José Ferrer - Rotten Tomatoes

José Ferrer

Highest Rated:   97% Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Lowest Rated:   13% The Swarm (1978)
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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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Cervantes (Young Rebel)
  • Actor
2013
No Score Yet Hispanic Hollywood - Then and Now
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Hispanic Hollywood
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Miss Sadie Thompson
  • Actor
2000
39% 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
57% Dune
  • Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV
1984
No Score Yet The Evil That Men Do
  • Dr. Hector Lomelin
1984
No Score Yet Bloody Birthday
  • Doctor
1984
No Score Yet Samson and Delilah
  • High Priest
1984
No Score Yet George Washington
  • Dinwiddle
1984
63% 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
74% A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
  • Leopold
1982
No Score Yet Peter and Paul
  • Actor
1981
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
13% 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
58% 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
No Score Yet The Little Drummer Boy
  • Ben Haramed
1968
50% Enter Laughing
  • Mr. Marlowe
1967
81% Ship of Fools
  • Rieber
1965
37% 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
97% Lawrence of Arabia
  • Turkish Bey
1962
14% State Fair
  • Director
1962
No Score Yet Return to Peyton Place
  • Director
1961
No Score Yet I Accuse!
  • Director
  • Actor
1958
No Score Yet The Great Man
  • Joe Harris
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
1957
No Score Yet Producer's Showcase: Festival of Music
  • Actor
1956
No Score Yet Cockleshell Heroes
  • Director
  • Major Stringer
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
75% 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
90% Whirlpool
  • David Korvo
1949
No Score Yet Joan of Arc
  • Dauphin (Charles VII, later King of France)
1948
No Score Yet Nostalgia World War II Video Library, Vol. 10
  • Actor
1945

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