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Gilbert Roland

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Also Known As: Died: May 15, 1994
Born: December 11, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Mexico Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Barbarosa (1982) as Don Braulio
A young cowboy and a legendary outlaw team up to escape the law.
Caboblanco (1981) as Dr Ramirez
Giff Hoyt runs a cafe in post-World War II Cabo Blanco, Peru. The town is filled with Nazis looking for refuge and their enemies. When a sea explorer is murdered, his death is declared an accident by the corrupt police department, but Giff is suspicious. Giff begins to think that a Nazi refugee name
Islands In The Stream (1977) as Captain Ralph
A father is reunited with his sons.
Black Pearl, The (1977)
A young pearl diver finds a valuable pearl which he believes will help him support his family. But unexpected misfortune comes along with it.
Deadly Tower, The (1975) as Narrator
A vivid re-creation of the Texas Tower massacre of August 4, 1966, during which disturbed student Charles Whitman holed up with a gun in the tower of the University of Texas and began firing on people below, killing thirteen and wounding thirty-four.
Deliver Us From Evil (1975)
A humanitarian movement is opposing a plot to round up and kill wild horses so they can be used for dog food, and a reporter goes west to cover the story.
Mark of Zorro, The (1974) as Don Alejandro Vega
"TV's first movie swashbuckler," as this remake of the old Tyrone Power classic was billed, had Frank Langella portraying the dashing avenger of the oppressed people of early California, a dandified weakling by day, a masked-and-caped crusader by night.
Incident on a Dark Street (1973) as Dominic Leopold
A small-time hood is murdered as he is about to blow the whistle on the syndicate in this pilot for a prospective series about the day-to-day operations of the U.S. Attorney's office in the Justice Department.
Johnny Hamlet (1972) as Horace/Horatio
The Christian Licorice Store (1971) as Jonathan [J. C. Carruthers]
The Ruthless Four (1969) as Mason
Any Gun Can Play (1968) as Monetero
The Reward (1965) as Captain Carbajal
Cheyenne Autumn (1964) as Dull Knife
A reluctant Calvary Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Samar (1962) as Colonel Salazar
Guns of the Timberland (1960) as Monty Welker
A lumberjack battles a group of ranchers over the rights to a nearby forest.
The Wild and the Innocent (1959) as [Sheriff] Paul [Bartel]
Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy's first taste "big city" life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy's beaver pelts, and tags along with the reluctant Murphy. They get into all manner of trouble in town, and Murphy has to shoot the sheriff to rescue Dee from her job as a dancehall girl.
The Big Circus (1959) as The aerialist, Zach Colino
A ringleader tries to keep his circus on the road despite the efforts of a saboteur.
The Last of the Fast Guns (1958) as Miles Lang
Three Violent People (1957) as Innocencio
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
The Midnight Story (1957) as Sylvio Malatesta
Beloved priest Father Thomasino is murdered in a San Francisco alley, and the police have few clues. But traffic cop Joe Martini becomes obsessed with finding the killer; he suspects Sylvio Malatesta. Ordered off the case, Joe turns in his badge and investigates alone. Soon he is a close friend of the Malatesta family, all delightful people, especially lovely cousin Anna. Uncertain whether Sylvio is guilty or innocent, Joe is now torn between old and new loyalties.
Bandido (1956) as José Escobar
An American adventurer in Mexico joins a rebel band against a corrupt gun runner.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Achmed Abdullah
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
The Racers (1955) as Dell 'Oro
A man alienates everyone around him on his goal to become a world-famous race car driver.
The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955) as Col. Juan Castro
An American adventurer competes with the famed Mexican bandit to recover a lost gold shipment.
That Lady (1955) as Antonio Perez
Based on the true story about a sixteenth century Spanish king who harbored a deep amount of jealousy and resentment when he was spurned by the Princess he was in love with after she ran off with a commoner. He then tried to punish them both, resulting in tragedy.
Underwater! (1955) as Dominic Casada
