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Juan Fernandez

Juan Fernandez

Juan Fernandez was a long time protégé of, and model for, Salvador Dali, as well as artists such as Antonio Lopez, Maning Obergon, Albert Elia and Barbara Pearlman. He modeled for photographers Francesco Scavullo, Richard Avedon, Richard Ballarean, Bob Richardson, Charles Tracy, Bill King, Barry Lategan, David Bailey, Guy Bourdin, Luigi Cazzaniga, Steven Arnold and Pierre et Gilles. His print and runway work for fashion designers include Thierry Mugler, Yves Saint Laurent, Issey Miyake, Zandra Rhodes, Nino Cerruti, Ozzie Clark, Steven Boroughs, Giorgio Sant'Angelo, Carola Polakov and Halston.

His work as a film actor includes Salvador, Arachnophobia, Crocodile Dundee II, Show of Force, Cat Chaser, Trigger Happy, Dona Barbara, Entre los Dioses del Desprecio, and Talk to Her. His film career began in Italy where he worked with Bruno Corbuchi, Carlos Sofi, Carmello Bene and Federico Fellini, among others.

His television credits include Hill Street Blues, Miami Vice, TJ Hooker and The Fugitive and an extensive list of movies-of-the-week.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Juan Fernandez Facts

Birth Name Juan de Jesus Fernández de Alarcon
BirthplaceDominican Republic

Selected Filmography

The Collector
A Man Apart
Puccini, La Bohème
10 to Midnight and Kinjite
Presidental Fever
Valdez Is Coming
Fire on the Amazon
Aces: Iron Eagle III
La Soga
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