Nestor Paiva


Actor
Nestor Paiva

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Spirit Is Willing (1967)
Felicity's father
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)
Let's Kill Uncle (1966)
Steward
They Saved Hitler's Brain (1964)
California (1963)
General Micheltorena
The Madmen of Mandoras (1963)
Police Chief Alaniz
Ballad of a Gunfighter (1963)
Padre
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Arthur Morgan
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Chairman
The Wild Westerners (1962)
Gov. John Bullard
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
Miguel
Frontier Uprising (1961)
Montalvo
Can-Can (1960)
Bailiff
Vice Raid (1960)
Frank Burke
The Bramble Bush (1960)
Pete Madruga
The Purple Gang (1960)
Laurence Orlofsky
Pier 5, Havana (1959)
[Juan] Lopez
Alias Jesse James (1959)
Grigsby, miner with goat in saloon
The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958)
Childreth
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)
Finelli
Outcasts of the City (1958)
Pastor Skira
The Deep Six (1958)
Pappa Tatos
The Left Handed Gun (1958)
Maxwell
The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)
Tortilla
Ride the High Iron (1957)
Yardhoss
Les Girls (1957)
Spanish peasant
Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957)
Alfredo
All That Heaven Allows (1956)
Manuel
The Mole People (1956)
Etienne Lafarge
Comanche (1956)
Puffer
Hell on Frisco Bay (1956)
Lou Fiaschetti
Scandal Incorporated (1956)
Leland Miller
The Wild Party (1956)
Branson
The First Texan (1956)
Priest
Tarantula (1955)
Sheriff Jack Andrews
Revenge of the Creature (1955)
Lucas
New York Confidential (1955)
Martinelli
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Lucas
Four Guns to the Border (1954)
Greasy
The Desperado (1954)
Capt. Thornton
Thunder Pass (1954)
Jivaro (1954)
Jacque
Casanova's Big Night (1954)
Gnocchi
April in Paris (1953)
Ship captain
Call Me Madam (1953)
Miccoli
Split Second (1953)
Pete
Prisoners of the Casbah (1953)
Marouf
Bandits of Corsica (1953)
Lorenzo
Killer Ape (1953)
Dr. Andrews
I, the Jury (1953)
Manuel
With a Song in My Heart (1952)
Doctor
On Dangerous Ground (1952)
Gabbanierri
Viva Zapata! (1952)
New general
Diplomatic Courier (1952)
Train conductor
5 Fingers (1952)
Turkish ambassador
South Pacific Trail (1952)
Carlos Alvarez
The Fabulous Senorita (1952)
Jose Rodriguez
Mara Maru (1952)
My Favorite Spy (1951)
Tasman, fire chief
The Great Caruso (1951)
Egisto Barretto
Double Dynamite (1951)
Hot Horse Harris
The Lady Pays Off (1951)
Manuel
Flame of Stamboul (1951)
Joe
Jim Thorpe--All-American (1951)
Hiram Thorpe
A Millionaire for Christy (1951)
Mr. Rapello
I Was a Shoplifter (1950)
Deputy Sheriff Gomez
Guilty of Treason (1950)
Hungarian official
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Louis Galba
The Desert Hawk (1950)
Abdul
Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950)
Officer
The Inspector General (1949)
Gregor
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Brown
Alias Nick Beal (1949)
Karl
Follow Me Quietly (1949)
Benny
Rope of Sand (1949)
Ship captain
Bride of Vengeance (1949)
The mayor
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Joe Apollonio
Adventures of Casanova (1948)
Marquis De Gaetano
Joan of Arc (1948)
Henri Le Royer, Catherine's husband
Angels' Alley (1948)
Tony Lucarno
Mr. Reckless (1948)
Gus
The Paleface (1948)
Second patient
Carnival in Costa Rica (1947)
Father Rafael
Road to Rio (1947)
Cardoso
Robin Hood of Monterey (1947)
Alcalde
Ramrod (1947)
Curley
Shoot to Kill (1947)
Gus Miller
A Likely Story (1947)
Tiny [McBride]
The Lone Wolf in Mexico (1947)
Carlos Rodriguez
The Trouble with Women (1947)
Tony, waiter
Humoresque (1947)
Orchestra leader
Road to Utopia (1946)
McGurk
The Last Crooked Mile (1946)
Ferrara
Fear (1946)
Schaefer
The Well Groomed Bride (1946)
Fernandez
Suspense (1946)
Man with blonde
Badman's Territory (1946)
"Sam Bass"
Music for Millions (1945)
Willie, bartender
Cornered (1945)
Police official
The Song of Bernadette (1945)
Baker
A Medal for Benny (1945)
Frank Alviso
Salome, Where She Danced (1945)
Panatela
A Thousand and One Nights (1945)
Kahim
Sensation Hunters (1945)
Lew Davis
Along the Navajo Trail (1945)
Janza
The Southerner (1945)
Bartender
Nob Hill (1945)
Luigi
Till We Meet Again (1944)
Gendarme
The Falcon in Mexico (1944)
Manuel Romero
The Purple Heart (1944)
Francisco de los Santos
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
Romero
Tampico (1944)
Naval commander
Kismet (1944)
Captain of police
Background to Danger (1943)
Koylan
The Desert Song (1943)
Benoit
The Hard Way (1943)
Max Wade
The Dancing Masters (1943)
Silvio
Tornado (1943)
Big Joe Vlochek
Rhythm of the Islands (1943)
Nataro
The Crystal Ball (1943)
Stukov
True to Life (1943)
Kapopolis
The Fallen Sparrow (1943)
Jake
Chetniks! (1943)
Italian major
Don Winslow of the Coast Guard (1943)
Ship Ahoy (1942)
Felix, thug
Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Man with suspenders
The Lady Has Plans (1942)
Portuguese porter
Flying Tigers (1942)
Bruiser
Pittsburgh (1942)
Barney
The Girl from Alaska (1942)
Geroux
Timber (1942)
Jules Fabian
Fly-by-Night (1942)
Grube
Broadway (1942)
Rinalti
Johnny Eager (1942)
Tony Luce
The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942)
Doctor
For Me and My Gal (1942)
Nick
Road to Morocco (1942)
Arab sausage vendor
Jail House Blues (1942)
Guard
King of the Mounties (1942)
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941)
Head waiter
Pot O' Gold (1941)
Guide
Dark Streets of Cairo (1941)
Ahmed
The Kid from Kansas (1941)
Jamaica
Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
Flores
Wild Geese Calling (1941)
Manager
Dance Hall (1941)
Dance hall owner
Hold That Ghost (1941)
Glum
Dressed to Kill (1941)
Harris
Rise and Shine (1941)
Captain
Meet Boston Blackie (1941)
Martin Vestrick
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Agitator
Marines Fly High (1940)
Fernandez
The Devil's Pipeline (1940)
Grunyan
Arise, My Love (1940)
Uniformed clerk
Boom Town (1940)
Venezuelan officer
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940)
Gendarme
Phantom Raiders (1940)
Inspector
Another Thin Man (1939)
Cuban proprietor
Beau Geste (1939)
Corporal Golas
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
The Magnificent Fraud (1939)
Latin business man
Union Pacific (1939)
C. P. Conductor
Flying G-Men (1939)
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938)
Leroyd
Prison Train (1938)
Sullen
Blazing Barriers (1937)

