Paul Rodriguez Biography (1955-)

Born January 19, 1955, in Mazatlan, Mexico; parents worked as migrant farm laborers; children: one son. Addresses: Agent: Dede Binder, Shapira & Associates, 15821 Ventura Blvd., Suite 235, Encino, CA 91436.

Nationality
Mexican
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, comedian, director, producer
Birth Details
January 19, 1955
Mazatlan, Mexico

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Xavier, D.C. Cab, Universal, 1983
  • The Best of the Big Laff Off, 1983
  • The Californians (documentary), Cori, 1984
  • Hector Rodriguez, Quicksilver, Columbia, 1985
  • Barney Bonnare, The Whoopee Boys, Paramount, 1986
  • Juan, Miracles, Orion, 1987
  • Javier, Born in East L.A., Universal, 1987
  • Jose, Made in America, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Eladio, Rhythm Thief, Strand Releasing, 1994
  • Juan Lopez, A Million to Juan (also known as A Million to One), 1994
  • Diego, Rough Magic (also known as Miss Shumway jette un sort), Goldwyn, 1995
  • Gustavo Alvarez, Melting Pot (also known as Race), A-pix Entertainment, 1997
  • Frank, Mambo Cafe, Unapix Entertainment, 1999
  • Pepe, Price of Glory, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • Weenie man, G-Men from Hell, A Plus Entertainment, 2000
  • Diego, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, 2001
  • Orlando, Tortilla Soup, 2001
  • Gus, Rat Race, 2001
  • Ferdie Pacheco, Ali, Columbia, 2001
  • Jose Garcia, The Shipment, Promark Entertainment, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Director, A Million to Juan (also known as A Million to One), 1994
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Ralph, the angel, Hi Honey, I'm Dead, Fox, 1991
  • Series
  • Paul (Pablo) Rivera, a.k.a. Pablo, ABC, 1984
  • Tony Rivera, Trial and Error, CBS, 1988
  • Host, The Newlywed Game Starring Paul Rodriguez, syndicated, 1988-1989
  • Pedro N. Gomez, Grand Slam, CBS, 1990
  • Storytime, PBS, 1994
  • Future Quest, PBS, 1994
  • Voice of T. J., Ready to Run, 2000
  • Also appeared as Host, El show de Paul Rodriguez, Univision.
  • Pilots
  • Ray Gonzales, Hardesty House, ABC, 1986
  • Hardball, CBS, 1989
  • The Paul Rodriguez Show, The WB, 1998
  • Episodic
  • Ramone, "Vacation," The Golden Girls, NBC, 1986
  • Julio, "Ponce De Leon and the Search for the Fountain of Youth," Shelley Duvall's Tall Tales and Legends, Showtime, 1986
  • Host, The Late Show, Fox, 1986
  • Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind, Comedy Central, 1991
  • Satanas, "La Pastorela" (also known as "The Shepherds' Tale"), Great Performances, PBS, 1991
  • Voice of Jesse the Jester, "Sleeping Beauty," Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, HBO, 1995
  • Ben Rivera, "Trust," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1995
  • Voice of Jacinto, "Three Days of the Khando," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 1998
  • "Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Paulie, Resurrection Blvd., Showtime, 2000 and 2001
  • Specials
  • Disneyland's Summer Vacation Party, NBC, 1986
  • The Noel Edmonds Show, ABC, 1986
  • Comic Relief, HBO, 1986
  • Human Cannonball, "The Big Bang" (also known as "Robert Wuhl's The Big Bang"), Cinemax Comedy Experience, Cinemax, 1986
  • Emmanuel Lewis: My Very Own Show, ABC, 1987
  • Paul Rodriguez: I Need the Couch, HBO, 1987
  • Comic Relief II, HBO, 1987
  • The Comedy Store Fifteenth Year Class Reunion, NBC, 1988
  • The American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1988
  • "The Twelfth Annual Young Comedians Show," HBO: On Location, HBO,1988
  • "An All-Star Toast to the Improv," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1988
  • An All-Star Celebration: The '88 Vote, ABC, 1988
  • The Hollywood Christmas Parade, syndicated, 1988
  • Comic Relief III, HBO, 1989
  • The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour: Ghosts, Governments, and Other Scary Things, CBS, 1989
  • Mike Tyson--A Portrait of the People's Champion, syndicated, 1989
  • Comic Relief IV, HBO, 1990
  • Voices That Care, Fox, 1991
  • Paul Rodriguez: Crossing Gang Lines, Fox, 1991
  • The Meaning of Life, CBS, 1991
  • Math: Who Needs It?!, PBS, 1991
  • A Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan, NBC, 1991
  • Side Show Barker, All New Circus of the Stars and Side Show, CBS,1991
  • Paul Rodriguez: Behind Bars, Fox, 1991
  • Paul Rodriguez: Back to School, Fox, 1992
  • In a New Light, ABC, 1992
  • Comic Relief V, HBO, 1992
  • The Comedy Store's 20th Birthday, NBC, 1992
  • Back to School '92, CBS, 1992
  • All-Star Fiesta at Ford's, ABC, 1992
  • The 61st Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, syndicated, 1992
  • Host, The 4th Annual Desi Awards, syndicated, 1992
  • In a New Light '93, ABC, 1993
  • A New York Night--Live!, HBO, 1993
  • The Jackson Family Honors, NBC, 1994
  • Concert of the Americas, PBS, 1994
  • Comic Relief VI, HBO, 1994
  • The Circus of the Stars Goes to Disneyland, CBS, 1994
  • Latin Nights: An All-Star Celebration, ABC, 1995
  • Paul Rodriguez: Live in San Quentin, HBO, 1995
  • Comic Relief VII, HBO, 1995
  • An Affectionate Look at Fatherhood, NBC, 1995
  • The College of Comedy with Alan King, PBS, 1997
  • Also appeared in Paul Rodriguez Live, HBO.
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Series
  • Loco Slam, HBO, 1994
  • Specials
  • Paul Rodriguez: Crossing Gang Lines, Fox, 1991
  • Paul Rodriguez: Behind Bars, Fox, 1991
  • Back to School '92, CBS, 1992
  • (And creative consultant) Latin Nights: An All-Star Celebration, ABC, 1995
  • Paul Rodriguez: Live in San Quentin, HBO, 1995
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Released You're an American Now, Speak Spanish.
  • Videos
  • Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS, and You, 1992
  • Appeared in a music video Voices That Care.
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Music
  • Specials
  • It's the Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown (also known as The Girl in the Red Truck), 1988

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