Born In: New York, New York City, United States
Cesar Romero was a popular American actor, singer and dancer, known for playing the role of ‘Joker’ in the 1960’s TV show ‘Batman’. He was born in the USA at the dawn of the 20th century to Cuban emigrant parents. He gave up his education and became a ballroom-dancer at the age of 20 after his father lost his fortune. But when a freak accident put an end to his dancing career, Romero started playing side roles in Broadway productions. At the age of 33, he debuted in films, appearing in roles that highlighted his Latino look and created his image as a Latin lover. Although initially the characterization helped him get work, it also limited his scope as an actor, and he was hardly ever cast in lead roles in spite of his versatile talent. His portrayal of the Joker in the 1966 television series ‘Batman’ was included in TV Guide's 2013 list of ‘The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time’. He remained active professionally until his death at the age of 86 in January 1994.
Also Known As: Cesar Julio Romero Jr.
Died At Age: 86
father: Cesar Julio Romero
mother: María Mantilla
Born Country: United States
place of death: Santa Monica, California, United States
Ancestry: Cuban American, Spanish American
Diseases & Disabilities: Bronchitis, Pneumonia
Cause of Death: Blood Clots
U.S. State: New Yorkers
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