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Marcelino Sánchez (1957–1986)

Born Marcelino Sánchez on December 5, 1957, in Cayey, Puerto Rico, he died of AIDS-related cancer in his Hollywood home on November 21, 1986. Sanchez began acting in the late 1970s. His third film role was that of Rembrandt, a young, naïve gang member with a flair for spray painting in The Warriors (1979). After these films, Sánchez went on to ... See full bio »

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 2005 The Warriors (Video Game)
Rembrandt (voice, uncredited)
 1985 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Jesse / Manuel
- The War Between the Classes (1985) ... Jesse (as James Marcelino)
- Student Court (1985) ... Manuel (as James Marcelino)
 1981-1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Musician / Jimmy Aguirrez / Tall Kid
- Lucky Ducks (1984) ... Musician (as James Marcelino)
- Pestolozzi's Revenge (1982) ... Jimmy Aguirrez (as Marcelino Sanchez)
- Fruits of the Poisonous Tree (1981) ... Tall Kid (as Marcelino Sanchez)
 1982 48 Hrs.
Parking Lot Attendant (as James Marcelino)
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
- Tiger in the Streets (1982) ... Ramon
 1980 Death Penalty (TV Movie)
Paco Sanchez
 1980 3-2-1 Contact (TV Series)
- Noisy/Quiet: Music (1980) ... Ricardo
 1979 The Warriors
Rembrandt (as Marcelino Sanchez)
 1978 Big Apple Birthday (Short)
The Fiddlers Three
 1977 The Stowaway (Short)
Man in Green Apron (uncredited)
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 1987 Hollywood Shuffle (thanks)

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James Marcelino | Marcelino Sanchez | Chalino Sánchez

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Primarily remembered for playing Rembrandt in the cult classic film The Warriors (1979), and as Ricardo on the Bloodhound Gang mystery vignettes featured on the 1980s children's educational television show 3-2-1 Contact (1980). He also appeared in several episodes of "Unicorn Tales.".

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