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Nestor Paiva (1905–1966)

Veteran character actor Nestor Paiva had one of those nondescript ethnic mugs and a natural gift for dialects that allowed him to play practically any type of foreigner. Born in Fresno, California, he graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and developed an interest in performing while hooking up with college theatrics. Making his ... See full bio »

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 1968 They Saved Hitler's Brain (TV Movie)
Police Chief Alaniz
 1967 The Spirit Is Willing
Felicity's Father
 1966 Family Affair (TV Series)
Fuad
- Who's Afraid of Nural Shpeni? (1966) ... Fuad
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Del Gado
- Turkish Delight (1966) ... Del Gado
 1966 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Capt. Grimby
- The Great Treasure Hunt (1966) ... Capt. Grimby
 1966 Dawn of Victory (Short)
 1965 Get Smart (TV Series)
Doorman
- Our Man in Leotards (1965) ... Doorman
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Dr. Gonzales / Padre Emiliano
- Deadlier Than the Male (1965) ... Dr. Gonzales
- Who Killed the Rest? (1965) ... Padre Emiliano
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Menewa
- The Peace Tree (1965) ... Menewa
 1965 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
- Hello Dere (1965)
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Fisherman
- Perilous Times (1965) ... Fisherman
 1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Daller
- Winner Take All (1965) ... Daller
 1965 My Living Doll (TV Series)
Patrone
- Pool Shark (1965) ... Patrone
 1964 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Perkins
- Lucy and the Missing Stamp (1964) ... Perkins
 1964 Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Native Guide / Po-Ho Chief / Frogman 1 / ...
- Treasure of the Temple (1964) ... Native Guide (voice)
- Pursuit of the Po-Ho (1964) ... Po-Ho Chief (voice)
- The Mystery of the Lizard Men (1964) ... Frogman 1 / Fishing Boat Helmsman / Doctor (voice)
 1964 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- Clampett City General Store (1964) ... Auctioneer
 1964 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Brommer
- Angel in the Snow (1964) ... Brommer
 1964 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Big Louie
- The McHale Mob (1964) ... Big Louie (uncredited)
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Blazer
- The Henry Bergh Story (1964) ... Blazer
 1964 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Uncle Nino
- Pupa from Italy (1964) ... Uncle Nino
 1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
Mr. Gomez
- Party in Suite 15 (1964) ... Mr. Gomez
- Jose, the Manager (1964) ... Mr. Gomez
- Speak for Yourself, Jose (1964) ... Mr. Gomez
 1960-1964 Bonanza (TV Series)
Senor Francisco Tenino / Chief Crazy Fox / Thornton
- Ponderosa Matador (1964) ... Senor Francisco Tenino
- The Avenger (1960) ... Thornton
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Charley Sanchez
- Siege (1963) ... Charley Sanchez
 1963 The Madmen of Mandoras
Police Chief Alaniz
 1958-1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Money Joe / Gip / Sgt. Hoag / ...
- The Eli Bancroft Story (1963) ... Money Joe
- The Clementine Jones Story (1961) ... Gip
- The Jim Bridger Story (1961) ... Sgt. Hoag
- The Jane Hawkins Story (1960) ... Bartender
- The Colonel Harris Story (1960) ... Sgt. Carl Boemher
 1963 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Big Jack Anderson
- The Haunted House (1963) ... Big Jack Anderson
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
- The Man in Power (1963)
 1962-1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Dan Tibner / Burton
- Face of a Shadow (1963) ... Dan Tibner
- Genesis (1962) ... Burton
 1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Sea Captain
- The Spoiler (1963) ... Sea Captain
 1963 California
Gen. Micheltorena
 1962 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Arthur Morgan (uncredited)
 1962 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Gamali
- Dennis in Gypsyland (1962) ... Gamali
 1962 The Three Stooges in Orbit
Chairman
 1962 The Wild Westerners
Governor John Bullard
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Gen. Martinez
- Yankee Dollar (1962) ... Gen. Martinez
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Brother Jonathon
- The Disappearance (1962) ... Brother Jonathon
 1962 Shannon (TV Series)
Barney Maglen
- Dolphin and the Mermaid (1962) ... Barney Maglen
 1957-1962 Lassie (TV Series)
Antonio / Michael Zolenko
- The Black Sheep (1962) ... Antonio
- The Harvesters (1957) ... Michael Zolenko
 1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Hagerty
- The Captain's Wife (1962) ... Hagerty
 1956-1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Padre / Black Frank / Estaban Sanchez
- The Wedding Rings (1962) ... Padre
- Born Bad (1957) ... Black Frank
- Mustang Trail (1956) ... Estaban Sanchez
