Rafael Campos

Actor, Director, Journalist
Prolific Dominican character actor who began his career in the early 1950s in Spanish-language stage productions, on live television dramas and off-Broadway before entering film as a juvenile delinquent in "Blackboard ... Read more »
Born: 05/12/1936 in Dominican Republic

Filmography

Actor (26)

Fever Pitch 1985 (Movie)

Rafael (Actor)

The Return of Josey Wales 1985 (Movie)

Chato (Actor)

A Streetcar Named Desire 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

V: The Final Battle 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

V 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Heartbreaker 1980 (Movie)

Alfonso (Actor)

Where the Buffalo Roam 1980 (Movie)

Rojas (Actor)

Rhoda 1974 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Slumber Party '57 1976 (Movie)

Dope Fiend (Actor)

The Hanged Man 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Oklahoma Crude 1973 (Movie)

Indian Helper (Actor)

Hangup 1972 (Movie)

Longnose (Actor)

Agent For H.A.R.M. 1966 (Movie)

Luis (Actor)

Mister Buddwing 1966 (Movie)

Dice Player (Actor)

The Appaloosa 1966 (Movie)

Paco (Actor)

Lady in a Cage 1964 (Movie)

Essie (Actor)

The Light in the Forest 1958 (Movie)

Half Arrow (Actor)

Tonka 1958 (Movie)

Strong Bear (Actor)

Dino 1957 (Movie)

Second Boy (Actor)

This Could Be the Night 1957 (Movie)

Hussein Mohammed (Actor)

Blackboard Jungle 1955 (Movie)

Pete V Morales (Actor)

Trial 1955 (Movie)

Angel Chavez (Actor)

Killer on Board (TV Show)

Actor

The Blue Men (TV Show)

Actor

The Return of Frank Cannon (TV Show)

Actor

The Return of Mod Squad (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Prolific Dominican character actor who began his career in the early 1950s in Spanish-language stage productions, on live television dramas and off-Broadway before entering film as a juvenile delinquent in "Blackboard Jungle" (1955), a role in which unfortunately he was typecast for much of his career.

Relationships

Sally Boyd

Wife
divorced two daughters together

Dinah Washington

Wife
divorced

EDUCATION

The School of Performing Arts

New York , New York

Milestones

1977

TV series regular on "Rhoda"

1955

Film debut, "Blackboard Jungle"

1949

Immigrated to USA

Broadway debut, "Infidel Caesar"

Starred in Spanish-language plays before entering high school

Stage directing debut, "White Wings for a Black Dove"

Bonus Trivia

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Received the ACE award from the NY Hispanic Press Association for his career achievement in 1980.

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Posthumously granted the Golden Eagle Award from NOSOTROS (1985)

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