Luis Contreras

  • Born on
    • September 18th, 1950
  • Died on
    • June 20th, 2004
Luis Contreras was an American character actor. The son of actor Roberto Contreras, his film debut was in Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Contreras often played the parts of bums, gang members, police officers, prison inmates, and criminals. One of the typical roles that he played as a gang member or criminal was that of Jesus in Walking the Edge.

Starring Luis Contreras on Plex


Acting (22 Credits)

2004Criminal as Carlos
1996Last Man Standing as Comandante Ramirez
1993Geronimo: An American Legend as Rurale Officer
1991Dollman as Jackson
1991Suburban Commando as Ringo
1990El Diablo as Pestoso
1989After Midnight as The Dogs' Master (segment "A Night on the Town")
1988Red Heat as Lupo
1987Extreme Prejudice as Lupo
1987Straight to Hell Returns as Sal
1986Blue City as Lieutenant Ortiz
1986Big Trouble as Terrorist #2
1985Walking the Edge as Jesus
1985Pee-wee's Big Adventure as Biker #2
1984Repo Man as Mr. Humphries' Security Guard
198248 Hrs. as Gang Member
1980Heart Beat as Mexican Junkie
1980The Long Riders as Man at bar
1980The Last Married Couple in America as Party Guest
19791941 as Zoot Suiter
1977Close Encounters of the Third Kind as Federale

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