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Perry Lopez

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Perry Lopez (July 22, 1929 - February 14, 2008) was an American film and television actor. His acting career lasted over 40 years before his death in 2008. Lopez was born in New York City. Lopez began his acting career on in theater, based in New York. He was signed to a contract at Warner Bros. Studios in 1955. Lopez appeared in a number of B-movies and Westerns early on in his career, including the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Young Guns and The Lone Ranger. Lopez was, perhaps, best known as Lieutenant Lou Escobar in the 1974 film Chinatown, which he starred in opposite Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. He reprised the role sixteen years later (with Escobar promoted to Captain) in The Two Jakes in 1990. Among his many television appearances, one of his more well-known roles is that of Esteban Rodriguez in the classic Star Trek episode "Shore Leave". Lopez also appeared in an episode of Bonanza, as the cold-blooded outlaw Duke Miller, who kills a man over being first in line to get a haircut. He was Joaquín Castañeda, a mestizo that fought to free his people, on El Zorro, starring Guy Williams. Lopez also appeared in episode 14, "Night Of The Long Knives" originally airing December 16, 1966 of The Time Tunnel television series, in the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea -episode "Savage Jungle" and played Pvt. Petuko in Kelly's Heroes (1970). Lopez died of lung cancer in at The Rehabilitation Centre of Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, California at age 78. He was survived by several nieces and nephews. Description above from the Wikipedia article   licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 22, 1929 In New York City, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
48
First Appeared:
In the series Cavalcade of America 1952-10-01
Latest Project:
Movie Confessions of a Hitman 1994-05-04
Known For
Poster of Man-Trap
Poster of Cry Tough

Perry Lopez Movies Filmography

Movie
Confessions of a Hitman
Priest 1994-05-04
Movie
The Two Jakes
Captain Lou Escobar 1990-08-10
Movie
Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects
Eddie Rios 1989-02-03
Movie
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Ed Zacharias 1987-06-11
Series
Airwolf
Garcia 1984-01-22
Series
Hart to Hart
Unknown 1979-09-22
Series
Charlie's Angels
Unknown 1976-09-22
Movie
Chinatown
Lieutenant Lou Escobar 1974-06-20
Movie
Lady Ice
Carlos 1973-07-13
Movie
Kelly's Heroes
Pvt. Petuko 1970-06-22
Movie
Che!
Rolando 1969-06-27
Movie
Sol Madrid
Hood #1 1968-02-07
Series
The Mod Squad
Unknown 1968-09-24
Series
Mannix
Unknown 1967-09-16
Series
Judd for the Defense
Unknown 1967-09-08
Series
Hondo
Unknown 1967-09-08
Series
Mission: Impossible
Unknown 1966-09-17
Series
The Time Tunnel
Unknown 1966-09-09
Series
Tarzan
Unknown 1966-09-08
Series
Star Trek
Lt. Esteban Rodriguez 1966-09-08
Movie
The Rare Breed
Juan 1966-02-02
Series
The F.B.I.
Unknown 1965-09-19
Movie
McLintock!
Davey Elk 1963-11-13
Series
Kraft Suspense Theatre
Unknown 1963-10-10
Movie
Taras Bulba
Ostap Bulba 1962-11-21
Series
The Virginian
Unknown 1962-09-19
Movie
Man-Trap
Puerco 1961-09-20
Series
The Rebel
Unknown 1959-10-04
Series
Riverboat
Unknown 1959-09-13
Movie
Cry Tough
Toro 1959-08-01
Series
Naked City
Unknown 1958-09-30
Series
The Rifleman
Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie
Violent Road
Manuelo 1958-05-10
Series
Zorro
Unknown 1957-10-10
Series
Have Gun – Will Travel
Unknown 1957-09-14
Movie
Omar Khayyam
Prince Ahmud 1957-08-23
Movie
The Lone Ranger
Pete Ramirez 1956-02-25
Movie
The Young Guns
San Antone 1956-09-12
Movie
The Steel Jungle
Ed Novak 1956-03-10
Series
The Adventures of Jim Bowie
Unknown 1956-09-07
Movie
Hell on Frisco Bay
Mario Amato 1955-12-01
Movie
I Died a Thousand Times
Louis Mendoza 1955-11-09
Series
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie
Mister Roberts
Rodrigues 1955-07-13
Movie
Battle Cry
Pvt Joe Gomez aka Spanish Joe 1955-02-02
Movie
Drum Beat
Bogus Charlie 1954-11-10
Movie
Creature from the Black Lagoon
Tomas 1954-03-05
Series
Cavalcade of America
Unknown 1952-10-01