Ricardo Cortez

Sep 19, 1899

Bio: Though his professional name was suggestive of a Latin Lover type, actor Ricardo Cortez was actually an Austrian Jew, born Jacob Krantz. He arrived in Hollywood in 1922, at a time when the Rudolph Valentino craze was at its height. Producers liked the darkly handsome Jacob Krantz but felt that neither his name nor his heritage would do for publicity purposes: thus… More


Ricardo Cortez Videos

Midnight Mary
2 minutes 37 seconds
The Last Hurrah
3 minutes 4 seconds
Wonder Bar
29 seconds

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