Ricardo Cortez

Ricardo Cortez
1900 - 1977

Ricardo Cortez  Austrian Actor


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Rest in peace.


Ricardo Cortez was previously married to Margaret Belle, Christine Coniff Lee (1934 - 1940) and Alma Rubens (1926 - 1931).

Ricardo Cortez was in relationships with Doris Warner (1932), Dorothy Dare (1932), Loretta Young (1932) and Lupe Velez.

Ricardo Cortez had an encounter with Joan Crawford (1930).


Austrian Actor Ricardo Cortez was born Jacob Krantz on 19th September, 1900 in New York City, New York USA and passed away on 28th Apr 1977 New York, New York, U.S. aged 76. He is most remembered for Romance of the Rio Grande. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Ricardo Cortez was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Greta Garbo in Torrent (1926) and Joan Blondell in Broadway Bad (1933).

Ricardo Cortez is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Jewish actors and 1899 births.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating4 1 month, 1 day 7 days -
Married3 27 years, 3 months 13 years, 3 months 6 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total8 27 years, 3 months 4 years, 11 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Jacob
Last Name Krantz
Full Name at Birth Jacob Krantz
Alternative Name Ricardo Cortez, Jacob Krantz
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th September, 1900
Birthplace New York City, New York USA
Died 28th April, 1977
Place of Death New York, New York, U.S.
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Buried Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, New York)
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Salary (1) The Imp (1919) $90
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Austrian
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Romance of the Rio Grande
Year(s) Active 1917–1960
Father Moses/Morris Krantz
Mother Sarah (Lefkowitz) Krantz
Brother cinematographer Stanley Cortez

Ricardo Cortez (born Jacob Kranze or Jacob Krantz; September 19, 1900 – April 28, 1977) was an American film actor and director. He was also credited as Jack Crane early in his acting career.

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Ricardo Cortez76 VirgoActor
Margaret Belle-
Christine Coniff Lee34 CapricornSpouse
Doris Warner-Relative
Dorothy Dare68 AriesActress
Loretta Young87 CapricornActress
Joan Crawford72 AriesActress
Alma Rubens33 AquariusActress
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress


Bonanza1959Don Xavier LosaroTV Show
The Last Hurrah1958Sam WeinbergMovie
Bunco Squad1950Tony Weldon - aka Anthony WellsMovie
Mystery in Mexico1948John NorcrossMovie
Blackmail1947Ziggy CranstonMovie
The Locket1946Mr. BonnerMovie
The Inner Circle1946Duke YorkMovie
Make Your Own Bed1944Fritz AldenMovie
Tomorrow We Live1942The Ghost, Alexander Caesar MartinMovie
Rubber Racketeers1942GilinMovie
Who Is Hope Schuyler?1942Anthony PearceMovie
A Shot in the Dark1941Philip RichardsMovie
I Killed That Man1941Roger PhillipsMovie
Romance of the Rio Grande1941Ricardo de VegaMovie
World Premiere1941Mark SaundersMovie
Murder Over New York1940George KirbyMovie
Charlie Chan in Reno1939Dr. AinsleyMovie
Mr. Moto's Last Warning1939FabianMovie
City Girl1938Charles BlakeMovie
The Californian1937Ramon EscobarMovie
West of Shanghai1937Gordon CreedMovie
Her Husband Lies1937J. Ward Thomas (Spade Martin)Movie
The Case of the Black Cat1936Perry MasonMovie
The Walking Dead1936NolanMovie
Postal Inspector1936Inspector Bill DavisMovie
Talk of the Devil1936Ray AllenMovie
The Murder of Dr. Harrigan1936George LambertMovie
Man Hunt1936Frank KingmanMovie
Frisco Kid1935Paul MorraMovie
Special Agent1935Alexander CarstonMovie
Shadow of Doubt1935Sim SturdevantMovie
Manhattan Moon1935Dan MooreMovie
The White Cockatoo1935Jim SundeanMovie
A Lost Lady1934EllingerMovie
Mandalay1934Tony EvansMovie
The Big Shakedown1934Dutch BarnesMovie
The Man with Two Faces1934Ben WestonMovie
Wonder Bar1934HarryMovie
The Firebird1934Herman BrandtMovie
Hat, Coat, and Glove1934Robert MitchellMovie
I Am a Thief1934Pierre LondaisMovie
Midnight Mary1933Leo DarcyMovie
Torch Singer1933Tony CummingsMovie
The House on 56th Street1933Bill BlaineMovie
Big Executive1933Victor ConwayMovie
Broadway Bad1933Craig CuttingMovie
Flesh1932Nicky GrantMovie
Symphony of Six Million1932Dr. Felix 'Felixel' KlauberMovie
The Phantom of Crestwood1932Gary CurtisMovie
Thirteen Women1932Police Sergeant Barry CliveMovie
Is My Face Red?1932William PosterMovie
No One Man1932Bill HanawayMovie
Illicit1931Price BainesMovie
Ten Cents a Dance1931Bradley CarltonMovie
The Maltese Falcon1931Sam SpadeMovie
Bad Company1931Goldie GorioMovie
Behind Office Doors1931Ronnie WalesMovie
Big Business Girl1931Robert J. ClaytonMovie
Men of Chance1931Johnny SilkMovie
Reckless Living1931CurlyMovie
White Shoulders1931Lawrence MarchmontMovie
Transgression1931Don Arturo de BorgusMovie
Montana Moon1930Jeff PelhamMovie
Her Man1930JohnnieMovie
The Lost Zeppelin1929Tom ArmstrongMovie
The Younger Generation1929Morris GoldfishMovie
Midstream1929James StanwoodMovie
New Orleans1929Jim MorleyMovie
The Phantom in the House1929Paul WallisMovie
Excess Baggage1928Val D'ErricoMovie
The Grain of Dust1928Fred NormanMovie
Ladies of the Night Club1928George MerrillMovie
Prowlers of the Sea1928Carlos De NeveMovie
Woman of Destiny1928Yoanes Etchegarry dit Jean BarliaveMovie
The Private Life of Helen of Troy1927ParisMovie
Mockery1927Captain DimitriMovie
New York1927Michael Angelo CassidyMovie
By Whose Hand?1927Agent X-9Movie
Torrent1926Don Rafael BrullMovie
The Cat's Pajamas1926Don Cesare GraccoMovie
The Sorrows of Satan1926Geoffrey TempestMovie
The Eagle of the Sea1926Capt. SazaracMovie
Volcano1926Stéphane SéquineauMovie
The Pony Express1925Jack WestonMovie
The Swan1925Dr. Walter, the TutorMovie
In the Name of Love1925Raoul MelnotteMovie
Not So Long Ago1925Billy BallardMovie
The Spaniard1925Don Pedro de BarregoMovie
A Society Scandal1924Harrison PetersMovie
Feet of Clay1924Tony ChanningMovie
The Bedroom Window1924Robert DelanoMovie
Argentine Love1924Juan MartinMovie
The City That Never Sleeps1924Mark RothMovie
The Next Corner1924Don ArturoMovie
This Woman1924Whitney DuaneMovie
Hollywood1923Ricardo CortezMovie
The Call of the Canyon1923Larry MorrisonMovie
Children of Jazz1923Ted CarterMovie
The Gentleman from America1923Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Sixty Cents an Hour1923William DavisMovie
The Imp1919Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
The Fringe of Society1917Movie
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