Cast (Special)

Take 5 (1958)

Cast (Short)

Jack Pot (1940)
Unseen Guardians (1939)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Double Dynamite (1951) - I Don't Wear Shirts At Christmas-time in Los Angeles, broke bank teller Johnny (Frank Sinatra) has just rescued Nestor Paiva (whom we’ll learn is Hot Horse Harris, a big time bookie) from muggers, and he insists on compensation, Lou Nova as Santa, Joe Devlin the muscle, in Double Dynamite, 1951, also starring Jane Russell and Groucho Marx.
Tarantula (1955) - Some Of These Big Brains Sheriff Andrews (Nestor Paiva) has persuaded M.D. Matt Hastings (John Agar) he needs to see a body found in the Arizona desert, soon identified by Prof. Deemer (Leo G. Carroll), early in Tarantula, 1955.
Hold Back The Dawn (1941) - Those Are Not Her Eyes Having learned he can enter the U.S. if he marries an American, Romanian con man George (Charles Boyer) charms schoolteacher Emmy (Olivia De Havilland), stranded with students in a Mexican border town, in Hold Back The Dawn, 1941, from a largely autobiographical story by Ketti Frings.
Let's Kill Uncle - I'm Gonna Whack You Both! Early expository scene on the boat, as cop Travis (Robert Pickering) wrangles young Chrissie (Mary "Scout" Badham) and Barnaby (Pat Cardi), in producer-director William Castle's Let's Kill Uncle, 1966.
Great Caruso, The - A Vuccella Growing-up montage leads to Mario Lanza as the title character dedicating a song to childhood sweetheart Musetta (Yvette Duguay), before his rise to fame in MGM's The Great Caruso, 1951.
Comanche - Cristal The discovery of Margarita Alvarez (Linda Cristal) by Jim Read (Dana Andrews) and Puffer (Nestor Paiva) is a highlight in Comanche, (1956).

Bibliography