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Captain
- The Primitive Clay (1961) ... Captain
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Nico
 1961 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Tio Ramon Delgado
- The Saint Story (1961) ... Tio Ramon Delgado
 1961 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Victor Russo
- Those at the Top (1961) ... Victor Russo
 1961 Atlantis, the Lost Continent
Megalos (uncredited)
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Charlie
- The Mark of the Manhunters (1961) ... Charlie
 1961 Gold of the Seven Saints
Gondora Henchman
 1961 Frontier Uprising
Don Carlos Montalvo
 1958-1961 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Tavern Owner / Justice of the Peace Santero / Justice of the Peace
- The Swamp Fox: Horses for Greene (1961) ... Tavern Owner (uncredited)
- Four Down and Five Lives to Go (1958) ... Justice of the Peace Santero
- The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca (1958) ... Justice of the Peace
 1961 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Madera
- Suitable for Framing (1961) ... Madera
 1958-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Pinero / Perino
- Goodbye, My Love (1960) ... Pinero
- A New York Knight (1958) ... Perino
 1959-1960 Markham (TV Series)
Capt. Hernando / Vargo Frietas / Marrotte
- The Sitting Duck (1960) ... Capt. Hernando
- Round Trip to Mozambique (1959) ... Vargo Frietas
- The Seamark (1959) ... Marrotte
 1960 Can-Can
Bailiff
 1958-1960 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Pablo / Judge
- One Coin in the Fountain (1960) ... Pablo
- Taking Ways (1958) ... Judge
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Mexican Policeman
- Triple Vise (1960) ... Mexican Policeman (uncredited)
 1960 The Bramble Bush
Pete Madruga (uncredited)
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series)
Rico Bunetta
- Brothers of the Knife (1960) ... Rico Bunetta
 1960 Vice Raid
Frank Burke
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Torres
- Schatzi (1960) ... Torres
 1959 The Purple Gang
Laurence Orlofsky
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Frank Dundee
- Black Tie Kill (1959) ... Frank Dundee
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Emilio Tomas / Alex
- The Client (1959) ... Emilio Tomas
- Hideout (1959) ... Alex
 1959 World of Giants (TV Series)
- Feathered Foe (1959)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Jose Taffola
- The Dishonest Posse (1959) ... Jose Taffola
 1959 Pier 5, Havana
Lopez
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Manuel
- The Killer Instinct (1959) ... Manuel
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Jack Gorman
- The Friend (1959) ... Jack Gorman
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Mataxas
- The Outsider (1959) ... Mataxas
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Anton Pickman
- Backtrack (1959) ... Anton Pickman (as Nester Paiva)
 1959 Alias Jesse James
Grigsby (uncredited)
 1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Rossetti
- The Invaders (1959) ... Rossetti
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
Divani
- The Blackmail Case ... Divani
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
Simeon
- The Vicec Story (1959) ... Simeon
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Don Alfredo Ferrer
- Afternoon of the Beast (1959) ... Don Alfredo Ferrer
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
Pablo
- The Lucinda Cabot Affair (1959) ... Pablo
 1958 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Chef
- The Thanksgiving Show (1958) ... Chef
 1958 Maverick (TV Series)
Louie
- The Thirty-Ninth Star (1958) ... Louie
 1957-1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Bartender / Aubert
- The Clock Strikes 12 (1958) ... Bartender
- Guests for Dinner (1957) ... Aubert
 1958 The Case Against Brooklyn
Finelli
 1957-1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Old Man Bostwick / Louie
- The Renegade (1958) ... Old Man Bostwick
- The Bounty (1957) ... Louie
 1958 The Left Handed Gun
Pete Maxwell
 1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Miguel
- The Bravado Touch (1958) ... Miguel
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Jack Denton
- The Crisis at Easter Creek (1958) ... Jack Denton
 1956-1958 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Monte
- Take Five (1958) ... Monte
- Mrs. Snyder (1956)
- Deadline (1956)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Caleb
- The Prophet Hosea (1958) ... Caleb
 1957-1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Hask-Ka-La / Espejo / General Santos
- Shadow of Cochise (1958) ... Hask-Ka-La
- The Arsenal (1957) ... Espejo
- The Rescue (1957) ... General Santos
 1958 The Lady Takes a Flyer
Childreth
 1958 The Deep Six
Pappa Tatos
 1958 Outcasts of the City
Pastor Skira
 1958 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
 1956-1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Miklos
