret (TV Mini-Series)
Monsieur Corbet
 1989 The Betrothed (TV Mini-Series)
Attilio's Uncle
 1989 La moglie ingenua e il marito malato (TV Movie)
Il professor Rune
 1988 Scent of a Crime
Fayón
 1988 Winter Diary
Padre
 1988 Moon Over Parador
Alejandro
 1988 Pasodoble
Don Nuño
 1988 Captain James Cook (TV Mini-Series)
Hawke
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Hawke
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Hawke
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Hawke
 1988 The Tunnel
Allende
 1987 Commando Mengele
Ohmei Felsberg
 1987 El bosque animado
Sr. D'Abondo
 1987 Mi general
Director Almirante
 1986 Hôtel du Paradis
Joseph
 1986 Una donna a Venezia (TV Mini-Series)
Alvise
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Alvise
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Alvise
 1986 Saving Grace
Cardinal Stefano Biondi
 1986 L'été 36 (TV Movie)
Le général / The General
 1985 El caballero del dragón
Fray Lupo
 1985 Padre nuestro
Cardenal
 1985 A.D. (TV Mini-Series)
Seneca
- Part 5 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 4 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 3 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 2 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 1 (1985) ... Seneca
 1985 Black Arrow (TV Movie)
Warwick
 1984 Un amour interdit
Piacchi
 1984 The Hit
Senior Policeman
 1983 Arabesque (TV Mini-Series) (1983)
 1983 Bearn o la sala de las muñecas
Don Antonio
 1982 Monsignor
Cardinal Santoni
 1982 A Estrangeira
André
 1982 Perdóname, amor
Raoul Simon
 1982 Looking for Jesus
Don Filippo
 1981 Trágala, perro
Juez
 1981 Honey
Editor
 1981 Le bouffon (TV Movie)
M. Georges
 1981 Lady of the Camelias
Count Stackelberg
 1981 Casta e pura
Antonio Di Maggio
 1980 Racconto d'autunno (TV Movie)
 1980 Memoirs of Leticia Valle
Don Fernando Valle
 1980 The Cuenca Crime
Contreras
 1979 Vestire gli ignudi (TV Movie)
Nota
 1979 Quintet
Grigor
 1979 Traffic Jam
Carlo
 1978 I problemi di Don Isidro Parodi (TV Series)
Don Isidro Parodi
 1977 The Assignment
Bidara
 1977 Eyes Behind the Wall
Ivano
 1977 Elisa, My Life
Luis
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
Gaspar
- Part 1 (1977) ... Gaspar
 1976 Striptease
Alfonso
 1976 The Second Power
Cardenal
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
President Bru
 1976 The Desert of the Tartars
Nathanson
 1976 A Matter of Time
Charles Van Maar
 1976 Origins of the Mafia (TV Mini-Series)
Baron Della Spina
- Gli sciacalli (1976) ... Baron Della Spina
 1976 Manuela
Don Ramón
 1976 Cadaveri eccellenti
Security Minister
 1975 Seven Beauties
Pedro the Anarchist Prisoner
 1975 Smiling Maniacs
Judge Vanini
 1974 The Murri Affair
Prof. Murri
 1974 Say It with Flowers
Jacques Berger
 1974 ¿... Y el prójimo?
Luis Ignacio
 1974 Noche de teatro (TV Series)
Juan Manuel de Montenegro
- Águila de blasón (1974) ... Juan Manuel de Montenegro
 1973 Violent Blood Bath
Oscar Bataille
 1973 White Fang
Father Oatley
 1973 Fall of a Body
M. Nansoit
 1973 One Way
Mr. David
 1973 The Magician
Arthur
 1972 Cuentos y leyendas (TV Series)
Timoteo
- Timoteo, el incomprendido (1972) ... Timoteo
 1972 The Sin
Jefe médico
 1972 The Two Faces of Fear
Inspector Nardi
 1972 Questa specie d'amore
Giovanna's father
 1971 A Town Called Hell
Old blind man
 1971 Cold Eyes of Fear
Juez Flower
 1971 The Great Swindle
Luis
 1970 Companeros
Prof. Xantos
 1970 The Wind's Fierce
Don Antonio
 1970 Canticle
Padrino Elisa
 1970 Aoom
 1970 The Adventurers
Jaime Xenos
 1970 The Light at the Edge of the World
Captain Moriz
 1969 The Price of Power
Pinkerton
 1969 A Candidate for a Killing
Marco Augusto
 1969 Land Raiders
Priest
 1968 El príncipe y la huerfanita (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1968 Los preparativos (Short)
 1968 Villa Rides
Fuentes
 1968 The Immortal Story (TV Movie)
Merchant (uncredited)
 1968 Fábulas (TV Series)
 1966-1968 La pequeña comedia (TV Series)
- Tú y yo (1968)
 1967 Love in Flight
Carlos Mª Saldiez
 1967 Run Like a Thief
Col. Romero
 1967 Novela (TV Series)
 1967 Estudio 1 (TV Series)
Boris Trigorin
- La gaviota (1967) ... Boris Trigorin
 1967 The Viscount
Marco Demoygne
 1967 Beyond the Mountains
Ibram
 1967 Historia de la frivolidad (TV Movie)
Caballero
 1966 Navajo Joe
Father Rattigan
 1965-1966 Tiempo y hora (TV Series)
- El señor Taylor (1966)
