Cuban Character Actor

Luis Avalos

  • Sep 02, 1946 - Jan 22, 2014 (age 67)
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2014
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Luis Avalos

Luis Avalos passed away.
2008
$5 a Day
MovieSep 6, 2008

$5 a Day

The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father …
The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.
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2005
The Ringer
MovieDec 23, 2005

The Ringer

A young guy's only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the …
A young guy's only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a contestant.
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2004
Jack & Bobby
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TV ShowSep 12, 2004

Jack & Bobby

Jack & Bobby is an American drama television series that …
Jack & Bobby is an American drama television series that aired on The WB from September 12, 2004 to May 11, 2005. It starred Christine Lahti, Logan Lerman, Matt Long, Jessica Paré, and John Slattery. The series chronicled the present-day teenage years of two brothers, one of whom would become the President of the United States from 2041 to 2049. The series was created by Greg Berlanti, Vanessa Taylor, Steven A. Cohen, and Brad Meltzer.
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2003
Hollywood Homicide
MovieJun 10, 2003

Hollywood Homicide

When not solving murders in Tinseltown, Detective Joe …
When not solving murders in Tinseltown, Detective Joe Gavilan and his rookie partner Kasey Calden both moonlight in other fields: Gavilan sells real estate (poorly), and Calden aspires to become an actor (Brando, namely). Assigned to the vicious in-club slaying of a promising young rap act, the two detective delve into the recording industry where they hope to find answers - ideally ones that also come with property buyers or auditions.
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2002
Award2002

Favorite TV Actor - Supporting Role

Won award for "Resurrection Blvd.".
ALMA Award
Nomination2002

Favorite TV Actor - Supporting Role

Nominated for "Resurrection Blvd.".
ALMA Award
1999
Love Stinks
MovieAug 11, 1999

Love Stinks

Seth Winnick has it all: a successful career in television, good …
Seth Winnick has it all: a successful career in television, good friends, and a passionate relationship with beautiful Chelsea. However, when he fails to make a timely marriage proposal, Chelsea tries to make his life hell.
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1997
Working
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TV ShowOct 8, 1997

Working

Working is an American sitcom television series that aired on …
Working is an American sitcom television series that aired on NBC for two seasons from October 8, 1997 to January 25, 1999. The series was created and executive produced by Michael Davidoff and Bill Rosenthal. The series stars Fred Savage and an ensemble cast including Maurice Godin, Arden Myrin, Yvette Freeman, and Steve Hytner.
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Good News
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TV ShowAug 25, 1997

Good News

Good News (also known as The Good News) is a short-lived …
Good News (also known as The Good News) is a short-lived American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 25, 1997 to May 19, 1998. It is also the final TV series to be produced by MTM Enterprises, before it was folded into 20th Century Fox Television.
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Jungle 2 Jungle
MovieMar 7, 1997

Jungle 2 Jungle

A man learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who was raised …
A man learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who was raised in the jungle and brings the boy to New York City, turning his life upside down in the process.
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1996
Sparks
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TV ShowAug 26, 1996

Sparks

Sparks is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August …
Sparks is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 26, 1996, to March 2, 1998. The series stars James Avery, Robin Givens, Terrence Howard, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Kym Whitley and Arif S. Kinchen. The sitcom is set in Compton, California, and is about the everyday lives of a family of lawyers running a family-owned law practice. Reruns of the show aired on BET in the late 1990s.
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Nomination1996

Outstanding Performance By A Male In …

Nominated for "Latino Laugh Festival".
ALMA Award
1995
JAG
TV ShowSep 23, 1995

JAG

JAG (U.S. military acronym for Judge Advocate General) is …
JAG (U.S. military acronym for Judge Advocate General) is an American legal drama television series with a U.S. Navy theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network Television (now CBS Television Studios). The series was originally aired on NBC for one season from September 23, 1995, to May 22, 1996, and then on CBS for an additional nine seasons from January 3, 1997, to April 29, 2005. The first season was co-produced with NBC Productions (now Universal Television) and was originally perceived as a Top Gun meets A Few Good Men hybrid series.
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1994
Gambler V: Playing for Keeps
MovieOct 2, 1994

