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Peter Ortiz (I) (1913–1988)

Peter Ortiz was born on July 5, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA as Pierre Julien Ortiz. He was an actor, known for Rio Grande (1950), Spy Hunt (1950) and King Richard and the Crusaders (1954). He died on May 16, 1988 in Prescott, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

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(age 74) in Prescott, Arizona, USA
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Known For

Rio Grande Capt. St. Jacques
(1950)
Spy Hunt Soldier
(1950)
Retreat, Hell! Maj. Knox
(1952)

Filmography

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 1957 The Halliday Brand
Manuel
 1957 The Wings of Eagles
Lt. Charles Dexter (uncredited)
 1956 7th Cavalry
Pollock
 1955 A Lawless Street
Hiram Hayes (uncredited)
 1955 Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe (TV Series)
Henchman
- The Hydrogen Hurricane (1955) ... Henchman
 1955 Son of Sinbad
Cutthroat (uncredited)
 1954 Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (TV Series)
Orak
- Blast-Off: Chapter I (1954) ... Orak
 1954 King Richard and the Crusaders
Castelaine
 1954 Hell and High Water
Crewman (uncredited)
 1954 Jubilee Trail
Horseman (uncredited)
 1953 Devil's Canyon
Guard (uncredited)
 1953 The Desert Rats
Wireman (uncredited)
 1953 San Antone
Rider (uncredited)
 1952 Blackbeard, the Pirate
Pirate (uncredited)
 1952 What Price Glory
French General (uncredited)
 1952 Retreat, Hell!
Maj. Knox
 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams
Soldier (uncredited)
 1951 Flying Leathernecks
Captain (uncredited)
 1951 Sirocco
Maj. Robbinet (uncredited)
 1950 The Du Pont Story
Charles I. du Pont
 1950 Rio Grande
Capt. St. Jacques
 1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
Corporal (uncredited)
 1950 Spy Hunt
Soldier
 1950 The Capture
Employee (uncredited)
 1950 Chain Lightning
Young Captain (uncredited)
 1950 When Willie Comes Marching Home
Pierre - French Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
 1949 Twelve O'Clock High
Weather Observer (uncredited)
 1949 Task Force
Pilot (uncredited)
 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Gunrunner (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Peter Julien Ortiz

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Colonel Peter Ortiz, who spoke 5 languages fluently, was a most decorated Marine officer in World War II. He served in the O.S.S. and, before that, was the youngest Sergeant in the French Foreign Legion. In 1940, he was wounded and captured by the German invading army, he escaped and joined the U.S. Marines. Parachuting into France, he became a Maquis leader in 1944. He frequented a Lyons ... See more »

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