How well do you know the career of Ricardo Montalban?

By: H&I Staff     Posted: January 13, 2021, 9:32AM

Is there a better Star Trek villain? Strike that — is there a better villain? Khan first appeared in the first season of Star Trek: The Original Series, and returned in the finest Trek film, 1982's Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Much of the character was built upon the allure of actor Ricardo Montalbán, who had played bad guys in Western and romantic leads for years on screens. 

Of course, you also know him from Fantasy Island. But how well do you know the man himself, the actor with a career as fine as "rich, Corinthian leather." Let's see!

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  1. What was Montalbán's character's name on Fantasy Island?
  2. What is the full name of his iconic Khan villain from Star Trek?
  3. Montalbán touted the "fine Corinthian leather" in commercial for which automaker?
  4. Montalbán was born and raised in which country?
  5. He was the first Hispanic actor to appear on the cover of this magazine in 1949.
  6. Montalbán played a circus owner named Armando who raised the ape Caesar in this 1972 sci-fi film.
  7. In the Star Trek episode "Space Seed," the Enterprise discovers the body of Khan aboard this derelict spaceship.
  8. Montalbán starred in a spin-off of Dynasty. What was it called?
  9. Montalbán played the Wonder Woman villain Abner Smith in a 1974 made-for-TV movie. But who played Wonder Woman?
  10. He played a murderous matador in "A Matter of Honor," a 1976 mystery in this long-running crime series.
  11. Montalbán was married for more than 60 years to this actress, the sister of Loretta Young. What was her name?
How well do you know the career of Ricardo Montalban?

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