Birth Name: Rene Rivera
Country of origin: United States
Mario Montez was one of the Warhol superstars, appearing in several of Andy Warhol's underground films from 1963 to 1968. He took his name as a male homage to the actress Maria Montez, an important gay icon in the fifties and sixties. Before appearing in Warhol's films, he appeared in several of Jack Smith's films, including Flaming Creatures and Normal Love. Montez was also active in Charles Ludlam's The Playhouse of the Ridiculous.
Partial Filmography :
1963 - Flaming