Gambler V: Playing for Keeps

Brady Hawkes has to run to …
Brady Hawkes has to run to his son's rescue once again in this continuation of the Gambler stories. Jeremiah is now a young man who has become involved with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance ...
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ER
TV ShowSep 19, 1994

ER

ER is an American medical drama television series created by …
ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009. It was produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Entertainment, in association with Warner Bros. Television. ER follows the inner life of the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and various critical issues faced by the room's physicians and staff. The show ran for 15 seasons with a total of 331 episodes, becoming the longest-running primetime medical drama in American television history. It won 23 Emmy Awards, including the 1996 Outstanding Drama Series award, and received 124 Emmy nominations, which makes it the most nominated drama program in history. ER won 116 awards in total, including the Peabody Award, while the cast earned four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series.
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1993
NYPD Blue
TV ShowSep 21, 1993

NYPD Blue

NYPD Blue is an American police procedural drama television …
NYPD Blue is an American police procedural drama television series set in New York City, exploring the struggles of the fictional 15th Precinct detective squad in Manhattan. Each episode typically intertwines several plots involving an ensemble cast.
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Walker, Texas Ranger
TV ShowApr 21, 1993

Walker, Texas Ranger

The Walker, Texas Ranger series is a television drama that …
The Walker, Texas Ranger series is a television drama that stars Chuck Norris. It takes place in the Western United States and prominently features the use of martial arts techniques. This show has built up a following over the years, which made it one of the highest rated action television shows during its run. The plot lines for most episodes revolved around crime solving and detective work, with brief action scenes mixed within. There were a number of characters that appeared alongside Chuck Norris throughout the run of the show. Clarence Gilyard starred as Sgt. James Trivette, who was Norris' partner and a fellow Texas Ranger. He appeared in all of the episodes of the series, except for two. Sheree J. Wilson and Noble Willingham both made frequent appearances as well. There have also been a number of famous actors who made guest appearances throughout the shows run as well, including Tobey Maguire and Mila Kunis.
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1992
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
TV ShowSep 22, 1992

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is …
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 22, 1992 to August 30, 1997, starring Mark Curry and Holly Robinson. The show took place in Curry's hometown of Oakland, California. Hangin' with Mr. Cooper was produced by Jeff Franklin Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television, having been produced by Lorimar Television for the first season before being absorbed, and also became produced by Bickley-Warren Productions by the third season. The show originally aired on Tuesdays in prime time after sister series Full House, also created by Jeff Franklin and set in the San Francisco Bay Area. The show found its niche as an addition to the TGIF Friday night lineup on ABC, and was part of the lineup from September 1993 to May 1996 (spanning the show's second, third and fourth seasons, before moving to Saturdays for its fifth and final season.
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1991
The Story Lady
MovieDec 9, 1991

The Story Lady

When Grace comes to live with her daughter and son-in-law, she …
When Grace comes to live with her daughter and son-in-law, she is eager to find a way to be useful in the community. She loves to read stories to children, and decides to read one on public...
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The Butcher's Wife
MovieOct 25, 1991

The Butcher's Wife

A clairvoyant impulsively marries a butcher, moves to New York …
A clairvoyant impulsively marries a butcher, moves to New York City and has a positive impact on the people she meets, changing their futures...which in turn changes hers.
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Fires Within
MovieJun 28, 1991

Fires Within

Released after years as a political prisoner, a Cuban rejoins his …
Released after years as a political prisoner, a Cuban rejoins his wife and daughter in Miami.
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Changes
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MovieApr 1, 1991

Changes

TV news correspondent Mel from NYC meets the successful …
TV news correspondent Mel from NYC meets the successful heart surgeon Peter in LA through work and they fall in love. But marriage means quitting her job, moving with her 2 teenage girls, having 3 more kids and a new job. Can it work?
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Baby Talk
TV ShowMar 8, 1991

Baby Talk

Baby Talk is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from …
Baby Talk is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from March 8, 1991 until May 8, 1992 as part of ABC's TGIF lineup. The show was loosely based on the Look Who's Talking movies and was adapted for television by Ed Weinberger. Amy Heckerling created original characters for the series while using key creative and script elements from Look Who's Talking, which she had written and directed. Weinberger served as executive producer during the first season, and was replaced by Saul Turteltaub and Bernie Orenstein in the second season.
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1989
Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder
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MovieApr 9, 1989

Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical M…

In this episode Perry Mason …
In this episode Perry Mason defends a young theatre director who is accused to have killed a famous director of a Broadway musical.
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1988
Empty Nest
TV ShowOct 8, 1988

Empty Nest

Empty Nest is an American sitcom television series that …
Empty Nest is an American sitcom television series that originally aired on NBC from October 8, 1988, to April 29, 1995. The series, which was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris, starred Richard Mulligan as recently widowed pediatrician Dr. Harry Weston, whose two adult daughters return home to live with him.
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1987
Full House
TV ShowSep 22, 1987

Full House

Full House is an American television sitcom created by …
Full House is an American television sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles the events of widowed father Danny Tanner who enlists his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis and best friend Joey Gladstone to help raise his three daughters, oldest D.J., middle child Stephanie and youngest Michelle in his San Francisco home. It aired from September 22, 1987 to May 23, 1995, broadcasting eight seasons and 192 episodes.
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1986
Fresno
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TV ShowNov 16, 1986

Fresno

Fresno is a 1986 American television comedy miniseries …
Fresno is a 1986 American television comedy miniseries that parodied prime time soap operas of the time such as Falcon Crest, Dallas, and Dynasty. Fresno was directed by Jeff Bleckner. The series featured high production values, including lavish haute couture gowns by leading costume designer Bob Mackie, a main cast including Carol Burnett, Teri Garr, Charles Grodin and Dabney Coleman, and supporting cast including Charles Keating, Pat Corley, Louise Latham, Tom Poston and Henry Darrow. It was noted at the time as being the first American satirical TV comedy to be made in the then-popular miniseries format.
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1984
E/R
TV ShowSep 16, 1984

E/R

E/R is a short-lived American sitcom that aired on CBS …
E/R is a short-lived American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 16, 1984, to February 27, 1985. Developed from the long running play of the same name created and produced by the Organic Theater Company under the direction of Stuart Gordon and conceived by Dr. Ronald Berman, the series was produced by Norman Lear and Embassy Television and lasted a single season. Shuko Akune and Bruce A. Young reprised their roles from the original Organic Theater Company production of the play.
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1983
Jennifer Slept Here
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TV ShowOct 21, 1983

Jennifer Slept Here

Jennifer Slept Here is an American fantasy sitcom television …
Jennifer Slept Here is an American fantasy sitcom television series that ran for one season on NBC from October 21, 1983, to September 5, 1984. The series was a Larry Larry production in association with Columbia Pictures Television.
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Mr. Smith
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TV ShowSep 23, 1983

Mr. Smith

Mr. Smith is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from …
Mr. Smith is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23 through December 16, 1983. The title character was a talking orangutan. Mr. Smith was canceled after thirteen episodes were aired. The orangutan who played Mr. Smith had previously been featured in the 1978 film Every Which Way But Loose and its 1980 sequel Any Which Way You Can.
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Condo
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TV ShowFeb 10, 1983

Condo

Condo is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from February …
Condo is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from February 10 to June 9, 1983. The series stars McLean Stevenson and Luis Ávalos as the fathers of two families who move into condominium units next to each other. Sheldon Bull created the series, which was executive produced by Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas, and John Rich. Saul Turteltaub and Bernie Orenstein were also producers.
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1982
Fame
TV ShowJan 7, 1982

Fame

Fame is an American television series originally produced …
Fame is an American television series originally produced between January 1, 1982 and May 18, 1987, by Eilenna Productions in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television and sponsored by Yamaha musical instruments, which are prominently showcased in the episodes. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the New York City High School for the Performing Arts—a fictional establishment, but based heavily on the actual Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Most interior scenes were filmed in Hollywood, California. In all seasons except the third, the show filmed several exterior scenes on location in New York City.
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1981
Simon & Simon
TV ShowNov 24, 1981

Simon & Simon

Simon & Simon is an American detective television series …
Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from 1981 to 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS, and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two disparate brothers who run a San Diego private detective agency.
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Hill Street Blues
TV ShowJan 15, 1981

