|Birthplace||College Station, Texas|
|Date of Birth||July 31, 1998|
|Role on Haunting Hour||Chi|
Rico Rodriguez (born July 31, 1998) is an American actor, known for his role of Manny Delgado in the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which he and his co-stars have twice won a Screen Actor's Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Life and career
Rodriguez was born in College Station, Texas, the son of Diane and Roy Rodriguez, who own Rodriguez Tire Serivce  [not in citation given]. His siblings are brothers Ray, Roy Jr, and fellow actress/sister Raini. Similar to his character in Modern Family, he is an uncle to five nieces. Rodriguez had not considered becoming an actor until around 2006, when his sister began acting. "I thought I'd be a NASCAR chef going to the moon", he said regarding this in an interview in 2010.
Rico is currently 14 years old. He has an older sister who is also an actress. He is Filipino.
- Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2006–2007) – Ice cream kid prankster (10 episodes)
- Cory in the House (2007) – Rico (21 episodes)
- 'Til Death (2007) (1 episode)
- ER (2007) - James (1 episode)
- Nip/Tuck (2007) - Kid #1 (1 episode)
- iCarly (2007) - Boy riding toy horse (Episode: iRue the Day)
- My Name Is Earl (2008) - Kid (1 episode)
- Modern Family (2009–Present) - Manny Delgado
- 2011 Kids' Choice Awards (2011) - Presenter
- Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (2011) - (1 episode)
- Good Luck Charlie (2011) – Leo (1 episode)
- Sesame Street (2010) - Presenter
- NCIS (TV series) (Season 6 Episode 19, 'Hide and Seek') - Travis
- Epic Movie (Uncredited) (2007) - Chanchito
- Parker (2007) - Kid on Playground #2
- Babysitters Beware (2008) - Marco
- Opposite Day (2009) - Kid Janitor
- The Muppets (2011) - Cameo
- The Alma Awards (2011) - himself as Rico
Awards and nominations
- 2010 Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV series (shared with Nolan Gould and Ariel Winter) (won)
- 2010 Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Breakout Male (nominated)
- 2011 Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV series (shared with Nolan Gould and Ariel Winter) (nomination)
- 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Scene Stealer (Nominated)
- ^ http://www.theeagle.com/article/20090218/BC0302/302189398/0/SEARCH&slId=23
- ^ http://www.theeagle.com/lifestyles/Young-Bryan-siblings-are-finding-success-in-Hollywood
- ^ Macatee, Rebecca (8 December 2010). "Rico Rodriguez: I'm Nothing Like Manny on 'Modern Family'". PopEater. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
- ^ "Manny (Rico Rodriguez)". ABC. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
- ^ "Rico Rodriguez Congratulates His Sister Raini Rodriguez For Her Role In Disney’s "PROM" Movie Disney Dreaming". DisneyDreaming.com. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
- ^ http://austinally.wikia.com/wiki/JJ_De_la_Rosa