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Date of Birth 19 November 1893Tucson, Arizona, USA
Date of Death 27 June 1953Montebello, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameYsabel Ponciana Chris-Pin Martin Piaz

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Chris-Pin Martin was born on November 19, 1893 in Tucson, Arizona, USA as Ysabel Ponciana Chris-Pin Martin Piaz. He was an actor, known for The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), The Mark of Zorro (1940) and The Fugitive (1947). He died on June 27, 1953 in Montebello, California, USA.

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Given his odd name by his father, derived from a patron saint of woodworkers.
Said to have been part Mexican, part Yaqui Indian.
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.

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