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Nestor Paiva

Mostly Credited As: Nestor Paiva
Birth Name: Nestor Caetano Paiva
Date Of Birth: June 30, 1905 (Age 61)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Fresno, California
Date Of Death: September 09, 1966
Cause Of Death: cancer

Nestor Paiva


While attending the University of California at Berkeley, Nestor Paiva became interested in acting and joined the college theatre group. His 40 year career covered stage, radio, film and television. He made his film debut with a number of uncredited appearences in 1937. In all, he made over 250 appearances on film and television. His appearance and ear for accents allowed him to play a variety of nationalites including Italians, Russians Spaniards and a radio appearance as an African-American.

He appeared on diverse television programs like The Lucy Show, Zorro and Perry Mason".

Nestor Paiva
TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

Family Affair (1966) (1966) 
  Who's Afraid of Nural Shpeni? 01x08: (Nov/07/1966) As Fuad 

I Spy (US) (1965) 
  Turkish Delight 01x19: (Feb/09/1966) As Del Gado 

The Addams Family (1964) (1964) 
  The Great Treasure Hunt 02x19: (Jan/21/1966) As Captain Grimby 

Get Smart (1965) (1965) 
  Our Man in Leotards 01x10: (Nov/20/1965) As Doorman 

Burke's Law (1963) (1963) 
  Deadlier Than the Male 03x10: (Nov/17/1965) As Dr. Gonzales 
  Who Killed the Rest? 02x25: (Mar/17/1965) As Padre Emiliano 

Daniel Boone (1964) (1964) 
  The Peace Tree 02x09: (Nov/11/1965) As Menawah 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  Winner Take All 10x22: (Feb/20/1965) As Barman 

My Living Doll (1964) 
  Pool Shark 01x16: (Jan/06/1965) As Mr. Patron 

The Lucy Show (1962) 
  Lucy and the Missing Stamp 03x14: (Dec/21/1964) As Perkins 

The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) 
  Clampett City General Store 03x03: (Oct/07/1964) As Auctioneer 

Make Room for Daddy (1953) 
  Pupa from Italy 11x24: (Mar/16/1964) As Uncle Nivo 

The Bill Dana Show (1963) 
  The Party in Suite 15 01x20: (Mar/01/1964) As Mr. Gomez 
  Jose, the Manager 01x19: (Feb/23/1964) As Mr. Gomez 
  Speak for Yourself, Jose 01x18: (Feb/16/1964) As Mr. Gomez 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Ponderosa Matador 05x15: (Jan/12/1964) As Senor Tenino 
  The Burma Rarity 03x05: (Oct/22/1961) As Indian Chief 
  The Avenger 01x26: (Mar/19/1960) As Barney Thornton 

The Virginian (1962) 
  Siege 02x13: (Dec/18/1963) As Charley Sanchez 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Eli Bancroft Story 07x09: (Nov/11/1963) As Money Joe 
  The Clementine Jones Story 05x05: (Oct/25/1961) As Gip 
  The Jim Bridger Story 04x32: (May/10/1961) As Sgt. Hoag 
  The Jane Hawkins Story 04x10: (Nov/30/1960) As Bartender 

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) 
  The Haunted House 04x02: (Oct/07/1963) As Big Jack Anderson 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  Face of a Shadow 06x32: (Apr/20/1963) As Dan Tibner 
  Genesis 06x01: (Sep/15/1962) As Burton 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  The Spoiler 04x23: (Mar/26/1963) As Ship Captain 

Target: The Corruptors (1961) 
  Yankee Dollar 01x31: (May/11/1962) As General Martinez 

Lassie (US) (1954) 
  The Black Sheep 08x18: (Jan/14/1962) As Immigrant Shepherd 
  The Harvesters 03x37: (May/19/1957) As Michael Zolenko 

Rawhide (1959) 
  The Captain's Wife 04x14: (Jan/12/1962) As Haggerty 

Cheyenne (1955) (1955) 
  The Wedding Rings 06x10: (Jan/08/1962) As Padre 
  Born Bad 02x15: (Mar/26/1957) As Black Frank 
  Mustang Trail 02x06: (Nov/20/1956) As Esteban 

Perry Mason (1957) 
  The Case of the Crying Comedian 05x05: (Oct/14/1961) As Nico 