- A Picture of the Magi (1957) ... Miklos
- Again the Stars (1956)
 1957 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Senor Contreras
- Quicksilver (1957) ... Senor Contreras
 1957 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Jailer
- Lucy Takes a Cruise to Havana (1957) ... Jailer
 1957 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Judge
- Revenge Town (1957) ... Judge
 1957 Les Girls
Spanish Peasant (uncredited)
 1957 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Bruno
- The Secret of Polanta (1957) ... Bruno
 1957 Ten Thousand Bedrooms
Alfredo - the Jeweler (uncredited)
 1957 The Guns of Fort Petticoat
Tortilla
 1955-1957 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Guiseppe Aralde
- The Barber of Seville (1955) ... Guiseppe Aralde
 1956-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Ragusa / Eduardo
- The Connoisseur (1957) ... Ragusa
- Measure of Faith (1956) ... Eduardo
 1957 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series)
Anand
- The Barbarian (1957) ... Anand
 1956-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Dealer's Choice (1956)
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Ed Fenton
- Rampage (1957) ... Ed Fenton
 1957 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series)
Gino
- Jeannie, the Big Sister (1957) ... Gino
 1954-1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Senor Alverez
- Three Young Kings (1956) ... Senor Alverez
- The Absent Host (1954)
 1956 Conflict (TV Series)
Pancho
- Silent Journey (1956) ... Pancho
 1956 The Wild Party
Branson
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Pataberes
- The Salvatore Buonarotti Story (1956) ... Pataberes
 1956 Ride the High Iron (TV Movie)
Yard Boss
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Louis
- Andorra (1956) ... Louis
 1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Capt. Paul Bouchard
- The Secessionist (1956) ... Capt. Paul Bouchard
 1956 Scandal Incorporated
Leland Miller, tabloid publisher
 1956 Combat Sergeant (TV Series)
- Fatal Hours (1956)
 1956 The First Texan
Priest (uncredited)
 1954-1956 Climax! (TV Series)
- A Trophy for Howard Davenport (1956) ... (unconfirmed)
 1956 December Bride (TV Series)
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Sicilian Police Chief
- Big Sneak (1956) ... Sicilian Police Chief
 1956 Comanche
Puffer
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Tomar
- Hour of Truth (1956) ... Tomar
 1955 Hell on Frisco Bay
Louis Fiaschetti
 1955 Tarantula
Sheriff Jack Andrews
 1955 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Uncle Luis Corelli
- The Million Dollar Fiddle (1955) ... Uncle Luis Corelli
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
 1955 All That Heaven Allows
Manuel
 1954-1955 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
Ben Saldin / Hristov
- Teheran (1955) ... Ben Saldin
- Sofia (1954) ... Hristov
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
Sanders
- The Sure Cure (1955) ... Sanders
 1953-1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mario - Butler / Rocco / Mr. Davis / ...
- Madeira! Madeira! (1955) ... Mario - Butler
- The Answer (1954) ... Rocco
- The Wallet (1954) ... Mr. Davis
- A Place of His Own (1953) ... Judge Le Beau
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Max Zachary
- The Long Count (1955) ... Max Zachary
 1955 New York Confidential
Martinelli
 1955 Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series)
Crenshaw
- Touch of Death (1955) ... Crenshaw
 1954 The Ray Milland Show (TV Series)
- Christmas Story (1954)
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Dr. Rapo
- Invisible Destroyer (1954) ... Dr. Rapo
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Alviso
- A Medal for Benny (1954) ... Alviso
 1950-1954 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Juan Pedro Cardoza / Juan Branco
- Dan Reid's Fight for Life (1954) ... Juan Pedro Cardoza
- The Whimsical Bandit (1950) ... Juan Branco
 1954 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
Gil Henry
- The Case of the Little Tin Box (1954) ... Gil Henry
 1954 Four Guns to the Border
Greasy
 1954 Thunder Pass
Daniel Slaughter
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Ramino Vallo / Capt. Manuel Silva
- Sunken Treasure (1954) ... Ramino Vallo
- Tuna Bound ... Capt. Manuel Silva
 1954 The Desperado
Captain Jake Thornton
 1954 Moby Dick (TV Movie)
Capt. Peleg
 1954 Casanova's Big Night
Gnocchi
 1953-1954 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Mr. Myers / Chef Baroni
- Gracie Gives a Swamp Party (1953) ... Chef Baroni
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
Mayor Bray
- Topper Runs for Mayor (1954) ... Mayor Bray
 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Henry T. Dobson
- Anything Goes (1954) ... Dr. Henry T. Dobson
 1954 Jivaro
Jacques
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Powers
- Knock-Out Pills (1954) ... Powers
 1954 The New Adventures of China Smith (TV Series)
Mohamet / Chan Wu / Chen Lo / ...
