01/06/2012 03:02 pm ET Updated Mar 07, 2012

Jose Ferrer: Postal Service Honors Puerto Rican Actor On 2012 Forever Stamp

Washington, D.C. -- Actor José Ferrer will be immortalized on a First-Class Forever Stamp in 2012 as the 14th luminary celebrated in the U.S. Postal Service's Distinguished Americans series.
Considered one of the most accomplished talents of his generation, Ferrer (1912-1992) won several Tony Awards for his work on stage and performed in more than 60 movies, garnering three Academy Award nominations. He received a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as the title character in "Cyrano de Bergerac."