Alfonso Bedoya

Active - 1939 - 1957  |   Born - in Vicam, Sonora, Mexico  |   Died - Dec 15, 1957 in Mexico City, Mexico  |   Genres - Drama, Western, Adventure, Action

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Beaming, heavily mustached Mexican actor Alfonso Bedoya was sent by his family to a private school in Texas, but he grew bored with the routine and dropped out. Forcibly brought back to Mexico by his older brother, Bedoya became an actor on his home turf, During the war years, he was seen in choice character roles both mirthful and menacing in a reputed 175 Mexican films. Alfonso Bedoya's unforgettable American film debut was in 1948's The Treasure of the Sierra Madre; as vicious bandit leader Gold Hat, Bedoya entered the standard repertoire of impressionists everywhere by spewing the immortal line "Idon't have to show you any steenkin' badges!!!"

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