(August 25, 1917-June 2, 2008)
Born in Elberon, New Jersey
Appeared in the films 'Lost Boundaries' (1949), 'Born to Be Bad' (1950), 'Rancho Notorious' (1952), 'Scaramouche' (1952), 'The Knights of the Round Table' (1953), 'Lili' (1953), 'Oh... Rosalinda!' (1955), 'War and Peace' (1956), 'The Sun Also Rises' (1957), 'The World, the Flesh and the Devil' (1959), 'The Longest Day' (1962), 'The Fall of the Roman Empire' (1964), 'Sex and the Single Girl' (1964), 'Wait Until Dark' (1967), 'Brannigan' (1975), 'Eaten Alive' (1977), 'Peter the Great' (1986) and 'Catherine the Great' (1995)
Portrayed Philip Erickson on 'Falcon Crest' (1981-84)
Directed 'The Secret Fury' (1950) and 'Green Mansions' (1959)
Why he might be annoying
He was married five times, divorced four times.
He was married and divorced twice from Frances Pilchard.
He was often confused with Jose Ferrer (no relation).
He was better remembered as Audrey Hepburn's ex than for his acting.
He suffered stage fright, with Hepburn commenting 'Acting, at times, depresses Mel.'
Why he might not be annoying
He wrote a children's book, 'Tito's Hats' (1940).
His acting career was interrupted by polio (1942).
He did his own stunts in the swashbuckler 'Scaramouche.'
He produced the acclaimed thriller 'Wait Until Dark' (1967).
His final wife was a decendant of Leo Tolstoy.
Credit: C. Fishel
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For 2017, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 24 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 30 Votes: 43.33% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 40 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
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