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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino, (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926),  The Son of the Sheik was an Italian actor, known simply as "Valentino" and also an early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s.  Valentino was known as the "Latin Lover".  Born to a French mother and Italian father Rudolph Valentino grew up in Italy.  "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" was a major success, launching Valentino into super stardom and giving him the image of a 'Latin Lover'.
Source: moviesmusicandthings