Ricardo Antonio Chavira

  • Birth Name: Ricardo Antonio Chavira
  • Birth Place: Austin, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Comes from a family of migrant workers.
  • Teamed with Desperate Housewives castmate James Denton in 2005 to help raise $10 million for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Both men lost their mothers to the disease.
  • Earned a spot on the 2005 50 Most Beautiful list in People en Español.
  • Named one of TV's Sexiest Men by TV GUIDE in 2006.
  • Married his girlfriend Marcea Dietzel in 2007 in a wedding ceremony in which they were both wearing their pajamas.

Awards

  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Juan Antonio Chavira — Father
  • Elizabeth Ries Chavira — Mother
  • Tomas Antonio Chavira — Son
  • Marcea Dietzel — Wife
  • Belen Elysabeth Chavira — Daughter

College

  • Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, Texas, United States (BA, 1996); University of California, San Diego, California, United States (MFA, 2000)

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