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Actor, filmmaker Mel Ferrer dead at 90

Actor, filmmaker Mel Ferrer dead at 90

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor and filmmaker Mel Ferrer has died at his ranch near Santa Barbara, Calif., said family spokesman Mike Mena.

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Actor Gregory Peck dies at 87

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- Gregory Peck, the Oscar-winning star of such Hollywood classics as "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Roman Holiday" and "Spellbound," died overnight at his home, a spok
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Mel Ferrer (August 25, 1917 – June 2, 2008) was an American actor, film director and film producer.

Ferrer was born Melchor Gastón Ferrer in Elberon, New Jersey, of Catalan and Irish descent. His father, Dr. José María Ferrer (1857–1920), was born in Cuba, was an authority on pneumonia and served as chief of staff of St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City. His American mother, the former Mary Matilda Irene O'Donohue (1878–1967), was a daughter of coffee broker Joseph J. O'Donohue, New York's City Commissioner of Parks, a founder of the Coffee Exchange, and a founder of the Brooklyn-New York Ferry. An ardent opponent of Prohibition, Irene Ferrer was named, in 1934, the New York State chairman of the Citizens Committee for Sane Liquor Laws.

Ferrer had three siblings. His elder sister was Dr. M. Irené Ferrer, a cardiologist and educator, who helped refine the cardiac catheter and electrocardiogram. His brother, Dr. Jose M. Ferrer, was a surgeon. His other sister, Teresa (Terry) Ferrer, was the religion editor of The New York Herald Tribune and education editor of Newsweek. The family is not related to actors José or Miguel Ferrer.

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