Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino

Born: May 6, 1895

Died: August 23, 1926

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Actor

Biography: Rudolph Valentino was an Italian actor, known simply as Valentino and also an early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the Latin Lover. He starred in several well-known silent films including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Sheik, Blood and Sand, The Eagle and Son of the Sheik. He had applied for American citizenship shortly before his death.