Artie Ortego

Artie Ortego

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Artie Ortego (February 9, 1890 - July 24, 1960) was an American actor. He appeared in over 245 motion pictures between 1912 and 1955. Ortego portrayed cowboys, henchmen and American Indians in a large number of westerns and performed horse riding stunts. He was also a stunt double for Ram n Novarro in The Barbarian (1933), which is set in Cairo and also stars Myrna Loy. He was born in San Jose, California, the son of Benjamin Ortega (1854-?) and Rosa Gardnos (1867-?). His siblings were Mary Ortega (1888-?) and Ben Ortega (1891-?). In 1900, the family lived at 753 Orchard Street in San Jose. His father was a butcher. His debut was in the role as Moon Face in Bison Motion Pictures' silent western short The Tattoo (1912) opposite Mona Darkfeather and William Bertram.
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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136515148
  • 9786136515144