Skip to main content
  • José Ferrer

    Born on January 8, 1912 in Santurce, Puerto Rico

awards & nominations

The Caine Mutiny (1954)

José Ferrer as "Lt. Barney Greenwald"

During World War II, a dilapidated vessel, the Caine, gets a new ensign, Willis Keith (Robert Francis), and a new captain, Commander Queeg (Humphrey Bogart). The crew sees Queeg's unconventional behavior as irrational, and communications officer Thomas Keefer (Fred MacMurray) spreads suspicion about his suitability as captain. When a dire situation during a storm forces the executive officer (Van Johnson) to relieve Queeg of his duties, he and Ensign Keith are tried for mutiny.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954) Nominated Foreign Actor

Moulin Rouge (1952)

José Ferrer as "Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec/The Comte de Toulouse-Lautrec"

Visually exquisite biopic of Toulouse-Lautrec, the crippled painter whose work perfectly captured the spirit of bohemian Paris in the naughty 1890s. Portrayed as an embittered loner, he is tormented by his doomed relationships with prostitute Marie Charlet and sympathetic model Myriamme.

Academy Award (1952) Nominated Best Actor

Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

José Ferrer as "Cyrano de Bergerac"

Poet, romantic and sword fighter Cyrano de Bergerac (Jose Ferrer) loves the beautiful Roxane (Mala Powers), but although he is proud enough of his bulbous proboscis that he regularly duels those who dare mock it, he fears she could never love a man with such an enormous nose. When he learns that she loves the handsome guardsman Christian (William Prince), Cyrano provides the tongue-tied young man with the words of love and devotion he wishes he could say to Roxanne himself.

Academy Award (1950) Won Best Actor
Golden Globe (1950) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Joan of Arc (1948)

José Ferrer as "King Charles VII"

During the Hundred Years' War, peasant girl Joan of Arc (Ingrid Bergman) hears voices instructing her to save France from the English. Convinced that these unsummoned murmurings are divine messages from God, Joan consults the uncrowned Charles VII (Jose Ferrer) who, startled by the accuracy of her clairvoyance, assembles an army and installs her as its leader and spiritual guide. Her victorious forces reclaim much of their homeland from the English, but she herself falls into enemy hands.

Academy Award (1948) Nominated Best Supporting Actor

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X