Rudolph Valentino

by: Evan Dunning

Rudolph's backround

Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla professionally known as Rudolph Valentino was born on May 6, 1895 and was a very famous actor and was one of the greatest romantic idols of Hollywood's silent movie era. He starred in several silent films including The Eagle, The Sheik, Blood and Sand and many more! As a child Rudolph was spoiled and troublesome. He did not do very well in school and had to eventually enroll in agricultural school at Genoa. He was also known as the Latin Lover or simply as Valentino.
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The Impact

The impact he made was mostly towards women. He was seen as a sex symbol to women in his movies while as men watched his movies they normally walked out of the theater in disgust. He was seen as a threat to the "All American" man. When woman were asked their thoughts of Valentino they normally commented that he was "triumphantly seductive"


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