Cesar Romero

Cesar Romero

Highest Rated: 98% The Thin Man (1934)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Feb 15, 1907

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

He charmed his way into Hollywood's inner circle as "the Latin from Manhattan," but his fellow contract players at 20th Century Fox knew him as Butch, an ironic nickname poking fun at the reality that Cesar Romero would never play the boy next door. Of Cuban and Italian descent, Romero proved himself a dependable actor, as Marlene Dietrich's Spanish lover in "The Devil is a Woman" (1935), an East Indian rebel chief in "Wee Willie Winkie" (1937) with Shirley Temple, and Mexican pistolero The Cisco Kid in a string of Westerns. Popular before World War II in such Technicolor musicals as "Springtime in the Rockies" (1942) and "Coney Island" (1943) with Betty Grable, Romero transitioned easily from military service back to his duties as a character player, with occasional sidebars as a leading man in low budget independent programmers. As his pomaded hair and pencil mustache lightened to baronial platinum, Romero subspecialized in playing members of Europe's aristocratic diaspora, most memorably in Robert Aldrich's "Vera Cruz" (1954) and John Ford's "Donovan's Reef" (1963). A late career makeover came with his casting as the clown-faced Joker on ABC's "Batman" (1966-68), on which he peppered the Dynamic Duo with a fusillade of punishing practical jokes. Romero remained popular on television over the next 20 years, and enjoyed semi-regular status as a Greek billionaire on the primetime soap "Falcon Crest" (CBS, 1981-1990), before his death in 1994 brought an end to the distinguished career of one of Hollywood's most valuable players.

Highest rated movies

The Thin Man
The Little Princess
Vera Cruz
Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Cardinal Richelieu
Batman
Hot Millions
The Beautiful Blonde From Bashful Bend

