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Trinidad Silva

Trinidad Silva

Actor Trinidad Silva Jr. (1950 - 1988) played small supporting roles in a number of films of the 1980s. He is best remembered for playing troublesome Jesus Martinez on the television series Hill Street Blues.

He was born in Mission, Texas. He died in a car accident in Whittier, California while filming the movie UHF, which had to be siginificantly rewritten. The film was dedicated to his memory.

Trinidad Silva was interred in the San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Trinidad Silva Facts

BirthdayJanuary 30, 1950
BirthplaceMission, Texas, USA
Date of deathJuly 31, 1988 (Whittier, California, USA, age 38)

Selected Filmography

The Milagro Beanfield War
Hill Street Station
The Night Before
Phantom Of The Hill
Hearts and Minds
Walk Proud
El Norte
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