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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
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.
Islands In The Stream (1977) as Captain Ralph
A father is reunited with his sons.
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
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.
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.
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.
Bandido (1956) as José Escobar
An American adventurer in Mexico joins a rebel band against a corrupt gun runner.
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.
The Racers (1955) as Dell 'Oro
A man alienates everyone around him on his goal to become a world-famous race car driver.
Underwater! (1955) as Dominic Casada
Divers race the clock to find a Caribbean treasure before modern-day pirates can catch up to them.
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.
The French Line (1954) as Pierre DuQuesne
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as [Victor] "Gaucho" [Ribera]
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
The Diamond Queen (1953) as Baron Paul de Cabannes
Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) as Mike Petrakis
Love brings together two families of rival sponge fishers.
Thunder Bay (1953) as Teche Bossier
Oil men battle fishermen for the rights to drill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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.
Glory Alley (1952) as Peppi Donnato
A boxer's drinking problem threatens his career and his love life.
My Six Convicts (1952) as Punch Pinero
A prison psychologist tries to rehabilitate six hardcore criminals.
Apache War Smoke (1952) as Peso [Herrera]
A killer joins stagecoach passengers under attack by Indians.
Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) as Manolo Estrada
An American takes up bullfighting to impress the ladies but learns to respect the sport.
The Mark of the Renegade (1951) as Pedro Garcia
Ten Tall Men (1951) as Corporal Luis Delgado
A Foreign Legion sergeant leads ten volunteers against a mighty Arab army.
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 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.
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.
King of the Bandits (1947) as The Cisco Kid, also known as Chico Villa
Traveling north into Arizona, Cisco finds that someone committing robberies has been impersonating him and he is a wanted man. After retrieving some of the stolen loot, he is caught with it in his posession and put in the guard house. A friend whose life he recently saved beaks him out and Cisco heads out to find the impersonator and clear himself.
Riding the California Trail (1947) as The Cisco Kid [also known as Don Luis Salazar]
Chasing women and staying one step ahead of the law, the Cisco Kid meets Raquel and then Dolores. He sees that Raole is the boy friend of Raquel but engaged to Dolores. Learning that all her money will got to her uncle Don Jose when she marries Raole, Cisco suspects a plot and sets out to unravel it.
High Conquest (1947) as Hugo Lannier
Robin Hood of Monterey (1947) as The Cisco Kid
The Cisco Kid finds a wounded man who fled after being accused of killing his father. While he recovers Cisco investigates. He learns the murder weapon was a large bore pistol but the bullet came from a derringer. He finds the derringer belongs to the man's wife, an old acquaintance who has been on the wrong side of the law like himself. But then Cisco, a wanted man, is captured and placed before the firing squad and shot.
Pirates of Monterey (1947) as Major De Roja
The Other Love (1947) as A croupier
A concert pianist dying of tuberculosis fall for her doctor.
Beauty and the Bandit (1946) as The Cisco Kid
In Old California, a young Frenchman transporting a chest full of silver travels by stagecoach to San Marino, to complete a complex business deal. The stagecoach is ambushed by a band of men whose leader, a mysterious bandido known as Cisco (Gilbert Roland), claims the silver is money that was extorted over a period of years from the poor people of California. The bandits take the money and escape, but Cisco stays behind with the Frenchman -- who, it turns out, is actually a lovely mademoiselle, Jeanne DuBois (Ramsay Ames). She follows him to the bandit's lair, where Cisco tells her he intends to return the stolen money to the poor people. The two rivals are irresistibly drawn to each other, however, and as a token of love Cisco offers to return the money to Jeanne instead. Now she must decide whether to complete her business deal, or to comply with Cisco's wishes and redistribute the wealth.
South of Monterey (1946) as The Cisco Kid
The Gay Cavalier (1946) as The Cisco Kid
The Cisco Kid (Gilbert Roland) sets out on a double mission of rescuing a girl from forsaking her true love by marrying a supposedly wealthy suitor to save the old family hacienda, and he is also after the outlaws that robbed a stage carrying gold for the Mission. His task is made easier once he learns that the "wealthy" suitor (Tristram Coffin) is also the man behind the gold robbers.
Captain Kidd (1945) as Jose Lorenzo
An infamous pirate tries to double cross the King of England.
Isle of Missing Men (1942) as Dan Curtis
Convicts on a prison island plot their escape.
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942) as Paul Gillette
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
Gambling on the High Seas (1940) as Greg Morella
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
Rangers of Fortune (1940) as Sierra
The Sea Hawk (1940) as Captain Lopez
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
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.
Juarez (1939) as Col. Miguel Lopez
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
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.
La vida bohemia (1938) as Rodolfo
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
Our Betters (1933) as Pepi D'Costa
An American heiress marries into the British nobility.
After Tonight (1933) as Captain Rudolph Ritter
A female Russian spy falls for the enemy during WWI.
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.
Una viuda romántica (1933) as Luis Felipe de Córdoba [also known as Prudencio González]
Yo, tú y ella (1933) as Gabriel [Villalba]
Gigolettes of Paris (1933) as Antoine "Tony" Ferand
A jilted shop girl goes off in search of true love.
The Woman in Room 13 (1932) as Victor LeGrand
Hombres en mi vida (1932) as Jaime Gilman
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.
Life Begins (1932) as Tony
A maternity ward becomes the focus for the patients'''', doctors'''' and nurses'''' personal problems.
A Parisian Romance (1932) as Victor
The Passionate Plumber (1932) as Tony Lagorce
A woman hires a plumber to make her lover jealous.
No Living Witness (1932) as Jerry Bennett
Resurrección (1931) as Príncipe Dimitri
Monsieur Le Fox (1930) as Luis [Le Bay]
Men of the North (1930) as Louis
Mounties track down gold mine robbers.
New York Nights (1929) as Fred Deverne
The Woman Disputed (1928) as Paul Hartman
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.
Rose of the Golden West (1927) as Juan
The Dove (1927) as Johnny Powell
The Love Mart (1927) as Victor Jallot
The Campus Flirt (1926) as Graham Stearns
The Blonde Saint (1926) as Annibale
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 finds a wounded man who fled after being accused of killing his father. While he recovers Cisco investigates. He learns the murder weapon was a large bore pistol but the bullet came from a derringer. He finds the derringer belongs to the man's wife, an old acquaintance who has been on the wrong side of the law like himself. But then Cisco, a wanted man, is captured and placed before the firing squad and shot.
King of the Bandits (1947) as Additional Dialogue
Traveling north into Arizona, Cisco finds that someone committing robberies has been impersonating him and he is a wanted man. After retrieving some of the stolen loot, he is caught with it in his posession and put in the guard house. A friend whose life he recently saved beaks him out and Cisco heads out to find the impersonator and clear himself.

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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