Actors

Fernando Lamas Net Worth

Fernando Lamas Net Worth is
$1.9 Million

Fernando Lamas Biography

Handsome, dapper Argentine-born actor who came to Hollywood as a romantic lead in several colourful MGM extravaganzas and then succeeded in living up to his Latin Lover image in real life. Lamas studied drama at school in his native country and later enrolled in a law course at college. His strong leaning towards athletic pursuits prevailed and he ...

Quick Facts

Full NameFernando Lamas
Date Of BirthJanuary 9, 1915
Died1982-10-08
Place Of BirthBuenos Aires, Argentina
Height6' 0½" (1.84 m)
ProfessionActor, Director, Soundtrack
NationalityArgentine
SpouseEsther Williamshis death
ChildrenAlexandra Lamas, Christina Lamas
ParentsFernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=586384
NominationsTony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical
MoviesDangerous When Wet, 100 Rifles, Jivaro, Sangaree, The Lost World, The Merry Widow, Rich, Young and Pretty, The Girl Who Had Everything, The Violent Ones, Rose Marie, The Diamond Queen, The Law and the Lady, The Cheap Detective, The Girl Rush, Kill a Dragon, Murder on Flight 502, Vidalita, Duel of Fire, Revenge of the Musketeers, The Avengers, Backtrack!, Powderkeg, The Lonely Profession, The Tango Returns to Paris, Magic Fountain, Dan August: The Lady Killers, Escort to Danger/The Night of the Clones, Man of the People
TV ShowsRenegade, Falcon Crest, Leave It to Lamas, Are You Hot?, Secrets of Midland Heights, California Fever, Invasion America, Gone Country, Dancin' to the Hits, The Immortal, The 1/2 Hour News Hour, Air America, Celebrity Bootcamp
Star SignCapricorn


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Fernando Lamas passed away on October 8, 1982, three months away from what would have been his 68th birthday on January 9, 1983.
2His friendly "Latin Lover" rivalry with fellow Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer star Ricardo Montalban prodded a memorable Saturday Night Live (1975) sketch in later years with Bill Murray titled "Quien es mas macho, Fernando Lamas o Ricardo Montalban?".
3Best friends with Jane Wyman (who was also very close with his son Lorenzo Lamas), with whom he co-starred on Falcon Crest (1981). They had that remarkable friendship for 13 years, between 1969 until Fernando's own death in 1982.
4A Republican, he endorsed Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan for president.
5He had a daughter, Cristina, with his first wife, Perla.
6He had a daughter, Alexandra "Alex", with his second wife, Lydia.
7Has eight grandchildren, A.J., Shayne, Paton, Alexandra, Victoria, Isabella, Diana and Sergio. Great-grandfather of Press Dahl Lamas Richie.
8Was nominated for Broadway's 1957 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Happy Hunting".
9He was cast on the television series Gavilan (1982), but due to the cancer that would take his life, he was forced to withdraw from the role after filming a few episodes. Patrick Macnee replaced him in the cast, and the scenes were redone.
10Father of Lorenzo Lamas. Grandfather of A.J. Lamas, Shayne Lamas and Paton Ashbrook.
11His effortless charm and way with the ladies earned him the moniker ("First of the Red Hot Lamas").
12Father-in-law of Michelle Smith and Kathleen Kinmont.
13Brother-in-law of Stanton Williams.


