Pedro Gonzales Gonzales

Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, was a high-spirited character actor and comedic entertainer who became one of the few recognizable Mexican-American movie and television performers in the 1950's and 60's. He career began when he was 7. He was thrust into the national spotlight in 1953, when he appeared as a contestant on Groucho Marx's quiz show "You Bet Your Life." His banter with Marx stole the show and was seen by John Wayne, who signed him to a seven-year contract with his production company. He acted in many of Wayne’s movies.

Fun bit of trivia: Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, whose surname was a combination of his mother's and father's identical last names.

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