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Mala (I) (1906–1952)


Ray Mala hailed from Alaska, and portrayed Inuits and also Hawaiian characters in films. He appeared in more than 25 movies, such as Eskimo (1933), Last of the Pagans (1935)--based on the book "Typee" by Herman Melville-- The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1938), from which a 29-cent postal stamp was put out in the US, Honolulu Lu (1941), ... See full bio »

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Known For

Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
(1936)
Last of the Pagans
(1935)
Red Snow
Red Snow Sgt. Koovuk
(1952)

Filmography

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 1952 Red Snow
Sgt. Koovuk (as Ray Mala)
 1942 The Girl from Alaska
Charley
 1942 The Mad Doctor of Market Street
Barab (as Ray Mala)
 1942 Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
Marnoa (as Ray Mala)
 1941 Honolulu Lu
Native Cop (uncredited)
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn
Young Mexican Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1940 The Devil's Pipeline
Talamu
 1940 North West Mounted Police
Indian (uncredited)
 1940 South of Pago Pago
Native Diver (uncredited)
 1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Prince of the Rock People [Chs. 7-9] (uncredited)
 1940 Zanzibar
Mala
 1940 Green Hell
Mala (as Ray Mala)
 1939 Coast Guard
Eskimo Driver (uncredited)
 1939 Mutiny on the Blackhawk
Wani - Native Slave Leader
 1939 Union Pacific
Indian Finding Cigar Store Indian (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Little Elk [Chs. 5-6]
 1938 Call of the Yukon
Olee John
 1935 Last of the Pagans
Taro
 1933 Eskimo
Mala, aka Kripik (uncredited)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (6 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Ray Mala
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Actor of Eskimo lineage. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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