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Don Alvarado (1900–1967)

Jose Paige was given the screen name Don Alvarado by studio chief Jack L. Warner while they purportedly were driving past the Los Angeles street Alvarado. Paige played a number of starring roles that relied on his Latin good looks, and masculine build, achieving a certain following as a Rudolph Valentino type. He was barely 17 when he left his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rebel Without a Cause Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
East of Eden Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Big Steal Lt. Ruiz
Driftwood Jim Curtis


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 1958 The Old Man and the Sea
Waiter (uncredited)
 1954 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Store Clerk
- Below the Border (1954) ... Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1954 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Don Miguel Alvarez
- The Emerald Saint (1954) ... Don Miguel Alvarez
 1949 The Big Steal
Lt. Ruiz
 1940 One Night in the Tropics
 1939 Cafe Society
Don Jose Monterico (uncredited)
 1938 A Trip to Paris
Gigolo (uncredited)
 1938 Rose of the Rio Grande
Don Jose del Torre
 1937 Love Under Fire
Lieutenant Cabana
 1937 The Lady Escapes
 1937 Nobody's Baby
Tony Cortez
 1936 Rio Grande Romance
Jack Carter
 1936 Federal Agent
Armand Recard
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
Don Luis Espinosa
 1935 Rosa de Francia
El marqués de Magny
 1935 I Live for Love
Rico Cesaro
 1935 The Devil Is a Woman
 1934 Sweet Adeline
Renaldo (uncredited)
 1934 La Cucaracha (Short)
 1934 Once to Every Bachelor
 1934 A Demon for Trouble
 1934 No Sleep on the Deep (Short)
Prince Enrico
 1933 Spy 77
Conte Valenti
 1933 Red Wagon
Davey Heron
 1933 Under Secret Orders
Don Frederico
 1933 Morning Glory
Pepi Velez
 1933 Black Beauty
 1933 Contraband
 1932 The King Murder
Jose Moreno
 1932 Contrabando
 1932 The Hollywood Handicap (Short)
Character (uncredited)
 1932 Bachelor's Affairs
Ramon Alvarez
 1932 Westward Passage
Count Felipe DeLatorie
 1932 Lady with a Past
Carlos Santiagos
 1931 Beau Ideal
Ramon Gonzales
 1930 Forever Yours
 1930 Un fotógrafo distraído (Short)
 1930 Captain Thunder
 1930 Estrellados
Larry Mitchell
 1930 The Bad One
The Spaniard
 1929 Rio Rita
Roberto Ferguson
 1928 The Apache
Pierre Dumont
 1928 Driftwood
Jim Curtis
 1928 The Battle of the Sexes
Babe Winsor
 1928 The Scarlet Lady
Prince Nicholas
 1928 No Other Woman
 1928 Drums of Love
Count Leonardo de Alvia
 1927 Breakfast at Sunrise
 1927 The Loves of Carmen
 1927 The Monkey Talks
Sam Wick
 1927 The Dude Desperado (Short)
 1926 A Hero of the Big Snows
Ed Nolan
 1926 The Night Cry
 1925 The Pleasure Buyers
Tommy Wiswell
 1925 Satan in Sables
 1925 The Spaniard
Matador (uncredited)
 1924 Mademoiselle Midnight
Dancer at Fiesta (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Don Page | Joseph Don Page


5' 11" (1.8 m)


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