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Don Diamond (1921–2011)

Brooklyn-born Don Diamond's most famous role is probably that of the scheming and ambitious, but inept and somewhat cowardly, underling Crazy Cat to Frank DeKova's Chief Wild Eagle in the cult western comedy series F Troop (1965). By the time he got that role he had been an actor for quite some time, starting out in radio in the early 1940s, where... See full bio »

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 1987 Our House (TV Series)
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
Elton
- Utley, Can You Spend a Dime? (1986) ... Elton
 1986 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Trustee Lloyd
- Gibbon Take (1986) ... Trustee Lloyd
 1986 MacGyver (TV Series)
The Archbishop
- The Assassin (1986) ... The Archbishop
 1985 Berrenger's (TV Series)
Guard
- Best Laid Plans (1985) ... Guard
 1983 Zorro and Son (TV Series)
Passenger #1
- A Fistful of Pesos (1983) ... Passenger #1
 1983 Dallas (TV Series)
 1982 Dynasty (TV Series)
Painter
- La Mirage (1982) ... Painter
 1982 The Kid with the Broken Halo (TV Movie)
Giuseppe
 1981 The New Adventures of Zorro (TV Series)
Sgt. Gonzalez
- The Mysterious Traveler (1981) ... Sgt. Gonzalez (voice)
- The Conspiracy (1981) ... Sgt. Gonzalez (voice)
- Double Trouble (1981) ... Sgt. Gonzalez (voice)
- The Take Over (1981) ... Sgt. Gonzalez (voice)
- Fort Ramon (1981) ... Sgt. Gonzalez (voice)
 1979-1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Don Bassett / Delivery Man #1
- Bah, Humbug (1980) ... Don Bassett
- Jennifer's Home for Christmas (1979) ... Delivery Man #1
 1980 Herbie Goes Bananas
Local #2
 1980 This Year's Blonde (TV Movie)
Lacey's Captain
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Carney Hendricks
- Dan Tanna Is Dead (1979) ... Carney Hendricks
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Design for Madness (1979) ... Sheriff
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Exposé (1979)
 1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Lt. Rogers
- Scorpion's Sting (1978) ... Lt. Rogers
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Lieutenant Alverez / Coelho
- Kill the Messenger (1978) ... Lieutenant Alverez
- South by Southeast (1978) ... Coelho
 1978 The Toolbox Murders
Sgt. Cameron
 1978 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Printer
- Death Casts a Vote (1977) ... Printer
 1974-1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Cook / Clerk
- Dead or Alive (1976) ... Cook
- Bird of Prey (1974) ... Clerk
 1976 The Rear Guard (TV Movie)
Foster
 1976 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Fred
- Super Blues (1976) ... Fred
 1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
Foreman
- Communications (1975) ... Foreman
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Ackerman
- The Cut Man Caper (1975) ... Ackerman
 1975 Shell Game (TV Movie)
Chauffeur
 1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Man at O.T.B.
- Felix the Horse Player (1975) ... Man at O.T.B.
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Dexter #2
- Perfect Fit for a Frame (1975) ... Dexter #2
 1973-1974 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Clerk / Sailor
- Lady Beware (1974) ... Clerk
- Harbor Division (1973) ... Sailor
 1974 Devlin (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1973 Breezy
Maitre'D
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Larry
- Candidate for Crime (1973) ... Larry
 1973 Thicker Than Water (TV Series)
 1973 Hawkins (TV Series)
 1972 Hit Man
Nano Zito
 1972 Pete 'n' Tillie
Policeman (uncredited)
 1972 The Judge and Jake Wyler (TV Movie)
First Workman
 1972 Medical Center (TV Series)
Officer
- Tico Taco, MD (1972) ... Officer
 1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
White
- Two Thousand (1972) ... White
 1972 Flight to the Finish (Short)
El Toro (voice)
 1972 Frog Jog (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 Croakus Pocus (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 Serape Happy (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 How to Steal an Airplane (TV Movie)
Sam--Police Sergeant
