Wednesday, February 17, 2010
FERNANDO LAMAS (Esther's Husband for 22 years)
Lamas was a famous movie star in Argentina. In 1951, he moved to the United States to play "Latin Lover" roles. Lamas directed his first film Magic Fountain(1963) starring his wife Esther Williams. He directed another film, The Violent Ones (1967), which co-starred Aldo Ray and David Carradine. He was most active directing television shows that included Mannix, Alias Smith and Jones, Starsky and Hutch and Falcon Crest. Falcon Crest co-starred his son, Lorenzo. Lamas was married four times, first to Perla Mux , 2nd wife Lydia Barachi, actress Arlene Dahl was his 3rd wife and his 4th wife, actress Esther Williams (married 1969 until his death in 1982). He had a daughter with Mux and another with Barachi, and a son, actor Lorenzo Lamas, with Dahl.