Gender
Male
Born
Jan 08, 1912
Santurce, PUERTO RICO
Died
Jan 26, 1992
Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Director Producer Performer Writer
Relations
Husband of
Uta Hagen (1938 - 1948) divorced
Husband of
Phyllis Hill (1948 - 1953) divorced
Husband of
Rosemary Clooney (1953 - 1961) divorced
Husband of
Rosemary Clooney (1966 - 1967) re-divorced
  • CREDITS
    Carmelina (Apr 08, 1979 - Apr 21, 1979)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    MusicalOriginal
    Man of La Mancha (Nov 22, 1965 - Jun 26, 1971)
    • Starring: José Ferrer
      • Don Quixote (Cervantes) - Replacement (Apr 11, 1967 - Jul 1967)
      • Don Quixote (Cervantes) - Replacement (May 28, 1966 - Jun 09, 1966)
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    The Girl Who Came to Supper (Dec 08, 1963 - Mar 14, 1964)
    • Starring: José Ferrer [Grand Duke Charles]
    MusicalOriginal
    The Andersonville Trial (Dec 29, 1959 - Jun 01, 1960)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    PlayOriginal
    Juno (Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959)
    • Staged by José Ferrer
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Edwin Booth (Nov 24, 1958 - Dec 13, 1958)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    • Starring: José Ferrer [Edwin Booth]
    • Understudy: José Ferrer [Junius Brutus Booth, the elder]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Oh Captain! (Feb 04, 1958 - Jul 19, 1958)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    • Book by José Ferrer
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Fourposter (Jan 05, 1955 - Jan 16, 1955)
    • Staged by José Ferrer
    PlayComedyRevival
    Charley's Aunt (Dec 22, 1953 - Jan 04, 1954)
    • Staged by José Ferrer
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Lord Fancourt Babberley]
    PlayComedy FarceRevival
    Richard III (Dec 09, 1953 - Dec 20, 1953)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Richard III]
    PlayHistoryRevival
    The Shrike (Nov 25, 1953 - Dec 06, 1953)
    • Staged by José Ferrer
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Jim Downs]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Cyrano de Bergerac (Nov 11, 1953 - Nov 22, 1953)
    • Staged by José Ferrer
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Cyrano de Bergerac]
    PlayComedyRevival
    My 3 Angels (Mar 11, 1953 - Jan 02, 1954)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Chase (Apr 15, 1952 - May 10, 1952)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Staged by José Ferrer
    PlayOriginal
    The Shrike (Jan 15, 1952 - May 31, 1952)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    • Starring: José Ferrer [Jim Downs]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Fourposter (Oct 24, 1951 - May 02, 1953)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Stalag 17 (May 08, 1951 - Jun 21, 1952)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    PlayComedy MelodramaOriginal
    Twentieth Century (Dec 24, 1950 - Jun 30, 1951)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    • Starring: José Ferrer
      • Oscar Jaffe - (Dec 24, 1950 - Jun 02, 1951)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
      • Replacement
    PlayComedyRevival
    The Silver Whistle (Nov 24, 1948 - May 28, 1949)
    • Starring: José Ferrer [Oliver Erwenter]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Insect Comedy (Jun 03, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Felix, Yellow Commander]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    S. S. Glencairn (May 20, 1948 - May 30, 1948)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    PlayRevival
    The Alchemist (May 06, 1948 - May 16, 1948)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Jeremy, Face]
    PlayRevival
    Angel Street (Jan 22, 1948 - Feb 01, 1948)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Mr. Manningham]
    PlayThrillerRevival
    Volpone (Jan 08, 1948 - Jan 18, 1948)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Volpone]
    • Book adapted by José Ferrer
    PlayComedyRevival
    As We Forgive Our Debtors (Mar 09, 1947 - Mar 16, 1947)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Cyrano de Bergerac (Oct 08, 1946 - Mar 22, 1947)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Starring: José Ferrer [Cyrano de Bergerac]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Strange Fruit (Nov 29, 1945 - Jan 19, 1946)
    • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Staged by José Ferrer
    PlayOriginal
    Othello (May 22, 1945 - Jun 10, 1945)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Iago]
    PlayDrama TragedyRevival
    Othello (Oct 19, 1943 - Jul 01, 1944)
    • Also Starring: José Ferrer [Iago]
    PlayDrama TragedyRevival
    Vickie (Sep 22, 1942 - Oct 31, 1942)
    • Directed by José Ferrer
    • Performer: José Ferrer [George Roberts]
    PlayFarceOriginal
    Let's Face It! (Oct 29, 1941 - Mar 20, 1943)
    • Performer: José Ferrer
      • Jerry Walker - Replacement (Feb 28, 1943 - Mar 20, 1943)
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Charley's Aunt (Oct 17, 1940 - May 03, 1941)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Lord Fancourt Babberley]
    PlayComedy FarceRevival
    Key Largo (Nov 27, 1939 - Feb 24, 1940)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Victor D'Alcala]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Mamba's Daughters (Jan 03, 1939 - May 1939)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [St. Julien DeC. Wentworth]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Missouri Legend (Sep 19, 1938 - Oct 1938)
    • Also Starring: José Ferrer [Billy Gashade]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    How to Get Tough About It (Feb 08, 1938 - Feb 1938)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Vergez]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    In Clover (Oct 13, 1937 - Oct 1937)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Frederick L. Parsons]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Brother Rat (Dec 16, 1936 - May 1938)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Dan Crawford]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Spring Dance (Aug 25, 1936 - Sep 1936)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [The Lippincot]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Stick-in-the-Mud (Nov 26, 1935 - Dec 1935)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Chauffeur]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    A Slight Case of Murder (Sep 11, 1935 - Nov 1935)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [2nd Policeman]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Happy Birthday, Mr. Abbott! (Jun 22, 1987 - Jun 22, 1987)
    • Performer: José Ferrer [Performer]
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Musical

