RICO DAKHIL was born in New York City at Lennox Hill Hospital but grew up almost entirely in Los Angeles. His parents are from different parts of the world, Libya and Japan.  From elemntary school and onward RICO spent his free time writing,  sharing his essays or poems and speaking about issues that were meaningful to him in numerous public forums. He performed in school plays growing up but it was in high school when he and his friends made a couple of films for fun that gave him the idea of becoming a professional actor.

 

He graduated from University of California - Berkeley with a major in Political Science and enrolled into acting classes at UCLA Extension. Since then RICO has been a part of Studio C Artists, Lesly Kahn Institute and Groundlings. His focus of growing as an actor and expanding his abilities to fit specific roles make him a strong performer. 

 

He has done several indie films, webseries, commericials, and even some modeling. THE DOCTOR OF BAGRAM was selected for the 23rd Annual Arizona Film Festival. Watch the webseries CLOSET SPACE by clicking here. RICO appears in Episodes 3,5,8 & 9. His newest film in post-production is called META, where RICO plays the lead.

 

RICO is excited to be a client of KATHLEEN SCHULTZ ASSOCIATES TALENT AGENCY.

 

RICO DAKHIL was born in New York City at Lennox Hill Hospital but grew up in Los Angeles. His parents are from different parts of the world, Libya and Japan.  From elemntary school and onward RICO spent his free time writing,  sharing his essays and poems as well as speaking about issues that were meaningful to him in numerous public forums. He performed in school plays growing up but it was in high school at the prestigious Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (L.A.C.E.S) when he and his friends made a couple of films for fun that gave him the idea of becoming a professional actor.

 

He graduated from University of California - Berkeley with a major in Political Science and enrolled into acting classes at UCLA Extension. Since then RICO has been a part of Studio C Artists, Lesly Kahn Institute and Groundlings. His focus of growing as an actor and expanding his abilities to fit specific roles make him a strong performer whether it is perfecting an accent or skill.

 

He has starred in the Fox/Samsung VR movie 24 : Legacy The Raid, legendary soap General Hospital and several award winning  independent movies.

RICO is represented by Kathleen Schultz Associates.