José Ferrer

Highest Rated: 100% Joan of Arc (1948)
Lowest Rated: 11% The Swarm (1978)
Birthday: Jan 8, 1912
Birthplace: Santurce, Puerto Rico
Family moved from Puerto Rico to the mainland United States when he was 6 years old. Passed entrance exam for Princeton University at the age of 14, but took the school's advice to postpone enrollment for a year, during which time he attended school in Switzerland. Became a Broadway luminary whose many roles included Iago in Othello (1942) and Cyrano de Bergerac, for which he won a Tony in 1947. Made his film debut in 1948's Joan of Arc; among his best-known performances are as an attorney in The Caine Mutiny (1954) and a sadistic Turk in Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Was questioned by the U.S. House of Representatives Un-American Activities Committee in 1951, denying accusations that he was a Communist.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Cervantes (Young Rebel) Actor 2013
No Score Yet Hispanic Hollywood - Then and Now Actor 2007
32% 1492: Conquest of Paradise Alonso 1992
No Score Yet A Life of Sin Bishop 1992
No Score Yet Hired to Kill The Brother 1990
No Score Yet Old Explorers Warner Watney 1990
No Score Yet Strange Interlude Professor Leeds 1990
No Score Yet Wind In The Willows Badger 1987
No Score Yet The Sun and the Moon Don Fulhencio 1987
No Score Yet Seduced James Killian 1985
No Score Yet Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil Prof. Ludwig Rosenberg 1985
54% Dune Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV 1984
40% The Evil That Men Do Dr. Hector Lomelin 1984
No Score Yet Bloody Birthday Doctor 1984
No Score Yet George Washington Dinwiddle 1984
61% To Be or Not to Be Prof. Siletski 1983
No Score Yet The Being Mayor Gordon Lane 1983
No Score Yet Blood Tide (Demon Island) (The Red Tide) (Bloodtide) Nereus 1982
75% A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy Leopold 1982
No Score Yet Berlin Tunnel 21 Komansky 1981
17% Dracula's Dog Inspector Branco 1981
No Score Yet Rodin, The Gates of Hell Auguste Rodin 1981
67% The Big Brawl (Battle Creek Brawl) Dominici 1980
No Score Yet Gideon's Trumpet Abe Fortas 1980
No Score Yet National Geographic Actor 1980
No Score Yet The Fifth Musketeer (Behind the Iron Mask) (The 5th Musketeer) D'Artagnan 1979
No Score Yet Natural Enemies Harry Rosenthal 1979
11% The Swarm Dr. Andrews 1978
73% Fedora Dr. Vando 1978
No Score Yet The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Lionel McCoy 1978
No Score Yet The Return of Captain Nemo Actor 1978
No Score Yet Who has Seen the Wind The Ben 1977
No Score Yet The Rhinemann Exchange Actor 1977
47% The Sentinel Robed Figure 1977
No Score Yet Crash! Marc Denne 1977
89% Voyage of the Damned Benitez 1976
78% The Big Bus Ironman 1976
No Score Yet Forever Young, Forever Free (E' Lollipop) (Lollipop) Father Alberto 1976
No Score Yet e'Lollipop Actor 1976
No Score Yet Paco Actor 1975
No Score Yet The Art of Crime Actor 1975
No Score Yet UFO's: It Has Begun Actor 1973
75% The Little Drummer Boy Ben Haramed 1968
55% Enter Laughing Mr. Marlowe 1967
81% Ship of Fools Rieber 1965
40% The Greatest Story Ever Told Herod Antipas 1965
No Score Yet Stop Train 349 Cowan the Reporter 1964
No Score Yet Nine Hours to Rama Supt. Gopal Das 1963
98% Lawrence of Arabia Turkish Bey 1962
13% State Fair Director 1962
No Score Yet Return to Peyton Place Director 1961
No Score Yet I Accuse! Capt. Alfred Dreyfus Director 1958
No Score Yet The Great Man Director Joe Harris 1957
No Score Yet Producer's Showcase: Festival of Music Actor 1956
No Score Yet Cockleshell Heroes Major Stringer Director 1955
No Score Yet Deep in My Heart Sigmund Romberg 1954
92% The Caine Mutiny Lt. Barney Greenwald 1954
No Score Yet Miss Sadie Thompson Alfred Davidson 1953
78% Moulin Rouge Toulouse-Lautrec 1952
No Score Yet Anything Can Happen Giorgi Papashvily 1952
83% Cyrano de Bergerac Cyrano de Bergerac 1950
67% Crisis Raoul Farrago 1950
91% Whirlpool David Korvo 1949
100% Joan of Arc Dauphin (Charles VII, later King of France) 1948
No Score Yet Nostalgia World War II Video Library, Vol. 10 Actor 1945

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Newhart
1982-1990
Vanderkellen Arthur Arthur Vanderkellen Stephanie's Father
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
  • 1984
No Score Yet Columbo
1968-2003
Cahill
  • 1974
No Score Yet American Playhouse
1982-1996
Leeds
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
1979-1988
Carlos

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