Ferrer, José

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Jose Ferrer
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Ferrer, Jose Gender: M
born on 8 January 1912 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place San Turce, Puerto Rico, 18n27, 66w05
Timezone AST h4w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Palmer
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°29' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 20°12 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 19°15'


Puerto Rican-American actor, director and producer.

His family moved to the U.S. in childhood. At Princeton, he discovered drama and made his Broadway debut in 1935, with a screen debut in "Joan of Arc," 1948. A character actor with a wide range, he became a solid star with versatile performances that were increasingly outstanding. In 1947 he won the first of his five Tony awards and in 1950 an Oscar for his role as Cyrano de Bergerac, 1950. His films include "Moulin Rouge," 1952 and "The Caine Mutiny."

Ferrer directed a number of films in the '50s and '60s.

Married four times; his first wife was actress Uta Hagan and second, singer Rosemary Clooney, 1953-1967, with whom he had five kids.

Ferrer died of cancer 1/26/1992, Coral Gables, FL.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : New Career 1935 (Broadway debut)
  • Work : New Career 1948 (Screen debut)
  • Work : Prize 1950 (Oscar for Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • Work : Prize 1950 (Five Tony awards)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1952 ("Moulin Rouge")
  • Relationship : Marriage 1953 (Rosemary Clooney, 14 years)

Source Notes

Lynne Palmer quotes him. Frederick Davies quotes him for 10:15 PM in Signs of the Stars.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Puerto Rico and U.S.)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater, Broadway)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Notable : Awards : Grammy (Five)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (For Cyrano de Bergerac)