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José Ferrer
José Ferrer
Credits
Role Narrator
Biographical Information
Birth Name José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón
Birthdate January 8, 1912
Birthplace Santurce, Puerto Rico, United States
Death Date January 26, 1992 (age 80)
Death Place Coral Gables, Florida, United States[1]

José Ferrer was the uncredited narrator of three first season episodes of Bewitched (1964).

Biography[]

José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón, known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor, and director of theatre and film. He was the first Puerto Rican-born actor, as well as the first Hispanic actor, to win an Academy Award (in 1950 for Cyrano de Bergerac).

In 1947, Ferrer won the Tony Award for his theatrical performance of Cyrano de Bergerac, and in 1952, he won the Distinguished Dramatic Actor Award for The Shrike, and also the Outstanding Director Award for directing the plays The Shrike, The Fourposter, and Stalag 17.

Ferrer's contributions to American theatre were recognized in 1981, when he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. In 1985, he received the National Medal of Arts from Ronald Reagan, becoming the first actor to receive that honor.[2]

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References[]

  1. José Ferrer on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on January 8, 2020.
  2. José Ferrer on Wikipedia. Retrieved on January 8, 2020.
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