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Ricardo Montalban (b. 1920) (actor) The Mexican-born Montalban made several films in Mexico and the U.S. from the 1940s through the ’60s before gaining some of his major pop-culture status starting in the late ’60s. In 1967, he guest-starred on Star Trek as the villainous Khan, a role he would reprise in the 1982 feature film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. In the ’70s, Montalban’s smooth voice helped make the “soft Corinthian leather” of the Chrysler Cordoba well known through television commercials. During that decade he also began his most famous TV role, as Mr. Roarke on Fantasy […]