Jose Ferrer bio

Birth Name: Jose Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: San Juan

Date Of Birth: January8, 1912

Date Of Death: January 26, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Puerto Rican

Jose Ferrer was born on the 8th of January, 1912. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Became the first Puerto Rican and Hispanic actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor when he was honored for his role as the title character in the 1950 film Cyrano de Bergerac. He was also a successful directer, receiving praise for his films The Shrike, the Fourposter, and Stalag 17.

Jose Ferrer was born in San Juan. He graduated from Princeton University in 1933. Prior to starring in the film adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, he won the 1947 Tony Award for playing Cyrano de Bergerac on stage.

Jose Ferrer was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jose Ferrer was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Jose Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Jose’s Jose Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron attended Swiss boarding school Institut Le Rosey and Princeton University.


Jose Ferrer’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jose Ferrer’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jose Ferrer kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jose Ferrer was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Jose Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron
NICKNAME:Joe, Jose Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron, José Ferrer
BIRTH SIGN:Capricorn



Zodiac Sign: Jose Ferrer was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jose Ferrer was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Jose Ferrer had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Jose Ferrer’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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