Abel Fernandez, American actor, Died at 85


Abel Gonzalez Fernandez was born on July 14, 1930, and died on May 3, 2016.

He was an American actor.

He played in movies from 1953 to 2002.

Abel Fernandez was best known for his role as Federal Agent William “Bill” Young fellow on the 1959-1963 ABC Television series The Untouchables.

Abel Fernandez was the only cast member from the original Untouchables lineup in the series’ 1959 “Scarface Mob” pilot, other than Robert Stack himself, to be cast for the series.

Abel Fernandez’s character was based on that of William Jennings Gardner, Native American member of the real-life Untouchables federal squad.

Some of his appearances include T.V.and film roles in series such as Daniel Boone, Bonanza, Time Tunnel, Gunsmoke, “Batman, Wagon Train, “The Virginian, “Have Gun–Will Travel, and Marcus Welby M.D., as well as theatrical films such as Fort Yuma, Target Zero, Second Chance (1953) with Robert Mitchum, Alaska Seas starring Robert Ryan (also 1953), Rose Marie with Fernando Lamas (1954), The Last Wagon (1956), Pork Chop Hill starring Gregory Peck (1959), Madigan with Richard Widmark (1968), Quicksilver (1986), and many more.

Fernandez also appeared in the ABC TV series The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (with Lee Aaker) as an Apache warrior.

Abel Fernandez passed away at 85 yrs old.