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Pedro Regas was an actor who graced the silver screen many times throughout his Hollywood career. Regas's earliest roles were in film, including "Viva Villa" (1934) with Wallace Beery, the western "West of the Pecos" (1934) with Richard Dix and "The Traitor" (1936). He also appeared in "Tiger Fangs" (1943). He kept working in film throughout the forties and the sixties, starring in the Duncan Renaldo western "South of the Rio Grande" (1945), the biographical drama "Viva Zapata!" (1952) with Marlon Brando and "The Hell With Heroes" (1968) with Rod Taylor. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Cutter's Trail" (CBS, 1969-1970). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Don Stroud action picture "Angel Unchained" (1970) and the Anthony Quinn adventure "Flap" (1970). Regas last appeared in "Wild Women" (ABC, 1970-71). Regas passed away in August 1974 at the age of 77.

Pedro Regas was an actor who graced the silver screen many times throughout his Hollywood career. Regas's earliest roles were in film, including "Viva Villa" (1934) with Wallace Beery, the western "West of the Pecos" (1934) with Richard Dix and "The Traitor" (1936). He also appeared in "Tiger Fangs" (1943). He kept working in film throughout the forties and the sixties, starring in the Duncan Renaldo western "South of the Rio Grande" (1945), the biographical drama "Viva Zapata!" (1952) with Marlon Brando and "The Hell With Heroes" (1968) with Rod Taylor. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Cutter's Trail" (CBS, 1969-1970). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Don Stroud action picture "Angel Unchained" (1970) and the Anthony Quinn adventure "Flap" (1970). Regas last appeared in "Wild Women" (ABC, 1970-71). Regas passed away in August 1974 at the age of 77.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Pocket Money (1972)
2.
 Flap (1970) She'll-Be-Back-Pretty-Soon
3.
 Wild Women (1970) Old Indian
4.
 Angel Unchained (1970) Injun
5.
 The Hell With Heroes (1968) Old Arab
6.
 The Madmen of Mandoras (1963) Padua
7.
 Tonight We Sing (1953) Greek
8.
 Ride, Vaquero! (1953) Comrade
9.
 Viva Zapata! (1952) Innocente
10.
 The Bribe (1949)
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TLS ( 2006-05-03 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

b. April 18, 1897 Sparta, Greece,
d. August 10, 1974 Hollywood, CA.
A veteran Greek stage actor, Regas was spotted on the Broadway stage by Mary Pickford. Mary persuaded him to go to Hollywood and be in pictures, which he did in 1920, continuing for 50 years. Brother of actor George Regas, Pedro died of a heart attack.

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