Fortunio Bonanova

Actor, Singer, Director
Fortunio Bonanova was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bonanova's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Tropic Holiday" (1938) with Dorothy Lamour, the Don Ameche musical "Down ... Read more »
Born: 01/13/1895 in Palma de Mallorca, ES

Filmography

Actor (38)

The Running Man 1963 (Movie)

Bank Manager (Actor)

Thunder in the Sun 1958 (Movie)

Fernando (Actor)

An Affair to Remember 1957 (Movie)

Courbet (Actor)

The Count of Monte Cristo 1956 - 1957 (TV Show)

Actor

Kiss Me Deadly 1955 (Movie)

Carmen Trivago (Actor)

Monsieur Beaucaire 1946 (Movie)

Don Carlos (Actor)

Where Do We Go From Here? 1945 (Movie)

Christopher Columbus (Actor)

Double Indemnity 1944 (Movie)

Sam Gorlopis (Actor)

Going My Way 1944 (Movie)

Tomasso Bozzani (Actor)

Mrs. Parkington 1944 (Movie)

Signor Cellini (Actor)

Five Graves to Cairo 1942 (Movie)

Gen. Sebastiano (Actor)

Blood and Sand 1941 (Movie)

Pedro Espinosa (Actor)

Citizen Kane 1941 (Movie)

Matiste (Actor)

Larceny, Inc. 1941 (Movie)

Anton Copoulos (Actor)

The Black Swan 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tropic Holiday 1937 (Movie)

Barrera (Actor)

A Bell for Adano (Movie)

Gargano (Actor)

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Movie)

Baba (Actor)

Angel on the Amazon (Movie)

Sebastian Ortega (Actor)

Dixie (Movie)

Headwaiter (Actor)

Down Argentine Way (Movie)

Hotel Manager (Actor)

Fiesta (Movie)

Antonio Morales (Actor)

For Whom the Bell Tolls (Movie)

Fernando (Actor)

I Was an Adventuress (Movie)

Orchestra Leader (Actor)

Man Alive (Movie)

Prof. Zorado (Actor)

Mr. and Mrs. North (Movie)

Buano (Actor)

Nancy Goes to Rio (Movie)

Ricardo Domingoz (Actor)

Romance on the High Seas (Movie)

Plinio (Actor)

September Affair (Movie)

Grazzi (Actor)

Sing Your Worries Away (Movie)

Gaston (Actor)

So This Is Love? (Movie)

Dr. Marafioti (Actor)

That Night in Rio (Movie)

Pereira (Actor)

The Adventures of Don Juan (Movie)

Don Serafino (Actor)

The Falcon in Mexico (Movie)

(Actor)

The Moon Is Blue (Movie)

Television Announcer (Actor)

The Red Dragon (Movie)

Inspector Luis Carvero (Actor)

Thunder Bay (Movie)

Sheriff Antoine Chighizola (Actor)

Whirlpool (Movie)

Feruccio di Ravallo (Actor)

Biography

Fortunio Bonanova was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bonanova's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Tropic Holiday" (1938) with Dorothy Lamour, the Don Ameche musical "Down Argentine Way" (1940) and the adventure "A Yank in the R.A.F." (1941) with Tyrone Power. He also appeared in the adaptation "Moon Over Miami" (1941) with Don Ameche, "Citizen Kane" (1941) and "Blood and Sand" (1941) with Tyrone Power. He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Brazil" (1944), the crime flick "Double Indemnity" (1944) with Fred MacMurray and the Bing Crosby dramatic adaptation "Going My Way" (1944). He also appeared in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" (1944). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Errol Flynn action picture "Adventures of Don Juan" (1949), the Gene Tierney crime feature "Whirlpool" (1950) and the Ann Sothern musical "Nancy Goes to Rio" (1950). He also appeared in "September Affair" (1951) with Joseph Cotten and the biopic "So This Is Love" (1953) with Kathryn Grayson. Bonanova more recently acted in "The Running Man" (1963). Bonanova passed away in April 1969 at the age of 76.

Relationships

Daughter
survived him

Wife
survived him

EDUCATION

University of Madrid

Madrid

Barcelona Institute

Barcelona

Real Conservatory of Madrid

Madrid

Paris Conservatoire

Paris

Milestones

1932

First US film as actor

1930

Stage acting debut

1914

First film as actor, producer and director

1910

Pro singing debut

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