Miguel Ferrer

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Miguel Jose Ferrer
  • Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/07/1955, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor; musician
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Miguel Ferrer Fast Facts:
  • Decided to play the drums at age 8 after seeing Little Ricky do it on I Love Lucy.
  • Prompted to take up drumming professionally after watching Ringo Starr perform on The Ed Sullivan Show with the Beatles. Later on, he played on Keith Moon's solo album with Starr.
  • Initially reluctant to take up acting because of his famous father, Oscar winner Jose Ferrer; friend Bill Mumy (Lost in Space) talked him into giving it a shot.
  • In turn, it was Miguel who encouraged George Clooney, his cousin on his mother's side, to come to L.A. and try out acting.
  • When the cast of Crossing Jordan visited the L.A. morgue to research their roles, he declined.
  • Miguel Ferrer Relationships:
  • José Ferrer - Father
  • Nick Clooney - Uncle
  • Rafael Ferrer - Brother
  • George Clooney - Cousin
  • Leilani Sarelle - Ex-wife
  • Monsita Teresa Botwick - Sister
  • Betty Clooney - Aunt
  • Lucas Brandon Jose Ferrer - Son
  • Lori Weintraub - Wife
  • Rosemary Clooney - Mother
  • Maria Providencia Murdock - Sister
  • Gabriel Vicente Ferrer - Brother
  • Gail Stone Darley - Aunt
  • Rafael Ferrer - Son
  • Miguel Ferrer Awards:
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner

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