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Fernando Rey (I) (1917–1994)


Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young Fernando intended to become an architect. However... See full bio »

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(age 76) in Madrid, Spain

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Known For

The French Connection
The French Connection Alain Charnier
(1971)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
(1972)
French Connection II
French Connection II Alain Charnier
(1975)

Filmography

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 1994 Al otro lado del túnel
Miguel
 1994 Arnau (TV Mini-Series)
Comte de Barcelona
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Comte de Barcelona
 1993 Los ladrones van a la oficina (TV Series)
Duque de Glanston
- Un milagro en la oficina (1993) ... Duque de Glanston
 1993 Missione d'amore (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1993)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1993 Madregilda
Padre de Franco
 1992 L'Atlantide
Father Mauritius
 1992 La marrana
Fray Juan
 1992 Después del sueño
Ramiro Lanza
 1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise
Marchena
 1992 Fantômes en héritage (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Edwards
 1992 Don Quixote
Closing Scene Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1992 De terre et de sang (TV Movie)
Sahaladin / Sultan Saladin
 1991 Don Quijote de la Mancha (TV Series)
Don Quijote
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Don Quijote
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Don Quijote
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Don Quijote
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Don Quijote
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Don Quijote
 1990 La batalla de los Tres Reyes
Papa Pablo V
 1990 Breath of Life
Gran Magno
 1990 Naked Tango
Judge Torres
 1990 Blaues Blut (TV Mini-Series)
Dekker
- Wo der Teufel wacht (1990) ... Dekker
 1989 Esmeralda Bay
Ramos
 1989 Le grand secret (TV Mini-Series)
Monsieur Corbet
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Monsieur Corbet
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Monsieur Corbet
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Monsieur Corbet
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Monsieur Corbet
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Monsieur Corbet
 1989 Il ricatto (TV Series)
Magistrato Di Nola
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Magistrato Di Nola
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Magistrato Di Nola
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Magistrato Di Nola
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Magistrato Di Nola
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Magistrato Di Nola
 1989 I promessi sposi (TV Mini-Series)
Attilio's Uncle
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Attilio's Uncle
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Attilio's Uncle
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Attilio's Uncle
 1989 La moglie ingenua e il marito malato (TV Movie)
Il professor Rune
 1988 El aire de un crimen
Fayón
 1988 Diario de invierno
Padre
 1988 Moon Over Parador
Alejandro
 1988 Pasodoble
Don Nuño
 1988 Captain James Cook (TV Mini-Series)
Hawke
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Hawke
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Hawke
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Hawke
 1988 The Tunnel
Allende
 1987 El bosque animado
Sr. D'Abondo
 1987 Mi general
Director Almirante
 1987 Hôtel du Paradis
Joseph
 1987 Commando Mengele
Ohmei Felsberg
 1986 Una donna a Venezia (TV Mini-Series)
Alvise
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Alvise
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Alvise
 1986 Saving Grace
Cardinal Stefano Biondi
 1986 L'été 36 (TV Movie)
Le général / The General
 1985 Los pazos de Ulloa (TV Mini-Series)
Sr. De La Lage
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Sr. De La Lage
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Sr. De La Lage
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Sr. De La Lage
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Sr. De La Lage
 1985 Star Knight
Fray Lupo
 1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody
Railroad Colonel
 1985 Padre nuestro
Cardenal
 1985 A.D. (TV Mini-Series)
Seneca
- Part 5 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 4 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 3 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 2 (1985) ... Seneca