Hill Street Blues

Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama television …
Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama television series that aired on NBC in prime-time from January 15, 1981, to May 12, 1987, for 146 episodes. The show chronicles the lives of the staff of a single police station located on Hill Street in an unnamed large city. The "blues" are the police officers in their blue uniforms. The show received critical acclaim and its production innovations influenced many subsequent dramatic television series produced in the United States and Canada. In its debut season, the series won eight Emmy Awards, a debut season record later surpassed only by The West Wing. The show received 98 Emmy nominations during its run.
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1980
Stir Crazy
MovieDec 12, 1980

Stir Crazy

Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to …
Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit. However, no prison cell could keep them locked in.
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It's a Living
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TV ShowOct 30, 1980

It's a Living

It's a Living (also known as Making a Living) is an American …
It's a Living (also known as Making a Living) is an American sitcom television series set in a restaurant at the top of the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. The show aired on ABC from October 30, 1980, until June 11, 1982. After the series was canceled by ABC, new episodes aired in first-run syndication from September 28, 1985, to April 8, 1989. The series was created by Stu Silver, Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon and produced by Witt/Thomas Productions, later in association with Golden West Television (1985–86) and Lorimar-Telepictures (1986–89). Currently, the series is distributed by Paul Brownstein Productions.
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The Hunter
MovieAug 1, 1980

The Hunter

In order to track down bail jumpers, Ralph 'Papa' Thorson goes …
In order to track down bail jumpers, Ralph 'Papa' Thorson goes on a series of routine and not-so-routine searches. Sometimes he takes down his quarry easily. At other times, he's forced to extreme measures which result in the injury or death of a lawbreaker. And then again, there are other moments when his own life is on the line. It's all enough to make Thorson question what he has done with his life.
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1979
Archie Bunker's Place
TV ShowSep 23, 1979

Archie Bunker's Place

Archie Bunker's Place is an …
Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom television series produced as a spin-off continuation of All in the Family that aired on CBS from September 23, 1979, to April 4, 1983. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to last for four seasons, until its cancellation in 1983. In its first season, the show performed so well that it knocked Mork & Mindy out of its new Sunday night time slot (a year earlier, during its first season, Mork & Mindy had been the No. 3 show on television.)
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Benson
TV ShowSep 13, 1979

Benson

Benson is an American sitcom television series that …
Benson is an American sitcom television series that originally aired on ABC from September 13, 1979, to April 19, 1986. The series was a spin-off of Soap in which the character Benson, portrayed by Robert Guillaume, first appeared as the wise-cracking yet level-headed African-American butler for the highly dysfunctional Tate family. However, Benson avoided the soap opera format of its parent series for a more conventional sitcom structure, and the lead character eventually moved from his service position to a role as lieutenant governor. The series was created by Susan Harris, and produced by Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions. In 1985, Guillaume won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in the series.
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Hot Stuff
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MovieMay 1, 1979

Hot Stuff

Three cops try to set up a sting by establishing their own …
Three cops try to set up a sting by establishing their own Fencing operation. They have less than complete support from above and as they begin mingling more and more with the underworld elements decide to finance the operation through re-selling some of the proceeds.
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Highcliffe Manor
TV ShowApr 12, 1979

Highcliffe Manor

Highcliffe Manor is an American sitcom with a gothic horror …
Highcliffe Manor is an American sitcom with a gothic horror background focused on the events in a mansion with crazy scientists and strange figures. The series starred Shelley Fabares and aired on NBC from April 12 to May 3, 1979.
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1978
The Incredible Hulk
TV ShowMar 10, 1978

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk is an American television series based on …
The Incredible Hulk is an American television series based on the Marvel Comics character The Hulk. The series aired on the CBS television network and starred Bill Bixby as Dr. David Bruce Banner, Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk, and Jack Colvin as Jack McGee.
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1977
Soap
TV ShowSep 13, 1977

