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Date of Birth 16 February 1925El Paso, Texas, USA
Date of Death 16 June 2003Los Angeles, California, USA  (prostate cancer)
Birth NameOscar von Weber
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Carlos Rivas was born on February 16, 1925 in El Paso, Texas, USA as Oscar von Weber. He was an actor, known for The King and I (1956), True Grit (1969) and Topaz (1969). He was married to Sylvia. He died on June 16, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Sylvia (? - 16 June 2003) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (3)

A founding member of Nosotros, the Los Angeles-based organization that works to improve the image and employment of Latinos in the entertainment industry.
Virile Mexican-American actor who appeared in many films both here and south of the border during the 1950s and '60s.
Best known for his portrayal of the ill-fated Lun Tha opposite Rita Moreno in The King and I (1956) starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. Carlos' singing voice was dubbed by Reuben Fuentes.

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