Vlahos, Sam

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Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: American Indian Motion Picture Award, best supporting actor, 2001, for Christmas in the Clouds.


Film Appearances:

Father Sanchez, Born in East L.A., Universal, 1987.

Person in the governor's office, The Milagro Beanfield War, Universal, 1988.

Lawyer, A Time of Destiny, Columbia, 1988.

Mr. Townsend, Permanent Record, 1988.

Chief Joseph, Powwow Highway, Warner Bros., 1989.

Father Dominguez, Kiss Me a Killer, Califilm, 1991.

Wayne, The Rapture, Fine Line, 1991.

Alvarado, Cold Heaven, Hemdale Film Corp., 1991.

Jorge De La Rey, Hostile Intentions, Libra Pictures, 1994.

Don Cleto, ... And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him, Kino International, 1995.

Mauricio, Mona's bookkeeper, Steal Big, Steal Little, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1995.

Pete, sheriff station janitor, Lone Star, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996.

Father Sanchez, The Big Squeeze (also known as Body of a Woman ), First Look Pictures Releasing, 1996.

Onelegged man, The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (also known as Death in Granada, La desparicion de Garcia Lorca, Lorca, and Muerte en Granada ), Triumph Films, 1997.

Dr. Aguilar, American History X, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Jose, Held Up, Trimark Pictures, 1999.

Joe Clouds on Fire, Christmas in the Clouds, 2001.

Durango, The Zeros, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Felipe Morez, General Hospital, ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Burt, Streets of Justice, NBC, 1985.

Sergeant Freddie Diaz, Police Story: The Freeway Killings, NBC, 1987.

Tomas, Yardner's Mexican foreman, Gunsmoke: The Last Apache, CBS, 1990.

Dr. Lawrence, The Flash, CBS, 1990.

Henry, Grand Avenue, HBO, 1996.

Eddie Garcia, Poodle Springs, HBO, 1998.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Dr. Vargas, In a Child's Name, CBS, 1991.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

First Indian, Little House on the Prairie, NBC, 1974.

Jacinto Morales, San Berdoo, ABC, 1989.

Bishop, Kingpin, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Lily, CBS, 1986.

Jorge, La carpa, PBS, 1993.

Dr. Michael Cruz, The Fix, PBS, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Billy Sajat, "Sword of the Samurai," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1960.

"Rendezvous with Terror," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1974.

First driver, "Claws," The Bionic Woman, ABC, 1976.

Deck hand, "Return to the 38th Parallel," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1976.

"A Minority of One," Chico and the Man, NBC, 1977.

Alfredo, "The Slavers," How the West Was Won, ABC, 1979.

Manila bartender, "The Late Sarah White," Tales of the Gold Monkey, ABC, 1982.

Father Carlos Laguna, "Hearts of Stone," Knight Rider, NBC, 1983.

Alfredo Diaz, "Blind Spot," Knight Rider, NBC, 1983.

Cabbie, "Double Play," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1984.

Leo, "Under World," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1984.

Diego Montoya, "The Gauntlet," MacGyver, ABC, 1985.

Colonel Borgia, "Rape & Revenge: Parts 1 & 2," Hunter, NBC, 1985.

Locksmith, "The Creeper," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1986.

Kumok, "Danny Got His Gun: Parts 2 & 3," Night Court, NBC, 1988.

Sergeant Jesse Martinez, "What Rough Beast?," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1989.

Mr. Santos, "Hillman Isn't through with You Yet," A Different World, NBC, 1990.

White feather, "Dark Brother," The Young Riders, ABC, 1992.

Mr. Escala, "He Ain't Guilty, He's My Brother," L.A. Law, NBC, 1994.

TwoClocks, "Mi casa, su casa," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1995.

Raoul, "Smoked," JAG, NBC, 1996.

Tug Barrow, "Ancient Future," Dark Skies, NBC, 1996.

Pablo, "Good Touch, Bad Touch," ER, NBC, 1997.

Pablo, "Do You See What I See?," ER, NBC, 1997.

Pablo, "Suffer the Little Children," ER, NBC, 1998.

Pablo, "All in the Family," ER, NBC, 2000.

Pablo, "Match Made in Heaven," ER, NBC, 2000.

Pablo, "The Longer You Stay," ER, NBC, 2001.

Demetrius, "Love Hurts," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001.

Pablo, "Brothers and Sisters," ER, NBC, 2002.

Carlos, "Remembering Me: Part 1," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2002.

Also appeared as Samoset, Life Goes On, ABC; Raul Borges, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC; in Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family, USA Network.