    1958 | Nominee  | Oh Captain!
    Book by José Ferrer

    Best Actor in Play

    1952 | Winner  | The Shrike
    Starring: José Ferrer

    Best Director

    1952 | Winner  | Stalag 17
    Directed by José Ferrer

    Best Director

    1952 | Winner  | The Fourposter
    Directed by José Ferrer

    Best Director

    1952 | Winner  | The Shrike
    Directed by José Ferrer

    Best Actor in Play

    1947 | Winner  | Cyrano de Bergerac
    Starring: José Ferrer
Carmelina (Apr 08, 1979 - Apr 21, 1979)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
MusicalOriginal
Man of La Mancha (Nov 22, 1965 - Jun 26, 1971)
  • Starring: José Ferrer
    • Don Quixote (Cervantes) - Replacement (Apr 11, 1967 - Jul 1967)
    • Don Quixote (Cervantes) - Replacement (May 28, 1966 - Jun 09, 1966)
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Girl Who Came to Supper (Dec 08, 1963 - Mar 14, 1964)
  • Starring: José Ferrer [Grand Duke Charles]
MusicalOriginal
The Andersonville Trial (Dec 29, 1959 - Jun 01, 1960)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
PlayOriginal
Juno (Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959)
  • Staged by José Ferrer
MusicalComedyOriginal
Edwin Booth (Nov 24, 1958 - Dec 13, 1958)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
  • Directed by José Ferrer
  • Starring: José Ferrer [Edwin Booth]
  • Understudy: José Ferrer [Junius Brutus Booth, the elder]
PlayDramaOriginal
Oh Captain! (Feb 04, 1958 - Jul 19, 1958)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
  • Book by José Ferrer
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Fourposter (Jan 05, 1955 - Jan 16, 1955)
  • Staged by José Ferrer
PlayComedyRevival
Charley's Aunt (Dec 22, 1953 - Jan 04, 1954)
  • Staged by José Ferrer
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Lord Fancourt Babberley]
PlayComedy FarceRevival
Richard III (Dec 09, 1953 - Dec 20, 1953)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Richard III]
PlayHistoryRevival
The Shrike (Nov 25, 1953 - Dec 06, 1953)
  • Staged by José Ferrer
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Jim Downs]
PlayDramaRevival
Cyrano de Bergerac (Nov 11, 1953 - Nov 22, 1953)
  • Staged by José Ferrer
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Cyrano de Bergerac]
PlayComedyRevival
My 3 Angels (Mar 11, 1953 - Jan 02, 1954)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
PlayComedyOriginal
The Chase (Apr 15, 1952 - May 10, 1952)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
  • Staged by José Ferrer
PlayOriginal
The Shrike (Jan 15, 1952 - May 31, 1952)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
  • Directed by José Ferrer
  • Starring: José Ferrer [Jim Downs]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Fourposter (Oct 24, 1951 - May 02, 1953)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
PlayComedyOriginal
Stalag 17 (May 08, 1951 - Jun 21, 1952)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
  • Directed by José Ferrer
PlayComedy MelodramaOriginal
Twentieth Century (Dec 24, 1950 - Jun 30, 1951)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
  • Starring: José Ferrer
    • Oscar Jaffe - (Dec 24, 1950 - Jun 02, 1951)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
    • Replacement
PlayComedyRevival
The Silver Whistle (Nov 24, 1948 - May 28, 1949)
  • Starring: José Ferrer [Oliver Erwenter]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Insect Comedy (Jun 03, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Felix, Yellow Commander]
