Television and movie actor who appeared in more than ten major films and over eleven shows. His credits include The Untouchables, Wagon Trail, Laredo, and The High Chaparral.
He worked as a carpenter until he was discovered by Joseph Losey for the 1950 film, The Lawless.
He received no formal training past his graduation from Abraham Lincoln High School.
His family moved from San Miguelito in Sonora to East Los Angeles.
Rios and David Zepeda are both famed actors from Sonora.