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Rudolph Valentino
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Birth Name: Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Piero Filiberto Guglielm

Born: 6 May 1895 Died: 23 August 1926

Country of origin: Italy

Height: 5' 11"


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Rudolph Valentino Sings Two Songs (1923)

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About: Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 - August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor. He was born Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Piero Filiberto Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antoguolla in Castellaneta, Apulia, Italy to a solidly middle-class family (his father was a veterinarian), in the same year as the invention of cinema. He studied and qualified in Agricultural Science at Nervi in Genoa. He spent some time in Paris, where he became a talented dancer, and then returned to Italy for a w ... (more)

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1. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
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4. The Sheik (1921)
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"Born: 6 May 1895"


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Premature Deaths (Actors and Actresses) (130 person items)

"Died: August 23, 1926 (aged 31) Cause of death: Peritonitis "


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A Particularly Fine Vintage (80 person items)

"Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Piero Filiberto Guglielm Italy b. 6 May 1895 d. 23 August 1926 "


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The Last Words of Classic Stars (19 person items)

"Don't worry chief, it will be alright. ~~ Rudolph Valentino, actor, d. August 23, 1926 ) "


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A Death For Every Year (107 person items)

" Peritonitis. "


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The Greatest Male Sex Symbols (41 person items)

"Rudolph Valentino may now occur to film buffs as an iconic image of cinema's silent era, but once upon a time, he was the first male sex symbol. Oozing sex appeal as the 'Latin Lover', Valentino became a pin-up for millions of women who were attracted to his unique brand of ambivalent masculinity as the exotic romantic hero. He was so adored by women that several killed themselves when he died at the peak of his fandom. "


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Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors (50 person items)

"Recognized as the first male sex symbol, he mesmerized female moviegoers with his exotic blend of illicit romance - only to leave his fans devastated by his unexpected death at the age of 31. Essential Films The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1921, Metro Camille 1921, Metro The Sheik 1921, Paramount Blood and Sand 1922, Paramount The Eagle 1925, United Artists"


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"Beautiful silent stars By Anna "


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Classic Stars Back In Film (15 person items)

" Anthony Dexter in Valentino Rudolf Nureyev in Valentino "


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Style Icons From Every Decade(20's-60's) (26 person items)

"Known as "The Sheik" and "Latin Lover", Valentino was the first mega star Hollywood ever produced. He was not only known for his lead romantic roles, he was also considered a style icon. He made it popular for men to wear wrist watches, gaucho pants, and slicked back hair. "


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"Picture Show August 1927 Motion Picture Review April 1924 MovieWeekly August 1923 "


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Gone Too Soon (75 person items)

"May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926 Age: 31 Cause of death: Developed peritonitis after surgery for appendicitis and gastric ulcers. A few days later he was stricken with a severe pleuritis relapse that developed rapidly in his left lung. Notable role(s): - Ahmed, the Sheik's Son in The Son of the Sheik"


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They died too soon (106 person items)

"1895-1926 "


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The most underrated actors (21 person items)

"The Sheik, the romantic, the lover. Valentino was tremendously famous and widely loved by women everywhere. But his talent was never recognized as it should have been. "


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Beautiful silent stars (28 person items)

"Obvious choice, but he was really a gorgeous man. "


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E vero Italiano (15 person items)
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Best Male Performances (1900-1929) (23 person items)

"#5as Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan in "The Sheik" (1921) #24as Julio Desnoyers in "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" (1921) #33as Juan Gallardo in "Blood and Sand" (1922)"