Nestor Paiva1905 — 1966 Age: 61 years old
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nestor Paiva (June 30, 1905 - September 9, 1966) was a prolific American actor of Portuguese descent who portrayed the innkeeper on Walt Disney's live-action television series Zorro by ABC and its feature film The Sign of Zorro which was shot in Burbank's Walt Disney Studios. Nestor appeared in motion pictures and television shows from the 1930s to the 1960s such as Get Smart, Bonanza, I Spy, Family Affair, Gunsmoke, The Beverly Hillbillies, and The Addams Family. In 1943, he played the Italian Major in the 20th Century Fox wartime movie Chetniks! The Fighting Guerrillas. He played the part of Lucas (the boat captain) in the 1954 horror film The Creature from the Black Lagoon starring Ben Chapman as the title monster; Paiva would reprise this role in that film's sequel Revenge of the Creature the following year. He appeared in more than 250 movies. Paiva married in 1941 and had two children, Joseph and Caetana, who appeared with him in the 1956 movie Comanche with Dana Andrews. Paiva died of cancer in 1966. He is buried in Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nestor Paiva, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
June 30, 1905, Fresno, California
September 9, 1966
1939 The Hunchback of Notre DameMan in Street When Gypsies Arrive (uncredited) 1939 Another Thin ManWest Indies Club Headwaiter 1939 Beau GesteCorporal Golas (uncredited) 1940 The Sea HawkFirst Slavemaster 1940 North West Mounted PoliceHalf-Breed 1941 Hold That GhostGlum (uncredited) 1947 Road to RioCardoso 1948 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream HouseJoe Appollonio 1954 Creature from the Black LagoonCaptain Lucas 1955 TarantulaSheriff Jack Andrews 1955 All That Heaven AllowsManuel 1955 Revenge of the CreatureCaptain Lucas 1957 Les GirlsSpanish Peasant (uncredited) 1961 Atlantis, the Lost ContinentMegalos 1967 The Spirit Is WillingFelicity's FatherLimited to the 15 most popular items