Cuban American Fact of the Day: Cuban American actor Mel Ferrer was married to Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn and her husband Mel Ferrer in 1954.

Most fans of Audrey Hepburn knew she was married to actor Mel Ferrer. But did you know Ferrer was a Cuban American?

Via FACE:

Mel Ferrer

Another famous Cuban actor, Mel Ferrer, was born in New Jersey, the son of a Cuban surgeon. He was a leading actor, director, and producer for most of the second half of the twentieth century. He produced the film Waiting Until Dark (1967) that featured his then-wife Audrey Hepburn.


Cuban actor, Mel Ferrer, was born in New Jersey, the son of a Cuban surgeon.

Excerpt from the book Cubans: An Epic Journey, the Struggle of Exiles for Truth and Freedom p. 412-414 published by Facts About Cuban Exiles by Sam Verdeja and Guillermo Martínez. English and Spanish editions are available in hard and paper back at amazon.com

Read more facts about Cubans at FACE (Facts About Cuban Exiles).

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