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Joaquín Martínez (I) (1930–2012)

Joaquin Martinez considers himself the luckiest man alive. A painfully shy medical student at Mexico City's University, he was forced by a teacher to join the school's drama group to get rid of his "inadequacy". There he not only discovered a new world but was rewarded with a scholarship to legendary Seki Sano's Drama Studio. Seki trained him and ... See full bio »

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 2005 Castingx
 2002 Die Another Day
Old Man Cigar Factory
 2000 Too Much Sun (TV Series)
- Real Men Cry a Lot (2000) ... Chief
 1998 The Odd Couple II
Truck Driver
 1993 The House of the Spirits
Segundo (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1993 House of Cards
 1993 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Enrique Lopez
- Ill Wind (1993) ... Enrique Lopez (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1991 Lightning Field (TV Movie)
 1990 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Running Bear - Sioux Chief
- Pride and Prejudice (1990) ... Running Bear - Sioux Chief
 1990 Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (TV Movie)
Geronimo (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1990/I Revenge
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 3 (1990)
- Part 2 (1990)
- Part 1 (1990)
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Oscar Montoya
- Urine Trouble Now (1989) ... Oscar Montoya (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1988 Stones for Ibarra (TV Movie)
The Cura (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
- Wolfhunt (1987) ... Morales
 1986 Dynasty (TV Series)
Prison Official
- Romance (1986) ... Prison Official
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
- Dream West (1986) ... Sagundai
- Episode #1.2 ... Sagundai
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Duende (segment "Healer")
- Healer/Children's Zoo/Kentucky Rye (1985) ... Duende (segment "Healer") (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1985 Little Treasure
Market Voice #2 (as Juaquin Martinez)
 1984 Rituals (TV Series)
Dan Youngblood (1985)
 1984 Flashpoint
Pedroza (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1984 Meatballs Part II
Indian Chief
 1983 Benson (TV Series)
- You Can't Give It Away (1983) ... Montez
 1982 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
- The Warlord (1982) ... Tonar (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1977-1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Father Dominguez / Beto Cruz
- By Their Faith (1981) ... Father Dominguez
- Death Casts a Vote (1977) ... Beto Cruz (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Amando Perez
- The Slavers (1979) ... Amando Perez (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1979 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Salcedo
- The Winds of Fortune (1979) ... Capt. Salcedo (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1978 Ishi: The Last of His Tribe (TV Movie)
 1978 Who'll Stop the Rain
Angel (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1977 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- Kit Carson and the Mountain Men: Part 2 (1977) ... Renni (as Joaquin Martinez)
- Kit Carson and the Mountain Men: Part 1 (1977) ... Renni (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1977 The City (TV Movie)
Rafael Diaz
 1977 Kit Carson and the Mountain Men (TV Movie)
 1976 The Call of the Wild (TV Movie)
 1975 He Is My Brother
The Kahuna
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Harry White Eagle
- Desert Sun (1974) ... Harry White Eagle
 1974 Zandy's Bride
Arvis Demas (uncredited)
 1974 Firehouse (TV Series)
- Trapped (1974) ... Keegan
 1973 Executive Action
Art Mendoza (as Jacquin Martinez)
 1969-1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Pedro Reyes / Juan Sanroma
- The Helping Hand (1973) ... Pedro Reyes
- In Search of an Artist (1969) ... Juan Sanroma (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1972 Ulzana's Raid
Ulzana (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1972 Joe Kidd
Manolo (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1972 Jeremiah Johnson
Paints His Shirt Red (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1972 The Bravos (TV Movie)
Santanta (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Joe Perez
- Moment of Crisis (1972) ... Joe Perez (as Joaquin Martínez)
 1971 Cannon (TV Series)
- Flight Plan (1971) ... Mada
 1968-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Chavez / Sanchez / Red Sky
- The Rattlesnake Brigade (1971) ... Chavez
- Decision at Los Robles (1970) ... Sanchez (as Joaquin Martinez)
- The Sound of Drums (1968) ... Red Sky
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
- Journey from San Juan (1971) ... Carlos (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
- Viva Ortega (1971) ... Ortega (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1970 Men at Law (TV Series)
- Where Are You At? (1970) ... Malendez
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Ramirez
- Epidemic (1970) ... Dr. Ramirez (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1967-1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Peon / Luis / Innocente / ...
- Only the Bad Come to Sonora (1970) ... Peon
- A Way of Justice (1968) ... Luis
- The Promised Land (1968) ... Innocente
- The Ghost of Chaparral (1967) ... Little Cloud
 1970 Moonfire
Lazaro (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1969-1970 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Joaquin / Mexican
- A Gift from Father Tapis (1970) ... Joaquin (as Joaquin Martinez)
- Angel of Tombstone (1969) ... Mexican
 1970 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- The Cage (1970) ... Pepe (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Desk Guard
- The Code (1969) ... Desk Guard
 1969 Lauro Puñales
 1968 The Stalking Moon
Julio (as Joaquin Martinez)
 1967 The Bandits
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
Jesus Padilla
- The 3:10 to a Lynching Brief (1967) ... Jesus Padilla
 1967 El asesino se embarca
 1967 Pedro Páramo
 1962 Tlayucan
Amigo de Eufemio

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