Luis Ávalos (September 2, 1946 – January 22, 2014) was a Cuban character actor. He made numerous film and television appearances, most notably in the 1971–1977 children's television show The Electric Company. He joined the show with Denise Nickerson (who was in only season two) and they replaced Irene Cara (who was in only season one and recently departed in 1972) in season two, playing, most notably, Doctor Doolots. He was in seasons two through six of this show. He was good friends with fellow Electric Company star Rita Moreno. His most notable movie role was as Ramon in the 1979 comedy Hot Stuff, in which he starred alongside Jerry Reed, Dom Deluise, and Suzanne Pleshette.