Grew up the son of a Filipino father and German-Irish mother who got divorced before he turned 1.
Moved all the time as a U.S. Air Force brat living in Florida, Iceland, California and Colorado.
Started playing competitive tennis while in elementary school and eventually attended Queens University in Charlotte on a tennis scholarship.
Loved singing and dancing as a kid, but it wasn't until he was a junior in college that he enrolled on a whim in his first acting class.
Won rave reviews—and a 2013 Theatre World Award as one of the newcomers of the year—for playing Ninoy Aquino in David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Imelda Marcos rock musical Here Lives Love.
Made his Broadway debut in 2015 as Lun Tha in the Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning revival of The King and I.
Received the 2016 Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award for his portrayal of an HIV-positive, sexually active gay man of color on the ABC show How to Get Away With Murder.
Discovered, while using the genealogy Web site ancestry.com, that his ninth great-grandfather on his mother's side married Judith Shakespeare, the youngest daughter of the great bard William Shakespeare.
Ron Ricamora — Father
Preston Sadleir — Significant Other
Debbie Bolender — Mother
Queens University, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States (BA in Psychology, 2001); University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States (MFA in Acting, 2012)
Birth Name: Conrad Wayne Ricamora
Birth Place: Santa Maria, California, United States