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Chris-Pin Martin (1893–1953)

Dark-complexioned, roly-poly comic actor in Hollywood films of the 30s, 40s and early 50s, in whose 80-or-so screen appearances he usually affected a fractured Mexican accent. See full bio »

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 1953 Mesa of Lost Women
Pepe (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1953 San Antone
Ramon, Vaquero (uncredited)
 1952 Ride the Man Down
 1951 A Millionaire for Christy
Manolo, Fat Mexican
 1951 The Lady from Texas
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Jose Morenga
- Eye for an Eye (1950) ... Jose Morenga (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1950 The Arizona Cowboy
Café Owner Pedro
 1950 Borderline
Pepi--Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend
Joe (uncredited)
 1949 Rimfire
 1948 Mexican Hayride
Mariachi Leader (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1948 Belle Starr's Daughter
Spanish George (as Cris-Pin Martin)
 1948 Blood on the Moon
Commisary Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 The Return of Wildfire
 1948 Old Los Angeles
Waiter (uncredited)
 1947 Captain from Castile
Sancho Lopez (uncredited)
 1947 Pirates of Monterey
Caretta Man (uncredited)
 1947 King of the Bandits
Pancho (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1947 The Fugitive
An Organ-Grinder (as Cris-Pin Martin)
 1947 Robin Hood of Monterey
Pancho (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Waiter (uncredited)
 1947 The Beginning or the End
Mexican Man (uncredited)
 1947 The Lone Wolf in Mexico
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1946 Gallant Journey
Pedro Lopez (uncredited)
 1946 Holiday in Mexico (uncredited)
 1946 Suspense
Mexican Waiter (uncredited)
 1946 Perilous Holiday
Servant (uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio
Hymie Rosas (uncredited)
 1945 Along Came Jones
Store Proprietor (uncredited)
 1944 Tampico
Waiter at Wedding Party (uncredited)
 1944 Gun to Gun (Short)
Juan (uncredited)
 1943 The Sultan's Daughter
 1943 The Ox-Bow Incident
 1942 American Empire
Augustin- Beauchard Henchman (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1941 Week-End in Havana
 1941 Ride on Vaquero
 1941 Romance of the Rio Grande
 1940 Charter Pilot
Captain of Police (uncredited)
 1940 The Mark of Zorro
Turnkey (as Chris - Pin Martin in opening credits)
 1940 Down Argentine Way
 1940 The Gay Caballero
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
 1940 Viva Cisco Kid
 1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
Sergeant Montero
 1939 The Llano Kid
 1939 Rio
Roberto's Ranch Foreman (uncredited)
 1939 Espionage Agent
Tunisian Guard (uncredited)
 1939 The Fighting Gringo
 1939 Frontier Marshal
 1939 The Girl and the Gambler
 1939 Code of the Secret Service
Mexican Pottery Proprietor (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Massacre Survivor (uncredited)
 1939 Return of the Cisco Kid
 1939 Frontier Pony Express
Deer Lodge Station Agent (uncredited)
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
Ramon (uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach
Chris (uncredited)
 1938 Flirting with Fate
Solado (as Chris Martin)
 1938 The Renegade Ranger
Felipe (uncredited)
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
Pedro (uncredited)
 1938 Billy the Kid Returns
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 I'm from the City
Mexican Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1938 The Texans
Juan Rodriguez (uncredited)
 1938 Tropic Holiday
 1938 Blockade
Cantina Patron (uncredited)
 1938 Four Men and a Prayer
Sergeant in Marlanda (uncredited)
 1938 Born to Be Wild
Garcia (uncredited)
 1937 Wallaby Jim of the Islands
Mike (as Chris Martin)
 1937 Zorro Rides Again
