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Luis Contreras (I) (1950–2004)

Character actor Luis Contreras was born on September 18, 1950. He was the son of actor Roberto Contreras. Lean, wiry and intense, with a scruffy mass of unruly curly hair, piercing dark eyes, a plain, rough face, a greasy mustache and a swarthy complexion, Contreras often portrayed bums, seedy gang members, police officers, prison inmates and ... See full bio »

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 2004 Criminal
Carlos
 2004/I Wednesday Afternoon (Short)
The Bartender
 2003 Carnivàle (TV Series)
Proprietor
- Day of the Dead (2003) ... Proprietor
 2002 Ocean Park
Derelict
 2000 American Tragedy (TV Movie)
Bum
 2000 Missing Pieces (TV Movie)
Beggar
 2000 Across the Line
Timex
 1999 Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie (TV Movie)
Mario
 1998 Alien Avengers II (TV Movie)
Morcho
 1996 The Winner
Guy in Couple
 1995 The Invaders (TV Movie)
Coyote
 1995 Under the Hula Moon
Bandito
 1994 Dragstrip Girl (TV Movie)
Raoul
 1994 Dead Man's Revenge (TV Movie)
Valdez Gunman
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
El Gato
- Bounty Hunters' Convention (1994) ... El Gato
 1993 Heaven! (Short)
Sanchez
 1993 Geronimo: An American Legend
Rurale Officer
 1993 Rio Diablo (TV Movie)
Pedro Almenzar
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out
Realthing
 1992 Lower Level (Video)
Street Person
 1991 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Ruiz
 1991 Dollman (Video)
Jackson
 1991 Suburban Commando
Ringo
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Transient
- I'm Nobody (1990) ... Transient
 1990 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Graf
- Witchcraft (1990) ... Graf
 1990 El Diablo (TV Movie)
Pestoso
 1984-1990 Night Court (TV Series)
Mr. Alvarez / Defendant #2
- A Closer Look (1990) ... Mr. Alvarez
- Billie and the Cat (1984) ... Defendant #2
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Inmate #2
- The Prisoner: Part 2 (1989) ... Inmate #2
 1989 After Midnight
The Dogs' Master (segment "A Night on the Town")
 1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Inmate Tony
- The Price of Freedom (1989) ... Inmate Tony
 1989 Hunter (TV Series)
Gunman
- The Pit (1989) ... Gunman
 1988 Red Heat
Lupo
 1988 Sunset
Jail Inmate
 1984-1988 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Man in Alley / Julio Marquez / Hernando
- Nuevo Salvador (1988) ... Man in Alley
- For the People (1986) ... Julio Marquez
- Bloodlines (1984) ... Hernando
 1988 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Gonzales
- Back to Oakland (1988) ... Gonzales
 1987 Walker
Benito
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Valdez
- Blood on the Tracks (1987) ... Valdez
 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie)
Apartment Manager
 1986 Big Trouble
Terrorist #2
 1986 Blue City
Lieutenant Ortiz
 1986 Airwolf (TV Series)
Mule
- Wildfire (1986) ... Mule
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Bodyguard
- Two Easy Pieces (1986) ... Bodyguard
 1986 Straight to Hell
Sal
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Mexican Farmer
- Thirty-Six Hours 'til Dawn (1985) ... Mexican Farmer
 1984-1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Voice #2 / Coyote
- Knight of the Juggernaut: Part 1 (1985) ... Voice #2 (voice)
- Mouth of the Snake: Part 1 (1984) ... Coyote
 1985 Stand Alone
Look-Out
 1985 Walking the Edge
Jesus
 1984 A Touch of Scandal (TV Movie)
Eugenio Salvador
 1984 Repo Man
Mr. Humphries' Security Guard (uncredited)
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Carlos
- Rabbit's Feet (1984) ... Carlos
 1983-1984 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Cezar Moro / Luis Pordeo
- The Snow Game (1984) ... Cezar Moro
- Raw Deal (1983) ... Luis Pordeo
 1982 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Bruiser #1
- The Late Sarah White (1982) ... Bruiser #1
 1982 48 Hrs.
Gang Member
 1982 Barbarosa
Angel
 1981 Soap (TV Series)
Hit Man No.1
- Episode #4.16 (1981) ... Hit Man No.1 (uncredited)
 1980 The Long Riders
Man at the Bar
 1980 Heart Beat
Mexican Junkie
 1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Male Radical
- Diplomatic Immunity (1980) ... Male Radical
 1979 The Jerk
Extra in 'Cat Juggling' Scene (uncredited)
 1979 1941
Zoot Suiter
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Inmate 1133 / Mental Patient
- The Slam (1979) ... Inmate 1133 (uncredited)
- The Quiet Room (1979) ... Mental Patient (uncredited)
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series)
Perez
- The Grudge (1978) ... Perez
 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Coyote
- River of Promises (1978) ... Coyote
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Son of Roberto Contreras

Nickname:

Louie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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