Perry Lopez

Born Jul 22, 1931

Perry Lopez was an American film and television actor. His acting career lasted over 40 years before his death in 2008. Lopez was born in New York City. Lopez began his acting career on in theater, based in New York. He was signed to a contract at Warner Bros. Studios in 1955. Lopez appeared in a number of B-movies and Westerns early on in his career, including the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Young Guns and The Lone Ranger.… Read More

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1931 Birth Born on July 22, 1931.


1974 42 Years Old Lopez was, perhaps, best known as Lieutenant Lou Escobar in the 1974 film Chinatown, which he starred in opposite Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway.


1990 58 Years Old He reprised the role sixteen years later (with Escobar promoted to Captain) in The Two Jakes in 1990. … Read More


2008 77 Years Old …  His acting career lasted over 40 years before his death in 2008. … Read More
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