José Ferrer (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), Puerto Rican actor, theater, and film director. He was the first Puerto Rican, as well as the first Hispanic actor, to win an Academy Award (in 1950, for Cyrano de Bergerac). To honor his roots, he donated his Oscar award to the University of Puerto Rico. In 1947, he won the Tony Award for his theatrical performance of Cyrano de Bergerac
Miguel José Ferrer (February 7, 1955 – January 19, 2017) was an American actor and voice actor mostly known for villainous roles. Some of Ferrer's notable roles include Dr. Garret Macy on Crossing Jordan, NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles, and Lloyd Henreid in The Stand.
Actor Miguel Ferrer is the product of a bi-cultural Hollywood powerhouse couple. His father, actor José Ferrer was the first Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award. His mother, American singer Rosemary Clooney who was of Irish and German ancestry,
José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón - (January 1912 – January - best known as José Ferrer - Puerto Rican actor, theater, and film director - first Puerto Rican, as well as the first Hispanic actor, to win an Academy Award in for "Cyrano de Bergerac".