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 Leo Carrillo

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Leo Carrillo

  • Birth 6 Aug 1881 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Death 10 Sep 1961 Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Section 2
  • Memorial ID 5784

Actor, Author, Conservationist, Preservationist. He had a long entertainment career that included vaudeville, motion pictures, and television. He played the role of 'Pancho' in the 1950s series "The Cisco Kid," which appeared on television and in assorted movies. Wrote the book "The California I Love" shortly before his death in 1961. He served on the California Beach and Parks commission for eighteen years and was instrumental in the state's acquisition of the Hearst property at San Simeon. In recognition of his service to the Beach and Parks Commission, Leo Carrillo State Park was named after him.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5784
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leo Carrillo (6 Aug 1881–10 Sep 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5784, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .