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Encyclopedia > Leo Carrillo

Leo Carrillo, born August 6, 1880 in Los Angeles, California - died September 10, 1961 in Santa Monica, California, was an actor and conservationist. August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Downtown Los Angeles skyline as seen from Hollywood. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica is a coastal city located in Los Angeles County, California, USA, by the Pacific Ocean, south of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, west of Westwood, Los Angeles, and north of Venice. ...


Although he played stereotypical Latinos, Leo Carrillo was part of an old and respected Los Angeles family who could trace his roots back to the conquistadores. His great-grandfather was the first provisional governor of California, and his grandfather Pedro Carrillo had been sent east to be educated in Boston. The family moved from San Diego to Los Angeles then to Santa Monica, where Leo Carrillo's father served as the city's first mayor. Proud of his heritage, he wrote a book titled The California I Love that was published just before his death in 1961. Conquistador (meaning Conqueror in the Spanish language) is the term used to refer to the soldiers, explorers, and adventurers who brought much of the Americas under Spanish rule between the 15th and 17th centuries. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... Alternative meanings: Boston (disambiguation) The 18th-century Old State House in Boston is surrounded by tall buildings of the 19th and 20th centuries. ... San Diego County in the Southwest corner of California. ...


A college graduate, Leo Carrillo worked as a newspaper cartoonist before turning to acting on Broadway. In Hollywood, he appeared in more than 90 films in which he played supporting or character roles. However, he is best remembered from the television show, the "Cisco Kid", on which he played Pancho, a role he had previously carried out in several films. As sidekck to Duncan Renaldo, the TV series ran from 1950 until 1956. This article is about the street in New York City. ... Duncan Renaldo (April 23, 1904 - September 3, 1980) was an American actor. ...


A preservationist and conservationist, Carrillo served on the California Beach and Parks commission for eighteen years, and played a key role in the state's acquisition of Hearst Castle at San Simeon, the Los Angeles Arboretum, and the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. He was eventually made a goodwill ambassador by the State Governor. The Hearst Castle facade is patterned after a Spanish cathedral. ... San Simeon (ZIP Code: 93452) is a settlement on the Pacific coast of San Luis Obispo County, California notable in two respects: Its position along Pacific Coast Highway is almost precisely halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, each of those towns being roughly 230 mi (370 km) away. ...


As a result of his service to the State, the Leo Carrillo State Park, west of Malibu on the Pacific Coast Highway, was named in his honor, And the city of Westminster, California named an elementary school for him. The Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park in Carlsbad, California is a registered California Historical Site. Malibu is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. ... California State Route 1, more generally known as Highway 1, or in Southern California as the Pacific Coast Highway or P.C.H., runs along the Pacific coast for most of the length of the US state of California. ... Westminster is a city located in Orange County, California. ... City flower Bird of Paradise Mayor Claude Lewis County San Diego County Area Land Water 40. ...


Leo Carrillo died of cancer in 1961 and was interred in the Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Santa Monica. Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery is located at 1847 14th Street in Santa Monica, California. ...


For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Leo Carrillo has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1635 Vine Street. A small part of the Walk of Fame The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce...



See also: Other notable figures in Western films Notable figures in Western style motion pictures and/or television series some of whom have been voted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. ...


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Leo Carrillo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (378 words)
Leo Carrillo, born August 6, 1880 in Los Angeles, California - died September 10, 1961 in Santa Monica, California, was an actor and conservationist.
As a result of his service to the State, the Leo Carrillo State Park, west of Malibu on the Pacific Coast Highway, was named in his honor, And the city of Westminster, California named an elementary school for him.
Leo Carrillo died of cancer in 1961 and was interred in the Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Santa Monica.
Rotary Helps Leo Carrillo Historic Ranch Park (651 words)
Carrillo was active in California politics and civic affairs and, he was in charge of the annual Fiesta de Santa Barbara.
Leo Carrillo most often played the part of a fool but he was actually an intelligent, literate man. He was one of our most influential and avid environmentalists, conservationist and historic preservationist.
Carrillo’s contributions were recognized by a stretch of beach near Malibu, named in his honor, as Leo Carrillo State Park and Leo Carrillo State Beach.
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