Alfonso Bedoya (1904–1957)

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Mexican character actor who achieved his greatest success in U.S. films. He was born in Mexico city, living in numerous places throughout the country. He received a private education in Houston, Texas as a teenager, but dropped out and roamed about doing an assortment of jobs. His family, however, brought him back to Mexico City, where he ... See full bio »


(age 53) in Mexico D.F., Mexico

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Known For

The Black Rose Lu Chung
The Big Country Ramón Gutierrez
Canaima Cholo Parima (Pantoja)


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 1958 The Big Country
Ramón Gutierrez
 1956 La doncella de piedra
Chuachuaima (as Alfonso 'Indio' Bedoya)
 1955 Ten Wanted Men
 1954 The Black Pirates
 1954 Ricochet Romance
Alfredo Gonzáles
 1954 Border River
Capt. Vargas
 1953 Sombrero
Don Inocente
 1952 Por ellas aunque mal paguen
don Lupe
 1952 California Conquest
José Martínez
 1951 Man in the Saddle
Cultus Charley
 1951 Red Fury
Ignacio 'El Nacho' López
 1951 Stronghold
Ignacio 'Nacho' Lopez
 1950 The Black Rose
Lu Chung
 1950 Fortunes of Captain Blood
 1949 Border Incident
 1949 La casa embrujada
Vendedor de palomas (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1949 Streets of Laredo
Charley Calico
 1948 Angel on the Amazon
 1948 Angel in Exile
Ysidro Álvarez
 1948 El último chinaco
 1948 The Pearl
 1947 The Pearl
 1947 Albur de amor (as Alfonso 'Indio' Bedoya)
 1947 Gran Casino
El Rayado
 1947 Si me han de matar mañana
El Nagual
 1947 El tigre de Jalisco
Bandido (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1947 Bells of San Fernando
Guard at the Pass (uncredited)
 1946 No basta ser charro
Peón (uncredited)
 1945 Rosalinda
 1945 Canaima
Cholo Parima (Pantoja)
 1945 Hasta que perdió Jalisco
Amigo de Jorge (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1945 El jagüey de las ruinas (as Alfonso 'Indio' Bedoya)
 1945 Club verde
 1945 The Abandoned
Gertrudis López, asistente
 1945 Me he de comer esa tuna
El Alacrán
 1944 Me ha besado un hombre (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1944 My Children
Borracho cantina (uncredited)
 1943 The Rebel
Bandido (uncredited)
 1943 Cuando habla el corazón
El Yaqui (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1943 Doña Bárbara
 1943 El jorobado
 1943 Wild Flower
Teniente de Rogelio
 1943 María Eugenia (uncredited)
 1942 El baisano Jalil
Empleado de Jalil (uncredited)
 1942 I'm a Real Mexican (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1942 The Virgin of Guadalupe
Popoca (uncredited)
 1942 The Three Musketeers
Gorila en cabaret
 1942 The Life of Simon Bolivar
Conspirador Padilla (uncredited)
 1942 Virgen de medianoche
Esbirro (uncredited)
 1942 La abuelita
Un obrero
 1942 La epopeya del camino
Campesino (uncredited)
 1941 The Unknown Policeman
Greñas (uncredited)
 1941 El rápido de las 9.15
Tripulación del tren (uncredited)
 1941 Hasta que llovió en Sayula
El mayate (uncredited)
 1941 Rancho Alegre
 1941 El Zorro de Jalisco
Esbirro de Ernesto (uncredited)
 1940 El charro Negro
Comandante de policía (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1940 Los de abajo
El manteca (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1940 The Hawk
 1940 Los olvidados de Dios
El Tejón
 1939 La China Hilaria
 1939 The Adventurous Captain
Mesonero (uncredited)
 1938 Sangre en las montañas
Chon (as Alfonso Bedolla)
 1938 The Swallow (uncredited)
 1938 Pescadores de perlas
 1938 While Mexico Sleeps (as Alfonso 'Indio' Bedoya)
 1938 The Bandits of Cold River
 1938 La Adelita
 1938 Mexican Eyes
 1937 La madrina del diablo
Cantinero (as J. Bedolla)
 1937 Good-Bye Nicanor
Esbirro del Gavilán (uncredited)
 1937 Rebel Souls
 1937 The Four Corn Patches
 1937 The Torment (as Alfonso 'Indio' Bedoya)
 1935 A Real Man

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Alternate Names:

Alfonso Bedolla | J. Bedolla | Alfonso 'Indio' Bedoya


Gertrude Elizabeth Lasky Karas

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According to his birth certificate he was born in Mexico City and his parents were from the Mexican state of Puebla.

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