Ricardo Cortez

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Birthday
19, 1900
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 28, 1977 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
19, 1900
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 28, 1977 (76)

About

Remembered for his character roles in Montana Moon (1930), The Big Shakedown (1934), Wonder Bar (1934), and more than one hundred other films of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, he is also notable for his performance in the 1958 John Ford movie The Last Hurrah.

Before Fame

Before beginning his screen acting career, he worked in finance and participated in amateur boxing matches.

Trivia

After ending his acting career, he worked as a Wall Street stockbroker.

Family Life

Born Jacob Krantz, he grew up in New York City as a member of a Jewish family. After the death of his first wife, actress Alma Rubens, he married and divorced Christine Coniff Lee and subsequently married his third and final wife, Margaret Belle.

Associated With

He co-starred with Harry Davenport in the 1936 movie The Case of the Black Cat.

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