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Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dream Merchants1980TV MovieConrad Stillman
House Calls1980TV SeriesDr. Langston
How the West Was Won1979TV Mini-SeriesFierro
The Cheap Detective1978Paul DuChard
The Love Boat1978TV SeriesBill Klieg / Bill Teague
Police Woman1977TV SeriesCarlos Rubenez
Charlie's Angels1977TV SeriesJericho
Quincy M.E.1977TV SeriesMoreno
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Premiere Male Star
Switch1976TV SeriesFouad
Bronk1976TV SeriesAbriega
Murder on Flight 5021975TV MoviePaul Barons
McCloud1974TV SeriesMax Cortez
Night Gallery1973TV SeriesDr. Ramirez (segment "Hatred Unto Death")
Mod Squad1970-1973TV SeriesArturo Roca / Lt. Ramon Sanchez
Bearcats!1971TV SeriesChucho Morales
Alias Smith and Jones1971TV SeriesBig Jim Santana
Dan August1971TV SeriesTony Storm
The Name of the Game1970TV SeriesCesar Rodriguez
Mission: Impossible1968-1970TV SeriesRamon Prado / Roger Toland
It Takes a Thief1968-1970TV SeriesPaolo Monteggo / Pepe Rouchet / Francisco Arascan
The Lonely Profession1969TV MovieDominic Savarona
Then Came Bronson1969TV SeriesMiguel Cordova
100 Rifles1969Gen. Verdugo
Tarzan1968TV SeriesVelasquez
The High Chaparral1967TV SeriesEl Caudillo
Kill a Dragon1967Nico Patrai
Hondo1967TV SeriesRodrigo
Run for Your Life1965-1967TV SeriesRamon de Vega / Ramon De Vega / Ramon da Vega
The Red Skelton Hour1964-1967TV SeriesHarry Sneak / Canadian Mountie / Raffles Cavendish - Jr.'s Dad / ...
The Violent Ones1967Manuel Vega
Valley of Mystery1967TV MovieFrancisco Rivera
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966-1967TV SeriesSalim Ibn Hydari / Alejandro De Sada
Combat!1965-1966TV SeriesLeon Paulon / Vertrain
Laredo1966TV SeriesPaco Romero
The Virginian1965TV SeriesCaptain Estrada
Burke's Law1964-1965TV SeriesKelly Mars / El Greco
D'Artagnan contro i 3 moschettieri1964D'Artagnan
Magic Fountain1963Alberto
Duello nella sila1962Antonio Franco
Shirley Temple's Storybook1960TV SeriesProfessor Fritz Bhaer
The Lost World1960Manuel Gomez
Zane Grey Theater1959-1960TV SeriesGiulio Mandati / Miguel
Pursuit1958TV Series
Climax!1958TV SeriesJose Aragon
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1958TV SeriesJuan Bravado
The Girl Rush1955Victor Monte
Lux Video Theatre1954TV Series
Rose Marie1954James Severn Duval
Jivaro1954Rio Galdez
The Diamond Queen1953Jean Baptiste Tavernier
Dangerous When Wet1953André Lanet
Sangaree1953Dr. Carlos Morales
The Girl Who Had Everything1953Victor Y. Raimondi
The Merry Widow1952Count Danilo
The Law and the Lady1951Juan Dinas
Rich, Young and Pretty1951Paul Sarnac
The Avengers1950Andre LeBlanc
La otra y yo1949
Corrientes, calle de ensueños1949
The Story of the Tango1949Juan Carlos Maldonado
Vidalita1949
De padre desconocido1949
La rubia Mireya1948Alberto
The Story of a Bad Woman1948
Tango vuelve a París1948Flores
Evasion1947Bruno
The Poor People's Christmas1947
Villa rica del Espíritu Santo1945
Frontera Sur1943
Stella1943
En el último piso1942

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House Calls1981-1982TV Series 8 episodes
Bret Maverick1982TV Series 1 episode
Falcon Crest1982TV Series 1 episode
Code Red1982TV Series 1 episode
Flamingo Road1981TV Series 1 episode
Secrets of Midland Heights1980-1981TV Series 2 episodes
Switch1977-1978TV Series 3 episodes
The Amazing Spider-Man1978TV Series 1 episode
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977TV Series 1 episode
Starsky and Hutch1975-1976TV Series 3 episodes
Jigsaw John1976TV Series 1 episode
The Rookies1975TV Series 5 episodes
S.W.A.T.1975TV Series 1 episode
Alias Smith and Jones1971TV Series 2 episodes
Mannix1970TV Series 1 episode
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers1969TV Series 1 episode
Run for Your Life1967TV Series 2 episodes
The Violent Ones1967
Magic Fountain1963

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rose Marie1954performer: "Indian Love Call", "I Have The Love"
Dangerous When Wet1953performer: "Ain't Nature Grand"
The Merry Widow1952performer: "The Merry Widow Waltz" - uncredited

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Place Called Glory1965

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Samurai1979TV Movie executive producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
He & She1968TV SeriesHimself
The Pat Boone Show1967TV SeriesHimself
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHimself
The Seasons of Youth1961TV MovieHimself - Host
Esther Williams at Cypress Gardens1960TV MovieHimself
The 32nd Annual Academy Awards1960TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Costume Design Awards
The Arthur Murray Party1958TV SeriesHimself
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour1958TV SeriesHimself
Person to Person1957TV Series documentaryHimself
The Patrice Munsel Show1957TV SeriesHimself
The Big Record1957TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1954-1957TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest #2 / Himself - Mystery Guest
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Dinah Shore Show1956TV SeriesHimself
Texaco Star Theatre1954TV SeriesHimself - Actor
The Alan Thicke Show1981TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1969-1980TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Dinah!1978-1980TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself
The Hollywood Squares1966-1978TV SeriesHimself - Center Square / Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Bette Davis1977TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Merv Griffin Show1971-1974TV SeriesHimself
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In1971TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1969TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special2001TV Movie documentary
Backtrack!1969Capt. Estrada
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story1951Documentary

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