Fernando Rey

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Birth Name: Fernando Rey
Born: 09/20/1917
Birth Place: Spain
Death Place: Madrid, ES
Died: 03/09/1994

1961 marked a turning point in Rey's career when he made his first film for the iconoclastic and internationally renowned Luis Bunuel; the result was one of the finest films of the actor's career, "Viridiana" (1961). As the dense but somewhat nasty and always lustful uncle, Don Jaime, Rey enjoyed one of his best-remembered roles, relentlessly pursuing the eponymous heroine, a novice nun. Rey eventually racked up more than 150 feature credits, working for directors including Orson Welles ("Chimes at Midnight" 1966, excellent as Northumberland), Maurice Cloche ("The Viscount" 1967), Alberto Lattuada ("Bianco, Rosso e../White Red and.." 1971), Lina Wertmuller ("Seven Beauties" 1975), Vincente M... Continue Bio >>

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