- Viejas cartas (1966)
- El último toro (1966)
 1966 Return of the Seven
Priest
 1966 Zampo y yo
Luis 'Zampo'
 1966 Cartes sur table
Sir Percy
 1965 Treasure Island (Short)
 1965 El marqués
Publisher Ramos
 1965 Don Quijote von der Mancha (TV Mini-Series)
Der Herzog
- Teil 4 (1965) ... Der Herzog
- Teil 3 (1965) ... Der Herzog
- Teil 2 (1965) ... Der Herzog
- Teil 1 (1965) ... Der Herzog
 1965 The Amazing Doctor G
Goldginger / Dr. G / Dr. Goldginger
 1965 I grandi condottieri
Lo straniero / The Stranger - Angel of the Lord
 1965 Legacy of the Incas
President Castillo
 1965 Son of a Gunfighter
Don Pedro Fortuna
 1964-1965 Primera fila (TV Series)
Sisson / Andrew Crocker-Harris
- Tea Party (1965) ... Sisson
- Siegfrief (1964)
- La loba (1964)
- Eran tres (1964) ... Andrew Crocker-Harris
 1965 El diablo también llora
Ramòn Quiroga
 1965 Confidencias (TV Series)
- Las razones (1965)
- ¿Por qué? (1965)
 1965 Tras la puerta cerrada (TV Series)
 1965 La isla del tesoro (Short)
 1964 El señor de La Salle
Luis XIV
 1964 Los palomos
Don Alberto
 1964 La hora incógnita
Sacerdote
 1964 La nueva Cenicienta
Juan Echarre
 1964 Weekend
Entrevistador
 1964 The Rash One
El Rico Pintor
 1964 Backfire
Commissioner of Beirut harbor
 1964 La noche al hablar (TV Series)
 1963 The Ceremony
Sanchez
 1963 Scheherazade
 1963 The Running Man
Police Official
 1963 The Castilian
Ramiro II, rey de León
 1963 Platea (TV Series)
 1962 Rogelia
Máximo García
 1962 Face of Terror
Dr. Charles Taylor
 1962 The Savage Guns
Don Hernan
 1962 My Son, the Hero
Sumo Sacerdote / High Priest
 1961 Siempre es domingo
Juez Andonelli
 1961 Fantasmas en la casa
Raimundo Rodríguez de Toledo
 1961 Goliath Against the Giants
Bokan, i usurpario
 1961 Teresa
Profesor Héctor de la Barrera
 1960 Pension de mujeres (TV Series)
 1960 Don Lucio y el hermano pío
Señor Aguilar
 1960 Culpables
Mario
 1960 La rana verde
Narrator (voice)
 1959 Mission in Morocco
Princ Achmed
 1959 Poison at 2:30
Ramón
 1959 Sonatas
Captain Casares
 1958 ¡Viva lo imposible!
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1958 La venganza
Escritor
 1958 The Night Heaven Fell
Tío (alternate version)
 1957 El andén
Don Enrique
 1957 Day of Fear
 1956 Le chanteur de Mexico
Cartoni - l'impresario (uncredited)
 1956 Don Juan
Don Iñigo
 1956 The Adventures of Gil Blas
Capitaine Rolando
 1956 La vida en un bloc (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Tangier Assignment
Inspector
 1955 Miracle of Marcelino
Narrator Monk
 1954 Cómicos
Miguel
 1954 Rebeldía
Capellán
 1953 Aeropuerto
Fernando
 1953 Welcome Mr. Marshall!
Narrador (voice)
 1953 Cabaret
 1953 The Lovers of Toledo (voice)
 1952 La laguna negra
Miguel
 1952 El cerco del diablo
Atracador
 1951 La señora de Fátima
Lorenzo Duarte
 1951 La trinca del aire (voice)
 1951 Cielo negro
Ángel López Veiga
 1950 The Siege
General Palafox / Lorenzo, el pastor
 1949 Aventuras de Juan Lucas
Juan Lucas
 1949 Sabela de Cambados
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1948 Si te hubieses casado conmigo
Enrique Marín
 1948 Mare nostrum
Ulises / Capitán Ferragut
 1947 La princesa de los ursinos
Felipe V
 1947 Reina santa
Infante Alfonso
 1946 Misión blanca
Carlos
 1946 The Prodigal Woman
José
 1945 Los últimos de Filipinas
Juan Chamizo
 1944 Eugenia de Montijo
Duque de Alba
 1941 Escuadrilla
Extra (uncredited)
 1941 A mí no me mire usted
Extra
 1940 La gitanilla
Extra (uncredited)
 1940 La Dolores
Extra (uncredited)
 1940 El rey que rabió
Extra (uncredited)
 1939 Leyenda rota
Extra (uncredited)
 1935 Fazendo Fitas
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (Italy): Banca di Roma. Directed by Federico Fellini

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Was also a voice actor, and provided the Castilian Spanish dubbed voice for Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948) and The Prince and the Showgirl (1957); for Henry Fonda in The Longest Day (1962), and for the character "Jim" in the animated feature When the Wind Blows (1986) (John Mills in the original). He also dubbed himself into Spanish in the roles he performed in other languages, as well as ... See more »

Trademark:

Often played respectable-looking older gentlemen whose genial surface belie an inner perversity See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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