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Ramón Franco (actor)

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Ramón Franco
Ramón Luis Franco

(1963-09-12) September 12, 1963 (age 58)
Years active1979–present

Ramón Luis Franco (born September 12, 1963) is a film and television actor. He was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico[1] and resides in Los Angeles.

Franco is most well known for his role in the Vietnam Series Tour of Duty where he played Alberto Ruiz.[2][3] He also appeared in Clint Eastwood's movie Heartbreak Ridge in 1986 as Lance Corporal Aponte.[4][5] He appeared in the TV series The Bridge as Mexican cartel leader Fausto Galván. He also appeared in an episode of Miami Vice as Bustos, one of Esteban Revilla's drug cartel members in the season 2 opener The Prodigal Son.


Year Title Role Notes
1979 Boardwalk Peppy
1980 The First Deadly Sin Boy #2 on Bus
1980 Times Square Sleez Bag Vendor #1
1983 Deadly Force Jesus
1986 Heartbreak Ridge Aponte
1987 Bulletproof Camilo
1990 Chains of Gold James
1991 Kiss Me a Killer Ramon
1993 Street Knight Cisco
1993 Extreme Justice Alberto Torres Uncredited
1995 Hostile Intentions Officer Alonso
2007 Resident Evil: Extinction Runty
2009 The Perfect Game Senor Villarreal
2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Movie Theater Manager
2020 Ana Diego


  1. ^ Vista. Horizon. 1988. p. 542.
  2. ^ Johnson Publishing Company (29 May 1989). Jet. Johnson Publishing Company. pp. 45–. ISSN 0021-5996.
  3. ^ Rafael J. Rivera Viruet; Max Resto (1 January 2008). Hollywood-- Se Habla Español. Terramax Entertainment. pp. 140–. ISBN 978-0-9816650-0-9.
  4. ^ The Film Journal. Pubsun Corporation. January 1987. p. 48.
  5. ^ Steven H. Scheuer (1987). Movies on TV '88-'89. Bantam Books. p. 346. ISBN 978-0-553-26851-5.

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