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Jose De Vega (1934–1990)

Jose De Vega was born on January 4, 1934 in San Diego, California, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for West Side Story (1961), Blue Hawaii (1961) and Roma rivuole Cesare (1974). He died on April 8, 1990 in Westwood, California. See full bio »

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Known For

West Side Story
Blue Hawaii
Blue Hawaii Ernie Gordon
Roma rivuole Cesare
Island of the Lost


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 1987 Dynasty (TV Series)
Private Investigator
- A Love Remembered: Part 2 (1987) ... Private Investigator (as Jose DeVega)
 1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
- A Distant Shout of Thunder (1983) ... Lucien
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
- Murder in Paradise (1981) ... Cam
 1979 Mirror, Mirror (TV Movie)
Armando the Chauffeur
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
- The Slavers (1979) ... Caballero
 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
- River of Promises (1978) ... Tiende
 1974 Roma rivuole Cesare (TV Movie)
Oxyntas (as José De Vega)
 1973 Ash Wednesday
Tony Gutierrez
 1973 Search (TV Series)
Rajendra Prasad
- Goddess of Destruction (1973) ... Rajendra Prasad
 1971 The Most Deadly Game (TV Series)
- The Classic Burial Position (1971) ... Carlos
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
- Flip Side (1970) ... Freddy (as Jose deVega)
 1970 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
- Operation Population (1970) ... Antonio
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
- The Machismo Bag (1969) ... Joey (as Jose DeVega)
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
- Bad Day for a Thirst (1968) ... Sourdough
 1967 A Covenant with Death
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
John Mountain-Top
- The Night of the Golden Cobra (1966) ... John Mountain-Top
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
- There Was a Little Girl (1966) ... Miguel
 1966 Branded (TV Series)
Juan Molinera
- The Ghost of Murietta (1966) ... Juan Molinera
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
- To Kill a Buffalo (1966) ... Tatu
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Tigers Are Coming Affair (1965) ... Ferak
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Blackfish's Son
- The Siege of Boonesborough (1964) ... Blackfish's Son
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Watchman's Son
- Captain Thomson (1963) ... Watchman's Son (as Jose DeVega)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
- Last Seen Wearing Blue Jeans (1963) ... Gato
 1962-1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Henry 'Wild Horse' Adams / Renaldo Ortega
- The Adam MacKenzie Story (1963) ... Henry 'Wild Horse' Adams
 1962 The Beachcomber (TV Series)
- Empty Village (1962) ... Makeeli
 1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
- Showdown at Kamaaina Flats (1962) ... (as Jose DeVega)
 1961 Blue Hawaii
Ernie Gordon
 1961 West Side Story
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Alternate Names:

José De Vega | Jose DeVega | Jose deVega

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Handsome son of a Filipino family, an accomplished dancer and choreographer. He is well remembered as the scorned and vengeful suitor Chino from West Side Story (1961) as well as Tatu, the Indian youth in Bonanza: To Kill a Buffalo (1966) and Ernie Gordon, friend of Chad Gates (Elvis Presley) in Blue Hawaii (1961). Also featured in dozens of other mystery, suspense and comedy television series ... See more »

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