Victor Aaron Ramirez (September 11, 1956 – September 4, 1996) was a Native American actor of the Yaqui tribe. He was the original voice of John Redcorn on King of the Hill, which was taken over by Jonathan Joss in the show’s second season following Aaron’s death.
Victor Aaron Ramirez was born on September 11, 1956 in Odessa, Texas. His parents were members of the Yaqui tribe. Growing up, Aaron grew up in a mobile home with his brothers and sisters in a poor family of Native Americans. After graduating from high school in Austin, Aaron got married and worked for a casino. Afterwards, he moved to California and became an actor.
In 1984 Aaron divorced Eduvina with whom he had two daughters.
Victor was the grandson of the famous West Texas boot maker, Jose Ramirez.
Aaron died in a car accident on September 4, 1996 at the age of 39, seven days before his 40th birthday. The King of the Hill episode “The Order of the Straight Arrow” is dedicated to his memory.
|1993||Geronimo: An American Legend||Ulzana|
|1996||The Sunchaser||Webster Skyhorse|
|1994||Burke’s Law||Oscar||Episode: “Who Killed Good Time Charlie?”|
|1994||A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of The Grimacing Governor||John Sleepwater||TV movie|
|1996||The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best||Mercer Pinetree||TV movie|
|1996||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Pawnee Elder||Episode: “One Nation”|
|1996||Dead Man’s Walk||Gomez||TV mini-series, 2 episodes|
|1996||Crazy Horse||Touch the Clouds||TV movie|
|1997||King of the Hill||John Redcorn (voice)||2 episodes|