Ramon Novarro (* 6. February 1899 in Durango, Mexico; † 30. October 1968 in Los Angeles, the USA; actually Ramón Gil Samaniego) was an Mexican-American actor. Born as an oldest son of a wealthy dentist, Ramon should become one the largest male star of the silent movie.
it went to 1914 to Los Angeles, where it pierced itself first in the surrounding field of theatre and Unterhaltungsindustrie. Soon already he could find occupation as a Statist in various films, before it became discovered finally 1922 „“. It was taken by MGM under contract and turned as the first film The Prisoner OF Zenda.
1925 it turned the film Ben Hur, which should make it unsterblich. Additionally it profited in the following year from relatively sudden death from Rudolph Valentino, which had been up to then the unquestioned superstar and Latin Lover par exellence. Novarro could at short notice transfer owing to its likewise good, südländischen appearance and the Nachruhms from Ben Hur something from this fame to itself.
But with the arising of the Tonfilms its era went slowly to end. It could pleasant sonoren with one voice well save, however already became in the center of the 30's - years only on Nebenrollen occupies. Possibly this is to be attributed its quite open Homosexualität, which was still rather tolerated in the wild - 20's by the Studiosystem as in the 30's-years coined/shaped of the depression.
Novarro turned approximately 50 films, most in the silent movie time. Into the 60's - years inside it had film and also TV-appearances in Nebenrollen - the public of these late years and due to its changed appearance practically completely unknown.
It wrote again headlines by its tragic death 1968, when it was tortured and killed of two juvenile Strichern, which it had taken with home.
Ramon Novarro is one of those tragic shapes, those exemplary for fast-bends Unterhaltungsindustrie, which shade sides of passing fame and unequalled life luck.
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|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Ramón Gil Samaniego|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Mexican-American silent movie star|
|DATE OF BIRTH||6. February 1899|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Durango, Mexico|
|DYING DATE||30. October 1968|
|DYING PLACE||Los Angeles, the USA|