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Ricardo Montalban ST:II DVD Signing Report

By Jeff 'Koganuts' Koga
Posted at July 13, 2000 - 12:00 AM GMT

[Sam Goody Neon Sign] [Sam Goody Neon Sign]

'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan' DVD -
An Interview With Ricardo Montalban

[Ricardo Montalban Surrounded By the Media] [Ricardo Montalban Interviewed By a Reporter]
[Ricardo Montalban Interviewed By a Reporter] [Ricardo Montalban Interviewed By a Reporter]

TrekToday: "How is your health?"

Ricardo Montalban: "My health is excellent. However I had an spinal operation that left me paralyzed. I'll never walk again."

TT: "I'm really sorry to hear that."

RM: "I'm in constant pain."

TT: "Are you taking any medication?"

RM: "No."

TT: "Do you have any upcoming projects?"

RM: "No. Hollywood does not write parts for people like me, an elderly gentleman, and when they find out you're crippled, forget about it. No, I'll never work again."

TT: "Are you still affiliated with Nosotros?"

RM: "Yes."

And that's pretty much it! As I mentioned before, due to the large number of fans who were in line for Montalban's autograph, I could not ask very many questions. I'm just thankful I got to meet him as it was! I'm really sorry that he's in such pain though, but for a man who's almost 80 years of age, he still looks great, and he still has quite a following (as you will see by one fan's request on the next page).

Onto the autographs...

'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan' DVD - Introduction
Ricardo Montalban Interview | Ricardo Montalban Autographs

Jeff 'Koganuts' Koga is a regular contributor to the Trek Nation, as well as webmaster of unofficial fan sites for John Woo, Chow Yun-Fat, and Garrett Wang.

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