- A Grave in Sumatra (1954) ... Mohamet
- Full Fathom Five (1954)
- The Black Wings of the Fire Bird (1954) ... Chan Wu
- The Broken Rice Bowl of Chen Lo (1954) ... Chen Lo
- Forbidden Atoll (1954) ... Gen. Marakov
 1953 Prisoners of the Casbah
Marouf
 1953 I, the Jury
Manuel
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
Fred Schultz
- The Killer (1953) ... Fred Schultz
 1953 Split Second
Pete (uncredited)
 1953 Call Me Madam
Miccoli (uncredited)
 1953 Bandits of Corsica
Lorenzo
 1952 April in Paris
Ship Captain (uncredited)
 1952 South Pacific Trail
Carlos Alvarez
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Heinrich Mahler
- Two-Gun Penny (1952) ... Heinrich Mahler
 1952 Diplomatic Courier
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1952 Mara Maru
Capt. Van Hoten (uncredited)
 1952 With a Song in My Heart
Lisbon Surgeon (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
Harry
- The Slide Rule Blonde (1952) ... Harry
 1952 The Fabulous Senorita
José Rodriguez
 1952 5 Fingers
Turkish Ambassador (uncredited)
 1952 Viva Zapata!
New General (uncredited)
 1952 Phone Call from a Stranger
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1952 China Smith (TV Series)
Sir Montague Bruce / John Crane / Lo Seng / ...
- Killer in the Kampong (1952) ... Sir Montague Bruce
- High Sea (1952) ... John Crane
- Jungle Dragon ... Lo Seng
- The Kaprielian Cipher ... Rashid / Max Kaprielian
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
Col. Peralta / Gen. Traska / Brunner / ...
- The Stolen Letter (1952) ... Col. Peralta
- The Dead General Story (1952) ... Gen. Traska
- The Art Treasure Story (1952) ... Brunner
- The Bodyguard Story (1952) ... Belog
 1952 The Living Bible (TV Series)
Herod Antipas
 1951 Double Dynamite
'Hot Horse' Harris, the Bookie
 1951 My Favorite Spy
Fire Chief
 1951 On Dangerous Ground
Bagganierri (uncredited)
 -1951 Family Theatre (TV Series)
Man in the Crowd
- That I May See (1951) ... Man in the Crowd
 1951 The Lady Pays Off
Manuel
 1951 A Millionaire for Christy
Mr. Rapello
 1951 Jim Thorpe -- All-American
Hiram Thorpe (uncredited)
 1951 The Great Caruso
Egisto Barretto
 1951 Flame of Stamboul
Joe Octavian
 1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
Ramos
- Moon on Wires (1951) ... Ramos
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1950)
 1950 The Desert Hawk
Abdul (uncredited)
 1950 Fortunes of Captain Blood
Spanish Ship Captain (uncredited)
 1950 I Was a Shoplifter
Detective (uncredited)
 1950 Guilty of Treason
Hungarian Vice Premier Matyas Rakosi
 1950 Young Man with a Horn
Louis Galba
 1949 The Inspector General
Gregor (uncredited)
 1949 Oh, You Beautiful Doll
Lucca (scenes deleted)
 1949 Rope of Sand
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Brown
 1949 Follow Me Quietly
Benny
 1949 Bride of Vengeance
Mayor
 1949 Alias Nick Beal
Karl
 1948 The Paleface
Patient #2
 1948 Joan of Arc
Henri le Royer (Catherine's husband)
 1948 Gypsy Holiday (Short)
Joe
 1948 Mr. Reckless
Gus
 1948 Angels' Alley
Tony 'Piggy' Locarno
 1948 Adventures of Casanova
Prefecture police
 1947 Robin Hood of Monterey
The Alcalde
 1947 The Trouble with Women
2ndTony, the Waiter (uncredited)
 1947 A Likely Story
Tiny McBride
 1947 Carnival in Costa Rica
Padre Rafael
 1947 Shoot to Kill
Gus Miller
 1947 Ramrod
Curley
 1947 The Lone Wolf in Mexico
Police Capt. Carlos Rodriguez
 1946 Humoresque
Orchestra Leader
 1946 The Last Crooked Mile
Ferrara
 1946 Suspense
Man with Blond, to her right (uncredited)
 1946 The Well-Groomed Bride
Fernandez (uncredited)
 1946 Badman's Territory
Sam Bass
 1946 Fear
Detective Shaefer
 1945 Cornered
Police Official (uncredited)
 1945 Sensation Hunters
Lew Davis
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail
Janza
 1945 Nob Hill
Luigi a Bar Owner (uncredited)
 1945 The Southerner
Bartender
 1945 Salome Where She Danced
Panatela
 1945 A Medal for Benny
Frank Alviso (uncredited)
 1944 Music for Millions
Willie - Bartender (uncredited)
 1944 Kismet
Captain of the Police (uncredited)
 1944 The Falcon in Mexico
