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Ramón Rodríguez Biography

Birth Name:
Ramon Rodriguez
Birth Place:
Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
Actor, dancer

Fast Facts

  • Was raised on Manhattan's Lower East Side and also spent time in his native Puerto Rico while growing up
  • Played intercollegiate basketball at Wheeling (WV) Jesuit University (1998-2001), and has displayed his ball-handling skills in Nike TV commercials and at NBA and college halftime shows, performing with Project Playground, a troupe he cofounded; also worked in community relations for the New York Knicks
  • Made movie debut in Carlito's Way: Rise to Power, a 2005 direct-to-video prequel to the 1993 Al Pacino hit
  • Has performed with the Abakuá Afro-Latin Dance Company