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Abel Fernandez (I) (1930–2016)


Abel Fernandez was born on July 14, 1930 in East Los Angeles, California, USA as Abel Gonzalez Fernández. He is known for his work on The Untouchables (1959), Steve Canyon (1958) and Pork Chop Hill (1959). He died on May 3, 2016 in Whittier, California. See full bio »

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(age 85) in Whittier, California, USA

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Known For

The Untouchables
The Untouchables William Youngfellow / Agent William Youngfellow
(1959-1963)
Steve Canyon
Steve Canyon Airman Abel Featherstone / 1C Featherstone / A / Sgt. Abel Featherstone
(1959)
Pork Chop Hill
Pork Chop Hill Kindley
(1959)
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse William Youngfellow
(1959)

Filmography

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 1991 Buster's Bedroom
Dr. Jacoby
 1986 Quicksilver
Guyamo
 1981 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Delgado
- The Meek Shall Inherit Rhonda (1981) ... Delgado
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Prisoner
- Campesinos (1981) ... Prisoner
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Angelo Rodrigues
- The Other Side of the Chart (1970) ... Angelo Rodrigues
 1969 Topaz
Cuban Guerrilla Fighter (uncredited)
 1965-1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Sentry / Bear Paw / Warrior / ...
- The Grand Alliance (1969) ... Sentry
- The Flaming Rocks (1968) ... Bear Paw
- The Jasper Ledbetter Story (1967) ... Warrior
- The Peace Tree (1965) ... Tafend
- Empire of the Lost (1965) ... White Feather
 1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Apache
- Hunter's Moon (1968) ... Apache (as A. Ferna)
 1968 The Virginian (TV Series)
Sapewa
- Nora (1968) ... Sapewa
 1968 Madigan
Detective Rodriguez
 1968 Batman (TV Series)
Thug #1
- Penguin's Clean Sweep (1968) ... Thug #1
 1967 Lassie (TV Series)
Grady
- Showdown (1967) ... Grady
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Indian
- Hondo and the War Cry (1967) ... Indian
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Bowman
- Idol of Death (1967) ... Bowman
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
War Cloud
- War Cloud (1966) ... War Cloud
 1966 Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Aztec Airlines Attendant (uncredited)
 1966 The Appaloosa
Mexican Farmer (uncredited)
 1965 Apache Uprising
Young Apache Chief
 1964 Rio Conchos
Mexican at Corral (uncredited)
 1964 The Age of Violence
Gangster
 1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Joseph
- The Day of the Haunted Trail (1964) ... Joseph
 1959-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
William Youngfellow / Agent William Youngfellow
- A Taste for Pineapple (1963) ... William Youngfellow
- Line of Fire (1963) ... William Youngfellow
- The Giant Killer (1963) ... William Youngfellow
- The Butcher's Boy (1963) ... William Youngfellow
- Junk Man (1963) ... William Youngfellow
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Tom Tall Bear
- Little Big Mouth (1961) ... Tom Tall Bear
 1959 Not for Hire (TV Series)
Changa
- The Deserter (1959) ... Changa
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series)
Lean Knife
- Mr. Henry Comstock (1959) ... Lean Knife
 1956-1959 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Nate / Indian / Little Wolf
- Johnny Red (1959) ... Nate
- Buffalo Man (1958) ... Indian
- Indian White (1956) ... Little Wolf
 1959 Troubleshooters (TV Series)
- Liquid Death (1959)
 1959 Pork Chop Hill
Kindley
 1957-1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Shoshone Leader / Tonino / Indian Brave / ...
- The Jose Maria Moran Story (1959) ... Shoshone Leader
- The Sister Rita Story (1959) ... Tonino (uncredited)
- The Kitty Angel Story (1959) ... Indian Brave
- The Charles Avery Story (1957) ... Second Indian Brave
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
William Youngfellow
- The Untouchables: Part 2 (1959) ... William Youngfellow
- The Untouchables: Part 1 (1959) ... William Youngfellow
- Chez Rouge (1959)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Juan
- Caballero (1959) ... Juan
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Airman Abel Featherstone / Sgt. Abel Featherstone / A / ...
- The Sergeant (1959) ... Airman Abel Featherstone
- Blackmail (1959) ... Airman Abel Featherstone
- The Fight (1959) ... Sgt. Abel Featherstone
- Operation Souvenir (1959) ... Airman Abel Featherstone
- The Search (1959) ... Airman Abel Featherstone
 1959 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Garcia
- Ricochet (1959) ... Garcia
 1956-1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Cota / Indian
- The Last Raid (1959) ... Cota
- Death Watch (1956) ... Indian (uncredited)
 1959 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
- Mass Escape (1959)
 1958 Union Pacific (TV Series)
Chicoola
- Indian Treaty (1958) ... Chicoola
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Officer
- A Nice Social Evening (1958) ... Officer
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Big Hawk
- End of the Trail (1958) ... Big Hawk
 1958 Navy Log (TV Series)
Young Indian
- Florida Weekend (1958) ... Young Indian
 1957-1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Guard / Little Horse / Bandit
- Silver Convoy (1958) ... Guard
- The Englishman (1957) ... Little Horse
- Strange Vendetta (1957) ... Bandit
 1957-1958 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Chief Kiasak / Kiasak / Kiasax
- The Saga of Andy Burnett: The Big Council (1958) ... Chief Kiasak
 1954-1958 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
O-Ye-Tza / Panjito / Tsa-Fah / ...
- Rusty's Remedy (1958) ... Panjito
- Attack on Fort Apache (1956) ... O-Ye-Tza
- Rusty Resigns from the Army (1955) ... Quemado
- Blood Brothers (1954) ... O-Ye-Tza
 1957 Decision at Sundown
Pete (uncredited)
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Electricians Mate First Class Oscar Martinez
- The Last Dive (1957) ... Electricians Mate First Class Oscar Martinez
 1957 The Tijuana Story
Policeman (uncredited)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Indian
- Four Women in Black (1957) ... Indian
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Indian Chief
- The Still Trumpet (1957) ... Indian Chief (uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Osceola
- Osceola (1957) ... Osceola
 1957 Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (TV Series)
Martinez
- Martinez Story (1957) ... Martinez
 1956 The Last Wagon
Apache Medicine Man (uncredited)
 1956 The Harder They Fall
Chief Firebird (uncredited)
 1955 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Abel--Cowhand
- The Outlander (1955) ... Abel--Cowhand (uncredited)
 1955 Target Zero
Pvt. Geronimo (uncredited)
 1955 Fort Yuma
Mangas
 1955 Devil Goddess
Teinusi (as Abel M. Fernandez)
 1955 The Last Command
Spanish Soldier (uncredited)
 1955 Strange Lady in Town
Apache (uncredited)
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Chick
- Garrity's Sons (1955) ... Chick
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- The Hostage (1955)
 1955 Many Rivers to Cross
Slangoh
 1954-1955 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Enrique 'Hank' Garcia / Ramon Avida
- Below the Border (1955) ... Enrique 'Hank' Garcia (uncredited)
- The Last Fight (1954) ... Ramon Avida
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Yellow Hat
- John Wesley Hardin (1954) ... Yellow Hat
 1954 Rose Marie
Indian Warrior (uncredited)
 1954 Alaska Seas
Ricci--tall crewman
 1953 Second Chance
Rivera
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

A. Ferna | Abel M. Fernandez

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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He is buried in Riverside, California's national cemetery. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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