Biography

Xavier Cugat was a popular Spanish-American bandleader. He made many appearances in Hollywood films and on television throughout the decades, from 1921.

Xavier Cugat was a popular Spanish-American bandleader. He made many appearances in Hollywood films and on television throughout the decades, from 1921.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1900-01-01

Day of Death 1990-10-27

Place of Birth Girona, Catalonia, Spain

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Also Known As

  • Francisco de Asís Javier Cugat Mingall de Bru y Deulofeu
  • The Rumba King

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Sex, Maracas & Chihuahuas as Himself (archive footage)
1994 That's Entertainment! III as (archive footage)
1984 A Rose in the Wind as Himself
1978 Nunca en horas de clase as El presidente
1974 That's Entertainment! as (archive footage) (uncredited)
1969 The Monitors as Cameo
1956 Donatella as se stesso
1956 The Steve Allen Show (8 episodes)
1956 The Eddy Duchin Story as Xavier Cugat (uncredited)
1955 The Bachelor as Himself
1955 Chicago Syndicate as Benny Chico
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (1 episode)
1950 Cavalcade of Bands (9 episodes)
1949 Neptune's Daughter as Himself
1948 Luxury Liner as Xavier Cugat
1948 A Date with Judy as Himself
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (3 episodes)
1948 On an Island with You as Xavier Cugat
1946 Holiday in Mexico as Himself
1945 Week-End at the Waldorf as Orchestra Leader
1944 Bathing Beauty as Orchestra Leader
1944 Two Girls and a Sailor as Leader of His Orchestra
1943 Stage Door Canteen as Conductor of the Xavier Cugat Orchestra
1942 You Were Never Lovelier as Himself
1936 Go West Young Man as Orchestra Leader
1930 The Lash as Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
1925 The Merry Widow as Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
1921 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse as Violinist inTango Bar Scene (uncredited)

Sound

1930 Captain Thunder Music
1930 The Lash Original Music Composer

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