- Part 1 (1985) ... Seneca
 1985 Black Arrow (TV Movie)
Warwick
 1984 Un amour interdit
Piacchi
 1984 The Hit
Senior Policeman
 1983 Arabesque (TV Mini-Series) (1983) (rumored)
 1983 Bearn o la sala de las muñecas
Don Antonio
 1982 Monsignor
Santoni
 1982 A Estrangeira
André
 1982 Cercasi Gesù
Don Filippo
 1982 Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull (TV Mini-Series)
Professor Kuckuck
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Professor Kuckuck
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Professor Kuckuck
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Professor Kuckuck
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Professor Kuckuck
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Professor Kuckuck
 1981 Trágala, perro
Juez
 1981 Casta e pura
Antonio Di Maggio
 1981 Miele di donna
Editor
 1981 Le bouffon (TV Movie)
M. Georges
 1980 Racconto d'autunno (TV Movie)
 1980 Memorias de Leticia Valle
Don Fernando Valle
 1980 The Cuenca Crime
Contreras
 1980 Caboblanco
Police Captain Terredo
 1979 Vestire gli ignudi (TV Movie)
Nota
 1979 Quintet
Grigor
 1979 Traffic Jam
Carlo
 1978 Rebeldía
Don Luis
 1978 I problemi di Don Isidro (TV Series)
Don Isidro Parodi
- 4° Problema: Hotel du Paradis (1978) ... Don Isidro Parodi
- 3° Problema: L'orgoglio dei Sangiacomo (1978) ... Don Isidro Parodi
- 2° Problema: Millemiglia (1978) ... Don Isidro Parodi
- 1° Problema: Delitto a bordo (1978) ... Don Isidro Parodi
 1978 Striptease
Alfonso
 1977 Eyes Behind the Wall
Ivano
 1977 The Assignment
Bidara
 1977 Elisa, vida mía
Luis
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
Gaspar
- Part 1 (1977) ... Gaspar
 1976 The Second Power
Cardenal
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
President Bru
 1976 Il deserto dei tartari
Colonel Nathanson
 1976 A Matter of Time
Charles Van Maar
 1976 Alle origini della mafia (TV Mini-Series)
Baron Della Spina
- Gli sciacalli (1976) ... Baron Della Spina
 1976 Manuela
Don Ramón
 1976 Cadaveri eccellenti
Security Minister
 1975 Seven Beauties
Pedro the Anarchist Prisoner
 1975 French Connection II
Alain Charnier
 1975 Smiling Maniacs
Judge Vanini
 1974 The Murri Affair
Il professore Murri
 1974 Dites-le avec des fleurs
Jacques Berger
 1974 ¿... Y el prójimo?
Luis Ignacio
 1974 Noche de teatro (TV Series)
Juan Manuel de Montenegro
- Águila de blasón (1974) ... Juan Manuel de Montenegro
 1974 Violent Blood Bath
Oscar Bataille
 1973 White Fang
Father Oatley
 1973 La chute d'un corps
M. Nansoit
 1973 One Way
Mr. David
 1973 Tarot
Arthur
 1972 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Don Rafael Acosta
 1972 La duda
Don Rodrigo - Conde de Albrit
 1972 Bianco, rosso e...
Jefe médico
 1972 Coartada en disco rojo
Inspector Nardi
 1972 Antony and Cleopatra
Lepidus
 1972 Questa specie d'amore
Giovanna's father
 1971 The French Connection
Alain Charnier
 1971 The Light at the Edge of the World
Captain Moriz
 1971 A Town Called Hell
Old blind man
 1971 Gli occhi freddi della paura
Judge Bedell
 1970 Companeros
Prof. Xantos
 1970 The Wind's Fierce
Don Antonio
 1970 Chicas de club
Padrino Elisa
 1970 Aoom
 1970 Tristana
Don Lope
 1970 The Adventurers
Jaime Xenos
 1970 Cuentos y leyendas (TV Series)
Timoteo
- Timoteo, el incomprendido (1970) ... Timoteo
 1969 The Price of Power
Pinkerton
 1969 A Candidate for a Killing
Marco Augusto
 1969 Land Raiders
Priest
 1968 El príncipe y la huerfanita (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1968 Los preparativos (Short)
 1968 Villa Rides
Fuentes
 1968 The Immortal Story (TV Movie)
Merchant telling Clay's history (uncredited)
 1968 Fábulas (TV Series)
 1966-1968 La pequeña comedia (TV Series)
- Tú y yo (1968)
 1967 Amor en el aire
Carlos Mª Saldiez
 1967 Young Rebel
Philip II
 1967 Run Like a Thief
Col. Romero
 1967 Novela (TV Series)
 1967 Estudio 1 (TV Series)
Boris Trigorin
- La gaviota (1967) ... Boris Trigorin
 1967 The Viscount
Marco Demoygne
 1967 Beyond the Mountains
Ibram
 1967 Historia de la frivolidad (TV Movie)
Caballero
 1966 Navajo Joe
Rev. Rattigan
 1965-1966 Tiempo y hora (TV Series)
- El señor Taylor (1966)
- Viejas cartas (1966)
- El último toro (1966)
 1966 El Greco
Felipe II
 1966 Zampo y yo
Luis 'Zampo'
 1966 Cartes sur table
Sir Percy
 1965 Treasure Island (Short)
 1965 Chimes at Midnight
Worcester
 1965 El marqués
Publisher Ramos
 1965 Misión Lisboa
Agent of the New World Organization
 1965 Don Quijote von der Mancha (TV Mini-Series)
Der Herzog
- Teil 4 (1965) ... Der Herzog
- Teil 3 (1965) ... Der Herzog
- Teil 2 (1965) ... Der Herzog
