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Primo López

Primo López is known for his work on Columbo (1971) and Fame (1982). See full bio »

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Known For

Columbo Party Guest / Reporter / Waiter
Fame The Taxi Driver


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 1976-1990 Columbo (TV Series)
Reporter / Party Guest / Waiter
- Columbo Cries Wolf (1990) ... Reporter (as Primo Lopez)
- The Conspirators (1978) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
- Now You See Him (1976) ... Waiter (uncredited)
 1986 Fame (TV Series)
The Taxi Driver
- Losin' It (1986) ... The Taxi Driver
 1973 The All-American Boy
Reporter (uncredited)
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
- Let's Hear It for a Living Legend (1972) ... Spectator (uncredited)
 1971-1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Auction Guest / Cantina Barfly
- The McCreedy Bust: Going, Going, Gone (1972) ... Auction Guest (uncredited)
- Journey from San Juan (1971) ... Cantina Barfly (uncredited)
 1952 The Iron Mistress
Merrymaker (uncredited)
 1949 The Big Steal
Bellhop (uncredited)
 1947 Out of the Past
Mexican Bellhop (uncredited)
 1945 Masquerade in Mexico
Cushion Boy (uncredited)
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 1978 The Cheap Detective (stand-in: Peter Falk - uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Primo Lopez

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Brother of John Lopez. They worked on most of Humphrey Bogart's movies as stand-ins and extras, and returned to work in a café scene in the spoof The Cheap Detective (1978).

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