Flamenco dancer and actor who appeared in the film adaptation of Around the World in 80 Days. His other notable films include Ship of Fools, Holiday of Lovers, and The Proud and the Damned.
He began dancing as a child with the help of his sister.
His most famous dance partner was Encarnacion Lopez Julvez, and after she died and he danced with her sister.
He had six children with his wife, Margaret Ana Borge. Two of his kids became composers and four became dancers.
Like Frederick Ashton, he had a strong passion for dance.