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Fernando Lamas
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Lamas in 1970
Born
Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos

(1916-01-09)January 9, 1916
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died October 8, 1982(1982-10-08) (aged 66)
Cause of death Pancreatic cancer
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1942–1982
Spouse(s)
Perla Mux
(m. 1940; div. 1944)

Lydia Barachi
(m. 1946; div. 1952)

Arlene Dahl
(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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