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Ricardo Montalban has passed away

by on Jan.14, 2009, under Obituaries

Ricardo Montalban, best known as Mr. Rourke on Fantasy Island and perhaps some Chrysler commercials but better known among genre fans in perhaps his best role as Khan Noonian Singh in Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan and also won an Emmy for role in How The West Was Won and the SAG Lifetime Achievement award in 1994, passed away this morning at the age of 88.


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1 Comment for this entry

  • chad

    Khan

    I was totally shocked by Montalban in Star Trek II. Up to that point I’d pretty much only seen him in Fantasy Island and couldn’t visualize him playing such a raw character. And I had no idea he was so buff.