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Acknowledged as the founder of modern Chicano theatre and film, Luis Valdez was born to migrant farm workers Francisco and Armida Valdez and spent his early life traveling with the family, working in the fields himself. He eventually found himself at San Jose State College, where his play "The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa" was staged in 1964. He ... See full bio »
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 1994 The Cisco Kid (TV Movie)
 1991 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La pastorela (1991)
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fort Figueroa (1988)
 1987 La Bamba
 1981 Zoot Suit
 1976 Visions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El Corrido (1976)
 1969 I Am Joaquin (Documentary short)
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