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Joaquin Garay (1911–1990)

Joaquin appeared in It Happened One Night, singing The Man On the Flying Trapeze in the 2nd and 3rd verses in the bus scene. He went on to appear in several films already listed. He is best known for his lively character of Ponchito, the Rooster, in Disney's The Three Cabelleros. See full bio »

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The Three Caballeros
Latin Lovers
Fast Company
Fast Company Manuel Morales
Red Sky at Morning
Red Sky at Morning Ratoncito


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 1975 Mannix (TV Series)
- Bird of Prey: Part 2 (1975) ... Clerk
- Bird of Prey: Part 1 (1975) ... Clerk
 1974 The Gun (TV Movie)
 1974 Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Movie)
 1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
- Pops 'n' Pals (1973) ... Waiter
 1971 Red Sky at Morning
 1958 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series)
 1953 Latin Lovers
 1953 Fast Company
Manuel Morales
 1953 For Whom the Bulls Toil (Short)
Radio Announcer / Singing trio / man on telephone / ... (voice, uncredited)
 1951 Lightning Strikes Twice
Johnny Lopez (uncredited)
 1950 Saddle Tramp
 1950 Crisis
Student (uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night
Mexican Bus Passenger (uncredited)
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 1950 Claude Thornhill & Orchestra (Short) (performer: "Everything is Latin in the U.S.A.")
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 1950 Claude Thornhill & Orchestra (Short)
Himself - Singer
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A singer, bandleader and nightclub owner of San Francisco's Copacabana on Powell Street in the 40s, 50s and early 60s. He was known as San Francisco's own "favorite son".

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Father of Joaquin Garay III, Ricky Garay, Linda Garay, and Val Garay. Grandfather to Carmina Garay.

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