Roberto Contreras

Roberto Contreras was an American actor best known for playing Pedro in the TV western series The High Chaparral.[1][2][3] His film and television career spanned nearly 40 years from 1954 to 1993, including featured roles in Topaz and Scarface.[4]

The son of director Jaime Contreras, he was born on December 12, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also the father of actor Luis Contreras. Contreras died on July 18, 2000, in Los Angeles, California.

Roberto Contreras
BornDecember 12, 1928
DiedJuly 18, 2000 (aged 71)
Years active1954–1993
Known forThe High Chaparral
ChildrenLuis Contreras



  1. ^ "Two Hour Curtain-Raiser Launches 'High Chapparal'". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, CT. September 10, 1967. p. 2G.
  2. ^ "TV Scout". TimesDaily. Florence, AL. October 16, 1970. p. 15. Retrieved August 1, 2014.
  3. ^ King, Susan (October 9, 1994). "Retro High Noon for 'Chaparral'". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles. p. 83. Retrieved August 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "Part in 'Topaz'". The Spokesman-Review. Spokane, WA. April 13, 1969. p. 18. Retrieved August 1, 2014.

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