Arturo de Cordova
Date of Birth
May 08, 1908
Birth Place:
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

Biography

Having lost Rudolph Valentino in a 1924 contract dispute, Paramount Pictures never gave up hope of discovering and nurturing a new "Latin Lover" type. Thus it was that Paramount signed Mexican actor Arturo de Cordova, popular in his native country's films since 1935, to a Hollywood contract in 1943. De Cordova was showcased in the small but memorable role of Augustin in Paramount's...