Ricardo Montalban died yesterday in his Los Angeles home. Montalban was best known for his roles as Mr. Roarke on ABC’s “Fantasy Island” and the villainous Khan of the “Star Trek” franchise, died Wednesday. He was 88.
Montalban was born on Nov. 25, 1920, he was the youngest of four children of Castilian Spaniards who had immigrated to Mexico City in 1906 where Montalban’s father owned a dry goods store. When he was 5, the family moved to the arid northern city of Torreon.