Full Name: Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla
Profession: Actor and Silent Film Idol
Why Famous: Italian actor who starred in several well-known silent films including the "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse", "The Sheik" and "The Eagle".
An early pop icon and a sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin Lover" or simply as "Valentino".
- 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
- 1921-10-30 "The Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres in Los Angeles