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Enrique Castillo (born December 10, 1949) is an American actor, writer, director,[1] and producer. He founded Four Brown Hats Entertainment (FBHE) and was a founding member of the Latino Theater Company.

Enrique Castillo
Enrique Jimenez Castillo

(1949-12-10) December 10, 1949 (age 69)
OccupationFilm actor, writer, director
Years active1973-present
Spouse(s)Belarmina Hernandez

Life and careerEdit

Castillo was a founding member of The Latino Theater Company. He co-wrote the company’s plays Stone Wedding and August 29. In addition to the plays, he wrote and directed the film The History of The Latino Theater Company, a documentary chronicling the theater company, and co-produced the company’s annual comedy fundraiser Noche de Risa y Susto.

In 1997, Castillo created Four Brown Hats Entertainment (FBHE), a film and theater production company. With FBHE, he adapted and directed The Last Angry Brown Hat. Following this, he wrote and directed Veteranos: A Legacy of Valor, a theater piece honoring the military contributions by Latinos in America’s defense.

Among his completed feature film scripts are Yo Solo, The Cobra, Valley of the Dead, Deerdancer, and The Last Angry Brown Hat.


Year Title Role Notes
1961 Raíces de piedra
1979 240-Robert Pepe 1 episode
1980 The Incredible Hulk Larry 1 episode
1980 The Waltons Sgt. Edward 'Eddie' Ramirez 1 episode
Borderline Arturo
Fighting Back Carlos TV movie
1981 A Small Killing Latin Student TV movie
1982 American Playhouse 1 episode
1983 Losin' It Taxi Driver #2
El Norte Jorge
1985 Braker Booker TV movie
Little Treasure Cantina Voice #2
Get Out of My Room El Coyote
1986 Black Moon Rising Mechanic #1
1987 The Delos Adventure Luis Vasquez
1990 Maniac Cop 2 Voice
1992 L.A. Law Al Ruiz 1 episode
1993 Blood In Blood Out Montana
1994 In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance TV movie
Gambler V: Playing for Keeps Escobar TV movie
1995 My Family Memo 'Bill'
Melrose Place Ricardo Lopez 1 episode
Nixon Virgilio Gonzales, Watergate Burglar
1996 Broken Arrow Colonel in war room
1996 Mars Attacks! Hispanic Colonel
1997 The End of Violence Ramon
1998 The Hi Lo Country Levi Gomez
1999 Coronel no tiene quien le escriba, El
2000 Picking Up the Pieces Graciento
Touched by an Angel Carlos Jimenez 1 episode
2002 Angel Doctor 1 episode
American Family Fire Officer 2 episode
2003 10-8 Officers on Duty Jose 1 episode
2004 Medical Investigation Manager 1 episode
In Good Company Hector
2006 Déjà Vu Claire's Father
2007 Fuego Oscar
2008 A Beautiful Life Don Miguel
2008-2010 Weeds Cesar 25 episodes
2011 El Padrino 2 Jesse Mendoza
2013 El teniente Amado Johnny Abbes
2013 Homebound Gilberto Escamilla
2016 Love Kills Don Jesus
2017 Beatriz at Dinner Marcus
2017 The Green Ghost Sergio


  1. ^ "Poetry reading of works by William Lansford at Beyond Baroque". The Argonaut. February 17, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-04.[permanent dead link]