Rudolph Valentino

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino Full Name: Rudolph Valentino [Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla]
Nationality: Italian

Profession: Silent Film Star
Why Famous: Italian actor who starred in several well-known silent films. An early pop icon, a sex symbol of the 1920s, he was known as the "Latin Lover" or simply as "Valentino".

Born: May 6, 1895
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Castellaneta, Italy

Died: August 23, 1926 (aged 31)
Cause of Death: Peritonitis

Married Life

  • 1919-11-06 "The Sheik" actor Rudolph Valentino (24) weds actress Jean Acker (26)
  • 1922-05-13 "Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico
  • 1923-03-04 Actor Rudolph Valentino (24) divorces actress Jean Acker (26) only after 6 hours of getting married

Historical Events in the Life of Rudolph Valentino

  • 1921-11-13 "Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, is released

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