- Teil 1 (1965) ... Der Herzog
 1965 The Amazing Doctor G
Goldginger
 1965 I grandi condottieri
Lo straniero / The Stranger - Angel of the Lord
 1965 Legacy of the Incas
President Castillo
 1965 Son of a Gunfighter
Don Pedro Fortuna
 1964-1965 Primera fila (TV Series)
Sisson / Siegfried / Andrew Crocker-Harris
- Tea Party (1965) ... Sisson
- Siegfrief (1964) ... Siegfried
- La loba (1964)
- Eran tres (1964) ... Andrew Crocker-Harris
 1965 El diablo también llora
Ramòn Quiroga
 1965 Tras la puerta cerrada (TV Series)
Burgess
- La Mujer Fantasma II (1965) ... Burgess
- La mujer fantasma (1965) ... Burgess
 1965 Confidencias (TV Series)
- Las razones (1965)
- ¿Por qué? (1965)
 1965 Pobre Diablo (TV Series)
 1965 La isla del tesoro (Short)
 1964 El señor de La Salle
Luis XIV
 1964 La hora incógnita
Sacerdote
 1964 La nueva Cenicienta
Juan Echarre
 1964 Fin de semana
Entrevistador
 1964 Los Palomos
Don Alberto
 1964 El espontáneo
El Rico Pintor
 1964 Backfire
Commissioner of Beirut harbor
 1964 Gran teatro (TV Series)
Coronel Wealey
- El amor de los cuatro coroneles (1964) ... Coronel Wealey
 1964 La noche al hablar (TV Series)
Robert
- Proyecto para matar (1964) ... Robert
 1963 The Ceremony
Sanchez
 1963 Scheherazade
 1963 The Running Man
Police Official
 1963 The Castilian
Ramiro II, rey de León
 1963 Platea (TV Series)
 1962 Rogelia
Máximo García
 1962 Face of Terror
Dr. Charles Taylor
 1962 The Savage Guns
Don Hernán
 1962 My Son, the Hero
Sumo Sacerdote / High Priest
 1961 Siempre es domingo
Juez Andonelli
 1961 Fantasmas en la casa
Raimundo Rodríguez de Toledo
 1961 Viridiana
Don Jaime
 1961 Goliath Against the Giants
Bokan, i usurpario
 1961 Teresa
Profesor Héctor de la Barrera
 1960 La rivolta degli schiavi
Valerio
 1960 Don Lucio y el hermano Pío
Señor Aguilar
 1960 Culpables
Mario
 1960 La rana verde
Narrator (voice)
 1960 Pensión de mujeres (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1960)
- Episode #1.2 (1960)
- Episode #1.1 (1960)
 1959 Mission in Morocco
Princ Achmed
 1959 The Last Days of Pompeii
Arbaces, High Priest of Isis
 1959 Sonatas
Capitán Casares
 1959 Parque de Madrid
Don Luis
 1958 ¡Viva lo imposible!
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1958 La venganza
Escritor
 1958 The Night Heaven Fell
Tío (alternate version)
 1957 El andén
Don Enrique
 1957 Madrugada
Mauricio (voice, uncredited)
 1957 Day of Fear
 1957 Faustina
Valentín
 1956 Le chanteur de Mexico
Cartoni - l'impresario (uncredited)
 1956 Main Street
Federico Rivas (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Don Juan
Don Iñigo
 1956 The Adventures of Gil Blas
Capitaine Rolando
 1956 La vida en un bloc (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Billete para Tánger
Inspector
 1955 Marcelino pan y vino
Narrator Monk
 1954 Cómicos
Miguel Solís
 1954 Rebeldía
Capellán
 1954 El alcalde de Zalamea
El Rey
 1953 Aeropuerto
Fernando
 1953 Welcome Mr. Marshall!
Narrador (voice)
 1953 Cabaret
Carlos Jiménez
 1953 The Lovers of Toledo (voice)
 1952 La laguna negra
Miguel
 1952 El cerco del diablo
Atracador
 1951 La señora de Fátima
Lorenzo Duarte
 1951 La trinca del aire (voice)
 1951 Cielo negro
Ángel López Veiga
 1950 The Siege
General Palafox / Lorenzo, el pastor
 1950 Si te hubieses casado conmigo
Enrique Marín Rubio
 1949 Aventuras de Juan Lucas
Juan Lucas
 1949 Sabela de Cambados
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1948 Mare nostrum
Ulises / Capitán Ferragut
 1948 Locura de amor
Felipe el Hermoso
 1948 La próxima vez que vivamos
Óscar Mulden
 1947 Fuenteovejuna
Frondoso
 1947 La princesa de los ursinos
Felipe V
 1947 Reina santa
Infante Alfonso
 1947 Don Quijote de la Mancha
Sansón Carrasco
 1946 The Prodigal Woman
José
 1946 Misión blanca
Carlos
 1945 Los últimos de Filipinas
Juan Chamizo
 1944 Eugenia de Montijo
Duque de Alba
 1941 Escuadrilla
Extra (uncredited)
 1941 ¡A mí no me mire usted!
Viajero (uncredited)
 1940 La gitanilla
Extra (uncredited)
 1940 La Dolores
Extra (uncredited)
 1940 El rey que rabió
Extra (uncredited)
 1940 Leyenda rota
Extra (uncredited)
 1935 Fazendo Fitas
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5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Due to his starring in The French Connection (1971) and that he did much of his acting work in French films, many Americans perceived him as a Frenchman, when he was in fact very much Spanish. See more »

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Eloquence in both Spanish and French See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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