Actor Eloy Casados

Eloy Phil Casados (September 28, 1949 – April 19, 2016) was an American film, television and voice actor. He appeared in more than 20 films and 30 television series.

He was best known for playing Ishi in the 1978 NBC television movie Ishi: The Last of His Tribe and as Sheriff Sam Coyote in the CBS action television series Walker, Texas Ranger.



Year Title Character Notes
1970 Pieces of Dreams Charlie Credited as Phil Casados
1973 Mustang Credited as Phil Casados
1979 Walk Proud Hugo Credited as Eloy Phil Casados
1983 Sacred Ground Prairie Fox
1983 Under Fire Pedro
1984 Cloak & Dagger Alvarez
1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills Tom-Tom
1986 The Best of Times Carlos
1986 Hollywood Vice Squad Carlos
1987 Born in East L.A. Thug #1
1989 Blaze Antoine
1991 A Climate for Killing Ruiz Sanchez
1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man Jose
1991 The Linguini Incident Tony
1992 White Men Can’t Jump Tony Stucci
1993 Skeeter Hank Tucker
1994 Ty Cobb Louis Prima
1995 The Nature of the Beast Sheriff #1
1999 Play It to the Bone Vince’s Trainer
2001 Girl’s Best Friend Antonio
2002 Dark Blue SWAT Commander Rico
2003 Hollywood Homicide Detective Eddie Cruz
2007 D-War Homeless Man
2008 Frost/Nixon Manolo Sanchez
2011 Bridesmaids Churra Chi Waiter
2014 50 to 1 Charlie Figueroa
2015 McFarland, USA Dale Padilla
2018 Primal Rage: The Legend of Oh-Mah Sheriff Posthumous


Year Title Character Notes
1976 The Blue Knight Spanish Officer Episode: “The Rose and the Gun”
1976 Family Rudy Cortés Episode: “Jury Duty”
1977 Panic in Echo Park TV movie
1977 Young Dan’l Boone Tsiskwa Lead role
1976–78 Police Story Various Two episodes
1978 Ishi: The Last of His Tribe Ishi TV movie
1978 The Next Step Beyond Mendoza Episode: “Portrait of the Mind”
1979 The Incredible Hulk Frank Episode: “Kindred Spirits”
1980 Amber Waves Dwight Phillips TV movie
1981 Freedom Ron TV movie
1982 The Legend of Walks Far Woman TV movie
1986 Knight Rider Raoul Episode: “Knight Flight to Freedom”
1985–86 Hill Street Blues Various Two episodes
1987 The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory Gregorio TV movie
1987 Houston Knights Episode: Mirrors
1987 Hunter Mexican Police Captain Episode: “Hot Pursuit: Part 2”
1988 To Heal a Nation TV movie
1988 Steal the Sky Ground Crewman TV movie
1989 Prime Target Thin Man TV movie
1990 Equal Justice Jury Foreman Episode: “The Art of the Possible”
1990 Bar Girls Ortega TV movie
1990 The Great Los Angeles Earthquake Ektor TV movie
1991 Adam-12 Mr. Madrid Episode: “Panic in Alverez Park”
1991 Northern Exposure Smith Episode: “The Big Kiss”
1992 Trial: The Price of Passion TV movie
1992 Human Target Episode: “Pilot”
1993 Bloodlines: Murder in the Family Dominguez TV movie
1995 Hudson Street Joe Valentine Episode: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?”
1996 Murphy Brown Manager Episode: “If You’re Going to Talk the Talk”
1996 Grand Avenue Albert TV movie
1997 Nash Bridges Maximo Ortiz Episode: “Inside Out”
1997 Murder Live! Tony Grenaldi TV movie
1997 Nothing Sacred Clement Episode: “Spirit and Substance”
1996–98 Walker, Texas Ranger Sheriff Sam Coyote Four episodes
1997–99 King of the Hill Enrique Four episodes
2001 18 Wheels of Justice Episode: “Old Wives’ Tale”
2001 NYPD Blue Diego Episode: “In-Laws, Outlaws”
2001 Epoch Mexican Doctor TV movie
2007 George Lopez Dr. Anthony Tovar Episode: “George’s Bogey-ous Relationship
with Vic Is Putt to the Test”
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sheriff Joe Vasquez Episode: “Leapin’ Lizards”
2009 Southland Mr. Moretta Episode: “Sally in the Alley”
2009 Ruby & The Rockits Chief Dan Littlefeather Two episodes
2011 The Young and the Restless Bob Episode #9665
2011 Up All Night Pete Episode: “New Car”
2011 Pretend Time Man Episode: “Baby Not from Booty”
2013 Rizzoli & Isles Factory Manager Episode: “But I Am a Good Girl”
2013 Longmire Mancell Lone Elk Episode: “Red Tuscan”
2014 Shameless Roger Runningtree Three episodes
2014 Castle Yavapai Elder Episode: “Once Upon a Time in the West”

Video games

Year Title Character
2000 Code Blue John Jackson

External Links

Actor Eloy Casados – Wikipedia

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