Soap

Soap is an American sitcom television series that …
Soap is an American sitcom television series that originally ran on ABC from September 13, 1977, until April 20, 1981. The show was created as a night-time parody of daytime soap operas, presented as a weekly half-hour prime time comedy. Similar to a soap opera, the show's story was presented in a serial format, and featured melodramatic plotlines including alien abduction, demonic possession, extramarital affairs, murder, kidnapping, unknown diseases, amnesia, cults, organised crime warfare, a communist revolution and teacher-student relationships. In 2007 it was listed as one of Time magazine's "100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME", and in 2010, the Tates and the Campbells ranked at number 17 in TV Guide's list of "TV's Top Families".
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1975
Ryan's Hope
TV ShowJul 7, 1975

Ryan's Hope

Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire …
Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. It revolves around the trials and tribulations within a large Irish-American family in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
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Barney Miller
TV ShowJan 23, 1975

Barney Miller

Barney Miller is an American sitcom television series set in …
Barney Miller is an American sitcom television series set in a New York City Police Department police station on East 6th St in Greenwich Village. The series was broadcast from January 23, 1975, to May 20, 1982, on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore J. Flicker. Noam Pitlik directed the majority of the episodes.
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The Jeffersons
TV ShowJan 18, 1975

The Jeffersons

The Jeffersons is an American sitcom television series that …
The Jeffersons is an American sitcom television series that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, to July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The Jeffersons is one of the longest-running sitcoms, the second-longest-running American series with a primarily African American cast (surpassed in 2012 by Tyler Perry's House of Payne by one episode, though The Jeffersons ran for more seasons), and the first to prominently feature a married interracial couple.
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1974
Out to Lunch
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MovieDec 10, 1974

Out to Lunch

The Muppets and the casts of "The Electric Company" and …
The Muppets and the casts of "The Electric Company" and "Sesame Street" take over the ABC Nightly News when the newsroom staff takes a lunch break.
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1973
Kojak
TV ShowOct 24, 1973

Kojak

Kojak is an American action crime drama television series …
Kojak is an American action crime drama television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. Taking the time slot of the popular Cannon series, it aired on CBS from 1973 to 1978.
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Badge 373
MovieJul 25, 1973

Badge 373

After his suspension for a Puerto Rican falling off a roof he …
After his suspension for a Puerto Rican falling off a roof he was chasing , a New York City cop vows to keep the streets clean after his ex-Partner is Murdered, any way he can.
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Pyramid
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TV ShowMar 26, 1973

Pyramid

Pyramid is the collective name of a series of American television …
Pyramid is the collective name of a series of American television game shows that has aired several versions domestically and internationally. The original series, The $10,000 Pyramid, debuted on March 26, 1973, and spawned seven subsequent Pyramid series. Most later series featured a full title format matching the original series, with the title reflecting an increasing top prize. The game features two contestants, each paired with a celebrity. Contestants attempt to guess a series of words or phrases based on descriptions given to them by their teammates. The title refers to the show's pyramid-shaped gameboard, featuring six categories arranged in a triangular fashion. The various Pyramid series have won a total of nine Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Game Show, second only to Jeopardy!, which has won 13.
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1971
The Electric Company
TV ShowOct 25, 1971

The Electric Company

The Electric Company was a half-hour television show aimed …
The Electric Company was a half-hour television show aimed at children of elementary school age that was designed to be both educational and entertaining. It consisted of sketches, cartoons, and songs, and its large cast included a relatively unknown Morgan Freeman, who played characters such as Vincent the Vegetable Vampire and Easy Reader. Recurring cartoon segments included The Adventures of Letterman, in which a superhero had to defeat an arch-nemesis who could transform one word into another by changing a single letter, as well as new Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote episodes created especially for the show and a cartoon featuring the Blond-haired Cartoon Man, voiced by Mel Brooks. Recurring live-action sketches included Spidey
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1968
Columbo
TV ShowFeb 20, 1968

Columbo

Columbo (/kəˈlʌmboʊ/) is an American crime drama …
Columbo (/kəˈlʌmboʊ/) is an American crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo, a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. After two pilot episodes, the show originally aired on NBC from 1971 to 1978 as one of the rotating programs of The NBC Mystery Movie. Columbo then aired less frequently on ABC from 1989 to 2003.
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1946
Luis Avalos
BirthSeptember 1946

Luis Avalos

Luis Avalos was born.
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