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 , and Death Valley Days . Emergency!
In 1990 he starred in 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.
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