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Ricardo Cortez (left, with Barton Maclane, right) just before their deaths in The Walking Dead

Ricardo Cortez (1899 - 1977)

Film Deaths[]

  • Transgression (1931) [Don Arturo de Borgus]: Shot to death by Alphonse Either. (Thanks to Tracey)
  • The House on 56th Street (1933) [Bill Baline]: Shot to death by Margaret Lindsey. (Thanks to Tracey)
  • Midnight Mary (1933) [Leo Darcy]: Shot to death by Loretta Young. (Thanks to Tracey)
  • The Big Shakedown (1934) [Dutch Barnes]: Falls into a vat of acid after being shot by Charles Farrell. (Thanks to Tracey)
  • Mandalay (1934) [Tony Evans]: Poisoned by Kay Francis. (Thanks to Tracey)
  • Wonder Bar (1934) [Harry the Gigolo]: Stabbed to death by Delores Del Rio. (Thanks to Tracey)
  • West of Shaghai (War Lord) (1937) [Gordon Creed]: Shot in the back by Boris Karloff while Ricardo is holding a gun on Beverly Roberts and Gordon Oliver. We only see a close-up of Boris' gun firing; Ricardo's body is not shown afterwards.
  • Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939) [Fabian]: Shot to death by Virginia Field while saving Peter Lorre life during a fight. And Fabian falls to his death in the water.
  • Bunco Squad (1950) [Tony Weldon aka Anthony Wells]: Killed in a car crash while being pursued by Robert Sterling.

Noteworthy Connections[]

  • Mr. Alma Rubens (widowed).
  • Brother of Stanley Cortez (cinematographer).
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