Divers race the clock to find a Caribbean treasure before modern-day pirates can catch up to them.
The French Line (1954) as Pierre DuQuesne
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
The Diamond Queen (1953) as Baron Paul de Cabannes
Thunder Bay (1953) as Teche Bossier
Oil men battle fishermen for the rights to drill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as [Victor] "Gaucho" [Ribera]
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) as Mike Petrakis
Love brings together two families of rival sponge fishers.
Apache War Smoke (1952) as Peso [Herrera]
A killer joins stagecoach passengers under attack by Indians.
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952) as Hugo DaSilva
Three children from a small village claim to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary.
My Six Convicts (1952) as Punch Pinero
A prison psychologist tries to rehabilitate six hardcore criminals.
Glory Alley (1952) as Peppi Donnato
A boxer's drinking problem threatens his career and his love life.
Ten Tall Men (1951) as Corporal Luis Delgado
A Foreign Legion sergeant leads ten volunteers against a mighty Arab army.
The Mark of the Renegade (1951) as Pedro Garcia
Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) as Manolo Estrada
An American takes up bullfighting to impress the ladies but learns to respect the sport.
The Furies (1950) as Juan Herrera
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
Crisis (1950) as Roland Gonzales
An American doctor gets caught in the middle of a revolution when he's forced to operate on a South American dictator.
The Torch (1950) as Father Sierra
Malaya (1949) as Romano
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
We Were Strangers (1949) as Guillermo Mantilla
A Cuban American returns to his homeland during the Revolution and becomes involved in an assassination attempt.
The Dude Goes West (1948) as Pecos Kid
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
Robin Hood of Monterey (1947) as The Cisco Kid
The Cisco Kid tries to help a man framed for killing his father.
King of the Bandits (1947) as The Cisco Kid, also known as Chico Villa
The Cisco Kid has to evade the law while tracking down the bandit impersonating him.
Pirates of Monterey (1947) as Major De Roja
High Conquest (1947) as Hugo Lannier
The Other Love (1947) as A croupier
A concert pianist dying of tuberculosis fall for her doctor.
Riding the California Trail (1947) as The Cisco Kid [also known as Don Luis Salazar]
The Cisco Kid tries to help an heiress about to lose her fortune.
Beauty and the Bandit (1946) as The Cisco Kid
Love complicates the Cisco Kid's plans to return stolen money to the poor.
The Gay Cavalier (1946) as The Cisco Kid
The Cisco Kid sets out to find the outlaws behind a daring stagecoach robbery.
South of Monterey (1946) as The Cisco Kid
The Cisco Kid sets out to expose a crooked police chief.
Captain Kidd (1945) as Jose Lorenzo
An infamous pirate tries to double cross the King of England.
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942) as Paul Gillette
Isle of Missing Men (1942) as Dan Curtis
Convicts on a prison island plot their escape.
My Life with Caroline (1941) as Paco Del Valle
A man thinks his high-spirited wife is cheating on him.
Angels with Broken Wings (1941) as Don Pablo Vincente
Isle of Destiny (1940) as [Oliver] Barton
Society glamour girl/aviatrix Virginia Allerton (June Lang) decides to alter her around-the-world flight by stopping off on the Pacific isle of Palo Pango where her brother, Lieutenant Allerton (Grant Richards) is stationed with a detachment of U.S. Marines, including "Stripes" Thornton (William Gargan) and "Milly" Barnes (Wallace Ford.) Local smuggler Barton (Gilbert Roland) baits her into a trap using her plane for his gun-smuggling racket and she ends up wrecked on another island. Thornton, as a stowaway on Barton's gun-smuggling plane, and Barnes, by water in a stolen speed boat, rush to her rescue. Inda (Katherine DeMille), the jealous native wife of Barton, with a penchant for dispatching people with poison darts from a blow gun, does her best to do the same for Virginia.
The Sea Hawk (1940) as Captain Lopez
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
Rangers of Fortune (1940) as Sierra
Gambling on the High Seas (1940) as Greg Morella
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
Juarez (1939) as Col. Miguel Lopez
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
La vida bohemia (1938) as Rodolfo
Gateway (1938) as Tony [Cadona]
