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Santos Ortega (I) (1899–1976)

Santos Ortega was born on June 30, 1899 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Family Secret (1951), Crowded Paradise (1956) and As the World Turns (1956). He died on April 10, 1976 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1963-1966 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Will Hughes
- Episode dated 22 February 1966 (1966) ... Will Hughes
- Episode dated 22 November 1963 (1963) ... Will Hughes (uncredited)
- Episode dated 9 January 1963 (1963) ... Will Hughes (uncredited)
 1965 Our Private World (TV Series)
Grandpa Will Hughes
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... Grandpa Will Hughes
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Roman Kid (1953)
 1951 The Family Secret
District Attorney George Redman
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 1951 Penthouse Party (TV Series)
- Episode #1.34 (1951) ... Himself

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Radio: Starred (as "Hannibal Cobb") in the series "Hannibal Cobb" (ABC Radio). See more »

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Ortega was a voice-over regular on the popular 1930s radio series "Gangbusters" that featured weekly episodes based actual crime incidents. Each program ended with various descriptions of wanted criminals, many of whom were later arrested due to avid listener participation.

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