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January 31, 1992 | DENNIS HUNT
There are about 30 films on video featuring Jose Ferrer, who died this week, but the three most worth looking at are: * "Cyrano de Bergerac" (Republic, 1950). Ferrer won the best-actor Oscar for his portrayal of the witty, poetic French nobleman burdened with a monstrous nose. In this melodramatic tale of unrequited love, set in 17th-Century Paris, he longs for the beautiful Roxanne (Mala Powers). Ferrer's towering performance carries an otherwise clumsy production.
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February 15, 1992
Jose Ferrer, amigo, you now rest in peace, but your voice will reverberate forever. Your Iago had no peer. Your Cyrano was the best ever! JULIO L. FRANCESCONI Los Angeles
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January 27, 1992 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jose Ferrer, a commanding and versatile stage actor whose bravura style sometimes seemed ill-suited to films, died Sunday. The Puerto Rican-born actor and director, who established his Broadway credentials when he was 23 and 15 years later captured an Oscar for his searing and sensitive portrayal of "Cyrano de Bergerac" was 80. He died at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, Fla., a hospital official said.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 31, 1992 | DENNIS HUNT
There are about 30 films on video featuring Jose Ferrer, who died this week, but the three most worth looking at are: * "Cyrano de Bergerac" (Republic, 1950). Ferrer won the best-actor Oscar for his portrayal of the witty, poetic French nobleman burdened with a monstrous nose. In this melodramatic tale of unrequited love, set in 17th-Century Paris, he longs for the beautiful Roxanne (Mala Powers). Ferrer's towering performance carries an otherwise clumsy production.
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April 24, 1989 | Claudia Puig and ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Women can play too, Players club members decided in time for their centennial anniversary. Helen Hayes, Mary Tyler Moore and Lauren Bacall were among the first women inducted in the Players, a New York club for performers and writers, at a 100th anniversary celebration Sunday. Mark Twain was a charter member of the 1,000-member club, whose rolls have included Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Frank Sinatra, Jack Lemmon and Jose Ferrer, the current president.
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December 26, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Ferrer Bows Out: Jose Ferrer has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway production of "Conversations With My Father," which is scheduled to begin rehearsals in February prior to a March opening in New York. The 79-year-old actor left on the advice of his doctors who said he should not engage in a rigorous rehearsal and performance schedule.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 15, 1992
Jose Ferrer, amigo, you now rest in peace, but your voice will reverberate forever. Your Iago had no peer. Your Cyrano was the best ever! JULIO L. FRANCESCONI Los Angeles
NEWS
November 17, 1990
Andrew P. Solt, 74, playwright and screenwriter who co-wrote the 1948 film "Joan of Arc." The Hungarian-born writer, known to friends as "Bundy," came to Hollywood in 1939 to convert his internationally successful play, "They All Kissed the Bride," for film.
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March 6, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Two Cyranos: Actors Gerard Depardieu and Jose Ferrer, both of whom have portrayed Cyrano de Bergerac on film, had a chance to compare notes Monday at the D.W. Griffith Awards of the National Board of Review in New York. Ferrer presented the board's prize to Depardieu, who is also an Oscar nominee this year for essaying the bulbous-nosed Cyrano in the French-language version of the Rostand novel. Ferrer won an Oscar for his portrayal in the 1950 film.
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August 27, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Veteran soap actress Frances Reid says times have changed for aspiring actors and actresses. "In my day, you could have a career if you stood up straight and spoke your lines loud and clear," the Emmy nominee said in the Sept. 1 issue of TV Guide. "Now, being prepared is more important than ever. To survive today's competition, you have to be able to act, sing, dance . . . and strip."
NEWS
January 27, 1992 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jose Ferrer, a commanding and versatile stage actor whose bravura style sometimes seemed ill-suited to films, died Sunday. The Puerto Rican-born actor and director, who established his Broadway credentials when he was 23 and 15 years later captured an Oscar for his searing and sensitive portrayal of "Cyrano de Bergerac" was 80. He died at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, Fla., a hospital official said.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 26, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Ferrer Bows Out: Jose Ferrer has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway production of "Conversations With My Father," which is scheduled to begin rehearsals in February prior to a March opening in New York. The 79-year-old actor left on the advice of his doctors who said he should not engage in a rigorous rehearsal and performance schedule.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 24, 1989 | Claudia Puig and ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Women can play too, Players club members decided in time for their centennial anniversary. Helen Hayes, Mary Tyler Moore and Lauren Bacall were among the first women inducted in the Players, a New York club for performers and writers, at a 100th anniversary celebration Sunday. Mark Twain was a charter member of the 1,000-member club, whose rolls have included Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Frank Sinatra, Jack Lemmon and Jose Ferrer, the current president.
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