Richardo Montalban , the suave, courtly, leading man, who stared in Aaron Spelling's,late 1970's, ABC-TV series, Fantasy Island, has died at age 88 in Southern California. He was born in Mexico, and brought to Hollywood by MGM studios, in 1946, to star opposite movie "mermaid" Esther Williams in lavish, musical films, like Neptune's Daughter. Montalban had a long and respected film career.He was also a mainstay of network television for decades, guest starring on drama, comedy, talk and variety shows.Here is a clip of Fantasy Island from the MINISODE network site on You Tube. Enjoy!!!!!
For many, late 1970's television viewers , Ricardo Montalban will also be remembered as the driving presence behind the advertising campaign for the Chrysler Cordoba.Enjoy!!!!