Legendary actor, Gilbert Roland, was born Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso on Dec 11, 1905 in Juarez, Mexico. Roland died at the age of 88 on May 15, 1994 in Beverly Hills, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.
MINI BIO:Stunningly handsome, mustachioed, black-haired Mexican leading man (from the same town as Anthony Quinn) who kept his good looks until well into middle age, and surprised many by becoming one of Hollywood's most efficient actors in the later stages of his career after proving a dashing Cisco Kid in post-war years. Married (first of two) to Constance Bennett from 1941 to 1946. Died from cancer. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
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Tom Herrera: You're a hero to every kid in the territory. But I never saw much sense in putting a thief on a pedestal.
Peso: I had always hoped that you would follow in my footsteps. But, no, you had to take after your mother...law and order!
Peso: What's-a matter? You sick?
Nancy Dekker: No, jealous. How do you fight a woman like that?
Peso: The same as you would fight any other fight. Pick your position, keep the wind at your back and shoot to kill.
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Dull Knife: If he lives to ride even a mile closer to home, he will die as a man should. There will be no more dying in this place.
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