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Francisco Rivela (1955–2009)

Francisco Rivela was born in 1955 in Spain as Francisco Gutierrez Rivela. He is known for his work on St. Paul (2005), Stealing Home: The Case of Contemporary Cuban Baseball (2001) and The Cosby Show (1984). He was married to Dr. Alina Segura-Bustamante. He died on September 29, 2009 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »


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St. Paul
St. Paul Priest
The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show Mr. Arroyo
Reading Rainbow
Reading Rainbow Himself


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 2005 St. Paul (Short)
 1990 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Arroyo
- Getting the Story (1990) ... Mr. Arroyo
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 2001 Stealing Home: The Case of Contemporary Cuban Baseball (TV Movie documentary) (voice-over - as Francisco G. Rivela)
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 1995 Reading Rainbow (TV Series)
- Alejandro's Gift (1995) ... Himself (voice)

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Francisco G. Rivela

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He was an advocate for Latin-American and Spanish Actors through the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (H.O.L.A), Screen Actors Guild (S.A.G), and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (A.F.T.R.A). See more »

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