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 50% Historic Centre Executive Producer - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Simple Justice Vincenzo DiLorenzo (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judgement Day Octavio (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 43% Mortuary Academy Ship's Captain (Character) - 1988
33% 80% Lust in the Dust Father Garcia (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pancho Villa's Treasure Narrator - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready Teodoro Bruzizi (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 39% The Strongest Man in the World A.J. Arno (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Vanishing Chalice Marius Avantalu (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spectre of Edgar Allan Poe Dr. Richard Grimaldi (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 0% The Proud and the Damned San Carlos' Mayor (Character) - 1972
80% 57% Now You See Him, Now You Don't A.J. Arno (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Latitude Zero Dr. Malic/Lt. Hastings (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Soul Soldier Col. Grierson (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Midas Run Carlo Dodero (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Talent for Loving Don Jose (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 50% Latitude Zero (Atragon II) (Ido zero daisakusen) Unknown (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crooks and Coronets Nick Marco (Character) - 1969
50% 40% The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes A.J. Arno (Character) - 1969
67% 74% Hot Millions Customs Inspector (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 18% Madigan's Millions Mike Madigan (Character) - 1967
79% 62% Batman Joker (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 0% Sergeant Deadhead Admiral Stoneham (Character) - 1965
0% 29% Two on a Guillotine John Harley "Duke" Duquesne (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 49% Marriage on the Rocks Miguel Santos (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet A House Is Not a Home Lucky Luciano (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saint Mike Unknown (Character) - 1963
50% 76% Donovan's Reef Marquis Andre de Lage (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet We Shall Return Carlos Rodriguez (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Castilian Jerónimo (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 86% If a Man Answers Robert Swan/Adam Wright (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seven Women From Hell Luis Hullman (Character) - 1961
48% 81% Ocean's Eleven Duke Santos (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mis secretarias privadas Unknown (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Villa Tomás Lopez (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 13% The Story of Mankind Spanish Envoy (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 17% The Americano Manuel Silvera (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Racers Carlos Chavez (Character) - 1955
85% 70% Vera Cruz Marquis Henri de Labordere (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 33% Shadow Man Luigi (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Prisoners of the Casbah Firouz (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scotland Yard Inspector Philip "Phil" O'Dell (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jungle Rama Singh (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet F.B.I. Girl FBI Agent Glen Stedman (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 5% The Lost Continent Maj. Joe Nolan (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 80% Happy Go Lovely John Frost (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Once a Thief Mitch Moore (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love That Brute Pretty Willie Wetzchahofsky (Character) - 1950
63% 50% The Beautiful Blonde From Bashful Bend Blackie Jobero (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 36% That Lady in Ermine Count Mario (Character) - 1948
60% 75% Julia Misbehaves Fred Ghenoccio (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 60% Captain From Castile Hernando Cortez (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Carnival in Costa Rica Pepe Castro (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coney Island Joe Rocco (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wintertime Unknown (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 62% Springtime in the Rockies Victor Prince (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 74% Tales of Manhattan Harry Wilson (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Gentleman at Heart Tony Miller (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 82% Orchestra Wives St. John "Sinjin" Smith (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Romance of the Rio Grande Cisco Kid (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ride on, Vaquero Cisco Kid (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tall, Dark and Handsome J.J. "Shep" Morrison (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dance Hall Duke McKay (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 60% The Great American Broadcast Bruce Chadwick (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 59% Weekend in Havana Monte Blanca (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet He Married His Wife Freddie (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Viva Cisco Kid Cisco Kid (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gay Caballero Cisco Kid (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cisco Kid and the Lady Cisco Kid (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lucky Cisco Kid The Cisco Kid (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Return of the Cisco Kid Lopez (Character) - 1939
88% 80% The Little Princess Ram Dass (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 61% Charlie Chan at Treasure Island Fred Rhadini (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 69% Frontier Marshal John "Doc" Halliday (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happy Landing Duke Sargent (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 20% My Lucky Star George Cabot Jr. (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Five of a Kind Duke Lester (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet She's Dangerous Nick Sheldon / Al Shaw (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dangerously Yours Victor Morell (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Armored Car Petack (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 72% Wee Willie Winkie Khoda Khan (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 50% Love Before Breakfast Bill Wadsworth (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet 15 Maiden Lane Frank Peyton (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Public Enemy's Wife Gene Maroc (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nobody's Fool Dizzy Rantz (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Metropolitan Niki Baroni (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Show Them No Mercy Tobey (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 50% Rendezvous Capt. Nicholas "Nikki" Nieterstein (Character) - 1935
60% 70% The Devil Is a Woman Antonio Galvan (Character) - 1935
80% No Score Yet Cardinal Richelieu Andre de Pons (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hold 'Em Yale Gigolo Georgie (Character) - 1935
98% 94% The Thin Man Chris Jorgenson (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet 40% British Agent Tito Del Val (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Shadow Laughs Unknown (Character) - 1933

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 66% Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1985 1992
No Score Yet 93% The Golden Girls Tony Delveccio (Guest Star) 1990
25% No Score Yet Falcon Crest Peter Stavros (Character) 1981-1990
30% No Score Yet Riptide Unknown (Character) 1985-1986
No Score Yet 94% Magnum, P.I. Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1979 1981 1983
59% No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie's Angels Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chico and the Man Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Banacek Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alias Smith and Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1971-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mod Squad Frank Barton (Guest Star) 1972
No Score Yet 100% Night Gallery Unknown (Character) 1971
No Score Yet 20% Bewitched Ernest Hitchcock (Guest Star) 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daniel Boone Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet 50% Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
72% 80% Batman Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1968
No Score Yet 100% Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1962-1963 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Frederic Delano (Guest Star) 1965
100% No Score Yet The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Branded Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Lorenzo Cestari (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Target: The Corruptors Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stagecoach West Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1958 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goldie Himself (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Unknown (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zorro Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet We Love Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Showcase 39 Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1954 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Red Skelton Show Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet I've Got a Secret Guest 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lux Radio Theatre Unknown (Character) 1939