Rico Rodriguez Biography
Birthday: July 31, 1998 (Leo)
Born In: Bryan, Texas, United States
Rico Rodriguez is an American actor who is best known for his performance as ‘Manny Delgado’ in the ‘Emmy’-winning ‘ABC’ sitcom ‘Modern Family.’ His sister motivated him to venture into acting. His first role was that of an ice-cream kid prankster in the sitcom ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ He made his debut on the big screen with the role of ‘Chanchito’ in the American comedy film ‘Epic Movie.’ Soon, he earned his big break in ‘Modern Family,’ a series for which he won a number of awards, such as the ‘Choice TV: Male Breakout Star’ award and the ‘Imagen Award’ for the ‘Best Young Actor – Television.’ His success in ‘Modern Family’ opened the doors to many more opportunities on TV. Thus, he appeared in the serials ‘Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil,’ ‘Good Luck Charlie,’ and ‘R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour.’ Rico has established himself as a celebrity in his own right and has appeared as a guest judge on the reality cooking show ‘Chopped Junior.’ Recently, he lent his voice to the animated series ‘The Lion Guard’ and appeared as himself in ‘Nickelodeon’s ‘Ultimate Halloween Haunted House.’ His father died when he was 18 years old. This left a void in his life. However, he got over his difficulties and is now completely focused on his acting career.