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Abel Franco (I) (1922–2000)

Abel Franco was born on October 22, 1922 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for ¡Three Amigos! (1986), Zoot Suit (1981) and El Norte (1983). He died on June 15, 2000 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »
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 1990 Dallas (TV Series)
Casul
- The Odessa File (1990) ... Casul
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Lt. Bushmill
- Korman's Kalamity (1990) ... Lt. Bushmill
 1990 Grand Slam (TV Series)
Al Ramirez
 1986 ¡Three Amigos!
Papa Sanchez
 1986 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Judge Luis M. Rivera
- The Princess and the Wiener King (1986) ... Judge Luis M. Rivera
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Hernandez
- Extradition (1986) ... Hernandez
 1986 Death of an Angel
Don Tarjetas
 1986 Airwolf (TV Series)
Garcia
- Break-In at Santa Paula (1986) ... Garcia
 1985 Fame (TV Series)
Hector
- Savage Streets (1985) ... Hector
 1985 The Falcon and the Snowman
Interrogator
 1984 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
Emil Carranza
- Maid in the USA (1984) ... Emil Carranza
 1983 El Norte
Raimundo
 1982 Madame's Place (TV Series)
Bartender
- Episode #1.15 (1982) ... Bartender
 1981 Zoot Suit
Enrique
 1979 Paris (TV Series)
- Burnout (1979)
 1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Max Escobedo
- Lions, Tigers, Monkeys and Dogs: Part 1 (1979) ... Max Escobedo
 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Victor Cortez
- Deadly Homecoming (1977) ... Victor Cortez
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Ruiz
- Por Nada (1977) ... Ruiz
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Attendant
 1974-1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Molina
- Man in the Middle (1975) ... Molina
- The Exchange (1974)
 1974 Blazing Saddles
Mexican Bandit (uncredited)
 1973 Toma (TV Series)
Manny
 1973 Drive Hard, Drive Fast (TV Movie)
Mexican Policeman
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
Engineer
- Powderkeg (1971) ... Engineer
 1967 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Mayor
- The Filibusteros (1967) ... Mayor
 1966-1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Fernando / Federal Officer
- Who's Che Guevara? (1967) ... Fernando
- Edge of the Volcano (1966) ... Federal Officer
 1967 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Spanish Soldier
- Bitter Mission (1967) ... Spanish Soldier
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Salesman
- Turkish Delight (1966) ... Salesman
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Butler
- Viva Diaz! (1964) ... Butler
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series)
Anselmo
- Five Tickets to Hell (1963) ... Anselmo
 1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Santa Anna
- Davy's Friend (1962) ... Santa Anna
 1961 Gunslinger (TV Series)
Tomas
- Road of the Dead (1961) ... Tomas
 1961 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Francisco Gomez
- Ed the Witness (1961) ... Francisco Gomez
 1960 Cage of Evil
1st Mexican Policeman (uncredited)
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
- The Storm (1960)
 1960 The 3rd Voice
Police Inspector
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Rocco
- The Perfect Circle (1959) ... Rocco
 1959 The Miracle
Sword Handler (uncredited)
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Mexican Border Guard
- The Stagecoach Story (1959) ... Mexican Border Guard
 1959 It Started with a Kiss
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1959 Holiday for Lovers
Chief Inspector (uncredited)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Pedro
- South of the Border (1959) ... Pedro
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
- A Bundle of Dope (1959)
 1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Border (1958)
 1958 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Enrico Varela
- Beaver and Chuey (1958) ... Enrico Varela
 1958 The True Story of Lynn Stuart
Mexican (uncredited)
 1957 Tip on a Dead Jockey
Attendant (uncredited)
 1956-1957 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Business Empire (1957)
- U.S. Planes (1956)
 1956 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Ricky's Relative
- The Ricardos Visit Cuba (1956) ... Ricky's Relative
 1956 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
- Havana (1956)
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- Smith of Ecuador (1956)
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
- Desert Encounter (1956) ... (uncredited)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)

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Head of the drama department, Pasadena High School, for nearly 30 years. See more »

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Libra

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