Sea Hunt (1958) (1958) 
  The Saint Story 04x30: (Jul/29/1961) As guest star 

The Aquanauts (1960) 
  Safecracker 01x04: (Jun/07/1961) As unknown 

The Loretta Young Show (1953) 
  Those at the Top 08x28: (May/07/1961) As Victor Russo 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  Goodbye, My Love 09x05: (Oct/16/1960) As Pinero 
  Battle for a Soul 07x07: (Nov/02/1958) As guest star 
  New York Knight 06x21: (Mar/02/1958) As Perino 

The Texan (1958) 
  The Dishonest Posse 02x04: (Oct/05/1960) As Jose Taffola 

Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) 
  Triple Vice 02x25: (Feb/27/1960) As Pedro, [Uncredited]

Wichita Town (1959) 
  Brothers of the Knife 01x19: (Feb/10/1960) As Rico Bunetta 

Tightrope (US) (1959) 
  Black Tie Kill 01x11: (Nov/24/1959) As Frank Dundee 

Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957) 
  The Client 04x04: (Oct/26/1959) As Emilio Tomas 
  The Hideout 03x15: (May/31/1959) As Axel 

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958) 
  The Killer Instinct 01x29: (Jul/13/1959) As Manuel 

Lawman (1958) 
  The Friend 01x39: (Jun/28/1959) As Jack Gorman 

Zorro (1957) (1957) 
  The Man from Spain 02x27: (Apr/09/1959) As Innkeeper 
  The Gay Caballero 02x16: (Jan/22/1959) As Innkeeper 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  The Invaders 07x24: (Mar/13/1959) As Rosselli 

Behind Closed Doors (1958) 
  The Espionage Students 01x19: (Feb/19/1959) As Simeon 

Maverick (1957) 
  The Thirty-Ninth Star 02x09: (Nov/16/1958) As Louie 

Telephone Time (1956) 
  A Picture of the Magi 03x16: (Dec/24/1957) As guest star 
  Again the Stars 01x17: (Jul/29/1956) As guest star 

Sugarfoot (1957) 
  Quicksilver 01x06: (Nov/16/1957) As Senor Contreras 

The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957) 
  Lucy Takes a Cruise to Havana 01x01: (Nov/06/1957) As Jailor 

Tales of Wells Fargo (1957) 
  The Bounty 01x04: (Apr/15/1957) As Louie 

Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (1956) 
  The Barbarian 01x16: (Feb/03/1957) As Anand 

Cavalcade of America (1952) 
  Three Young Kings 05x13: (Dec/25/1956) As guest star 

The Millionaire (1955) 
  Millionaire Salvatore Michaelangelo Buonarotti 03x13: (Dec/12/1956) As Pataberes 

The Count of Monte Cristo (1956) 
  Andorra 01x10: (Nov/23/1956) As Louis 

The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956) 
  The Secessionist 01x10: (Nov/09/1956) As Bouchard 

December Bride (1954) 
  Lily and the Sailor 02x29: (Apr/30/1956) As guest star 
  Mexico 01x24: (Mar/14/1955) As Miguel 

The Crusader (1955) 
  The Big Sneak 01x27: (Apr/13/1956) As Italian Constable 

Climax! (1954) 
  The Louella Parsons Story 02x23: (Mar/08/1956) As guest star 
  Sorry, Wrong Number 01x04: (Nov/04/1954) As guest star 

Passport to Danger (1954) 
  Sofia 01x32: (Mar/07/1956) As Unknown 

The Gene Autry Show (1950) 
  The Million Dollar Fiddle 05x01: (Oct/01/1955) As Signor Luis Corelli 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Moby Dick 03x31: (May/16/1954) As Captain Peleg 

The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950) 
  Abbott & Costello 04x28: (Apr/18/1954) As Himself 

China Smith (1952) 
  Forbidden Atoll 02x10: (1954) As Marakow 
  The Broken Rice Bowl of Chen Lo 02x04: (1954) As Chen Lo 
  Black Wings of the Firebird 02x03: (1954) As Chan Wu 
  The Kapreilian Cipher 01x12: (1952) As Rashid/Max Kapreilian 

Dangerous Assignment (1951) 
  The Stolen Letter 01x33: (1951) As Peralta 
  The Art Treasure Story 01x26: (1951) As Brunner 
  The Bodyguard Story 01x25: (1951) As Belog 
  The Dead General's Story 01x21: (1951) As General Traska 

Johnny Midnight (1960) 
  Schatzi 01x27: (Unknown) As Torres 

I'm the Law (1952) 
  The Killer 01x21: (Unknown) As Fred Schultz 
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