Rudolph Valentino

The quintessential Rudolph Valentino the original "Latin Lover" one of the most popular stars of the 1920's and the silent film era. His roles in films like The Sheik and The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse catapulted him to icon status along with his untimely death at the age of 31. In an age where men strived to act like Douglas Fairbanks they more so imitated Rudolph Valentino with his slicked back greasy hair and dapper style. A true dandy and a man at many times questioned about his sexuality; Valentino was as masculine and suave as they come. Take note of this legend, the women weren't just swooning because he was a great dancer. Rudolph Valentino was the real deal.