May 6, 1895
August 23, 1926
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
71 kg | 156 lbs
Rodolfo Pietro Filiberto Raffaello Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla, known professionally as Rudolph Valentino was born in Castellaneta, Apulia, Italy, on May 6, 1895, was an Italian actor.
Young Rudolph Valentino first started performing as a taxi dancer at Maxim's Restaurant-Cabaret in New York City.
He began his acting career in several silent films in small roles.
Rudolph's breakthrough performance came as Julio Desnoyers in silent epic war film The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921).
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He played Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan in silent romantic drama films: The Sheik (1921) and The Son of the Sheik (1926).
Blood and Sand (1922) silent drama as Juan Gallardo
Beyond the Rocks (1922) silent romantic drama as Lord Hector Bracondale
The Eagle (1925) silent action comedy drama as Lt. Vladimir Dubrovsky
Moran of the Lady Letty (1922) silent adventure drama as Ramon Laredo
Cobra (1925) silent drama as Count Rodrigo Torriani
The Conquering Power (1921) silent romantic drama as Charles Grandet
Camille (1921) silent drama as Armand Duval
Attended agricultural school in Genoa, Italy.
Had one older brother, Alberto also younger sister, Maria and older sister, Beatrice.
Had Italian and French ancestry.
He was given nickname 'The Latin Lover'.
He was posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6164 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.
He recorded two songs for Brunswick Records:
"Kashmiri Love Song" from The Sheik (1921)
"El Relicario" from Blood and Sand (1922).
Published book of poetry, "Day Dreams" in 1923.
Rudolph's death caused mass hysteria among his female fans.
Valentino died on August 23, 1926, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 31.
He was married to Natacha Rambova (1923-1926) and Jean Acker (1919-1923).
He dated Marion Benda (1926), Nita Naldi (1926), Vilma Bánky (1925) and Pola Negri (1925-1926).