 1971 A Leap in the Deep (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 Fastest Tongue in the West (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 The Egg and Ay-Yi-Yi! (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 Mud Squad (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 Two Jumps and a Chump (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1971 Mrs. Pollifax-Spy
DeGamez
 1971 Snake in the Gracias (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1970 The Immortal (TV Series)
Warren Harron
- Paradise Bay (1970) ... Warren Harron
 1970 A Dopey Hacienda (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1970 Never on Thirsty (Short)
El Toro (voice)
 1970 Hop and Chop (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1967-1970 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Chief Galindo / Dr. Tapia / Dr. Escovito
- No Tears for Mrs. Thomas (1970) ... Dr. Escovito
- Young Man with a Cornette (1967) ... Dr. Tapia
- Flight of the Dodo Bird (1967) ... Dr. Tapia
 1970 The Froggy Froggy Duo (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1969-1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Gus (segment "Love and the Optimist") / The Plumber (segment "Love and a Couple of Couples")
- Love and the Coed Dorm/Love and the Optimist/Love and the Teacher (1970) ... Gus (segment "Love and the Optimist")
- Love and a Couple of Couples/Love and the Hustler/Love and the Pill (1969) ... The Plumber (segment "Love and a Couple of Couples")
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Pedro
- Lucy and Viv Visit TiJuana (1970) ... Pedro
 1969 The Pink Panther Show (TV Series)
Fatso (voice)
 1969 Go for Croak (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1969 A Pair of Greenbacks (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1969 Viva Max
Hernandez
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Goldmouth
- The Treasure of C. Errol Madre (1969) ... Goldmouth
 1969 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Miguel
- To Stand for Something More (1969) ... Miguel
 1969 Tijuana Toads (Short)
Toro (voice)
 1966-1969 The Big Valley (TV Series)
1st Federale / Diego / Border
- Flight from San Miguel (1969) ... 1st Federale
- Miranda (1968) ... Diego
- Tunnel of Gold (1966) ... Border
 1969 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Travel Agent
- Marriage, Sgt. Carter Style (1969) ... Travel Agent
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Messenger
- The Galloping Skin Game (1968) ... Messenger
 1968 How Sweet It Is!
Bartender
 1967 Good Morning, World (TV Series)
Moving Man
 1965-1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
The Hotel Clerk / Taxi Driver / Esteban / ...
- The Naked Half-Truth (1967) ... The Hotel Clerk
- Edge of the Volcano (1966) ... Taxi Driver
- The Sadness of a Happy Time (1966) ... Esteban
- Our Man in Limbo (1965) ... The Repair Foreman
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Drigo
- A Grave for James Sonnett (1967) ... Drigo
 1966 That Girl (TV Series)
Butcher
- I'll Be Suing You (1966) ... Butcher
 1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Gonzales
- Remember the Alimony (1966) ... Gonzales
 1965 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Latin Man
- Cathy Leaves Home: But Not Really (1965) ... Latin Man
 1961-1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Paco / Tony / Mexican Cowhand
- The Vasquez Woman (1965) ... Paco (uncredited)
- Incident of the Banker (1964) ... Tony
- Incident of the Broken Word (1961) ... Mexican Cowhand
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Judge Juan 'Speedy' Gonzales
- Keep Me from the Church on Time (1965) ... Judge Juan 'Speedy' Gonzales
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
The Bartender
- The Night of the Deadly Bed (1965) ... The Bartender
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Romeo on Tour Bus
- Who Killed Mr. Colby in Ladies' Lingerie? (1965) ... Romeo on Tour Bus
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Paco
- A Cruel and Unusual Night (1964) ... Paco
 1964 The Carpetbaggers
Gambler (uncredited)
 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Miguel
- Katy Gets Arrested (1964) ... Miguel
 1963 Redigo (TV Series)
Arturo / Trooper
