Trinidad Silva (I) (1950–1988)


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Trinidad Silva was born on January 30, 1950 in Mission, Texas, USA as Trinidad Silva Jr. He was an actor, known for The Jerk (1979), Colors (1988) and UHF (1989). He was married to Sofia Alvarez. He died on July 31, 1988 in Whittier, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Jerk Punk
(1979)
Colors Frog
(1988)
UHF Raul Hernandez
(1989)
Hill Street Blues Jesus Martinez
(1981-1987)

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 1989 UHF
Raul Hernandez
 1988 Home Free (TV Movie)
Eddie Fuentes
 1988 Colors
Frog
 1988 The Night Before
Tito
 1988 The Milagro Beanfield War
Milagro Townsperson
 1988 Stones for Ibarra (TV Movie)
Basilio Garcia
 1981-1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Jesus Martinez
- A Pound of Flesh (1987) ... Jesus Martinez
- The Best Defense (1986) ... Jesus Martinez
- Jagga the Hunk (1986) ... Jesus Martinez
- Iced Coffey (1986) ... Jesus Martinez
- The Virgin and the Turkey (1985) ... Jesus Martinez
 1986 Jocks
Chito
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Hector Rivas
- Fagin 1986 (1986) ... Hector Rivas
 1986 Stir Crazy (TV Series)
Juan
- Basic Straining (1986) ... Juan
 1984 Maximum Security (TV Series)
Puck
- Pilot (1984) ... Puck
 1984 Crackers
Ramon
 1983 El Norte
Monte
 1983 Second Thoughts
1st Latino
 1982 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Ramon Cruz
- A Cry for Help (1982) ... Ramon Cruz
 1982 Movie Madness
Carlos - 'Growing Yourself'
 1981 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Puente
- Games (1981) ... Puente
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Venice Knights gangleader
- Venice (1981) ... Venice Knights gangleader
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Julio
- A Christmas Present (1979) ... Julio
 1979 The Jerk
Punk
 1979 Walk Proud
Dagger
 1977-1979 Visions (TV Series)
Domingo / Joe
- Ladies in Waiting (1979) ... Domingo
- Alambrista! (1977) ... Joe
 1977 Alambrista!
Joe
 1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Chicano #3
- The Malflores (1977) ... Chicano #3
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Harold
- That Sister Ain't No Cousin (1977) ... Harold
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Trinidad Silva Jr.

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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He was best known as the diminutive but dangerous and manipulative gang member Jesus Hernandez on Hill Street Blues (1981). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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