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".
- 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