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Cesar Romero

Cesar Romero

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Also Known As: Died: January 1, 1994
Born: February 15, 1907 Cause of Death: complications from a blood clot
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Played four roles in a production of "The Merchant of Venice" while at boarding school
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Romero's father found him a job at a bank on Wall Street after the family lost its fortune with the collapse of the sugar market in the early Depression years
1926:
Met heiress Lisbeth Higgins at a fancy party; after dating and dancing together regularly, she suggested they form a dance team (date approximate)
1927:
Danced with Higgins in the musical comedy, "Lady Do"; also danced with her and other partners in nightclubs and vaudeville (date approximate)
1930:
Discovered dancing in the Montmartre Nightclub in Manhattan by producer Brock Pemberton; hired as a replacement for the leading actor in the hit stage comedy "Strictly Dishonorable", written by Preston Sturges
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Acted in other Broadway plays including "Social Register", "Stella Brady", "All Points West" and "Dinner at Eight" (date approximate)
1934:
Film debut, "The Thin Man"
1934:
MGM lent Romero out a bit (e.g. To Warner Brothers for "British Agent" 1934) before cancelling his contract
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Under contract to Universal
1937:
Had been lent out to 20th Century-Fox for several films; when Universal refused to raise his salary, Romero signed with Fox
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Under contract to 20th Century-Fox
1939:
Made the first of half a dozen pictures over the next three years as the Cisco Kid, "The Cisco Kid and the Lady"
1943:
Last film before enlisting in the military, "Wintertime", opposite skating star Sonja Henie
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Served in the Coast Guard during WWII; was stationed in the Pacific and involved in military action during the invasions of Tinian and Saipan (dates approximate)
1947:
First films after wartime service, "Carnival in Costa Rica" and "The Captain from Castile"
1950:
Last film for Fox, "Love That Brute"; began freelancing
1951:
Went to England to act in support of David Niven and Vera-Ellen in "Happy Go Lovely"
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Played leads in a number of low-budget actioners made by Lippert Pictures
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Hosted the ABC variety show, "Your Chevrolet Showroom"
1954:
Starred as Steve McQuinn in the syndicated TV adventure series, "Passport to Danger"
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Appeared as a panelist on the ABC game show, "Take a Good Look"
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Recorded an album in the early 1960s, "Songs from a Spanish Lover"
1963:
Played leading role in the U.S.-Spanish co-production, "El valle de las espadas/The Castilian"
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Played the recurring role of the Joker in the ABC adventure series, "Batman"
1968:
Hosted the syndicated documentary TV special, "Cesar's World"
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Played the recurring role of Chico's (Freddie Prinze) father on the NBC comedy series, "Chico and the Man" in the mid-70s
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Played Peter Stavros on primetime soap, "Falcon Crest"
1989:
Last feature films, "Judgment Day" and "Simple Justice"

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