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Hans Howes was an American actor best known for his role as Santana in the action crime film Murphy's Law.

Biography[]

Howes was born on February 18, 1943, in Seneca Falls, New York. The name of his parents are not known, as is where he went to school and why he wanted to become an actor. What is known is that Howes got his first on-screen role in 1980, when he was cast as a bailiff for one episode of the dramatic romance series Dallas. Howes got his first major role in 1986, when he was cast as Santana in the action crime film Murphy's Law. Howes has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as 8989 Redstone, Suburban Gothic, Calloused Hands, Terminal Velocity, Cold Case, The Shadow Men, Shadow Hours, Ground Zero Texas, Death Warrant, Fire and Ice, My Mom's a Werewolf, An Illusion in Red & White, and Criminal Minds.

On August 15, 2015, at 71 years of age, Howes passed away.

On Criminal Minds[]

Howes portrayed Mr. James in the Season Eight episode "The Lesson".

Filmography[]

  • 8989 Redstone (2016) - Mr. Selby
  • An Illusion in Red & White (2014) - The Hunter
  • Suburban Gothic (2014) - Poppy
  • Calloused Hands (2013) - Solomon
  • Criminal Minds - "The Lesson" (2012) TV episode - Mr. James
  • Dead Grass, Dry Roots (2010) - James Hickock
  • The Company We Keep (2010) - Victor
  • 1% (2008) - Roy
  • True Blood (2008) - Elderly DGD Member
  • There Will Be Blood (2007) - Bandy
  • Lucky You (2007) - Big Buckle Iverson
  • The Riches (2007) - Father Flynn
  • Cold Case (2006) - Sev Krol
  • Charmed (2006) - Zakal
  • Seabiscuit (2003) - White Horse Trainer
  • Once and Again (2000) - Harry
  • Shadow Hours (2000) - Bum
  • Diagnosis Murder (1999) - Homeless Man
  • Second Chances (1998) - Johnny Dobson
  • The Shadow Men (1997) - Attendant
  • NYPD Blue (1995) - Wino Bob
  • Terminal Velocity (1994) - Sam (credited as Hans R. Howes)
  • Ground Zero Texas (1993) - Ranger (credited as Hans R. Howes)
  • Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991) - Bartender (credited as Hans Howe)
  • Rich Girl (1991) - Police Sargeant
  • Death Warrant (1990) - Guard Keller
  • Paradise (1990) - Ernie
  • The China Lake Murders (1990) - Assistant Watch Commander
  • My Mom's a Werewolf (1989) - Howard's Friend
  • Freddy's Nightmares (1989) - Guard
  • Murphy's Law (1986) - Santana
  • Fire and Ice (1983) - Defender Captain (voice)
  • Knots Landing (1981) - Bartender
  • CHiPs (1980) - Biker
  • Dallas (1980) - Bailiff

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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