Manuel Romero
 1944 Tampico
Naval Commander (uncredited)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon
Romero (uncredited)
 1943 Tornado
Big Joe Vlochek
 1943 Tarzan's Desert Mystery
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1943 True to Life
Kapopolis (uncredited)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Maisongrosse (uncredited)
 1943 The Desert Song
Benoit
 1943 The Dancing Masters
Silvio - Ringleader (uncredited)
 1943 The Fallen Sparrow
Jake (uncredited)
 1943 Background to Danger
Koylan (uncredited)
 1943 Rhythm of the Islands
Chief Nataro
 1943 Don Winslow of the Coast Guard
The Scorpion
 1943 The Hard Way
Max Wade (uncredited)
 1943 The Crystal Ball
Stukov (uncredited)
 1943 The Fighting Guerrillas
Italian Major (uncredited)
 1942 American Empire
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1942 Road to Morocco
Sausage Vendor (uncredited)
 1942 For Me and My Gal
Nick (uncredited)
 1942 King of the Mounties
Count Baroni
 1942 Flying Tigers
Missionairy (uncredited)
 1942 Timber!
Jules Fabian
 1942 Broadway
Rinalti
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Felix - Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 The Girl from Alaska
Geroux
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Man with Suspenders (uncredited)
 1942 The Adventures of Martin Eden
Doctor (uncredited)
 1942 Jail House Blues
Guard (uncredited)
 1942 The Lady Has Plans
Portuguese Porter (uncredited)
 1942 Fly-By-Night
Grube, smaller thug
 1941 Johnny Eager
Tony Luce (uncredited)
 1941 Rise and Shine
Captain (uncredited)
 1941 The Kid from Kansas
Jamaica (uncredited)
 1941 Wild Geese Calling
Waiter (uncredited)
 1941 Dressed to Kill
Jack, theater manager (uncredited)
 1941 Hold That Ghost
Glum (uncredited)
 1941 Pot o' Gold
Canadian Guide (uncredited)
 1941 Meet Boston Blackie
Martin Vestrick (uncredited)
 1941 Tall, Dark and Handsome
Gold Coast Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Rufus - Henchman in Hawaii [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Trail
Abolitionist Noticing Army Horse Brand (uncredited)
 1940 Dark Streets of Cairo
Ahmend, waiter-thug
 1940 The Devil's Pipeline
Grunyan - Guard (uncredited)
 1940 North West Mounted Police
Half-breed (uncredited)
 1940 They Knew What They Wanted
Tony's Pal at Table (uncredited)
 1940 Arise, My Love
Uniformed Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 He Stayed for Breakfast
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1940 Boom Town
Venezuelan Officer (uncredited)
 1940 The Sea Hawk
Slavemaster (uncredited)
 1940 Phantom Raiders
Policeman at Morris' Office & at Finale (uncredited)
 1940 Primrose Path
Bluebell Manager (uncredited)
 1940 Jack Pot (Short)
Slot Machine Promoter (uncredited)
 1940 The Marines Fly High
Pedro Fernandez
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Man in Street When Gypsies Arrive (uncredited)
 1939 Another Thin Man
West Indies Club Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1939 Unseen Guardians (Short)
Mail Order Crook (uncredited)
 1939 Beau Geste
Corporal Golas (uncredited)
 1939 The Magnificent Fraud
Latin Businessman (uncredited)
 1939 The Girl and the Gambler
Bad-Tempered Gambler (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Canadian Pacific Conductor (uncredited)
 1939 Midnight
Woman's Escort (uncredited)
 1939 Flying G-Men
Emmett (uncredited)
 1938 Ride a Crooked Mile
Leroyd
 1938 Prison Train
Morose
 1938 The Spider's Web
Red (uncredited)
 1937 Island Captives
Taro, Carsons' Servant (uncredited)
 1937 Blazing Barriers
CCC Captain (uncredited)
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He was the narrator on the Capitol Records 78-RPM record album (a 2-record set) of Walt Disney's "Robin Hood", based on the 1952 film.

Alternate Names:

Nester Paiva | Nestor Pavia
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Initially planned on becoming a teacher and enrolled at the University of San Francisco, a Jesuit institution. See more »

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