Xavier Cugat (1900–1990)

Actor | Music Department | Composer



Photos

  • Xavier Cugat, Lina Romay, and Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra in Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
  • Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda, Jane Powell, and Xavier Cugat in A Date with Judy (1948)
  • Xavier Cugat
  • Xavier Cugat and Lina Romay in Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
  • Xavier Cugat, Abbe Lane, and Red Skelton in The Red Skelton Hour (1951)
  • Ciro's Nightclub Abbe Lane, Xavier Cugart (Background)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Awards

2 wins.

Did You Know

Trivia

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 218-219. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.


Trademark

He was well known for holding a puppy chihuahua in his arms as he led his orchestra.


Nickname

Cugie


Star Sign

Capricorn

Personal Details

Born

Francisco de Asís Javier Cugat Mingall de Bru y Deulofeu

Girona, Girona, Catalonia, Spain

Died

(age 90)
Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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