Abel Fernandez co-starred on the very popular television series "The Untouchables," from 1959 through 1963. He was born on July 14, 1930 in Los Angeles, California. His mother was Yakaii Indian and his father, Mexican Indian. Abel the youngest of a large family lost his mother at birth. He attended Belmont High (now Cathreal High) in Los Angeles. Enlisted in the Army at age 16 and was a paratooper. Won Middleweight boxing champ of Asiatic Forces. Became a professional boxer in 1950 but quit in 1953 after almost killing an opponent. Studied acting and started in films in 1953. Said to be mixed with Spanish, Portuguese, Irish and Italian. Produces theatrical shows for disadvantaged children.
ABEL'S Filmograhy (I hope I got these right)
"Second Chance" (1953)......? Co-starred with Robert
"The Untouchables" (1959 -1963)......William
This was supplied by a fan. Her sources were various magazine artcles. Some info even came from Abel himself!
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