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
Midnight Taxi (1937) as Flash Dillon
G-Man Chick Gardner (Brian Donlevy), posing as a taxi driver, convinces the members of a counterfeiting gang that he is on their side and is taken into the organization by Philip Strickland (Alan Dinehart), the boss, over the objections of gang lieutenant Flash Dillon (Gilbert Roland.) Gardner meets Gilda Lee (Frances Drake), a member of the gang, and learns of the planned smuggling of a load of counterfeit money at a remote wharf. He arranges with the Federal officers to foil the landing but their presence is detected and the gang escapes, with Gardner being wounded in the melee by his own men. Dillon discovers Gardner's true identity and tells Gilda to take him for a ride. Instead, she helps Gardner kill Dillon, in return for which he promises her immunity. She goes with Strickland to the yacht of John Rudd (Sig Rumann), who is the secret leader of the counterfeiters. Gardner and the federal agents follow her.
The Last Train from Madrid (1937) as Eduardo de Soto
The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.
Thunder Trail (1937) as Arizona Dick Ames
Julieta compra un hijo (1935) as Jack Aranda
Mystery Woman (1935) as Juan Santanda
Ladies Love Danger (1935) as Richardo Sauchet [Ricardo "Ricky" Alonzo]
Elinor Norton (1934) as Rene Alba
Gigolettes of Paris (1933) as Antoine "Tony" Ferand
A jilted shop girl goes off in search of true love.
After Tonight (1933) as Captain Rudolph Ritter
A female Russian spy falls for the enemy during WWI.
Our Betters (1933) as Pepi D'Costa
An American heiress marries into the British nobility.
She Done Him Wrong (1933) as Serge Stanieff
A saloon singer fights off smugglers, an escaped con and a Salvation Army officer out to reform her.
Yo, tú y ella (1933) as Gabriel [Villalba]
Una viuda romántica (1933) as Luis Felipe de Córdoba [also known as Prudencio González]
The Woman in Room 13 (1932) as Victor LeGrand
The Passionate Plumber (1932) as Tony Lagorce
A woman hires a plumber to make her lover jealous.
Life Begins (1932) as Tony
A maternity ward becomes the focus for the patients'''', doctors'''' and nurses'''' personal problems.
Hombres en mi vida (1932) as Jaime Gilman
No Living Witness (1932) as Jerry Bennett
Call Her Savage (1932) as Moonglow
A Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
A Parisian Romance (1932) as Victor
Resurrección (1931) as Príncipe Dimitri
Men of the North (1930) as Louis
Mounties track down gold mine robbers.
Monsieur Le Fox (1930) as Luis [Le Bay]
New York Nights (1929) as Fred Deverne
The Woman Disputed (1928) as Paul Hartman
The Love Mart (1927) as Victor Jallot
Rose of the Golden West (1927) as Juan
Camille (1927) as Armand
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her.
The Dove (1927) as Johnny Powell
The Blonde Saint (1926) as Annibale
The Campus Flirt (1926) as Graham Stearns
The Plastic Age (1925) as Carl Peters
Hugh Carver is an athletic star and a freshman at Prescott College. He falls in love with Cynthia Day, a popular girl who loves to go to parties. He finds that it is impossible to please her and still keep up with his studies and his athletic training, and soon the two face some difficult decisions.

Writer (feature film)

Robin Hood of Monterey (1947) as Additional Dialogue
The Cisco Kid tries to help a man framed for killing his father.
King of the Bandits (1947) as Additional Dialogue
The Cisco Kid has to evade the law while tracking down the bandit impersonating him.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts (1979) as Don Luis Alvarado
A traditional sagebrush saga based on two novels by Louis L'Amour, the foremost Western author on the contemporary scene, and the first dramatized for television of the seventy-four he has written (eleven are about the Sackett family). This four-hour movie focuses on the three Sackett brothers in Ne
The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966) as Marco
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in the hopes that it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe. Along the way, they encounter a mysterious woman doing her own investigating of the smuggling operation. Together, they follow the trail as it leads them through the back alleys and luxury resorts of Europe.

Cast (short)

La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935)
This short film provides a musical and sketch comedy revue staged as a fiesta in Santa Barbara.

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