Caesar Cordova, ‘Scarface’ and ‘Carlito’s Approach’ actor, dead at 84

Caesar Cordova, a persona actor who appeared with Al Pacino in “Scarface” and “Carlito’s Approach,” died of pure causes Wednesday in Atlantic Metropolis, N.J. He was 84.

His son, actor Panchito Gomez “American Me,” “Mi Vida Loca”), launched his dying.

In Brian de Palma’s “Scarface,” Cordova carried out the taco put together dinner at the El Paraiso lunch stand. Although the film was set in Miami, the scene was really shot in downtown Los Angeles. In “Carlito’s Approach,” he carried out the barber.

Cordova was a lifetime member of the Actors Studio. He moreover appeared on Broadway with Pacino in “Does a Tiger Put on a Necktie?”

His film credit score embrace “The place the Buffalo Roam,” reverse Peter Boyle and Invoice Murray, “Nighthawks” with Sylvester Stallone and Billy Dee Williams and “Shark’s Treasure,” the place he appeared reverse Cornel Wilde, who moreover wrote and directed the film.

On television, he had customer appearances on “Kojak,” “Cagney and Lacey,” “A-Group,” “Baretta” and the early New York assortment with George C. Scott, “East Facet, West Facet.”

Cordova moreover produced the unbiased attribute “Paco,” starring Jose Ferrer and Panchito Gomez. He appeared throughout the Los Angeles Actors Theatre manufacturing of “The Solar All the time Shines for the Cool” by Puerto Rican playwright Miguel Pinero.

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he was raised in New York Metropolis and served throughout the Military all through the Korean battle.

He’s survived by his partner Gladys Gomez; sons Panchito Gomez and (*84*) Gomez, daughters Ana Sanchez Gomez and Elena Gomez Martinez, and children from his first marriage Damarys Cordova, Abigail Cordova and Jesse Cordova.



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