Ramon Novarro Photo

Ramon Novarro

Born: Feb 6, 1899

Death: Oct 30, 1968

Birthplace: Durango

Profession: Actor

Nationality: Mexico

Ramon Novarro

Date of Birth : Feb 6, 1899
Date of Death : Oct 30, 1968
Birth Place : Durango

Jose Ramon Gil Samaniego, best known as Ramon Novarro, was a Mexican film, stage and television actor who began his career as a leading man in silent films in 1917. Novarro was promoted by MGM as a "Latin lover" and became known as a sex symbol after the death of Rudolph Valentino.


  • Actor
  • Film director

Also known as

  • José Ramón Gil Samaniego
  • Ramón Gil Samaniego
  • Ramon Samaniego
  • Ramon Samaniegos
  • Ramón Samaniego


  • Elenor Gavilan
  • Mariano N. Samaniego

Awards Won

  • Golden Globe Special Achievement Award
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