Rudolph Valentino

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Rudolph Valentino, was known as, ‘The Latin Lover’ (he was actually Italian), ‘The Great Lover’, ‘The Sheik’, and ‘The Great Lover of the Silver Screen’. Valentino, danced, sang, and acted. The role that shot him to stardom was in, ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’.

Where are they now?

Valentino died young at only 33 which is partly why is remembered as an icon. He had appendicitis and gastric ulcers, which required an operation. As a result of the surgery, Valentino developed peritonitis which he died from. 100,000 people lined the streets of New York to pay respect to Valentino on the day of his funeral.



2 responses to “Rudolph Valentino”

  1. Dora says:

    Saying he was “actually Italian” sounds a little weird. Of course you know that Latin originated in ancient Rome, so “he was Italian” is sufficient.

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