Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos
January 9, 1916
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Died||October 8, 1982 (aged 66)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Pancreatic cancer|
(m. 1940; div. 1944)
(m. 1946; div. 1952)
(m. 1954; div. 1960)
Esther Williams (m. 1969)
|Children||3, including Lorenzo Lamas|
Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos (January 9, 1916 – October 8, 1982) was an Argentine-American actor and director. He was known for playing the "Latin Lover" in many movies during the 1940s and 1950s.
In 1951, Lamas starred as Paul Sarnac in the musical, Rich, Young and Pretty with Jane Powell. He also starred in The Law and the Lady (1952) which was very unpopular.
He also starred alongside Elizabeth Taylor in The Girl Who Had Everything (1952).
He is the father of actor Lorenzo Lamas. He was married to Arlene Dahl between 1954 to 1960. He was also married to Esther Williams between 1969 until his death.
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- 1916 births
- 1982 deaths
- Deaths from pancreatic cancer
- Naturalized citizens of the United States
- Argentine movie actors
- Argentine television actors
- Argentine stage actors
- American movie actors
- American stage actors
- American television actors
- Actors from Buenos Aires
- Actors from Los Angeles
- Argentine movie directors
- Movie directors from Los Angeles
- American television directors