Birth Name: Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino
Date of Birth: November 25, 1920
Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico
Date of Death: January 14, 2009
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity: Spanish (including Castilian and remote Galician)
Ricardo Montalbán was a Mexican-born actor. His parents, Genaro Balbino Montalbán Busano and Ricarda (Merino Jiménez) Vda. de Montalbán, were Spanish immigrants, from Valladolid and Soria, respectively. He was married to actress and model Georgiana Young.
Ricardo’s paternal grandfather was Vicente Montalbán García (the son of Valentín Eusebio Montalbán Bayo and Ramona García Pérez). Valentín was the son of Antonio Montalbán and Josefa Bayo. Ramona was the daughter of Francisco García Cañibano and Romualda Pérez del Pozo.
Ricardo’s paternal grandmother was Isabel Busano Diez (the daughter of Felipe Busano Arranz and Feliciana Diez Robledo). Felipe was the son of Andrés Busano Parrao and Teresa Arranz Calvo. Feliciana was the daughter of Juan Matías Diez Contreras and Inés Robledo González.
Ricardo’s maternal grandparents were Cesáreo Merino Blanco (the son of ? Merino and ? Blanco) and Tomasa Jiménez Moreno (the daughter of ? Jiménez and ? Moreno).
Source: Genealogy of Ricardo Montalbán – http://www.geni.com
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