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Pedro de Cordoba (1881–1950)

Although many people are under the impression that Pedro de Cordoba was Mexican, his mother was French and his father was Cuban, and he was born in New York City. De Cordoba's career began in silent films, where he established himself as a solid character actor, and his career carried over into talkies. A tall, somewhat frail-looking man, he often ... See full bio »

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 1951 When the Redskins Rode
Chief Shingiss
 1951 Cuban Fireball
Don Perez
 1951 Oh! Susanna
Pactola (uncredited)
 1950 Crisis
Father Del Puento (uncredited)
 1950 The Lawless
Mr. Garcia
 1950 Comanche Territory
 1949-1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Jose Medrano / King Kelvin
- Sheep Thieves (1950) ... Jose Medrano (as Pedro de Cordova)
- Finders Keepers (1949) ... King Kelvin
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Bar Simon (as Pedro De Cordoba)
 1949 Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch
Museum Caretaker (uncredited)
 1949 The Daring Caballero
Padre Leonardo
 1949 Omoo-Omoo the Shark God
Chief Tari
 1949 Daughter of the West
Chief Wykomas
 1948 Mexican Hayride
Señor Martinez
 1948 Public Prosecutor (TV Series)
Virgil Redgrave
- The Case of the Thousand Terrors (1948) ... Virgil Redgrave
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan
Pachecho (uncredited)
 1948 The Time of Your Life
Arab Philosopher
 1947 Green Dolphin Street
Priest (uncredited)
 1947 Robin Hood of Monterey
Don Carlos Belmonte (as Pedro DeCordoba)
 1947 Carnival in Costa Rica
Papa Castro
 1946 Swamp Fire
Tim Rousseau
 1946 A Scandal in Paris
 1946 Cuban Pete
 1946 Night in Paradise
Magus (uncredited)
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
Don Sebastian (uncredited)
 1945 Adventure
Felipe (unconfirmed)
 1945 San Antonio
Ricardo Torreon (as Pedro De Cordoba)
 1945 The Little Witch (Short)
Don Ramon Castillo
 1945 They Were Expendable
Priest (scenes deleted)
 1945 Club Havana
Charles, Headwaiter
 1945 The Cisco Kid in Old New Mexico
Father Angelo
 1945 Isle of Tabu (Short)
The Chief
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Blue Gate Fields Pianist (uncredited)
 1944 Tahiti Nights
Tonga (uncredited)
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom
Father Gomez (scenes deleted)
 1944 Kismet
Meuzin (uncredited)
 1944 The Falcon in Mexico
Don Carlos Ybarra (as Pedro De Cordoba)
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Prof. Van Dorn - Lepidopterist (uncredited)
 1944 Uncertain Glory
Executioner (uncredited)
 1944 Gun to Gun (Short)
Don Diego (as Pedro de Cordova)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Dr. LeCramps (as Pedro De Cordoba)
 1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Colonel Miranda
 1943 Background to Danger
Baba - Old Turk (uncredited)
 1943 White Savage
Candlemaker (uncredited)
 1943 Tarzan Triumphs
 1942 Saboteur
Bones - Circus Troupe
 1942 The First Swallow (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1942 Shut My Big Mouth
Don Carlos Montoya
 1941 Paris Calling
Speaker (uncredited)
 1941 The Corsican Brothers
Count Gravini
 1941 Aloma of the South Seas
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Verali, Orchestra Conductor (uncredited)
 1941 Blood and Sand
Don Jose Alvarez (as Pedro deCordoba)
 1940 Romance of the Rio Grande
Don Fernando de Vega
 1940 The Phantom Submarine
Henri Jerome
 1940 The Mark of Zorro
Don Miguel
 1940 Before I Hang
Victor Sondini
 1940 The Sea Hawk
Captain Mendoza
 1940 South of Pago Pago
 1940 The Ghost Breakers
Havez (as Pedro De Cordoba)
 1940 Earthbound
 1940 My Favorite Wife
Dr. Kohlmar
 1939 The Light That Failed
Monsieur Binat
 1939 Escape to Paradise
Don Miguel
 1939 City in Darkness
Antoine (as Pedro De Cordoba)
 1939 Law of the Pampas
Jose Valdez
 1939 Range War
Padre Jose (as Pedro De Cordoba)
 1939 Five Came Back
Latin Ambassador (uncredited)
 1939 Chasing Danger
Gurra Din
 1939 Man of Conquest
 1939 Juarez
Riva Palacio
 1939 Winner Take All
 1939 Devil's Island
 1938 Heart of the North
Father Claverly
 1938 Dramatic School
LeMaistre in "Joan of Arc" (uncredited)
 1938 Storm Over Bengal
Abdul Mir
 1938/II Keep Smiling
J. Howard Travers
 1938 Gold Diggers in Paris
Mons. Cambret (uncredited)
 1938 International Settlement
Maurice Zabello
 1937 The Firefly
Spanish General (uncredited)
 1937 Damaged Goods
Dr. Edward B. Walker
 1937 Girl Loves Boy
Signor Montefiori
 1937 Maid of Salem
Mr. Morse
 1936 The Garden of Allah
Gardener (uncredited)
 1936 Ramona
Father Salvierderra
 1936 His Brother's Wife
Dr. Capolo
 1936 Anthony Adverse
Brother Francois
 1936 The Devil-Doll
Charles Matin
 1936 Trouble for Two
 1936 Frankie and Johnnie
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1936 Moonlight Murder
 1936 Robin Hood of El Dorado
Hacendado Wanting to Cooperate (uncredited)
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
 1935 Professional Soldier
Stefan Bernaido
 1935 Captain Blood
Don Diego
 1935 Condemned to Live
Dr. Anders Bizet
 1935 The Crusades
 1929 Hunt the Tiger (Short)
 1925 The New Commandment
 1924 The Bandolero
Dorando - The Bandolero
 1924 The Desert Sheik
Prince Ibrahim
 1923 Swords and the Woman
Paul Deroulede
 1923 The Purple Highway
Joe Renard
 1923 Fires of Fate
Prince Ibrahim
 1923 Enemies of Women
Atilio Castro
 1922 When Knighthood Was in Flower
Duke of Buckingham
 1922 The Young Diana
Dr. Dimitrius
 1921 The Inner Chamber
Dr. Geoge Danilo
 1920 The Sin That Was His
Father Aubert
 1920 The World and His Wife
Don Severo
 1920 The Dark Mirror
 1919 The New Moon
Prince Michail Koloyar
 1918 A Daughter of the Old South
Pedro de Alvarez
 1917 Runaway Romany
 1917 Barbary Sheep
 1917 One Law for Both
Count de Fernac
 1917 Sapho
 1916 Just a Song at Twilight
Carlysle Turner
 1916 Maria Rosa
 1915 Temptation
 1915/I Carmen
 1915 Jeanne of the Woods (Short)
Hugh Travers N.W.M.P.
 1915 The Little White Violet (Short)
Phillip Randall
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Stage Play: Candida. Comedy (revival). Written by George Bernard Shaw. Directed by Dudley Digges. 48th Street Theatre: 12 Dec 1924- Apr 1925 (closing date unknown/143 performances). Cast: Richard Bird, Katharine Cornell (as "Candida"), Ernest Cossart (as "Mr. Burgess"), Pedro de Cordoba (as "The Reverend James Mavor Morell"), Clare Eames (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Pedro De Cordoba | Pedro DeCordoba | Pedro de Cordova | Pedro deCordoba


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Survived by his widow, Eleanor, and six children: three sons, Pedro Jr., Paul and Michael are with the Air Force; the others are Colette, Ellen and Joseph de Cordoba. See more »

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