- The Hunters (1963) ... Trooper
- Man in a Blackout (1963) ... Arturo
- Prince Among Men (1963) ... Arturo
- The Blooded Bull (1963) ... Arturo
 1963 Glynis (TV Series)
Carlos
- This One Will Kill You (1963) ... Carlos
 1963 Fun in Acapulco
Waiter (uncredited)
 1963 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series)
 1963 Irma la Douce
Man with Samples (uncredited)
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Arturo
- Arrow in the Sky (1963) ... Arturo
- The Four Thumbs Story (1963) ... Arturo
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Chino Inmate
- Apples Don't Fall Far (1963) ... Chino Inmate (as Donald Diamond)
 1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Sy's Cousin
- The Spanish Sketch (1963) ... Sy's Cousin
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Manuel
- A Gift for a Warrior (1963) ... Manuel
 1960-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
George Keeley / Mob Pit Boss
- The Speculator (1963) ... George Keeley
- Syndicate Sanctuary (1960) ... Mob Pit Boss (uncredited)
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Crus
- Adventure in San Dede (1962) ... Crus
 1962 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Julio
- The Expectant Gardener (1962) ... Julio
 1961 Man-Trap
Mexican Border Guard (uncredited)
 1961 Swingin' Along
Tony
 1960 The Story of Ruth
Yomar
 1956-1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Swamper in Bar / John Shanssey / Stevens
- The Paymaster (1959) ... Swamper in Bar (uncredited)
- Wyatt Meets Doc Holliday (1957) ... John Shanssey
- Justice (1956) ... Stevens (uncredited)
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Manuel - Lounge Piano Player
- Kidnap (1959) ... Manuel - Lounge Piano Player
 1957-1959 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Capt. Alicante / Chief of Police / Ramos
- The Million Dollar Mutt (1959) ... Capt. Alicante
- Sing, Susanna, Sing (1957) ... Chief of Police
- Action in Acapulco (1957) ... Ramos
 1957-1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Cota / Ed Murphy / Jones
- Interrogation (1959) ... Cota
- The Law and the Gun (1959) ... Ed Murphy
- Village of Fear (1957) ... Jones
 1959 Holiday for Lovers
Airplane Steward (uncredited)
 1958 The Old Man and the Sea
Cafe Proprietor
 1958 Fräulein
Russian Soldier (uncredited)
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
Chili / Capt. Rodriguez
- Hoax at Globe (1958) ... Chili
- Montezuma's Cave (1958) ... Capt. Rodriguez
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series)
Sheriff / Hodges
- Man and Money (1957) ... Sheriff (as Donald Diamond)
- Like Father (1957) ... Hodges (as Donald Diamond)
 1957 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Mexican
- California's First Schoolmarm (1957) ... Mexican
 1956-1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Zarno / Ben Ali
- Alex the Great (1957) ... Zarno
- The Amazing Mr. Sinbad (1956) ... Ben Ali
 1957 Lassie (TV Series)
Joe
- The Burro (1957) ... Joe
 1957 Omar Khayyam
Trooper Captain (uncredited)
 1957 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Harry Fix
- Close Shave (1957) ... Harry Fix
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Espinosa
- The Captain's Chimp (1957) ... Espinosa
 1956 Two Crows from Tacos (Short)
Jose Crow (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Donnely
- River of Death (1956) ... Donnely
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Regulators (1956)
 1955 Frontier (TV Series)
 1950 Borderline
Deusik
 1949 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Pedro Martinez
- Pete and Pedro (1949) ... Pedro Martinez
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He acted in radio show like "The March of Time." See more »

Alternate Names:

Donald Diamond

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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He is survived by his wife, Louisa Diamond of Los Angeles, California; a brother, Neil (not the singer) Diamond; a sister, Muriel Diamond Krems; a daughter, Maxine Roxanne Diamond; two stepdaughters, Emily and Fortuna Israel; two step-grandchildren; and two step-great grandchildren. See more »

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