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R.I.P. Ricardo Montalban

Ricardo Montalban, famed for starring in Fantasy Island and Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan has died at the age of 88. Bloomberg has a detailed obituary spanning Montalban's career from his frustrated time in Hollywood in the '40s—born in Mexico he lost out playing a Mexican-American to John Garfield in the 1942 adaptation of Steinbeck's Tortilla Flat—  through his success on television as an actor and a pitchman for Chrysler.

Of course, for some, his immortal moment will always be this:

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