Ned Romero (born 1925) is an American actor and opera singer who has appeared in television and film.
Romero was born in
Franklin, the seat of St. Mary Parish in South Louisiana, the son of Anna and Sidney Romero. His ancestry is Chitimacha Native American, as well as Spanish and French. He began his career in 1943 as an opera singer, appearing in productions with the San Francisco Opera and in Los Angeles. He also appeared in musicals, such as , Kiss Me, Kate and Kismet . Oklahoma!
After twenty years on the stage, he moved into television and film. His first television appearance was an opera skit on
CBS's with The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Dwayne Hickman, in which he performed a medley of famous opera arias. He has since appeared in dozens of films and television programs. His credits include appearances in [1 ] , Walker: Texas Ranger , Star Trek: Voyager , Star Trek: The Next Generation , Custer , Police Woman , Land of the Lost , Kung Fu , The Six Million Dollar Man , Ironside , Death Valley Days , The Incredible Hulk , and Adam-12 , and in an unaired episode of the short-lived series Emergency! . The New Land
In 1990 he starred in the soap opera
as Shamar, an Indian who gave Cruz the talisman. Santa Barbara
He also starred in a television drama of the life of
Chief Joseph entitled: and was nominated for an Emmy award as Best Actor. In 2006, he appeared in the feature film I Will Fight No More Forever Expiration Date.
Filmography [ edit ]
- TV movie - Chief Joseph (1975) I Will Fight No More Forever
Last of the Mohicans - TV movie - Chingachgook (1977)
Gone to Texas - TV Movie - Chief John Jolley (1986)
Television [ edit ]
- episode - Siege - Angelo (1963) The Virginian
- episode - The Great Eclipse - The Fierce Native (1964) McHale's Navy
- episode - Survival of the Fattest - Agent #2 (1965) Get Smart
- 6 episodes - Chips (1966) Shane
- episode - Enemies and Brothers - Captain Montoya (1967) Laredo
- episode - The Extortionist - Esteban Rodriguez (1967) The F.B.I.
- episode - In Defense of Honor - White Wolf (1968) Bonanza
- episode - A Private Little War - Krell (1968) Star Trek
- episode - The Heritage - Tza'Wuda (1968) The Virginian
- episode - Southwind - Alarcon (1968) The F.B.I.
- episode - Cut the Wolf Loose - Wichita Jim (1969) Lancer
- episode - The Patriot - Jose Orledo (1969) The F.B.I.
- 26 episodes - Det. Joe Rivera (1970-1971) Dan August
- episode - The People vs. Drake - D.A. Investigator Bob Ramirez (1971) The D.A.
- episode - No Sign of the Cross - Chief Frank Mendoza (1972) Banacek
- episode - A Long Way Down - Ben (1972) Cannon
- episode - Airdrop - Sgt. Jesse Marco (1972) Adam-12
- episode - Trial by Terror - Sgt. Taggart (1973) Cannon
- episodes - The Cenotaph: Parts 1 & 2 - Lame Dog (1974) Kung Fu
- episode - Forty Reasons to Kill: Parts 1 & 2 - Deputy Gutierrez (1974) Harry O
- episode - Flight to Orion - Indian Leader (1975) Kung Fu
- episode - Divided Loyalty - Boris (1975) The Six Million Dollar Man
- episode - A Slight Case of Murder (1976) The Blue Knight
- episode - The Thunderbird Connection - Akmed Khaduri (1976) The Six Million Dollar Man
- episode - Rainbow's End - Thomas Logan (1978) The Incredible Hulk
- episode - Space Croppers Hector Alonzo (1980) Galactica 1980
- episode - Indians - Howard Sweetwater (1980) Lou Grant
- episode - Vigil of Fear - Ramon (1981) Quincy, M.E.
- episode - The Cop Who Came to Dinner - Clerk (1986) Simon & Simon
- episode - Episode #1.1455. #1.1458, and #1.1459 - Shaman (1990) Santa Barbara
- episode - The Mountain of Youth - Baba (1992) MacGyver
- episode - Northern Explosion - Joe Quill (1994) Murder, She Wrote
- episode - The Restless Remains - Mr. Clarke (1994) Diagnosis Murder
- episode - Ghosts of the Confederacy - Seminole Chief (1998) The Magnificent Seven
- episodes - Tribe, and War Cry - Judge Henry Fivekills (1998) Walker, Texas Ranger
- episode - Way of the Warrior- Shaman (1999) Walker, Texas Ranger
- episode - White Buffalo - Ned Grey Fox (2000) Walker, Texas Ranger
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