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Ritchie Valens (Character)
from La Bamba (1987)

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Richie Valens


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  1. La Bamba 2: Hell Is a Drag (2013) Played by Jiz Lee

  2. Lives and Deaths of the Poets (2011) Played by Joseph Thornhill

  3. "Stars in Their Eyes Kids"
        - Episode #1.3 (2002) TV episode, Played by Lee Martin

  4. "Stars in Their Eyes"
        - Episode #6.5 (1995) TV episode, Played by Sam Pulumbarit
  5. "The Kids in the Hall"
        - Episode #1.20 (1990) TV episode, Played by Paul Bellini
  6. Nothing Like a Royal Show (1990) (TV) Played by Enzo Squillino Jr.

  7. "Saturday Matters"
        - Buddy (1989) TV episode, Played by Enzo Squillino Jr.
  8. La Bamba (1987) Played by Lou Diamond Phillips

  9. The Buddy Holly Story (1978) Played by Gilbert Melgar (as Richie Valens)

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From La Bamba (1987)
Ritchie Valens: This is like my high school prom.
Bob Morales: Yeah. Except this prom puts out.
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