Pedro - Wagon Driver [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1937 The Hurricane
Sailor (uncredited)
 1937 Boots and Saddles
Juan (as Chris Martin)
 1937 A Star Is Born
José Rodriguez (uncredited)
 1937 Under Strange Flags
Lopez (as Chris Martin)
 1937 Swing High, Swing Low
Sleepy Servant (uncredited)
 1937 When You're in Love
Servant (uncredited)
 1936 The Bold Caballero
Hangman (as Chris King Martin)
 1936 A Tenderfoot Goes West
Pedro (as Chris Martin)
 1936 The Gay Desperado
Pancho (as Chris King Martin)
 1936 The Border Patrolman
Mexican Giving Directions (uncredited)
 1935 Captain Blood
Sentry (uncredited)
 1935 Okay, José (Short)
Lookout Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Coronado
Mexican (uncredited)
 1935 Escape from Devil's Island
Goat Herder (uncredited)
 1935 Hi, Gaucho!
Marco (uncredited)
 1935 Red Salute
Men's Room Attendant (uncredited)
 1935 Under the Pampas Moon
 1935 In Caliente
Mariachi (uncredited)
 1935 Bordertown
José (uncredited)
 1935 The Cactus Kid
Gambler (uncredited)
 1934 The Marines Are Coming
Carlos, Aide to the Torch (uncredited)
 1934 Marie Galante
Furniture Dealer (uncredited)
 1934 Chained
Peón (uncredited)
 1934 La Cucaracha (Short)
Chiquita's Fan in Cafe (uncredited)
 1934 Grand Canary
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 Rawhide Mail
Pedro Esteban (as Chris Martin)
 1934 Viva Villa!
Peón (scenes deleted)
 1934 Lazy River
Raoul (uncredited)
 1934 Heat Lightning
Mexican Husband with Family (uncredited)
 1933 The Last Trail
Mexican Officer (uncredited)
 1933 The Man from Monterey
Manuel (uncredited)
 1933 I Loved You Wednesday
Chris - the Waiter (uncredited)
 1933 Central Airport
Havana Air Port worker (uncredited)
 1933 The California Trail
Pancho (as Chrispin Martin)
 1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu
Potentate (uncredited)
 1932 Outlaw Justice
El Diablo (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1932 Flaming Gold
Chris - Oil Well Foreman (uncredited)
 1932 The Painted Woman
Francois Marquette aka Frenchy
 1932 Winner Take All
Pice's Manager in Tijuana (uncredited)
 1932 The Stoker
Chief of Police
 1932 Destry Rides Again
Lopez (uncredited)
 1932 The Broken Wing
Mexican Husband
 1932 Girl Crazy
Pete (as Crispen Martin)
 1932 Girl of the Rio (uncredited)
 1932 South of Santa Fe
Pedro (as Chris Pin Martin)
 1931 Nuit d'Espagne (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1931 Safe in Hell
Jury Member (uncredited)
 1931 The Cisco Kid
 1931 Lasca of the Rio Grande (uncredited)
 1931 The Squaw Man
Spanish Pete - Hawkins' Henchman (as Chrispin Martin)
 1931 Transgression
Eduardo, the Mail Carrier (uncredited)
 1931 Strangers May Kiss
Mexican (uncredited)
 1930 The Lash
Caballero (uncredited)
 1930 Billy the Kid
Santiago (as Chris Martin)
 1930 Wings of Adventure
Lopez (uncredited)
 1930 The Big House
Inmate (uncredited)
 1930 The Fighting Legion
Henchman (uncredited)
 1930 Under a Texas Moon
Pancho (uncredited)
 1929 Condemned
Monkey Seller (uncredited)
 1929 Where East Is East
Native Hunter (uncredited)
 1929 The Rescue
 1928 Across to Singapore
Sailor from the Santa Rosa (uncredited)
 1928 The Crowd
Worker in Hallway (uncredited)
 1927 The Gaucho
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1927 The Night of Love
Gypsy (uncredited)
 1926 The Temptress
Argentine Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1925 Cactus Trails
Bartender (uncredited)
 1925 Lord Jim
One of Brown's Crewmen (uncredited)
 1925 Border Vengeance
Bartender (uncredited)
 1925 The Gold Rush
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Chris King Martin | Chris Pin Martin | Chrispin Martin | Chris Martin | Cris-Pin Martin | Crispen Martin | Ethier Crispin Martini | Chris - Pin Martin in opening credits

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