PlayComedyOriginal
S. S. Glencairn (May 20, 1948 - May 30, 1948)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
PlayRevival
The Alchemist (May 06, 1948 - May 16, 1948)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Jeremy, Face]
PlayRevival
Angel Street (Jan 22, 1948 - Feb 01, 1948)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Mr. Manningham]
PlayThrillerRevival
Volpone (Jan 08, 1948 - Jan 18, 1948)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Volpone]
  • Book adapted by José Ferrer
PlayComedyRevival
As We Forgive Our Debtors (Mar 09, 1947 - Mar 16, 1947)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
  • Directed by José Ferrer
PlayDramaOriginal
Cyrano de Bergerac (Oct 08, 1946 - Mar 22, 1947)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
  • Starring: José Ferrer [Cyrano de Bergerac]
PlayDramaRevival
Strange Fruit (Nov 29, 1945 - Jan 19, 1946)
  • Produced by José Ferrer
  • Staged by José Ferrer
PlayOriginal
Othello (May 22, 1945 - Jun 10, 1945)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Iago]
PlayDrama TragedyRevival
Othello (Oct 19, 1943 - Jul 01, 1944)
  • Also Starring: José Ferrer [Iago]
PlayDrama TragedyRevival
Vickie (Sep 22, 1942 - Oct 31, 1942)
  • Directed by José Ferrer
  • Performer: José Ferrer [George Roberts]
PlayFarceOriginal
Let's Face It! (Oct 29, 1941 - Mar 20, 1943)
  • Performer: José Ferrer
    • Jerry Walker - Replacement (Feb 28, 1943 - Mar 20, 1943)
MusicalComedyOriginal
Charley's Aunt (Oct 17, 1940 - May 03, 1941)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Lord Fancourt Babberley]
PlayComedy FarceRevival
Key Largo (Nov 27, 1939 - Feb 24, 1940)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Victor D'Alcala]
PlayDramaOriginal
Mamba's Daughters (Jan 03, 1939 - May 1939)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [St. Julien DeC. Wentworth]
PlayDramaOriginal
Missouri Legend (Sep 19, 1938 - Oct 1938)
  • Also Starring: José Ferrer [Billy Gashade]
PlayComedyOriginal
How to Get Tough About It (Feb 08, 1938 - Feb 1938)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Vergez]
PlayComedyOriginal
In Clover (Oct 13, 1937 - Oct 1937)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Frederick L. Parsons]
PlayComedyOriginal
Brother Rat (Dec 16, 1936 - May 1938)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Dan Crawford]
PlayComedyOriginal
Spring Dance (Aug 25, 1936 - Sep 1936)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [The Lippincot]
PlayComedyOriginal
Stick-in-the-Mud (Nov 26, 1935 - Dec 1935)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Chauffeur]
PlayComedyOriginal
A Slight Case of Murder (Sep 11, 1935 - Nov 1935)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [2nd Policeman]
PlayComedyOriginal
Happy Birthday, Mr. Abbott! (Jun 22, 1987 - Jun 22, 1987)
  • Performer: José Ferrer [Performer]
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1958 | Nominee  | Oh Captain!
Book by José Ferrer

Best Actor in Play

1952 | Winner  | The Shrike
Starring: José Ferrer

Best Director

1952 | Winner  | Stalag 17
Directed by José Ferrer

Best Director

1952 | Winner  | The Fourposter
Directed by José Ferrer

Best Director

1952 | Winner  | The Shrike
Directed by José Ferrer

Best Actor in Play

1947 | Winner  | Cyrano de Bergerac
Starring: José Ferrer

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