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Also Known As: Died: April 2, 1969
Born: January 13, 1893 Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage
Birth Place: Spain Profession: actor, writer, producer, singer, director

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Fortunio Bonanova was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bonanova's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Tropic Holiday" (1938) with Dorothy Lamour, the Don Ameche musical "Down Argentine Way" (1940) and the adventure "A Yank in the R.A.F." (1941) with Tyrone Power. He also appeared in the adaptation "Moon Over Miami" (1941) with Don Ameche, "Citizen Kane" (1941) and "Blood and Sand" (1941) with Tyrone Power. He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Brazil" (1944), the crime flick "Double Indemnity" (1944) with Fred MacMurray and the Bing Crosby dramatic adaptation "Going My Way" (1944). He also appeared in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" (1944). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Errol Flynn action picture "Adventures of Don Juan" (1949), the Gene Tierney crime feature "Whirlpool" (1950) and the Ann Sothern musical "Nancy Goes to Rio" (1950). He also appeared in "September Affair" (1951) with Joseph Cotten and the biopic "So This Is Love" (1953) with Kathryn Grayson. Bonanova more recently acted in "The Running Man" (1963). Bonanova passed away in April 1969 at the age of 76. ...

Fortunio Bonanova was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bonanova's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Tropic Holiday" (1938) with Dorothy Lamour, the Don Ameche musical "Down Argentine Way" (1940) and the adventure "A Yank in the R.A.F." (1941) with Tyrone Power. He also appeared in the adaptation "Moon Over Miami" (1941) with Don Ameche, "Citizen Kane" (1941) and "Blood and Sand" (1941) with Tyrone Power. He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Brazil" (1944), the crime flick "Double Indemnity" (1944) with Fred MacMurray and the Bing Crosby dramatic adaptation "Going My Way" (1944). He also appeared in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" (1944). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Errol Flynn action picture "Adventures of Don Juan" (1949), the Gene Tierney crime feature "Whirlpool" (1950) and the Ann Sothern musical "Nancy Goes to Rio" (1950). He also appeared in "September Affair" (1951) with Joseph Cotten and the biopic "So This Is Love" (1953) with Kathryn Grayson. Bonanova more recently acted in "The Running Man" (1963). Bonanova passed away in April 1969 at the age of 76.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Don Juan (1924)

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Running Man (1963) Bank manager
2.
 Thunder in the Sun (1959) Fernando Christophe
3.
 The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958) Bolanos
4.
 An Affair to Remember (1957) Courbet
5.
 Jaguar (1956) Francisco Servente
6.
 Kiss Me Deadly (1955) Carmen Trivaco
7.
 New York Confidential (1955) Senor
8.
 So This Is Love (1953) Dr. Marafioti
9.
 Second Chance (1953) Manager La Posada
10.
 The Moon Is Blue (1953) Television singer
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1910:
Pro singing debut
1914:
First film as actor, producer and director
1930:
Stage acting debut
1932:
First US film as actor
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Education

University of Madrid: -
Real Conservatory of Madrid: -
Paris Conservatoire: -
Barcelona Institute: -

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